Manor Cultural Prize 2024: six exhibitions of talents from the emerging Swiss art scene

news March 2024 Press Release

What: Manor released a press release announcing the Manor Cultural Prize for 2024, which showcases six exhibitions featuring emerging talents from the Swiss art scene. It provides details about each exhibition, including the names of the featured artists and their respective locations. 

Why it is important: The Manor Cultural Prize promotes exhibitions by young artists across various Swiss cantons each year.

The Manor Cultural Prize aims to generate interest and excitement about the upcoming exhibitions and to promote awareness of the cultural initiative. From May 24 to September 1, 2024, Gina Proenza, winner of the 2024 Manor Cultural Prize for the canton of Vaud, will hold an exhibition in the Project Space of the Cantonal Museum of Fine Arts in Lausanne. At the KBCB, Kunsthaus Biel Art Center Bienne, the exhibition L'Air du Temps (Air Conditions) by PRICE (*1986) is on view from March 1 to May 19, 2024. From September 21, 2024 to March 30, 2025, the artist winner of the Manor Valais Cultural Prize, Raphael Stucky, will exhibit at the Valais Art Museum in Sion (in the Ancienne Chancellerie building) with works created for the occasion. In Ticino, Johanna Kotlaris will exhibit from October 6, 2024 to January 5, 2025 at the Museo d'arte della Svizzera italiana (MASI Lugano). At the Kunstmuseum Luzern, Mahtola Wittmer will exhibit from November 30, 2024 to February 16, 2025. With her works, Mahtola Wittmer sharpens our attention and targets the absurdities of everyday life with irony. In Aargau, Ishita Chakraborty will develop an exhibition specifically for the Aargauer Kunsthaus which will be staged in spring 2025. The artistic practice of the Manor Culture Prize winner from West Bengal in India encompasses drawings, installations, poetry, sounds and performances.

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