Cameron Clayborn, 1992, lives in New Haven, USA
Photo: André Marc Räubig
Cameron Clayborn - Winner of 2021
Cameron Clayborn’s sculptures in his series homegrown hang suspended from the ceiling like cocoons. By appearing to be standing on tiptoe, they command distance, and yet their materiality lures viewers into taking a closer look. Thus seesawing between distance and closeness, solidity and fragility, Clayborn informs his work with great vitaliy and an impressive physical presence.
In addition to the cash prize, Baloise acquires a group of works by the award winners and donates them to two important European museums. The works of Cameron Clayborn were presented to the collection of the Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Nationalgalerie - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Jury Members: Marie-Noëlle Farcy, Curator/Head of Collection, MUDAM, Luxembourg; Grażyna Kulczyk, art collector and founder of the Muzeum Susch; Stéphane Aquin, Director of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; Sven Beckstette, Curator at Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin and Martin Schwander, Fine Art Advisor of Baloise, Chairman of the jury.
The works of Cameron Clayborn were presented to the collection of the Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Nationalgalerie - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Photo: Davon von Becker