Kiasma | Museum of Contemporary Art

Carnegie Art Award

26 Oct 2007 - 06 Jan 2008

© Nathalie Djurberg


Carnegie Art Award was founded in 1998 to promote Nordic contemporary art and artists. In addition to the exhibition, the event includes awards to four of the participating artists, an exhibition book and a film presenting the artists. The prize is this year awarded to Torsten Andersson, Jesper Just, John Kørner and Nathalie Djurberg.
Biannually, the experts of the Nordic contemporary art each nominate five artists they consider prominent. Of the 143 artists nominated this year, the jury chose the 26 artists for the Carnegie Art Award 2008 exhibition. After Helsinki the exhibition will tour the five Nordic capitals, London, Gothenburg, and Nice.

Tags: Nathalie Djurberg, Jesper Just, John Kørner