Academy of Arts, Berlin Presents the Käthe Kollwitz Prize to Mona Hatoum


BERLIN.- The Akademie der Künste (Academy of Arts), Berlin, presents the Käthe Kollwitz Prize to Mona Hatoum. In awarding this prize to Mona Hatoum the Academy of Arts honours her for a multifaceted body of work, in which the human body, caught between violence, power and vulnerability, is a central preoccupation. The award carries 12,000 Euros in prize money. The jury included members of the Academy’s Fine Arts section – Lothar Böhme, Dieter Goltzsche and Robert Kudielka. A catalogue will be produced to accompany the exhibition. From the 31st of July to the 5th of September 2010 the Academy of Arts will be showing a selection of the artist’s works at the Pariser Platz premises. The exhibition includes Deep Throat (1996), a table set for one person and featuring a plate bearing not food but a video projection of the path into the abyss. Also on display