Otobong Nkanga wins Belgian Art Prize
The Antwerp-based artist's installations convinced the jury of Belgium's biggest prize for contemporary artists
The jury praised her multi-media installations for their social and political engagement, occupied with changes in society related to migration. The award includes a prize of €25,000.
Her prize-winning work can be seen in Bozar until 28 May, along with the other finalists of the prize and the work of the winner of the ING Public Prize, Maarten Vanden Eynde. Nkanga’s work is also part of Mechelen’s art biennial Contour, on view until 21 May.
Check Flanders Today next week for an interview with Otobong Nkanga.