The gallery is proud to announce Julie Oppermann‘s nomination for the 2014 Berlin Art Prize! Says the jury:
From over 1200 in Berlin resident applicants, the jury has chosen the following 29 artists for candidacy for the Berlin Art Prize in 2014: Malte Bartsch, Jean-Baptiste Bouvet, Ulu Braun, Dennis Buck, Jenny Brosinnski, Paolo Chiasera, Des Ptohograhpies, Sophia Domagala, Louise Gibson, Daniel Grüttner, Ethan Hayes-Chute, Kaoru Hirano, Daniel Hoflund, Okka-Esther Hungerbühler, Nico Ihlein, Bernd Imminger, Anne Lass, Dafna Maimon, Julie Oppermann, Oliver Pietsch, Ethna O´Regan, Jonathan Rescigno, Hoji Tsuchiya, Katarina Unger, Benjamin de Burca und Barbara Wagner, Elmar Vestner, Oliver Walker, Kai Zimme.
The jury, which did not learn the names of the participants before their selection include: Cosima von Bonin (artist), Kimberly Bradley (journalist and critic, including for Frieze, The New York Times, and Süddeutsche Zeitung), Nicolaus Schafhausen (curator, Director of the Kunsthalle Wien), Judith Hopf (artist and professor at the Städel School in Frankfurt), and Egill Sæbjörnsson (artists and musicians).
From the group of nominated artists, the jury determined three winners of the Berlin Art Prize 2014 in the categories of “Best Concept,” “Most Beautiful Composition,” and the “Jury Prize.” The winners will be announced on June 14th, 2014. Coinciding with the ceremony is also the opening reception for the group exhibition in which the work of all nominees will be presented. The exhibition is accompanied by an extensive program of music, readings and performances.
We congratulate Julie on this exciting nomination, and wish her the best of luck!