Pilvi Takala, Broad Sense, collectie kunstenaar, foto: Daniel Nicolas

Winner Prix de Rome Visual Arts 2011: Pilvi Takala

Visual artist Pilvi Takala (FI/NL, 1981) won the Prix de Rome 2011 with the piece Broad Sense, in which she investigates the accessibility and safety of the European Parlement.
www.pilvitakala.com

Second Prize and Basic Prizes Visual Arts 2011

Second Prize Visual Arts:
Vincent Vulsma

Basic Prizes Visual Arts:
Priscila Fernandes
Ben Pointeker

Prizegiving Prix de Rome Visual Arts 2011

Visual artist Pilvi Takala (FIN/NL, 1981) received the Prix de Rome 2011 Visual Arts of €45.000 from Minister of Education, Culture and Science, Halbe Zijlstra. read more

Publication Prix de Rome 2011

NAi Publishers presented, in collaboration with the Rijksakademie, a publication on the ten longlisted artists, with special attention to the four finalists. Nicole Timmer, nominated for the Prijs voor de Jonge Kunstkritiek 2010, wrote a preliminary essay. read more

Jury Prix de Rome 2011

Pedro Cabrita Reis (PT) – artist
Sung Hwan Kim (KR/US) – artist
Wendelien van Oldenborgh (NL) – artist
Silke Otto – Knapp (DE) – artist
Adam Szymczyk (PL) – curator, writer, director Kunsthalle Basel
Els van Odijk (NL) – director Rijksakademie, secretary Prix de Rome (without voting right)

Chair: Hendrik Driessen (NL) – director Museum de Pont

Longlist 2011

Gwenneth Boelens (1980, NL, lives and works Amsterdam)
Mark Boulos (1975, US/CH, lives and works in Amsterdam)
Priscila Fernandes (1981, PT, lives and works in Rotterdam)
Ben Pointecker (1975, AT, lives and works in Rotterdam)
Petra Stavast (1977, NL, lives and works in Amsterdam)
Pilvi Takala (1981, FI, lives and works in Amsterdam)
Edward Clydesdale Thomson (1982, GB/DK, lives and works in Rotterdam)
Vincent Vulsma (1982 NL, lives and works in Amsterdam)
Guido van der Werve (1977, NL, lives and works in Amsterdam)
Katarina Zdjelar (1979, RS, lives and works in Rotterdam) read more

Interviews artists

In the build up for the opening of the Prix de Rome exhibition in the SMART Project Space, the nominated artists were interviewed about the work they were going to present. read more