A press conference devoted to identifying nominees for the M17 Sculpture Prize was held19.02.2020
On February 17, a press conference devoted to identifying nominees for the M17 Sculpture Prize was held at the M17 Contemporary Art Center
According to the results of the selection jury, a list of 12 nominees was formed – Mykhailo Alekseenko, Kateryna Buchatska, Vasylyna Buryanyk, Marta Dyachenko, Daniil Galkin, Vladyslav Goldakovskyi, Vasyl Grublyak, Andrii Kyrychenko, Taras Popovych, Daniil Shumikhin, Anna Taradina, Bogdan Lokatyr & Margaryta Zhurunova creative group.
Now the artists have to take up the realization of their ideas, and in the summer the finished works will be exhibited in the M17 CAC.
The winner, who will be determined by the results of the evaluation of already realized projects, will receive a prize in the amount of 250 000 UAH.
The press conference was attended by:
Andriy Adamovskiy – collector, philanthropist, founder of Adamovskiy Foundation
Natalia Shpytkovska – Director of M17 Contemporary Art Center
Kateryna Ray – Curator of M17 Sculpture Project
And M17 Sculpture Prize nominees: Anna Taradina, Taras Popovych, Andrii Kyrychenko, Vasylyna Buryanyk, Vasyl Grublyak, Vladyslav Goldakovskyi, Daniil Shumikhin.
Photographer – Ruslan Synhaewsky
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.
The M17 Sculpture Prize was launched within the 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.
The initiative was supported by Adamovskiy Foundation