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About PSJM

Posted on November 8, 2019

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 November 8, 2019

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 November 8, 2019

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 Artur Aheiev

Posted on November 8, 2019

Artur Aheiev graduated from the musical school and has two master degrees in Philology and High Education, as well as in Translation of English and German languages. Artur is a participant of numerous international projects, trainings, Erasmus+ exchanges on different topics such as the history of WW2 and the open dialogue between people from Ukraine, Poland and Germany on current problems of global society. Being a participant of Youth Peace Camp 2017 in Strasbourg, he studied the topics of humanRead More

About Carolina Pérez

Posted on November 8, 2019

Carolina Pérez studied Film at the Duoc-UC and Arts at the Catholic University, both in Valparaiso, Chile. Afterwards she has been focusing on Cultural Management and the development of spaces for interaction. Her artistic work focuses on research and gender issues related to the world of consumption and identities in the context of globalization. Carolina has created and managed platforms and spaces in Chile and Germany. “MilM2” (Thousand Square Meters), which was awarded the ANNOVI Price for Innovation, “Estudio Panal”,Read More

About Viktoria Trosien

Posted on November 8, 2019

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 Nicole Loeser

Posted on November 8, 2019

Nicole F. Loeser is an independent curator and art manager with over fifteen years of experience in working with institutions and companies across Europe. With great passion she realized numerous projects with international artists, curators and collectors. She has been facilitating co-creation workshops with experts from different disciplines. Understanding exhibitions to be opportunities for discourse, she presents artwork in conjunction with lectures, workshops, discussions and publications as a means of engaging the community and fostering learning. Her central interest isRead More

About Barbara Hoppe

Posted on November 8, 2019

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

Social Art Award Book

Social Art Award Book

Posted on October 8, 2017

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

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Artists prove that art also has a political mission

Posted on September 28, 2017

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

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