Celeste Prize 2016, 8th edition
Prize calls, United Kingdom, London, 07 October 2016
We are pleased to announce the names of Celeste Prize 2016 winners and full voting results by the finalist artists themselves. As organisers, we thank everyone who chose to participate in the prize this year, every juror for his or her selection which laid the foundation for a fantastic show, and wish the winners the very best in the development of their practice.

Follow the full round-up including photos of the final event:

The Winners


Project Prize Winner, 4.000 € - Krysia Kordecki, 'Yesterday's noise is today's silence'

Painting & Drawing Prize, 4.000 € - Flavia Pitis, 'All Sides of Balance'

Photography & Digital Graphics, 4.000 € - Kal Karim, 'The Sea in Fort de-l'Eau'

Video & Animation Prize, 4.000 € - Laure Catugier, 'Room m3'

Installation, Sculpture & Performance Prize, 4.000 € - Markus Hoffmann, 'Zirkon Kompass'

Super-Young Prize, 3.000 € - Jay Harrison, 'Electromechanical Lithophone'

Finalists' full voting results
Project Prize: 2nd Guy Goldstein; 3rd Hella Gerlach
Painting & Drawing Prize: 2nd Annalisa Parisii; 3rd Paul De fleurs
Photography & Digital Graphics Prize: 2nd equal Laura Pannack, Retouch, Patricia Smiths; 3rd equal FP, Waseem Syed
Video & Animation Prize: 2nd KO; 3rd equal Daniel Nicolae Djamo, Colin Hill
Installation, Sculpture & Performance Prize: 2nd Frank&RobbertRobbert&Frank; 3rd equal Eunhyung Kim, Christina Massey, Charlotte Pann
Super-Young Prize: 2nd Paul Valentin; 3rd equal Lisa Cutrino, Peng Yi Hang, Parvaneh Rahimi, Guendalina Urbani

Finalist works exhibition, 7-9 October 2016, at Bargehouse, OXO Tower Wharf, South Bank, London SE1.
At 5 pm, jury public discussion, 'Taking Part is All that Matters? Aims and structures of Art Prizes'
At 6.30 pm, awards, drinks, free catalogue

Bargehouse, OXO Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London SE1.
Nearest tube, Southwark. Opening times, 7 October 11am-8.30pm, 8 and 9 October 11am-6pm.

The Jury
Chief-juror is Ellen Blumenstein, director, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin. She leads this year’s super-jury of international art critics and curators:
Juliana Bardolim, writer and art critic, Moscow
Marc Bembekoff, director, La Halle des bouchers, Vienne
Sandro Droschl, director, Künstlerhaus Graz, Austria
Chris Fitzpatrick, director of Kunstverein München, Munich
Martin Germann, senior curator, SMAK, Ghent
Felix Hoffmann, curator, C/O Berlin Foundation, Berlin
Chiara Ianeselli, independent curator, Italy
Marianna Liosi, curator, Italy
Zane Onckule, programme director, kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga
Barbara Piwowarska, independent curator, Warsaw
Alya Sebti, independent curator, Morocco
Moritz Wesseler, director, Kölnischen Kunstverein, Cologne

23,000 € prizes
Project Prize 4,000 €
Painting & Drawing Prize 4,000 €
Photography & Digital Graphics Prize 4,000 €
Video & Animation Prize 4,000 €
Installation, Sculpture & Performance Prize 4,000 €
NEW Super-Young Prize 3,000 € (under-26 years)

Celeste Prize 2016, 8th edition,
is organised by Celeste Network.
tel. +39 0577 1521988

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