We are happy to announce that the book, Social Art Award – Invigorating The Rise of Social Art, has been released! This is a collection of inspiring art works and projects dealing with important societal issues around the world. Learn more about it and get your copy of the Social Art Award Book (116 pages, English) featuring the Top50 artists. To Order: Printed Version (Softcover) – 25 EUR Plus 9 Euro for international delivery or 2,50 Euro for delivery inside GermanyRead More→
Can art change the world? Under this question, the organizers of the Social Art Award called for artists world-widely to submit their socially critical works. Artists from 131 countries responded with extraordinary works and projects. On September 5, 2017, the three winners Lino Tonelotto from France, Quek Jia Qi from Singapore and Diogo da Cruz from Portugal were honored, and exhibited at WHITECONCEPTS Gallery in Berlin. They demonstrated with their politically engaged works that art can make current events visible andRead More→
Dear artists, colleagues, friends and art-enthusiasts, We proudly invite you to the opening of our exhibition “The Social Art Award – Invigorating the Rise of Social Art”, presenting the final winners of the first edition of the Social Art Award and launching the accompanying book. The Social Art Award Ceremony will be held on September 5, 2017 at 7 pm at WHITECONCEPTS Gallery, Auguststrasse 35, 10119 Berlin. The exhibition will run through September 10, 2017. We look forward toRead More→
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→
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!
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 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
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!
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→
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→