MOSTYN Open 20 winner
Gernot Wieland wins £10,000 prize

We are delighted to announce the winner of the 20th edition of the MOSTYN Open.The winner is Gernot Wieland who was awarded the £10,000 prize for his work entitled ‚Thievery and Songs‘, 2016.
A statement from the selection panel states:
Gernot Wieland’s accomplished and complex work stood out for the panel, specifically for the way in which it creates a narrative around the human condition and how it examines the place of the individual in society.“
MOSTYN Open 20 was selected by Lydia Yee (Chief Curator, Whitechapel Gallery), Chus Martínez (Curator and Head of the Institute of Art, FHNW Academy of Arts and Design, Basel), Alfredo Cramerotti (Director, MOSTYN), and Adam Carr (Visual Arts Programme Curator, MOSTYN).

MOSTYN prize


Artistic Research Grant from Berlin City Administration for Culture. 2017.


Recent exhibitions:

Survival Kit 9, LCCA – Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art, Riga, Latvia (2017)


The Museum of Modern Comedy in Art – A Proposal – Projects Art Centre, Dublin (2017)

Project Arts Centre


MOSTYN Open 20, Llandudno, Wales (2017)

Exhibition view


9th Norwegian Sculpture Biennial, Vigeland Museum, Oslo, Norway (2017)


con_text, Lettrétage, Berlin, Germany (2017)



Nouvelles de l´île des bienheureux, Musée du Château des ducs de Wurtemburg, Montebéliard, France (2016 – 2017)

Exhibition view/Montbéliard


body luggage – Migration of Gestures, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz (2016 – 2017)

Exhibition view/Kunsthaus Graz