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15 Jul 2015

Celeste Prize 2015


Celeste Prize is an international contemporary art prize open to all artists, photographers and creatives, without limits of age or experience. 20 000 € cash awards are offered in different visual arts and media categories. Finalists works to be exhibited in top Milan art location.

Works should contain an exciting and profound mix of contemporary perspectives and a creative use of artistic languages.

The deadline to enter a work is extended to 15th July 2015.

43 finalist works and projects will be chosen by a jury of top art curators and critics, curated by Koyo Kouoh.

20,000 € 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 €

The 43 finalist artists, selected by the jury, will vote the prize money during the final exhibition in Milan in November.

Chief-curator of Celeste Prize is Koyo Kouoh, the founding artistic director of RAW Material Company, Dakar and curator of 1:54 FORUM, London, has put together a dream-jury:
- Jörg Bader, Director, Centre de la Photographie, Geneva
- Eva Barois De Caevel, Assistant Curator RAW Material Company, Paris
- Lucrezia Crippitelli, Independent Curator, Brussels
- Miguel Lopez, Director TEOR/ética, San Jose
- Nicola Müllerschön, Director, arts and culture foundation KfW Stiftung, Frankfurt
- Aida Muluneh, Founder, Addis Foto Fest, Addis Abba
- Tobias Ostrander, Chief-Curator, Pérez Art Museum, Miami
- Rasha Salti, Curator, Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto & Beirut
- Gloria Sensi, Independent Curator, Paris
- Gaia Tedone, Independent Curator, London
- David Teh, Director of Future Perfect, Singapore

Exhibition and residency benefits are part of a series of enviable benefits, which include putting you in direct contact with all 150 past curators of Celeste Prize, dedicated articles, personalised videos, whirlwind global communications, and boosted online exposure in Celeste Network.

Entry fee:

50 € for one work.
90 € for a project which includes upto 10 works.