Katharina Schilling nominated for Böttcherstraße Prize Bremen 2018
Böttcherstraße Prize Bremen 2018
Kunsthalle Bremen presents ten young and promising positions in contemporary art. Distinguished curators such as Johan Holten, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Susanne Pfeffer and Bettina Steinbrügge have nominated ten artists from the German-speaking area whose works will be displayed at the Kunsthalle Bremen from 28 July to 30 September 2018.
The Prize of the Böttcherstraße in Bremen is one of the highest awards in the field of contemporary art in Germany. The Prize is endowed with € 30,000 and will be awarded for the 46th time in 2018. In the course of the exhibition a high-ranking jury will select the winner of the prize.
Nominees in 2018 are:
Heba Y. Amin (born 1980 in Kairo, Egypt, lives in Berlin) nominated by Bettina Steinbrügge, Kunstverein Hamburg / Vajiko Chachkhiani (born 1985 in Tiflis, Georgia, lives in Berlin) nominated by Prof. Dr. Bernhart Schwenk, Pinakothek of Modern Art, Munich / Alicia Frankovich (born 1980 in New Zealand, lives in Berlin) nominated by Thomas D. Trummer, Kunsthaus Bregenz / Uwe Henneken (born 1974 in Paderborn, lives in Berlin) nominated by Prof. Dr. Christoph Grunenberg, Kunsthalle Bremen / Lawrence Lek (born 1982 in Frankfurt am Main, lives in London) nominated by Ellen Blumenstein, HafenCity, Hamburg / Michael Müller (born 1970 in Ingelheim am Rhein, lives in Berlin) nominated by Johan Holten, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden / Katharina Schilling (born 1984 in Cologne, lives in Leipzig) nominated by Stifterkreis des Kunstpreises der Böttcherstraße, Bremen / Arne Schmitt (born 1984 in Mayen, lives in Cologne) nominated by Dr. Eva Schmidt, Museum for Contemporary Art, Siegen / Jeremy Shaw (born 1977 in North Vancouver, Canada, lives in Berlin) nominated by Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Serpentine Gallery, London / Anne Speier (born 1977 in Frankfurt am Main, lives in Vienna) nominated by Susanne Pfeffer, MMK Frankfurt