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Shortlist for the Nam June Paik Award 2010 – International Media Art Award of the Art Foundation of North Rhine-Westphalia
Solange Farkas (Sao Paulo), Udo Kittelmann (Berlin), chairman, Antoni Muntadas (Barcelona/New York), Miklós Peternák (Budapest) and Yukiko Shikata (Tokyo) came together to draw up the shortlist for the media art award established in 2002 by the Kunststiftung NRW.
Competing for the award, and taking part in an exhibition that can be seen from September 2010 in the Museum Kunst Palast in Düsseldorf, are the following artists: Daito Manabe, Tokyo, Japan and Ei Wada a.k.a. Crab Feet, also from Tokyo; Hajnal Németh, Berlin; Eike, Budapest; the artist group Chelpa Ferro, Sao Paulo, Brazil; Ali Kazma, Istanbul, Turkey; Rosa Barba, Berlin and Amsterdam; Ignas Krunglevicius, Oslo, Norway.
The winners of the Newcomer Prize of the Nam June Paik Award 2008, Adriane Wachholz, Münster and Thorsten Hallscheidt, Cologne and Karlsruhe, will also present new works in the exhibition.
Berlin/Zagreb Musik / music: Igor Kuljeric
“You are referencing old film school rhetoric. There is a more developed vocabulary in which to describe the relationship between sound and image now. These theories may apply in a very basic way, but being as its 2010, there has been much more thorough and abstract experimentation and documentation done regarding synchronicity.”