Unit F Designers' Support

KONTAKT. Fashion Award by Erste Bank

Fashion Award for fashion designers from CEE Countries

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2008, Winner Jakub Polanka © Klaus Vyhnalek
The award focuses on the outstanding creativity and exceptional potential of fashion designers from Central and Eastern Europe (Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Serbia and Slovakia). This 4000 EUR award is given as part of the festival for fashion & photography. The award money should help launch or consolidate the career of an up-and-coming talent or label from the CEE countries.  
The award is given as an additional prize on the night of the Austria Fashion Awards. Since 2006 Unit F has been responsible for the call for entries, selection, realisation and presentation of the award. Previous winners are Olah Gyarfas, Romania (2006), Slobodan Mihajlovic, Serbia (2007), Jakub Polanka, Czech Republic (2008) and Tanja Bradaric, Croatia (2009).

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2007, Winner Slobodan Mihajlović © Duerr/Ruziczka/Avraham

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2007, Preisträger Slobodan Mihajlović © Duerr/Ruziczka/Avraham

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2006, Winner Olah Gyarfas © Klaus Vyhnalek

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2006, Winner Olah Gyarfas © Klaus Vyhnalek

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2006, Winner Olah Gyarfas © Klaus Vyhnalek
PARTNERS

Service Portfolio
Sponsoring

TIME PERIOD
2006 ongoing 

Place
Vienna: Auditorium of the Austrian Academy of Science (2006), Reed Exhibitions Messe Wien (2007), lloonbase36 (2008)

PROJECT STATUS
realised

Winner 2009
Tanja Bradaric,
Croatia
 
Winner 2008
Czech Republic
 
Winner 2007
Serbia
 
Winner 2006
Romania