Canvascollectie/Collection RTBF: and the winners are…

Almost 8.000 artists participated, with 24.000 works of art, for that nationwide (Belgium) search for new talent (contemporary art), called Canvascollectie/Collection RTBF. A national jury selected 197 ‘finalists’ for an exhibition in Bozar (Brussels). And tonight Brussels duo Patrick Mascaux & Christine Wilmès were elected the winners of the grand prize. They were awarded 10.000 euro for their triptych Distant paradise (one photo & two videos). You’ll find the other prizewinners and all info after the jump.

Public Choice Award (6.000 euro): Eric de Ville (‘Tour de Bruxelles en automne/Tour de Bruxelles by night)

Young Talent Award (Flemish/prize: an exhibition in Antwerp): Elly Van Eeghem ‘Toren’ (video)

Young Talent Award (French/3000 euro): Antone Israël ‘El Tren’ (installation)

If you want to know more about these artists, here are their websites:

Patrick Mascaux & Christine Wilmes

Eric de Ville

Elly Van Eeghem

Antone Israel

More info on the Canvascollectie/Collection RTBF-site, here.

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