On the evening of 15 September 2023, the three winners of the VR ART PRIZE were announced during the awards ceremony. The jury, consisting of Yolanda Kaddu-Mulindwa (Director of the Municipal Galleries Neukölln), Nora O Murchú (Artistic Director, transmediale), Dr. Ursula Ströbele (Head of Study Center for Modern and Contemporary Art, Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte, Munich), Jan Walther (Member of the Board of Directors, Deutsche Kreditbank AG, Berlin) and Dr. Marc Wellmann (pausing Artistic Director, Haus am Lützowplatz), has selected Fãl Project as the winner of VR ART PRIZE.
Exhibition View: UNLEASHED UTOPIAS. Artistic Speculations about Today and Tomorrow in the Metaverse, VR ART PRIZE by DKB in Cooperation with CAA Berlin, 2023, Haus am Lützowplatz, installation by Mohsen Hazrati, Photo: J. Pegman
The VR ART PRIZE awarded by Deutsche Kreditbank (DKB), in cooperation with the Contemporary Arts Alliance (CAA) Berlin, is the first art prize for virtual reality in the field of visual arts with an institutional exhibition in Germany.
The VR ART PRIZE focuses on the artistic potential of new technologies, as well as the exploration and critical analysis of their impact on the individual and society. The prize aims to contribute to the structural establishment of this emerging medium in visual art.