28 Aug 2022 | Jessica Ekomane receives Villa Romana Prize 2023
We concratulate our alumna and faculty member Jessica Ekomane who was just awarded the Villa Romana Prize 2023!
The two selected jurors of the Villa Romana Prize 2023—artist Emeka Ogboh and curator and publisher Chiara Figone—met this summer in Florence in the presence of the incoming director Elena Agudio, as well as a member of the managing committee of Villa Romana e.V. and selected four artists: Samuel Kortey Baah, Diana Ejaita, Jessica Ekomane, and Pınar Öğrenci.
The Villa Romana Prize has been awarded by the non-profit Villa Romana Association since 1905 and comes with a ten-month residency at the Florentine artists' house, prize money, and a final publication.
The collaboration between Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz—Max-Planck-Institut and Villa Romana will continue in its fourth year in 2023. Villa Romana e.V. would like to thank the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz—Max-Planck-Institut and its main sponsors of many years: The Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media (BKM) and Deutsche Bank Foundation.