Giulia Essyad, Henrique Loja, Gina Proenza, Jessy Razafimandimby, Cassidy Toner, Gaia Vincensini
Monika Emmanuelle Kazi
Nominated artists: James Bantone, Jacopo Belloni, Elise Corpataux, Nina Emge, Giulia Essyad, Samuel Haitz, Monika Emmanuelle Kazi, Deborah Joyce Holman, Milena Langer, Henrique Loja, Diogo Pinto, Gina Proenza, Jessy Razafimandimby, Cassidy Toner, Anouk Tschanz, Remy Ugarte Vallejos, Gaia Vincensini
Starting 2021, the prize will be awarded in accordance with a new prize structure and new regulations. Additionally to the maximum of seven prizes of 15’000.- CHF each, as a special award, we will organize a solo exhibition at a Swiss institution for one artist, accompanied by a publication. This solo exhibition will take place in the year after it is awarded – for the first time at the Kunsthaus Fri Art in Fribourg in 2022.
As a precondition for participation in the award process, we now expect applicants to have obtained at least a Bachelor’s degree. Artists may apply for the Kiefer Hablitzel | Göhner Art Prize a total of three times (instead of six times), and the same artist may only be awarded the prize once (instead of three times).
Instead of the usual exhibition showcasing only the award-winning artworks, we are facilitating a group exhibition at the Kunsthaus Langenthal featuring all the nominated artists. This exhibition, curated by Eva-Maria Knüsel, will be on display from March 3rd 2021 until June 20th.