Nagrade 2008


Quayola Natures, 2 channel video installation, Sound by Mira Calix, GB, 2008 Nagrada Bogdanka Poznanović Bogdanka Poznanović Award, main prize for the installation or live piece went to Natures (Quayola) which expands on his work seen in single screen video programs. His use of motion tracking software develops a multilayered aesthetic reminiscent of the Vorticists of […]

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Plot Point

Nicolas Provost Plot Point, 15:27, Color, Stereo, BE, 2007 Nagrada Sfinga However the jury surprised themselves with their eventual selection of Plot Point (Nicholas Provost) as the ultimate winner of this year’s Sphinx award. Rather than the use and abuse of third party images, the director collected his own footage around Times Square recreating the […]

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A Diamond Forms Under Pressure

Ocusonic A Diamond Forms Under Pressure, 06:12, Color, Stereo, IE, 2001 Pohvala Diamond forms under pressure (Ocusonic) uses state of the art software to create precisely that.. An audio-visual diamond .. from a singularity a compelling multiplicity. (jury members: David Larcher, Jan Vebeek, Zoran Pantelic) A Diamond Forms Under Pressure, is an anomaly that exists somewhere […]

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Grzegorz Rogala Stairs, Schody, video installation, PI, 2008 Pohvala Stairs received an honourable mention for its poetic time remapping of human presence in an architectural space. (jury members: David Larcher, Jan Vebeek, Zoran Pantelic) Film impression about time.

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The Shape of Things

Oliver Pietsch The Shape of Things 17:30, Color, Stereo, DE, 2008 Pohvala There was a notable presence of work based on appropriated or found footage and inevitably one of these became the subject of a special mention. This was the case with The Shape of Things (Oliver Pietsch) which reflects the primeval fears in us […]

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The Raftman’s Razor

Keith Bearden The Raftsman’s Razor, 07:00, Color, Dolby SR, US, 2005 Pohvala Narrative structure of Raftman’s Razor (Keith Bearden) touched us with its naive sophistication. We recognized the central void of the comic structure and the final adolescent disillusion. It was not without its own underlying horrors and was executed with impeccable technique. (jury members: David Larcher, Jan […]

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