Winner 2017

Zac Langdon-Pole © Manon Revuetta

Zac Langdon-Pole, born 1988 in New Zealand, studied at the University of Auckland’s Elam School of Fine Arts and the Städel School in Frankfurt on the Main at Willem de Rooij. His works were shown for example at the Biennale de Montréal (Canada), at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery (New Zealand), the House of Arts Mainz (Germany) and the CCA (Singapur). He is a prize winner of the Charlotte-Prince Scholarship.

Langdon-Pole’s artistic works are based on stories and the emergence of historic narratives, that he examines regarding knowledge, structures of power and their system of values.

Zac Langdon-Pole, Installation view: La Biennale de Montréal 2016-17 Photo: Guy L’Heureux/La Biennale de Montréal Courtesy of the artist, Michael Lett and Station Gallery
Zac Langdon-Pole "Au Hasard (borer cabinet)", 2016, Photo: Alex North, Courtesy of the artist and Michael Lett
Installation view: "On the Shoulders of Giants", Kunsthalle Mainz, 2016 © Archiv Kulturkreis