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Press release May 24, 2016

European Media Art Festival 2016 – A Review

The 29th European Media Art Festival has now come to a close – our exhibition at Kunsthalle Osnabrück welcomed visitors for the last time on Sunday, 22 May 2016. The five fantastic days of the festival are behind us; a successful exhibition and some 14,500 visitors in all made EMAF 2016 a very special event in Osnabrück.

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Press release April 08, 2016

29th European Media Art Festival, Osnabrueck
Exhibition: 20 April - 22 May 2016

THE FUTURE OF VISIONS – Don't expect anything!

The Exhibition

// The EMAF 2016 exhibition at the Kunsthalle Osnabrück showcases visionary elements and the potential future of the visual. The exhibition is open to visitors until 22 May 2016.

Back in the 1990s, there was optimism about the assessment of the digital dissemination of knowledge and the democratic potential of the internet. Today, “sharing communities” and the “Internet of Things” are the latest business hypes.

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Press release 20 February, 2016

29th European Media Art Festival
20 – 24 April 2016

THE FUTURE OF VISIONS – Don't expect anything!

This year’s European  Media Art Festival questions the general importance and impact of strategies for the future in its installations, film programmes, lectures and panels.

Since time immemorial, humans have been philosophising about our future. Authors create utopias and dystopias, scientists discuss the fate of mankind, and entire branches of research devote themselves to its development, predicting demographic data, technical progress and environmental changes almost daily.

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Press release 10 November 2015

on 20th Nov. at KINO ARSENAL, Berlin

We are happy to announce the release of the DVD with the experimental films of Klaus Telscher which is a joined project with arsenal, Institute for Film and Video-art, Filmgalerie 451 and EMAF, Osnabrück. The DVD includes his award-winning short films as well as his last experimental feature “La Reprise”.

On behalf of this release arsenal cinema shows four of his short films in 16mm and “Paramount” by Stephan Sachs, 20th of Nov. at 19:30 in Kino arsenal 2, Potsdamer Straße 2, 10785 Berlin

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Press release 26 April 2015

European Media Art Festival, 22 - 26 April 2015

The Awards

An entertaining award ceremony marked the end of the 28th European Media Art Festival on Sunday evening, 26 April. About 170 art-works participated in the competition for the offered awards, two jurys awarded four prizes, all together with a prize money of 8500 euros.

An international jury awarded the EMAF Award and the ARTE Creative Newcomer Award and also the Dialogpreis of the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This jury was made up of Abina Manning (USA), Olaf Stüber (D) and Peter Zorn (D).

This year, the EMAF Award, given to trend-setting works of media art, went to...

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