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BBA Artist Prize 2021

 

Who can apply
Anyone, really. This is an international call, open to all media, all ages above 18, all genders, all career paths, stages and all educational backgrounds.

The selection process

An international jury of high ranking industry professionals judge the entries, they look for the artist which shows the highest potential, outstanding creativity with professionalism, and who has most convincingly and skilfully executed a concept or work.

Application phase 1
1 November 2020 – 17 January 2021 (midnight CET)
Out of all applications we receive during phase 1, we will select 10 artists for the longlist. Apply early and secure one of the first positions on the longlist! You will be notified until January 30th and we will already start promoting you in February 2021.

Application phase 2
18 January – 15 March 2021 (midnight CET)
Out of all applications we receive during Phase 2 we will select 20 artists for the longlist. You will be notified until March 30th and promoted throughout April 2021.

Longlisted artists
30 longlisted artists will be featured on the website and actively promoted on social media throughout spring 2021.

Shortlisted artists
10-15 shortlisted artists will be selected out of the longlist in early April 2021. The shortlisted artists get to exhibit in a groupshow and are eligible to win the 3 Prizes. In addition each shortlisted artist receives a promotion through the gallery’s Artsy profile, website, PR and social media channels.

Group exhibition during Gallery Weekend Berlin 2021

The exhibition of the shortlisted artists and the announcement of the Prize winners is a highlight during Gallery Weekend Berlin from 30th April to 2nd May 2021. The Gallery Weekend Berlin is one of the leading events for contemporary art in Germany and attracts art enthusiasts and collectors from all over the world.

The prizes
1st Prize
Solo show at BBA Gallery in 2022
Cash prize 1000 €
Artsy profile

2nd Prize
Artsy profile + online solo show
Cash prize 500 €

3rd Prize
Artsy profile + online solo show
Cash prize 300 €

Shortlist exhibition at Kühlhaus Berlin

The Kühlhaus Berlin is one of the city’s most favoured venues for art and cultural events. It is a heritage building at Gleisdreieck, a central and well-known location in Berlin.

The BBA Artist Prize 2021 exhibition is showing on the 5th floor of the building, which offers the following: Exhibiting space of over 600 m2, lift entrance, wheelchair accessible, WC facilities.

The vast space allows for the presentation of about a dozen artists and a variety of media – from video art, installed projections, time-based media through to sculptural works. Brick walls alternate with a classic white cube style – so that paintings, photography and print works each find a perfect spot.

Enter Now and get promoted on our social media during the month of February. 

Deadline: Monday 15 March 2021 (midnight CET)