On 18 April, during a broadcast of the radio programme Opium
, it was announced that the Rijksakademie alumna Funda Gül Özcan
(RA 16/17) is the winner of the 12th edition of the Volkskrant Beeldende Kunst Prijs.
"Her installations can be experienced as a roller coaster in which all kinds of things happen simultaneously with the viewer. Her dioramas are rich, fascinating and both enigmatic and technically astonishing'", according to the jury that unanimously chose Funda Gül Özcan.
Her work and that of the other two nominated artists Neo Matloga and Lonneke van der Palen will be on display at the Stedelijk Museum Schiedam
until 16 June.
Listen to the broadcast of Opium