Artes Mundi 5

Artes Mundi 5 in 2012 explored social themes from across the globe with insight, compassion and humour, offering an artistic platform for commentary on the world we live in today. Nominations reached record levels with over 750 received, representing 576 individual artists from more than 90 countries.

Artes Mundi 5 Winner

Teresa Margolles

Teresa Margolles examines the economy of death through sculptural interventions and performances, having trained in forensic medicine and worked in a morgue.

Selectors & Judges

The shortlist and prize for each edition are decided by an independent panel made up of international curators, directors, critics and artists

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Artes Mundi 5 Selectors

Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, Curator of Contemporary Art at Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, New York and curatorial agent for dOCUMENTA (13)
Anders Kreuger, Curator at M HKA in Antwerp, Belgium

Artes Mundi 5 Judges

Tim Marlow, Exhibitions Director, White Cube, London (Chair)
Ute Meta Bauer, Dean of Fine Art,  Royal College of Art, London
Adam Budak, International Curator for Contemporary Art, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington
Kathrin Becker, Head of Video Forum , nbk, Berlin
Karen MacKinnon, Curator, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea
Sabine Schaschl, Director, Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel


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