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→
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→
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!