Annually since 1953 the Kulturkreis der deutschen Wirtschaft awards  young artistis with the famous ars viva price of Visual Arts.

Winners ars viva 2019 © the artists

This year, the ars viva Prize for visual art has been awarded to Niko Abramidis & NE (*1987), Cana Bilir-Meier (*1986), and Keto Logua (*1988).

The prize includes two exhibitions in KAI 10 | ARTHENA FOUNDATION and Kunstmuseum Bern and an arts residency on Fogo Island (Canada). In addition to a stipend of 5,000 Euro each the Kulturkreis will produce a bilingual catalog published by Kerber Verlag.

KAI 10 | ARTHENA FOUNDATION
7. OCT. 2018 - 20. JAN. 2019

NIKO ABRAMIDIS & NE

CANA BILIR-MEIER
KETO LOGUA

ARS VIVA 2019

Opening: Saturday, 6 October 2018, 7 pm

A catalogue will be published at Kerber Verlag with articles by Sabeth Buchmann, Elke Buhr, Georg Imdahl, Pablo Larios.

S.M.A.K Gent ars viva. Exhibition Anna-Sophie Berger, Oscar Enberg, Zac Langdon-Pole © S.M.A.K Gent
Zac Langdon-Pole "Assimiliation Study", installation view: ARS VIVA 2018, S.M.A.K. Gent 2018 © Dirk Pauwels
ARS VIVA 2018, Zac Langdon-Pole, installation view: S.M.A.K. Gent 2018 © Dirk Pauwels
ARS VIVA 2018, Zac Langdon-Pole, installation view: S.M.A.K. Gent 2018 © Dirk Pauwels
ARS VIVA 2018, Anna-Sophie Berger, installation view: S.M.A.K. Gent 2018 © Dirk Pauwels
ARS VIVA 2018, Anna-Sophie Berger, installation view: S.M.A.K. Gent 2018 © Dirk Pauwels
Anna-Sophie Berger "Complicit 1 ", installation view: ARS VIVA 2018, S.M.A.K. Gent 2018 © Dirk Pauwels
Oscar Enberg "Red Beryl and crocodile, Opal (Irrational Exuberance in the White Man's Hole)", installation view: ARS VIVA 2018, S.M.A.K. Gent 2018 © Dirk Pauwels
ARS VIVA 2018, Oscar Enberg, installation view: S.M.A.K. Gent 2018 © Dirk Pauwels
ARS VIVA 2018, Oscar Enberg, installation view: S.M.A.K. Gent 2018 © Dirk Pauwels

S.M.A.K.
Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst in Gent

10 February- 13 May 2018
Opening 9 February 2018, 8 pm

Anna-Sophie Berger "Keeping Things", installation view: Kunstverein München 2017 © The artists and Kunstverein München e.V.
Oscar Enberg "table d’hôte or Soldier with Whore", installation view: Kunstverein München 2017 © The artist and Kunstverein München e.V.
Zac Langdon-Pole "Assimilation Study", installation view: ARS VIVA 2018, Kunstverein München 2017 © The artist and Kunstverein München e.V.
Zac Langdon-Pole "Punctatum (longcase clock)", installation view: ARS VIVA 2018, Kunstverein München 2017 © The artist and Kunstverein München e.V.
Kunstverein München: exhibition ARS VIVA 2018 Anna Sophie Berger, Oscar Enberg, Zac Langdon-Pole © Kunstverein München
Kunstverein München: <i> ars viva <i/> Ausstellung 2018 Anna Sophie Berger, Oscar Enberg, Zac Langdon-Pole © Kunstverein München