nam june paik award - 2010

Curating an award exhibition is a difficult task. The artists are chosen by an independent jury, and the job of the curator becomes almost the one of a scenographer. The building of the Museum Kunstpalast – redesigned in 2001 by Oswald Mathias Ungers – offered a strong grid (raster) to construct partition walls. A long central perspective was created that served as a spine to the show and the artist’s proposals..

Nam June Paik Award 2010
For the Kunststiftung NRW
Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf (Germany)
October 1, 2010 — January 23, 2011

Curated by Thibaut de Ruyter
Exhibition architecture: Thibaut de Ruyter

Artists: Rosa Barba, Eike, Ei Wada, Chelpa Ferro, 4nchor5 la6, Ali Kazma, Ignas Krunglevicius, Hajnal Németh, Adriane Wachholz, Thorsten Hallscheidt