Award of the Vordemberge-Gildewart Foundation
20.05.2011 - 28.08.2011
The Council of the Swiss foundation Vordemberge-Gildewart has invited Maria Anna Potocka to participate in the organisation of the next year's edition of the stipend competition. The international jury will vote the winner from the artists selected by the curator. The works of the artists who had been chosen for the competition will be presented in MOCAK.
In April, the international jury visited the Museum in order to assess the works of the selected artists. On the 16th April, the jury chose the winners.
Artists: Basia Bańda, Izabela Chamczyk, Jan Dziaczkowski, Łukasz Jastrubczak, Agata Kus, Róża Litwa, Tomasz Mróz, Anna Okrasko, Anna Orlikowska, Wojtek Pustoła, Anna Reinert, Kama Sokolnicka, Łukasz Surowiec, Iza Tarasewicz, Mariusz Tarkawian.
Anna Okrasko is the winner of the main award, of 20 000 euro.
Jan Dziaczkowski and Róża Litwa were awarded the second awards of 10 000 euro each.
The Vordemberge-Gildewart Foundation was created in 1983 as a result of an initiative of Ilse Vordemberge, who was fulfilling the last wished of her late husband, Friedrich Vordemberge-Gildewart. The aim of the foundation as stated in its statute is support for young artists, below the age of 35. The jury grants the chosen artist a sufficient stipend to cover the maintenance costs and the cost of artistic activity for one year. It is the task of the curator invited by the Foundation to organise an exhibition presenting the selected artists and to prepare documentation of the artistic activity of each artist.