Winners of 2015 Swiss Art Awards announced

Jessica Pooch, Your Structure Is My Skin, 2015. Courtesy Swiss Art Awards

The winners of the 2015 Swiss Art Awards have been announced at a ceremony during Art Basel Week. Each prizewinner will be exhibited in the award's group show in parallel to the main fair, and will also receive around £17,000 as a cash prize (or, if they choose instead, a six-month residency in Mexico City).

Part of the Swiss Art Competition which includes the Swiss Grand Awards for Art / Prix Meret Oppenheim, the annual awards support artists, designers and mediators from Swiss origins.

The winners are as follow:

Art:

Mathis Altmann\n
Gilles Aubry
Andreas Dobler
Gilles Furtwängler
Julia Geröcs
Tobias Kaspar
Mélodie Mousset
Jessica Pooch
Yves Scherer

Architecture:

Conen Sigl Architects

Criticism Edition, exhibitions:

Nadine Wietlisbach

The 2015 Swiss Art Award exhibition is on view through 21 June, in Hall 4, Messe Basel exhibition centre.

16 June 2015.