The Golden Cube, endowed with 3,500 €, is awarded to the best media installation presented in the exhibition Monitoring and is sponsored by the software company Micromata GmbH. All works presented in the exhibition are automatically nominated for this prize.
Angela Anderson is an artist and researcher working primarily with multi-channel video installation. Recent shows include the Kyiv Biennial, Pravo Ljudski Film Festival Sarajevo, Holbaek Images, the Thessaloniki Biennale, and as co-author in documenta 14. From 2008 to 2022 she was the exhibition designer for Forum Expanded (Berlinale). She is assistant professor for the class Virtual Realities at Kunsthochschule Kassel and a candidate in the “PhD in Practice” - Program at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna.
Wolfgang Jung is software designer and former co-founder of Micromata GmbH. Since 2015 he develops internet voting systems for the POLYAS Ltd. in Kassel. 2014 and 2015 he was lecturer for Physical Computing at the Kunsthochschule Kassel in the department of visual communication. From 2012 and 2013 he ran the club Batterie at the KulturBahnhof. 2010 to 2015 he was part of the Project of the Nachrichtenmeisterei (electric hotel, stromodrom). Since 1993, he is active in technical support for the Kassel Dokfest.
Mischa Leinkauf explores the hidden possibilities of so-called public space in interventions, videos and photographs and practices appropriation and subversion through artistic setting. A transformation of urban topographies, the exploration of their boundaries and the questioning of common patterns of social perception defines the center of his artistic practice. His works are shown worldwide at film festivals, museums, galleries and exhibitions such as Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Kunstmuseum Bonn, ZKM Karlsruhe, Manifesta 11, Moderna Museet Stockholm or Helsinki Art Museum.
Miriam Schoofs studied art history, art and copyright law, media culture and film history internationally and is now an art historian, freelance curator and author in Berlin and Hamburg. From 2007 to 2011 she was a research assistant at the Hoffmann Collection in Berlin and assistant at the Video Forum nbk Berlin. From 2011 to 2015 she worked as a curator at the Falckenberg Collection/Deichtorhallen Hamburg and as a research assistant for exhibition projects in cooperation with the Hanne Darboven Foundation Hamburg, among others. She regularly publishes catalog essays, e.g. for Peter Piller, Santiago Sierra, Almut Linde, Daniela Comani, and since April 2020 has been entrusted with the conception and scholarly supervision of Hanne Darboven's catalog raisonné in cooperation with Sprüth Magers Berlin and the Hanne Darboven Stiftung Hamburg.
Daniela Silvestrin is a curator, cultural researcher, and organizer-facilitator with a particular interest in practices that critically explore and question physical, ethical, and social boundaries and paradigms from an artistic perspective. Her work and research focuses on the potential of speculative and disruptive creative practices at the intersection of art, society and the techno-sciences, with the aim to envision sustainable futures and produce new forms of experimental knowledge. www.danielasilvestrin.info
2022 John Hussain Flindt: Tales
2021 Yuk-Yiu Ip: 流/言 [FALSE WORDS]
2020 Paula Ábalos: Diarios de Trabajos
2019 Kapwani Kiwanga: The Secretary’s Suite
2018 Grace Philips, Laurie Robins: Real Performance
2017 Ralph Schulz: Testimonials
2016 Lotte Meret: Surface Glaze
2015 Gerald Schauder: Skulptur 21
2014 Bertrand Flanet: Unmanned Distances
2013 !Mediengruppe Bitnik: Delivery for Mr. Assange
2012 Emanuel Mathias: Nebahats Schwestern
2011 Anu Pennanen: La ruine de regard / Die Ruine des Blicks
2010 Lukas Thiele, Tilman Hatje: Weltmaschine
2009 Sophie Ernst: HOME
2008 Stefanos Tsivopoulos: Untitled (The Remake)
2007 Erik Olofsen: Public Figures
2006 Markus Bertuch: Walperloh
2005 Eske Schlüters: Knowing as much as the man in the moon
2004 Renzo Martens: Episode 1
2003 Claudia Aravena Abughosh: Greetings from Palestina