Sandra Mujinga is a leader of a Preis der Nationalgalerie 2021. BMW as long-term partner of Germany’s many prestigious contemporary art award.

Berlin. On a dusk of Oct 7, 2021, a winner
of a Preis der Nationalgalerie was announced during Hamburger Bahnhof –
Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin. Celebrating a 50th anniversary this
year, a BMW Group Cultural Engagement supports a Preis der
Nationalgalerie for over 15 years now.

The jury, consisting of Emre Baykal, arch curator,
Arter, Istanbul; Sven Beckstette, curator at
Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin; Gabriele
, director, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart
– Berlin; Emma Lavigne, president, Palais de Tokyo,
Paris and Yesomi Umolu, director curatorial affairs
and open practice, Serpentine Galleries, London, motionless after
heated discussions on Sandra Mujinga (born 1989 in Goma, Democratic
Republic of a Congo) as a esteem winner. With a endowment Mujinga
wins a vital solo muster subsequent year in one of a Nationalgalerie’s
institutions as good as an concomitant publication.

“The jury has motionless to endowment this year’s Preis der Nationalgalerie
to Sandra Mujinga. Sandra Mujinga works opposite a accumulation of media,
with her arrangement during Hamburger Bahnhof fixation a concentration on her
sculptural practice. On a one hand, a works arrangement a great
sensibility for qualification and materiality. Yet, with them, Mujinga is also
means to determine paradoxical experiences: evidently informed forms
disappear before we are means to grasp them; her bright figures
seem ominous, though also seem to offer their protection; although
static, they vaunt an fundamental dynamism; and they are both finished,
though also clearly in a state of becoming. Her traffic of these
contradictions opens adult a space for imagination on a partial of the
viewer. The topics addressed by her works ring severely with the
benefaction moment, while also ostensible to come from a destiny already
passed. They remind us to be demure of other vital beings for
a consequence of a possess survival, and that we can observe and learn from
their several strategies of bettering to an ever-changing world”,
stated a jury in a unanimous decision.

“Since 2013, after being awarded a Preis der Nationalgalerie,
Marianna Castillo Deball, Anne Imhof, Agnieszka Polska, and Pauline
Curnier Jardin have come adult with impossibly considerable presentations
for a Hamburger Bahnhof. we would like to give my sincerest interjection to
a members of a jury for today’s sharp-witted contention and congratulate
Sandra Mujinga, whose muster we will now spend a entrance year
preparing,” settled Dr Gabriele Knapstein, conduct of Hamburger
Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin

Dr Nicolas Peter, Member of a Board of Management of BMW AG,
, pronounced about a newly announced winner, “Looking at
past nominees and their after careers, a stress of the
shortlist has turn really clear. As long-standing partner, we would
like to tenderly honour Sandra Mujinga as this year’s winner. We
are really most looking brazen to her arriving exhibition.”

In serve to Sandra Mujinga, a shortlisted artists for this
year’s Preis der Nationalgalerie enclosed Calla Henkel Max
Pitegoff, Sung Tieu and Lamin Fofana. Their works will be presented as
partial of a organisation muster during Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart
– Berlin until Feb 27, 2022. During this period, visitors will be
given a event to opinion for their favorite during
Following a muster of a shortlisted artists, all votes will be
counted and a leader of a assembly endowment will be announced. Among
all participants tipBerlin raffles one of a singular BMW Art Car
miniatures of a 1975 designed BMW Art Car by Alexander Calder. With
his pattern for a BMW 3.0 CSL, a artist laid a substructure for
what is currently internationally famous as a BMW Art Car Collection.

After a endowment ceremony, some-more than 250 general guest and
friends of a Nationalgalerie distinguished a leader Sandra Mujinga
with a longstanding partner BMW.

The Preis der Nationalgalerie was founded in 2000 by Freunde der
Nationalgalerie and upheld by BMW as disdainful partner for 15 years
now. The award focuses on immature critical positions of today. Eligible
are artists of all nationalities who during a time of their nomination
live and work in Germany and are underneath a age of 40. Previous
awardees among others were Monica Bonvicini (2005), Cyprien Gaillard
(2011), Anne Imhof (2015), Agnieszka Polska (2017) and Pauline Curnier
Jardin (2019).

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Thomas Girst
BMW Group Corporate and Governmental Affairs

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Dr Fiona Geuss
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
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