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Neukölln Art Prize 2024

With its large number of studios and art spaces, Neukölln is a lively and important location for the current art scene. This is honored by the Department of Culture in cooperation with the Cultural Network Neukölln and the housing association STADT UND LAND with the annual awarding of the Neukölln Art Prize.

More than 130 artists living or working in Neukölln applied again this year. Seven of them were nominated by a jury of five experts for the art prize, which is endowed with a total of 6,000 euros.

Galerie im Saalbau will present the works of the nominees in a group exhibition. This will give visitors an authentic insight into the multi-layered production and special quality of the works of Neukölln artists, which are created here every day in countless studios, apartments and project spaces. In the context of the exhibition the three winners are determined. (1st prize: 3,000 euros, 2nd prize: 2,000 euros, 3rd prize: 1,000 euros).

Nominated for the Neukölln Art Prize 2024 were:
Veneta Androva, Johanna Brummack, Christian Diaz Orejarena, Marta Djourina, Ceren Saner, Sophia Uckmann, Constanze Vogt

In a festive ceremony at the Heimathafen Neukölln, the following prizes were awarded on February 16, 2024 by Karin Korte, City Councillor for Culture:

1st prize – 3,000 euros: Ceren Saner, Inside The Ring
2nd prize – 2,000 euros: Sophia Uckmann, Flachkörperstudie II
3rd prize – 1,000 euros: Johanna Brummack, ObsCare

A special prize is awarded to Constanze Vogt by STADT UND LAND Wohnbauten-Gesellschaft mbH in the form of a purchase.

The jury consisted of:
Yolanda Kaddu-Mulindwa (Director of the Municipal Galleries Neukölln)
Kat Nowak (Director of 48 h Neukölln)
Malte Pieper (curator)
Katharina Reich (artist and prize winner 2023)
Catherine Rose Evans (artist and prize winner 2020)
Nora Zender chaired the jury (without voting rights).

Exhibition from February 17 to May 12, 2024

Curated by Sandra Teitge

Participating artists

View of the gallery space in the Saalbau, in the foreground a pink work made of cellulose on steel rods. In the background, three large-format photographs of private scenes. The artist and winner of the Neukölln Art Prize 2024 stands in front of three photographic works from the series The picture shows a room-filling steel construction with colorful textiles and seating and cushions The picture shows a lilac-colored hammock and textile from the installation The artist sits in front of her installation made of pink cellulose A fragmented portrait of the artist, printed on textile, hangs in the window of the gallery The picture shows hanging filigree objects made of wooden hoops and black cotton threads In front of a photo wallpaper hangs a screen with a video work, next to it is a table with images and texts A group of people stand in front of the multimedia installation On the floor is a mirror with two aluminum casts in the shape of suitcases. Pictures of various sizes hang in the background The picture shows the artist in front of her work The picture shows a screen with video work and next to it steel frames with colored textiles The picture shows the artist in a lilac-colored hammock in her work The picture shows a screen with video work and visitors at the vernissage The artist Constanze Vogt stands behind her hanging installation The award winners stand on the stage of Heimathafen Neukölln together with the jury and the city councillor for culture The DJ with his turntables in front of an orange wall