Stella Kim winner of the Keep an Eye Textile & Fashion Award 2019

18 June 2019

The Keep an Eye Textile & Fashion Award was handed out to Stella Kim on Friday 14 June, during EXPOSED 2019 – powered by Keep an Eye Foundation. The jury – comprising of Ninke Bloemberg (curator Centraal Museum), Christa van der Meer (Das Leben am Haverkamp and alumna Fashion KABK), Maarten Spruyt en Remi Veldhoven (alumna Textile KABK) – rewarded Stella with a cash prize of €10.000,- to be used for postgraduate studies and/or further research into her design practice.

Ninke Bloemberg, heading the jury said:

"The jury has unanimously appointed Stella Kim as the winner of the prize. Her work is layered, personal and has an expressive power of a universal level, while it emits a high museum quality".

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