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BKV Prize 2021 for Young Applied Arts

Award  /  Awards  /  13 Mar 2021
Published: 19.06.2020
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Intro
One of the main objectives of the BKV is to promote the younger generation of artists, to financially support the professional and artistic development of young artisans through publications and by means of expert assistance. The prize was therefore created in 2006 and is awarded once a year. The Open Call for the BKV Prize 2021 for Young Applied Arts is open till 24th of July. 
Founded in 1851, the Bavarian Crafts Council (Bayerischer Kunstgewerbeverein or BKV) looks back on 160 years of history. Today, it is a professional association for the promotion of contemporary crafts with around 450 members. Located in the center of Munich, BKV maintains a forum for ARTS + CRAFTS, which consists of the “Gallery for Applied Arts” (Galerie für Angewandte Kunst) and a spacious shop with a wide range of contemporary works of art. The Bavarian Crafts Council also participates in a number of trade fairs.
 
COMPETITION
The competition is aimed specifically at young artisans who have completed their professional training and are beginning their careers. The competition is international and covers all areas of applied arts. Artisans who have not yet reached the age of 35 may participate.
 
CRITERIA
The prize is awarded to works that show unique artistic creation based on fine craftsmanship.

AWARDS
First Prize: € 3.000,- + Catalogue (German/English).
2nd Prize: € 2.000,- + Catalogue (German/English).
3rd Prize: € 1.000,- + Catalogue (German/English).
The three prize winners receive a joint catalogue (German/English) • Additionally, all prize winners will be honored with a complimentary three-year membership in the BKV.
• All works of the finalists and prize winners will be exhibited during the award ceremony at the Internationale Handwerksmesse, IHM Munich, Special Exhibition “Handwerk & Design” and afterward in the Gallery for Applied Arts (Galerie für Angewandte Kunst).

JURY
. Elena Alvarez Lutz, director and BR cultural journalist (Capriccio).
. Aloisia Fischer, freelance artist.
. Françoise Heitsch, gallery owner.
. Dr. Katharina Küster-Heise, Curator at the State Museum of Württemberg, Stuttgart.
. Birte Raff, Dipl.-Ing. (FH), Architect.
. Juliane Schölß, silversmith and BKV member.

The award ceremony will be held at the Internationale Handwerksmesse in Munich 2021.
 
Seungeun Kim-Lilja. Necklace: Silent Movement, 2019. Cotton, silver, brass, waxed cotton cord, dyed textile stretched on frame. Awarded at: BKV Prize 2020 Winners. Seungeun Kim-Lilja
Necklace: Silent Movement, 2019
Cotton, silver, brass, waxed cotton cord, dyed textile stretched on frame
Awarded at: BKV Prize 2020 Winners
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Felicitas Fäßler. Object: Untitled, 2018. Glass. Awarded at: BKV Prize 2020 Winners. From series: Spur. Felicitas Fäßler
Object: Untitled, 2018
Glass
Awarded at: BKV Prize 2020 Winners
From series: Spur
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Miki Asai. Necklace: Bottle of night, Bottle of time, Bottle of stars, 2019. Japanese paper, glue, Japanese lacquer, mussel shells, egg shells, silver, gold. Awarded at: BKV Prize 2020 Winners. Miki Asai
Necklace: Bottle of night, Bottle of time, Bottle of stars, 2019
Japanese paper, glue, Japanese lacquer, mussel shells, egg shells, silver, gold
Awarded at: BKV Prize 2020 Winners
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Samira Goetz. Necklace: DWeLL nr. 3, Phases & Facades iiX; Phases & Facades iX, 2018. Epoxy concrete, cotton cord.. Awarded at: BKV Prize 2019 Winners. Samira Goetz
Necklace: DWeLL nr. 3, Phases & Facades iiX; Phases & Facades iX, 2018
Epoxy concrete, cotton cord.
Awarded at: BKV Prize 2019 Winners
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Hyesun Lee. Object: Handlighthouse 1; FLoaT no 1/0, 2016, 2017. Brass, parts of toys.. Awarded at: BKV Prize 2019 Winners. Hyesun Lee
Object: Handlighthouse 1; FLoaT no 1/0, 2016, 2017
Brass, parts of toys.
Awarded at: BKV Prize 2019 Winners
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Kun Zhang. Object: Untitled, 2018. Chacate preto, ebony.. Awarded at: BKV Prize 2019 Winners. Kun Zhang
Object: Untitled, 2018
Chacate preto, ebony.
Awarded at: BKV Prize 2019 Winners
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