FOKUS 2017 presented a month dedicated to video art from February 9 to March 9 2017.
More than 150 video works by artists from 22 different countries were submitted for FOKUS 2017. The festival jury awarded three prizes to the final winners of FOKUS 2017 among 10 nominated artists. And you can still watch previews of the 10 selected FOKUS 2017 videos!
Søren Thilo Funder won the first prize of €1500 for the video "DOWN WITH DOMESTIC TRASH (Rubber Plant)"
Two artists won a runners-up prize of €500 each:
Johanna Lecklin's video "Maybe you can even sense our lifestyles are probably comparable: I simply am not there" and Paul Simon Richards' "L*a*b".
All 10 videos were available via the FOKUS app and this website during the entire festival period. The 10 videoes could also be seen at selected locations.
The Jury of FOKUS 2017 was visual artist Ann Lislegaard, film director and producer Andreas Johnsen, project co-ordinator at The Animation Workshop Erik Barkman, exhibition co-ordinator at Nikolaj Kunsthal Helene Nyborg Bay and Head of Nikolaj Kunsthal Andreas Brøgger.