WRO 01 Screens
   

WRO 01 Screens
   

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9th International Media Art Biennale WRO 01 Screens
2001, May 1st – 6th

The leading theme of WRO 01 concerned the then observed evolution of the social function of screens and their expansion into new areas of reality. During the lectures devoted to the history of screens in culture and artistic actions utilizing the atypical back then types of screens (cellular phones’ and other communication devices’ screens or large displays set in public spaces). The lectures have been contucteed by among others, Sally Jane Norman, Walter van der Cruijsen (ASCII Art Ensamble), Alexiej Shulgin, Machiko Kusahara.

Performance On Demand by Anna Płotnicka, a performance utilising the feedback from the internet audience has made history.

Within only a couple of days the i-club, organized in the large empty industrial spaces in the city centre had enjoyed great popularity and had been used for performances and audiovisual concerts, featuring among others, a cult Cyberpunk-rock band, the 386 DX and Gameboyzz Orchestra with their debut show.

WRO 2001 original wesbite

COMPETITION & AWARDS

COMPETITION

52 works selected from 780 submissions were presented

JURY

Katherine Carl (USA)
Erkki Huhtamo, (Finlandia, USA)
Jarosław Kapuściński (PL, CA)
Sally Jane Norman (FR, NZ)
Alexei Shulgin (RU)

1st PRIZE (ex aequo)

Heroes, Oliver Pietsch (DE, 2000)
Dragon, Anita Sarosi (HU, 1999)

2nd PRIZE

Gemini, Andreas Gedin (SE, 2000)

3rd PRIZE

Rewind, [n:ja] (AT, 2000)

SPECIAL MENTIONS

Ventilar, Alex Sanjurjo Rubio (ES, 2001)
The Garden, Dan Geesin and Esther Rots (UK/NL, 1999)
BIT Plane, BIT – Bureau of Inverse Technology (USA, 1999)

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