Annually since 1953 the Kulturkreis der deutschen Wirtschaft awards  young artists with the ars viva prize of Visual Arts.

Daniel Lie, Foto Camila Svenson; caner teker, Foto Agustin Farias; Atiéna R. Kilfa, Foto Julian Krause

The 2024 ars viva prizewinners have been chosen: This year's prize will be awarded to Atiéna R. Kilfa (*1990), Daniel Lie (*1988) and caner teker (*1994).

This year's award is associated with exhibitions at the Rudolf Scharpf Gallery of the Wilhelm Hack Museum in Ludwigshafen, and at Belvedere 21 in Vienna, Austria, as well as an artist:s residency on Fogo Island, Canada. The jury selected the awardees from 48 proposed artists:inside under the age of 35 who live and work in Germany.

This year's jury included cooperation partners Dr. Astrid Ihle (Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen), Luisa Ziaja (Belvedere 21, Vienna, Austria), Nicolaus Schafhausen and Kitty Scott (Fogo Island Arts, Canada), Lisa Gersdorf (frieze Magazine), members of the Visual Arts Panel of the Kulturkreis der deutschen Wirtschaft, chaired by Ulrich Sauerwein, as well as Min-young Jeon (Kulturkreis der deutschen Wirtschaft) and Anna Goetz (Marta Herford) as expert advisor.

Upcoming Exhibitions:

Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen
Opening: October 12, 2023

Belvedere 21, Vienna
Opening: Spring 2024

Meet the Three Winners of the ars viva Prize 2024