Oscar Enberg © Nick Ash
Oscar Enberg

Winner 2017

Oscar Enberg, born in 1988 in Christchurch (New Zealand), studied sculpute at the Canterbury University Ilam School of Fine Arts in Christchurch (New Zealand). Solo exhibitions were shown for example at the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki and at Hopkinson Mossmann (New Zealand). At the moment he is a scholarship holder at the „Creative New Zealand Visual Arts Residency“ at the House of Artists Bethanien in Berlin.

Enberg’s sculptures are combinations of different forms and materials, that refer to movies, literature, art and society.

Oscar Enberg "The God of Gamblers", 2015 © Oscar Enberg
Oscar Enberg "Cut No. 10 or According to the Laws of Chance", 2015, photo: Jeanine Hofland
Oscar Enberg "Imagination Dead Imagine (Lilt for Tenor and Jean Arp Electric Guitar)", installation view: Touch your Brain, Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland, 2015, photo: Alex North
Oscar Enberg "Jonkort", 2015, photo: Sam Harnett