The nine nominees for the Berlin Art Prize have been announced as of October 23.
Selected from over 600 Berlin-based applicants through a multi-stage process, the following artists will take part in an exhibition covering sculpture, installation, photography, performance and conceptual art, opening November 11:
Three of those mentioned will receive the independent award — which includes a trophy created for the occasion by Berlin-based artist Tomás Saraceno, prize money and a four-week residency in Georgia beginning March 2017 — to be announced at Kühlhaus Berlin on December 10.
See the Berlin Art Prize website for details.**