After four succesful competitions, we celebrated the 5th AppArtAward-anniversary this year. The ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Cyberforum e.V. and their partners looked again for the best artworks in app format.
The AppArtAward honors apps that represent advanced artistic applications. Besides artistic aspects the creative integration as well as the use of options offered by new technologies is important.
The AppArtAward is supported by our premium sponsor SAP AG.
Prize For Artistic Innovation
This overarching category is for all creative, innovative app developments that utilize the creative scope of the medium.
Special Prize For Sound Art
Sound Art refers to all applications in which sounds are processed in an artistic way. Here, output can be very diverse: whether data are sonified, audiovisual works created or innovative DJ tools implemented – there are manifold possibilities for combining music and App.
Special Prize For Crowd Art
Crowd Art refers both to deterritorialized, cross-linked cloud computing, and to the collective creativity which it enables. Crowd Art describes the changeover from the analog era of production to the age of digital distribution.
Special Prize for Game Art
The special GAME ART award addresses all free-lance app developers, who work on innovative, critical and/or subversive computer games and subsequently use this medium as an artistic expression
By Fader, Mandy Mozart, Ali Chibli, Janik Hotz, Gabriel Fioretti
By Michael Volkmer (Scholz & Volkmer)