Call for submissions: 8th edition of Celeste Prize 2016

Celeste Prize
Deadline: 15 July 2016

Call for submissions: 8th edition of Celeste Prize 2016

Celeste Prize is calling for submissions for it’s 8th edition.

This year there will be more prize money and finalists, chosen by a jury of international art curators and critics led by Ellen Blumenstein, director of KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin. The OXO Tower in London will host the final exhibiton in which 53 selected finalists will themselves vote the 23,000 € prize winners.

Open to artists, photographers and creatives worldwide, without limits of age or experience. Works should contain an exciting and profound mix of contemporary perspectives and a creative use of artistic languages.

Deadline submission for works is 15th July

Find more information on terms and conditions here:


The jury:

Ellen Blumenstein, director, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, is chief-curator of the prize and 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



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