M17 Sculpture Prize. A press conference17.02.2020 - 17.02.2020
On February 17 at 5 p.m., we invite you to a press conference devoted to identifying 12 nominees for the M17 Sculpture Prize.
M17 Sculpture Prize is the first professional prize for sculptors in Ukraine aimed at finding and supporting talented artists working with sculpture, installation and other three-dimensional art. Three-dimensional art experts from around the world are involved in the Prize jury – Marianne Wagner, curator of Sculpture Projects Münster 2017, Helen Pheby, senior curator at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Lisa Parola, independent curator and consultant at Fondazione Merz.
On February 1, an international jury presented a list of the nominees for the Prize. Instead of expected 10 nominees, 12 names appeared in the list. Why was it decided to expand the list? What are the next steps in determining the winner? This will be discussed at a press conference.
- Get familiar with the nominees selected from among 200 applicants and hear about their ideas and visions of the development of Ukrainian art.
- Hear the comments left by experts after reviewing applicants’ projects.
- Learn about the intentions of developing Ukrainian three-dimensional art within the M17 Sculpture Project.
Participants of the press conference:
Natalia Shpytkovska – Director of M17 Contemporary Art Center
Kateryna Ray – Curator of M17 Sculpture Project
Andriy Adamovskiy – collector, philanthropist, founder of Adamovskiy Foundation
And M17 Sculpture Prize nominees: Anna Taradina, Mykhailo Alekseenko, Andrii Kyrychenko, Vasylyna Buryanyk, Vasyl Grublyak, Vladyslav Goldakovskyi, Daniil Shumikhin.
A press conference will take place at the M17 Contemporary Art Center
102-104, Antonovycha St., Kyiv
M17 Sculpture Project – a separate research area of M17 Contemporary Art Center, designed to offer the society, business, cities of Ukraine the decision about how to improve the image of the environment, make cities attractive for tourists through sculpture and other three-dimensional art forms.