Nagrade 2005

Cultural Quarter

Mike Stubbs Cultural Quarter, 10:00, Color, Stereo, GB, 2003 Nagrada Sfinga A piece that raises ethical questions on social voyeurism as well as social behaviour. Looking at the surveillance-like images, edited in a very subtle yet very manipulative way, we stand perplex on the social interaction of an unspecified suburb community, witnessing what seems an almost […]

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Frank Theys Zelfportret, video installation Nagrada Bogdanka Poznanović A simple, basic, yet strong idea translated very well in this personal monitor work. Headlessly sitting in front of his computer monitor and his decapitated body walking back and forth from his desk to the window of his working space, Frank Theys confronts us with the role […]

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Visible City

Li Hong Ting Visible City, 05:00, Color, Stereo Pohvala In the animated city of Hong Kong based artist Li Hong Ting, the wry atmosphere is expressed by the colourful balloons, tied around the neck of every person in the city, in order to keep their head up high. The combination of the joyful balloons and […]

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Living a Beautiful Life

Corinna Schnitt Living a Beautiful Life, 13:00, Color, Stereo Pohvala A subtle confrontation with the unbearable lightness of perfection, leaving us in a state where one can only yearn for sin.. (Jan Schuijren on behalf of Jury) In ‘Lord of the Flies’, William Golding describes a group of children being washed ashore on a desert […]

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Dies Irae

Jean-Gabriel Périot Dies Irae, 10:00, Color, Stereo Pohvala By taking us on a dense and multi-layered, beautiful travel through all the world’s infrastructure, Périot leaves us puzzled by ending on the dead-end street of a former world-war II concentration camp. (Jan Schuijren on behalf of Jury) , remember That I am the cause of your […]

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Warning Petroleum Pipeline

Jan van Nuenen Warning Petroleum Pipeline, 04:45, Color, Stereo Pohvala A computer animation that strikingly shows us the impact of an ever-increasing dependence on our energy- and production-based society. (Jan Schuijren on behalf of Jury) The movement of information across the worldwide web is invisible. Bits and bytes slip soundlessly through slender cables, to arrive, […]

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