Besides the classic presentation of samples of film and video art at the Filmwinter Stuttgart since 1996, new media were included and works of art presented on CD-Rom and on the internet. An independent selection committee is in charge of viewing and selecting the entries for the exhibition. The committee is consisting of Wand 5-members, artists and connoisseurs of media art doing this job voluntarily. The exhibition features positions reflecting society, performances, installations, performative videos, interactive projects and the social web as well as technically refined transformations of the internet. The following awards are bestowed by the jury, in person: Daniel Burkhardt and Marc Lee.
Expanded Media Award for Media in Space
The jury’s award for Media in Space (installations) of 750 euros.
Expanded Media Award for Network Culture
Network Culture Jury Award with a cash prize of 750 euros for network activities, net art, interventions in public and virtual space.
Daniel Burkhardt studied Media Art at the Academy of Media Arts (KHM) in Cologne where he now lives and works. His videos and audiovisual installations playful and ingeniously expose human perception as the driving motor behind the construction of meaning. Since 2004, his work has regularly been included in a wide range of exhibitions and screenings at museums, art spaces and film festivals including the Centre Pompidou Paris, the Museum Reina Sofia Madrid, the Künstlerhaus Mousonturm Frankfurt, the New York Video Festival, the International Film Festival Rotterdam and the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen. Daniel Burkhardt has received numerous awards including the GWK Sponsorship Award, the Marler Video Art Award and a scholarship by the Stiftung Kunstfonds. In 2015 he won the award for film and video at the Filmwinter Stuttgart (with Douwe Dijkstra) where he additionally received an honorable mention in the category Media in Space in 2017.
Exhibition Vacant Spaces
by Daniel Burkhardt, 11.01.-08.02.19 at Kunstraum 34
Marc Lee (*1969) is a Swiss media artist. He is creating network-oriented interactive art projects, interactive installations, media art, internet art, performance art and video art since 1999. He is experimenting with information and communication technologies and within his contemporary art practice, he reflects creative, cultural, social, economic and political aspects. His works are exhibited in major Museums and new media art exhibitions including: ZKM Karlsruhe, New Museum New York, Transmediale Berlin, Ars Electronica Linz, HMKV Dortmund, HeK Basel, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Read_Me Festival Moscow, CeC Dehli, MoMA Shanghai, ICC Tokyo, Nam June Paik Art Center, Media Art Biennale and MMCA Seoul. Marc Lee has won many prizes and honorary mentions at international festivals, including “Interaction” and “Software” Awards at Transmediale Berlin and the Social-Media-Art-Award at Phaenomenale Wolfsburg.