Elin Behrens Beckers Art Award 2012
Main hall, Färgfabriken
Curator Fia Palmgren
The 26th Beckers Art Award – a grant of 150 000 SEK – will this year be awarded to Elin Behrens (born 1981), who is educated at Malmö Art Academy.
Beckers Art Award has, since its establishment in 1987, been awarded to several of Sweden’s most innovative and exciting young artists, such as Dan Wolgers (1989), Jockum Nordström (1999), Linn Fernström (2000), and Nathalie Djurberg (2006). The selected artist receives 150,000 SEK, as well as a solo exhibition organized in collaboration with Färgfabriken.
Since 2000, the selected artist’s works have been exhibited in a solo show at Färgfabriken.
The jury: Jenny Lindén Urnes, Mårten Castenfors och Magnus Jensner.