Aeschlimann Corti Scholarship 2015

Livia DiGiovanna, A lapse of time, 2015
Exhibition view Aeschlimann Corti- Stipendium 2015, photo: David Aebi

Rebecca Rebekka, profan sakral, 2015
Exhibition view Aeschlimann Corti-Stipendium 2015, photo: David Aebi

Gabriela Weidmann, I just kept calm (Lady Luck), 2010-2015
Exhibition view Aeschlimann Corti-Stipendium 2015, photo: David Aebi

1. – 25. May 2015


It is the third time that Kunstmuseum Thun is hosting the Louise Aeschlimann and
Margarete-Corti Scholarship. The Aeschlimann-Corti Scholarship is awarded annually by the Bernische Kunstgesellschaft (Bernese Art Society) , and is the most highly endowed private art grant of the Canton of Bern. The participation in the grant competition and the related exhibition is open to artists up to 40 years who have been living in the Canton of Berne for at least one year or who are natives. The exhibition at the Kunstmuseum Thun presents the selected and award winning works of the competition in 2015.

artist in the exhibition
Lena Amuat und Zoë Meyer, Livio Baumgartner, Michael Blaser, Livia Di Giovanna, Jan Hostettler, Katrin Hotz, Alexander Jaquemet, Florence Jung, Rebecca Rebekka, Dominic Michel, Karen Amanda Moser, Lorenzo Salafia, Sereina Steinemann, Miriam Sturzenegger, Gabriela Weidmann.

awarded artists
Main price CHF 35'000: Livia Di Giovanna (*1984)
CHF 15'000: Florence Jung (*1986)
CHF 15'000 Gabriela Weidmann (*1979)

jury 2015
Annick Haldemann, president Aeschlimann Corti-Stipendium, BKG
Helen Hirsch, director Kunstmuseum Thun
Marianne Wagner, art historian, Berne
Pascal Danz, artist, Zurich
Alex Hanimann, artist, St. Gallen