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Announcing the winners of the Social Art Award!

Posted on July 19, 2017

Dear artists, Thank you for all your amazing and inspiring contributions to the Open Call for the Social Art Award. The professional jury was very impressed and had a hard time to decide! We congratulate the TOP 3 winners: 1. Lino Tonelotto (France) 2. Quek Jia Qi (Singapore) 3. Diogo da Cruz (Portugal) Now we warmly invite you to the exhibition that will take place SEPTEMBER 4-10, 2017 at WHITECONCEPTS Gallery, Augustrasse 35, 10119 Berlin and celebrate this event withRead More

Jury session is almost over!

Posted on July 5, 2017

Dear artists and friends! We are announcing the winners of the first Social Art Award very soon. The exhibition will take place in the first week of September. Stay tuned!

Announcing the Social Art Award’s Top 10 + 2

Posted on May 29, 2017

The Social Art Award is entering the next stage. The very active public voting ended last night. So did the heated internal discussion about the TOP 10.   Here is the TOP 10 (in alphabetical order): Christa Joo Hyun D’Angelo (Germany) David Bert Joris Dhert (Belgium) Diogo da Cruz (Portugal) Gerd Brockmann (Germany) Glen Farley (Norway) Lino Tonelotto (France) Nina Sumarac Jablonsky (Cyprus) Quek Jia Qi (Singapore) Rachel Reid (United Kingdom) Tatjana Macic (Netherlands) Congratulations to the 10 short listedRead More

THE PUBLIC VOTING IS NOW OPEN TILL MAY 28, 2017

Posted on May 10, 2017

The Social Art Award, organised by the Institute for Art and Innovation, is now entering its next stage. The public voting starts today. Please check: www.social-art-award.org/voting – Presenting the longlist with the 50 most promising entries to the Social Art Award 2017 for public voting. The two most voted entries win a wild card to the short list and by this they enter the competition for the final prize. THE PUBLIC VOTING IS NOW OPEN TILL MAY 28, 2017

Open Call is closed

Posted on April 3, 2017

The open call for the Social Art Award is closed now. A big thank you to all applicants for sharing your visions in the field of Social Art! We are happy to invigorate the rise of Social Art together with you!

About Viktoria Trosien

Posted on February 3, 2017

Viktoria Trosien is an innovation facilitator, digital strategist and serial entrepreneur working with companies and startups worldwide. She is driven by her passion for people and ideas. Her purpose is to inspire and enable. To do so, she is backed with a highly creative problem solving mindset and entrepreneurial thinking combined with strong emphatic skills and best of all tons of curiosity, to really understand and solve challenges! Viktoria Trosien applies her skills for social causes through kicking of projectsRead More

About PSJM

Posted on February 3, 2017

PSJM is an artist duo formed by Cynthia Viera (*1973 Las Palmas/ES) and Pablo San José (*1969 Mieres/ES). They present themselves as an “art brand”, thus appropriating the procedures and strategies of advanced capitalism to subvert their symbolic structures. The brand-team has been included among the 100 most representative artists of International Political Art in “Art & Agenda: Political Art and Activism”, (Berlin: Gestalten, 2011). They have been included too in “Younger than Jesus. Artist Directory. The essential handbook to theRead More

About Kaethe Wenzel

Posted on February 3, 2017

Prof. Dr. Kaethe Wenzel (*1972 Aachen/GER) works about Utopian ideas, urban systems, and alternative concepts for society. She systematically co-opts techniques from survey to speculative fiction. Her projects function as dystopian/utopian footnotes to global history. They aim at participation, the destruction of hegemonial clichés and furthering communication – from the streets into the internet and back. Her main instruments are interview-based drawings, internet, mechanics/electronics, and street art. She often makes use of urban systems such as signage, advertising spaces, publicRead More

About Vanessa Ramos-Velasquez

Posted on February 3, 2017

Vanessa Ramos-Velasquez is a media artist and trans-disciplinary researcher from Brazil and the United States, where she was a Fulbright scholar at the University of Kansas/USA. Her artistic practice delves into meta-narratives, intersecting structuralist image-making processes, design, society and technology. She extends generative video art as performance into interactive performative installations, where the public is invited to participate, in order to co-create an experience. An embodiment of this practice, the work titled ‘Coded Narratives’, with guest musician A Guy CalledRead More

About Barbara Hoppe

Posted on February 3, 2017

Barbara Hoppe studied General and Comparative Literary Studies, Romance Philology and Business Administration at the University of Bayreuth/GER. Before she started serving as Managing Director of the Entrepreneurship Foundation in 2006, she had worked for the internationally recognized auction house Grisebach in Berlin/GER. Barbara remains faithful to the passion for literature, art and culture, and has been a blogger at Feuilletonscout for 6 years, presenting artists in interviews and reviewing the world of feuilletons. To her, entrepreneurship is a perspective on humanRead More

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TOP 3 winners of the SOCIAL ART AWARD participate in the exhibition SEPTEMBER 4-10, 2017 at WHITECONCEPTS Gallery, Berlin. Please feel invited to the OPENING on SEPTEMBER 5, 19:00
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