Visible is a research project in contemporary art devoted to artwork in the social sphere, and the first International award that aims to produce and sustain socially engaged artistic practices in a global context. Visible is initiated by Cittadellarte – Fondazione Pistoletto in partnership with Fondazione Zegna.

  • Aquí Vive Gente, a public campaign by BPDT

    Aquí Vive Gente, a public campaign by BPDT

    For the past two years Brigada Puerta de Tierra, 2017 Visible Award recipient, has succeeded in an outreach community campaign with the slogan ‘AQUÍ VIVE GENTE’, engaging residents and raising awareness on the role that youth empowerment can play in making a sustainable and inclusive community-centred development flourish.

  • Isuma represents Canada at the 2019 Venice Biennale

    Isuma, 2017 Visible Award shortlisted project, led by Zacharias Kunuk and Norman Cohn, has appointed five curators to organize the collective’s exhibition at the 2019 Venice Biennale. The team of five Canadian curators includes Asinnajaq, Catherine Crowston, Barbara Fischer, Candice Hopkins (2017 Visible Award advisory board), and Josée Drouin-Brisebois.

  • Award 2019

    Stage 1
    New advisory board soon

  • Visible Award Temporary Parliament

    2017 Visible Award at the Queens Museum, New York on December 2

    For the first time in its history, The Visible Award conducted its fourth biennial Temporary Parliament in the United States, at the Queens Museum on December 2, 2017. Queens Museum hosted a day-long public jury that brought together artists, experts, members of the general public, and users of socially engaged art to assess the merits of nine shortlisted artistic projects and determine the winner of the €25,000 award.

  • Discover the nine shortlisted projects

    The School of Engaged Art by Chto Delat; Brigada Puerta de Tierra by Jesús ‘Bubu’ Negrón and Luis Agosto-Leduc; Hunger, Inc. by Elia Nurvista; Sakiya – Art/Science/Agriculture by Nida Sinnokrot; The Reading Room by Narawan Kyo Pathomvat; Inhabitants by Pedro Neves Marques and Mariana Silva; Cercle d’Art des Travailleurs de Plantation Congolaise by Renzo Martens; Social Botany, Land and Turf by Xu Tan; and IsumaTV by Zacharias Ku are the nine shortlisted projects.