Bianka Rolando / Nominated for Paulo Cunha e Silva Art Prize

The Paulo Cunha e Silva Art Prize was created by the City Council of Porto as a tribute to the former Councillor for Culture, who held office from September 2013 until November 11th 2015.

The artists nominated for the prize are indicated by a group of 16 curators chosen by the 4 jury members invited by the Culture Department of the City Council of Porto. Jury team of four consists of: artist Juliao Sarmento, curator Joao Laia, choreographer Meg Stuart and advisory of the MACBA directorate Vincente Todoli. Among 16 nominators there are important names such as Hans Ulrich Obrist, Catherine Wood, Luis Silva & Joao Mourao.
Bianka Rolando was nominated by Kestutis Kuizinas – director of Contemporary Art Centre in Vilnius.

The winner will be announced by June 2017. The winner will present a solo exhibition in the following year in Galeria Municipal do Porto, the municipal public art space dedicated to the presentation of Portuguese and international contemporary art.

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