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15 May 2019

EMAF 2020 - Save the Date(s)
An extended exhibition time, the International Museum Day on Sunday and an evening with the award winning films in June - even after the festival there are a lot of things to experience at EMAF. Read more

Installation "20grad - Gravity" by Jannik Bussmann, Dirk Erdmann and Robert Schnüll

29 April 2019

EMAF 2019 - the Awards
On Saturday evening three prizes were awarded in the Kunsthalle Osnabrück. The main prize, worth 3,000 euros, the EMAF Award for a pioneering work in media art, went to two artists this year: Dora García was awarded for her work "Segunda Vez / Second Time Around" (BE/NO 2018); Jaakko Pallasvuo, Antti Jussila and Jari Kallio for their film "Fruits of the Loom" (FI 2019). Read more

Dora García: "Segunda Vez" (2018)

25 April 2019

EMAF 2019 - Opening
The Forum of the Kunsthalle Osnabrück was filled to capacity when the EMAF was finally ready to start yesterday after months of preparation. More than 2,000 visitors attended the opening. Read more

EMAF Opening 2019 at the Forum of Kunsthalle Osnabrueck

23 April 2019

The EMAF mourns the loss of Rotraut Pape
The EMAF has a long relationship and friendship with Rotraut Pape. She advised the festival and exhibited trend-setting works in Osnabrück. She died last week at the age of 63. Read more

Rotraut Pape at EMAF

18 April 2019

EMAF 2019 - Programme
A long, sunny Easter weekend is coming up, and we would like to give you a brief overview of our festival programme.
This year, the European Media Art Festival is dealing with the theme "Wild Grammar". Read more

Esmee Zeeventer: "62 frames"

11 April 2019

EMAF 2019 - EMAF Music and Performance

From rhinos to water bears to STAUB – this year’s music and performance programme at EMAF is an extremely lively matter, encompassing not only lecture and noise performances, but also collective singing. Read more

Laure Prouvost: "DIT Learn"

5 April 2019

EMAF 2019 - EMAF Talks
This year's conference of European Media Art Festival is called "EMAF Talks". The reason: Our visitors can expect more discussion rounds this year that combine the expertise of scientists with that of artists. The curators Alfred Rotert and Sabine Maria Schmidt want to build a bridge between theory and practice. Read more

Ale Bachlechner, Jonathan Kastl and Felix Zilles-Perels: Studio Hallo (2018; DE)

22 March 2019

EMAF 2019 - Media Campus INIT
One focus of this year's European Media Art Festival is again the presentation of student works. Under the heading Media Campus INIT more than 120 artists will show and communicate their works. We would like to introduce some of them to you here. Read more

WILD GRAMMAR in der Stadtbibliothek

8 March 2019

EMAF 2019 - exhibition
In a few weeks the 32nd European Media Art Festival will begin in Osnabrück. Today we would like to inform you about the media art works, which will be shown until 26 May in the Kunsthalle Osnabrück. The exhibition, curated by Hermann Noering and Franz Reimer, is entitled „Wild Wild Grammar“. Read more

Anna Witt: Radical Empathiarchy

22 February 2019

EMAF 2019 - film programme
The first guests have registered, hotel beds have been booked and the screening has been completed. In the coming weeks we want to inform you about the programme of the 32nd European Media Art Festival. The film programme starts today - Read more

Yalda Afsah, "Tourneur" (2018)

24 January 2019

Accredit now!
The 32nd European Media Art Festival begins on April 24, 2019 at 7.30 p.m. in the Kunsthalle Osnabrück - from now on you can accredit for the festival! The accreditation, i.e. the timely registration of trade visitors and, in our case, early bookers, entitles you to free admission to the film programmes, the exhibition and the congress. Read more

16 Dezember 2018

Golden Shorts: Short Film Highlights 2018
Winter's here! The days are shorter than they have been for a long time. The nights are all the longer. We therefore want to use the shortest day of the year next Friday again to present you the most beautiful short films of the year. The Short Film Day on 21 December is now celebrated in a hundred cities throughout Germany. Read more

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28 November 2018

The Call for Entries is closed
We would like to thank all artists who submitted their works to the festival! On Friday LICHTE MOMENTE starts in Osnabrück. Read more

Copyright: Lisa Schittulli

19 November 2018

EMAF Video Documentary
Think about submitting your work for EMAF 2019? It could become part of #emaf32. Impressions of #emaf31 you can find here:
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EMAF 2018 Doku

1 November 2018

EMAF No. 32 has the motto "WILD GRAMMAR"
Next April, Osnabrück will once again be the center of the international media art scene for five days. Films, installations, performances, lectures and expanded media - all these areas will once again be the focus of attention in 2019. This year's theme is WILD GRAMMAR. Read more

25 October 2018

Changes in the festival management
Katrin Mundt replaces Ralf Sausmikat as head of the "Film & Video" division
For almost 38 years he helped to shape the festival - now he is leaving the EMAF: Ralf Sausmikat handed over the management of the "Film & Video" division to Katrin Mundt on 1 October.
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Katrin Mundt löst Ralf Sausmikat als Leiterin des Bereiches „Film & Video“ ab

15 August 2018

Call for Entries
We invite all media artists and filmmakers to submit their current works for the #emaf32 review
Films, videos, installations and performance projects or expanded media works – we look forward to receiving your entries for the 32nd European Media Art Festival!
At the festival, two juries will select the winners of the "EMAF Media Art Award of the German Filmcritics", the "Newcomer Award", the "Dialog Award" given by the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs as well as the "EMAF Award" for a trend-setting work in Media Art.
Please use the online forms to submit all your entries by 16 November 2018 at the latest.

23 April 2018

EMAF 2018 - the Awards
We are happy, proud and thankful for the great time with you! Yesterday the 31st European Media Art Festival ended. Countless artists, filmmakers and experts have come to Osnabrück to present themselves and their works - in the exhibitions, the film programmes, performances and the conference. On the fourth evening of the festival, three prizes were awarded at the EMAF on Saturday Read more

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