Celeste Prize 2015 – 7th Edition Curator Koyo Kouoh, submission deadline: July 15, 2015

Celeste Prize

Celeste Prize 2015

7th edition, curated by Koyo Kouoh

Enter a work or project which will be reviewed by top art curators and critics, and promoted worldwide.

Celeste Prize is an international contemporary art prize open to all artists, photographers and creatives, without limits of age or experience. Works should contain an exciting and profound mix of contemporary perspectives and a creative use of artistic languages.

The deadline to enter a work has been extended to July 15th, 2015.

Full details on prizes, benefits and how to enter:

Chief-curator of Celeste Prize is Koyo Kouoh, director and founder of Raw Material Company an arts center in Dakar, and curatorial advisor to Documenta 12 (2007) & Documenta 13 (2012).

Koyo Kouoh, Dakar, 2012

Koyo Kouoh, Dakar, 2012


  • Jörg Bader, Director, Centre de la Photographie, Geneva
  • Eva Barois De Caevel, independent curator, Paris
  • Lucrezia Cippitelli, independent curator, Brussels
  • Miguel Lopez, independent curator, Vienna & Lima
  • Nicola Müllerschön, Director, Foundation KfW Stiftung, Frankfurt
  • Aida Muluneh, Founder, Addis Foto Fest, Addis Abba
  • Tobias Ostrander, Chief-curator, Pérez Art Museum, Miami
  • Rasha Salti, Curator, Toronto International Film Festival, New York & Beirut
  • Gloria Sensi, independent curator, Paris
  • Gaia Tedone, independent curator, London
  • David Teh, Director of Future Perfect, Singapore

€20,000 in PRIZES:
Project Prize €4,000
Painting & Drawing Prize €4,000
Photography & Digital Graphics Prize €4,000
Video & Animation Prize €4,000
Installation, Sculpture & Performance Prize €4,000

The 43 finalist artists, selected by the jury, will vote the prize money during the final exhibition in Milan in November.

Exhibition and residency benefits are part of a series of enviable benefits, which include putting you in direct contact with all 150 past curators of Celeste Prize, dedicated articles, personalized videos, whirlwind global communications, and boosted online exposure in Celeste Network.

Join the prize by signing into your account in Celeste:

Entry fee:
€50 for one work.
€90 for a project which includes up to 10 works.

More info:
Tel: +39 0577 1521988

About SACI

SACI is a US non-profit College of Art and Design in Florence, Italy, for undergraduate and graduate students seeking accredited instruction in studio art, design, conservation, art history, and Italian language and culture. Founded in 1975, SACI offers the following programs: Academic Semester/Year Abroad, Summer Studies, Venice Summer Program, Post-Bac in Conservation, MFA in Studio Art, MA in Art History.

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