In 2014, Villa Riviere created the Prix de la Villa Riviere, which rewards an artist whose work is directly related to the tangible or intangible heritage of Reunion Island.

 

The endowment is one thousand euros for the laureate.

 

A jury, consisting of 4 to 7 members, audition the three finalists selected among the candidates registered according to the registration procedure. The jury conducts an individual audition of each of the three finalists selected and after deliberation proclaims the name of the winner. 

 

The award for the 2019 edition is scheduled for June 7, 2019. Applications will be opened a few weeks before.

 

 

 

 

PRICE OF THE VILLA RIVERE 2018

 

Winner : Félix DUCLASSAN, visual artist was rewarded for his series of 9 drawings of "Madame Antoinette", highlighting the importance of the nénènes (nanies) in the life of Reunion.

 

Website of the artist : click here.

 

 

 

PRICE OF THE VILLA RIVERE 2017

 

Winner : Emmanuel NAXOS, photographer, seduced by a work in black and white illustrating local proverbs from photos taken on the spot and without retouches.

 

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PRICE OF THE VILLA RIVERE 2016

 

Winner : Rivelino MAMMOSA explores and expresses, Reunion Island, its history, its heritage, and its expressions that have an important place in its reflection. It has the distinction of painting in black and white exclusively.

 

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PRICE OF THE VILLA RIVIERE 2015

 

Winner : Blindoff strives to make environmental art questioning the perception of light through our aesthetic perception of the Nature idea. His photographs are the result of high-tech and physical performances, of in-situ work.

 

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PRICE OF THE VILLA RIVERE 2014

 

Winner : Arnaud MINATCHY has presented works as varied as contemporary like videos, photographs representing nature taking back his rights in the city then a monumental sculpture forming a hand in vacoa.

 

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