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.
The second prize of €20.000 was presented to Vincent Vulsma (NL, 1982), the basic prizes of €10.000 to Priscila Fernandes (PT/NL, 1981) and Ben Pointeker (AT/NL, 1975). The awarding of prizes took place in SMART Project Space, Amsterdam. At the same time, the KPN Kunstprix and the IMC Weekend School Prize were awarded.
Employees of KPN and a KPN jury selected their own winner from the longlist. The KPN Kunstprix contains a cash sum of €15.000 and the purchase of a work for the KPN art collection. The Kunstprix was won by Petra Stavast.
IMC Weekend School Prize
The children of the IMC Weekend School Jury presented their selfmade certificate to their winner: Priscila Fernandes.