EMAP (European Media Art Platform) annually awards production grants to outstanding European media artists and supports research, production, presentation and distribution of media art in Europe and beyond.
Aiming to enable European artists to collaborate on projects and create closer bonds between European media organisations, the platform was founded in 2017 and offers grants in 11 member institutions: Ars Electronica Center (Linz, Austria), Bandits-Mages (Bourges, France), FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology, Liverpool, United Kingdom), IMPAKT (Utrecht, Netherlands), Kontejner (Zagreb, Croatia), LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial (Gijón, Spain), m-cult (Helsinki, Finland) , Onassis Cultural Centre (Athens, Greece) RIXC (Riga, Latvia), WRO Center for Media Art Foundation (Wroclaw, Poland) , lead organisation: Werkleitz Centre for Media Art (Halle, Germany). The EMAP program is scheduled for the years 2017-2021 and is the largest international platform of artistic exchange and residency projects for media artists in Europe.
EMAP is co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.
Robertina Šebjanič (SI), Gjino Šutić (HR)
aqua_forensic illuminates the invisible anthropogenic (pharmaceutical) chemical pollutants – residues of human consumption – “monsters” in the waters.
Aquatocene / subaquatic quest for serenity
Robertina Šebjanič (SI)
Aquatocene investigates the phenomenon of underwater noise pollution created by humankind in the seas and oceans’.
Anna Dumitriu (GB), Alex May (GB)
The project is based on new research about archaea (the oldest life-forms on Earth) combined with the latest innovations in machine learning and artificial intelligence.
Bottled Songs 3 & 4
Chloé Galibert-Laîné (FR), Kevin B. Lee (DE/US)
The Bottled Songs of Lost Children is a series of video letters investigating desire, power and terrorism in online and social media.
The EMAP Jam-Session gives artists and interested people the possibility to obtain more information about the program and the member institutions.
faster than light
Kentaro Kumanomido (DE/US), Thomas Anthony Owen (DE/US)
Faster than light (2018) is a hybrid performance-film developed in Athens, Greece.The film presents a multi-layered journey that explores the entanglements of gender representation, ecology, and quantum intelligence.
Karen Lancel, Hermen Maat (NL)
Kissing Data encourages shared agency to explore, co-create and co-interpret intimate BCI data, to share dialogue and reflection on ethical design concepts.
Myriad (Tulips) + Mosaic Virus
Anna Ridler (GB)
Drawing historical parallels from the “tulip-mania” that swept across Netherlands/Europe in the 1630s to the speculation currently going on around crypto-currencies, the video work Mosaic Virus is generated by an artificial intelligence (AI).