The Szpilman Award is awarded to works
that exist only for a moment or a short period of time.
The purpose of the award is to promote such works whose
forms consist of ephemeral situations.
The Szpilman Award is awarded annually.
The prize winner receives the Jackpot Stipendium.
This scholarship consists of three parts:
A challenge cup,
10 days of accommodation in Cimochowizna (Poland), and
a sum of money in cash.
The amount of money is dynamic. Szpilman Society is raising money parallel to
the competition. The prize winner receives the money that is raised
until September 30, 2014. The current score may be checked here.
Among the applicants, one award winner will be identified.
The challenge cup will be handed over to the next prize winner
in the subsequent year.
Everyone can apply for the Szpilman Award.
Both individuals and groups of persons are free to apply.
The work must have been realized between
October 1, 2013, and September 30, 2014.
To apply, send in a significant documentation.
To that, fill in the application form (PDF) with name, e-mail,
telephone, address, title of the work, and date of construction.
Send in application plus documentation by post to:
SZPILMAN AWARD, Patrick Koch, Auguststrasse 26a, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Closing date: September 30, 2014 (postmark).
Applications by e-mail are NOT accepted.
Documentations will NOT be returned.
Closing date is September 30, 2014 (postmark).
From November 6 till November 9, 2014
all applications will be looked trough and jugded by the jury.
They will select the best (shortlist) and one winner.
The winner will be informed on November 9, both
the best and all participants in the following week.
In 2014 all applications will be looked through and judged by:
Luuk Schröder (Winner 2013)
The prize winner will be presented the challenge cup and the Jackpot
Stipendium end of November 2014.
The Szpilman Award is initiated, organised and financed by
Szpilman Society for Ephemerality e.V., based in Berlin, Germany.
If you have questions please read first Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),
in case you do not find an answer, contact Scott Rogers electronically at
Please send in your application until September 30, 2014 to
Szpilman Award, Patrick Koch, Auguststrasse 26a, 10117 Berlin, Germany.
© SZPILMAN AWARD 2003–2014