Manor announces 2023 Cultural Prize winners
What: The Manor Cultural Prize 2023 announces the seven winners whose exhibitions will be presented across the cantons of Switzerland next year.
Why it is important: Manor is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the contemporary art award, the Prix Culturel Manor, which highlights emerging artists in painting, sculpture, video art, photography, performance, installations and more.
Seven museums in seven different cantons have deliberated and announced the winners. The Kunstmuseum Basel selected local visual artist Gina Folly. Geneva’s Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MAMCO) selected the artist Lou Masduraud. In Graubünden at the Bündner Kunstmuseum in Chur, the artist Linda Semadeni was selected. The Kunstmuseum in Saint-Gall will exhibit the first solo exhibition of the artist Juliette Uzor. At the Museum zu Allerheiligen in Schaffhausen, Reto Müller was selected for the award. The Valais Art Museum in the city of Sion will host an exhibition by the artist Aurélie Strumans. Finally, the canton of Zurich’s Kunst Museum Winterthur selected Jan Vorisek whose exhibition will be accompanied by the artists first publication.
In 2023, the exhibitions will be displayed across Switzerland to uplift emerging artists and enrich Swiss culture.