Participation Requirements

Proposals may only be submitted by artists and collectives that have already participated in the programmes of das weisse haus/studio das weisse haus. Additionally, applicants must work and live in Austria in 2017.

The application process is carried out in two steps.

Step 1
Artists who meet the aforementioned requirements are kindly asked to submit a professional portfolio. From all the submissions received by 10 February 2017, jury members will make a selection on 3 March 2017 of up to 20 candidates whose artistic practices over the previous five years have been convincing.

Step 2
These candidates will be asked to submit an initial concept for the exhibition at the Austrian Cultural Forum New York by 24 March 2017. It may include existing works or have a discursive, site-specific and/or participatory format.

Final Decision
On 20 April 2017 the jury will select the prize winner and award the Honourable Mention. The final decision will be announced on 7 April 2017.

Jury Members
This year’s jury members are: Verena Gamper (Curator Kunsthalle Krems), Christine Haupt-Stummer (section.a), Manisha Jothady (Art Critic), Ruth Goubran (Head of Community Affairs und Sponsorship Erste Bank) and Alexandra Grausam (Director das weisse haus/studio das weisse haus).