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Paulo Cunha e Silva Art Prize
Created by the City Council as a tribute to the late Councillor for Culture Paulo Cunha e Silva (1962 – 2015), a central figure for the city’s artistic life, the award, held every two years in Porto, recognises the talent of new generations of national and international artists.
This year’s edition underlines the Prize’s commitment to fostering creation and cultural exchange by establishing a partnership with three world-recognised residency programmes: Arquipélago Centro de Artes in S. Miguel, Azores, Cove Park, on Scotland’s west coast, and Pivô, in São Paulo, will all host one of the nominated artists, appointed by a jury of three members.
The Nominators for the 2023 edition of the Paulo Cunha e Silva Art Prize are: artist Ângela Ferreira, Jan van Eyck Academie Director Hicham Khalidi, and cultural programmer Tabitha Thorlu-Bangura.
With: Euridice Zaituna KalaMarilú Mapengo Námoda and Luis M. S, Santos (nominated by Ângela Ferreira); Rouzbeh AkhbariKent Chan and Hira Nabi (nominated by Hicham Khalidi) and Maren KarlsonMalik Nashad Sharpe (Marikiscrycrycry) and Eve Stainton (nominated by Tabitha Thorlu-Bangura).

Design by Irina Pereira.
Galeria Municipal do Porto

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