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May 17, 2017 -

5 years of the New Heads Fondation BNP Paribas Art Awards

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The BNP Paribas Foundation Switzerland exhibits the work of laureates of the New Heads Prize – BNP Paribas Foundation Art Awards, at the occasion of the 5th edition

 

2017, a celebration year

2017 is a birthday year: the New Heads Prize – BNP Paribas Foundation Art Awards celebrates its fifth anniversary while the BNP Paribas Foundation Switzerland blows out its 15 candles.

 Supporting and promoting Young artists

Created in 2012, the New Heads Prize – BNP Paribas Foundation Art Awards celebrates its five years of existence. Five editions that have led to the support of work by more than a dozen young artists, graduates of the Master of Visual Arts at the Haute École d’Art et de Design (HEAD) in Geneva.

Many among them are now major actors of the Swiss Romandie art scene, and even in Switzerland as a whole, such as Josse Bailly, Nelly Haliti, Simone Holliger, Yoan Mudry, Marco Scorti, Ramaya Tegegne, Galaxia Wang, and many others. Each laureate has donated one or more pieces to the Foundation, enhancing its collection of quality contemporary artwork.

Exhibition

With a view to celebrating the fifth anniversary of the Prize, the Foundation is exhibiting these works in the entrance hall of the Bank (2, place de Hollande, Geneva).

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You are also invited to discover the Collective Intelligence exhibition that presents recent works from these same artists, organised in parallel by HEAD in their new space LiveInYourHead (5, rue de Hesse, Geneva).