Jury 1987 – 2017

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Jury 1987

Computermusik
Computer Animation
Computergraphik

1987 Prix Jury: COMPUTER MUSIC

Oswald Oberhuber (AT)
Chairman of the jury graphic and animation

Painter / Rector of the University of Applied Art. Born 1931 in Merano, studied at the “Akademie der bildenden Künste” in Vienna under Fritz Wotruba and at the “Staatliche Akademie” under Willi Baumeister; numerous one-man exhibitions in Austria and abroad; in 1972 Austria’s official reprensentative at the Viennice Biennale; has shown his works at various exhibitions, including documenta ’77 and ’82; professor at the University for Applied Art in Vienna since 1973; 1974-76 pursued an intensive teaching programme; his theory of permanent change in art has found international acceptance; since 1979 rector at the University of Applied Art, Vienna.

Loren Carpenter (US)
San Rafael, CA, Senior scientist for PIXAR

Active in computer graphics algorithm research for 20 years. 1980 he presented at Siggraph the first practical fracta1 animated film “vol libre’: a landmark c1assic in computer animation. The creation of mountainous landscapes was further refined, when he developed an antialiased version for cinema. For five years member of the computer division of Lucas-film ltd. (the group that became PIXAR), where he led the technical effort to achieve cinema-quality computer animation. He was the principal architect and programmer for the “genesis demonstration” sequence from the film “Star Trek II”. 1985 he received the Siggraph “Computer Graphics Achievement Award”. It represented many discoveries which advanced computer graphics (extremely robust parametric patch rendering algorithms, efficient approximations fractal curves, contributions to the development of stochastic sampling). His function at PIXAR is to conduct basic research on computer graphics, assist in translating the new discoveries into hardware, then utilize hardware to make images and conduct further research.

Herbert W. Franke (AT)
Munich, Artist and Scientist

Born 1927 in Vienna. From 1954 onward, creative radiography and light graphics, since 1955 rational aesthetics. 1956 appplication of an analogous data processing system and of a cathode-ray oscilliscope for experimental aesthetics. 1969 works on futurology. Since 1970 computer graphics with digital systems, since 1973 lectureship on “cybernetic aesthetics” at the University of Munich, 1979 system analysis for generally applicable aesthetical programmes for small computers, 1979/80 lectureship for perception psychology at the “Fachhochschule” Bielefeld, since 1985 lectureship for computer graphics / art at the Academy of Visual Arts in Munich. Publication of several books on art/technology relations and on computer art.

Alex Graham (GB)
London, Videocurator and Videodirector

Born 1952 in Glasgow /Scotland. Studied painting at Glasgow School of Art. 1978-80 Exhibitions Director, Battersea Arts Centre London. Set up the ICA Videotheque and Video Library at the Institute of Contemporary Art in London, ICA Director of Videosection up to 1986. Since then freelance curator of Videosection at ICA and curator of numerous video exhibitions representing ICA and British video art at festivals throughout the world (Videonale Bonn, Video-Art Locarno, The Kitchen NY, American Film Institute). Since 1986 Alex Graham has been associate producer and production manager of After Image, a film company which realizes the series “After Image” for Channel 4 TY.

Richard Kriesche (AT)
Graz, Media artist

Born 1940 in Vienna, studied graphic arts and painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. 1986 assistant at the Academy for Applied Arts in Vienna, since 1969 teacher at the Higher Technical College in Graz; in the same year founding of “Pool”, editor of the magazine “Pfirsich”. 1970/71 British Council scholarship at the University College, London. 1973 founding of “Poolerie”, a photo-film video and TV gallery. 1977 appointment as head of the experimental department of AVZ (Audio-Visual Center) at Graz, organization of video-courses for the general public, schools, students and institutions; organization of seminars and exhibitions on creative media work; 1983 DAAD scholarship in Berlin. 1984 founding of “Kulturdata”, 1985/86 research stay at MIT. Participation in international media exhibitions.

Alfred Nemeczek (DE)
Hamburg, Art Journalist

Born 1933 in Kassel/Germany, qualified in 1954 for university entrance, then trainee on the newspaper “Hessische Nachrichten”. From 1956-67 worked as art journalist for the above newspaper. In the meantime studied German Language and Literature as well as Art History at Marburg/Lahn. 1964 press officer of documenta III in Kassel. 1967-73 art journalist for the German magazine “Der Spiegel” in Hamburg. Up to 1979 art joumalist for the magazine “Stern”. Since then deputy chief editor of the art magazine ART in Hamburg. Specialist fields : fine arts, f11m, new media; occasionally sits on juries; writes articles in various professional magazines.

Toni Verità (IT)
Florence, Art Director

Born 1947 near Brindisi / Italy. After graduation in Philosophy and Mass Communication in Florence he taught at Turin, Lyons, Constantine and Rome Universities. With the movie “Network” he started film directing and TV-production earning positive reviews by the critics for his various video-films on music- and theatre groups. He collaborated with the Director of Photography Vittorio Storaro (Academy Award for “Apocalypse Now” and “Reds”) in the production of “Le Ombre” for RAI and in projecting the electronic movie “Inferno di Dante”. Toni Verità is publisher and author of “Il cinema elettronica” and “Wim Wenders-Scripts of Cinema and Music”. He lives in Florence and now works as freelance director for the major Italian advertising agencies.


1987 Prix Jury: COMPUTER ANIMATION

Oswald Oberhuber (AT)
Chairman of the jury graphic and animation

Painter / Rector of the University of Applied Art. Born 1931 in Merano, studied at the “Akademie der bildenden Künste” in Vienna under Fritz Wotruba and at the “Staatliche Akademie” under Willi Baumeister; numerous one-man exhibitions in Austria and abroad; in 1972 Austria’s official reprensentative at the Viennice Biennale; has shown his works at various exhibitions, including documenta ’77 and ’82; professor at the University for Applied Art in Vienna since 1973; 1974-76 pursued an intensive teaching programme; his theory of permanent change in art has found international acceptance; since 1979 rector at the University of Applied Art, Vienna.

Loren Carpenter (US)
San Rafael, CA, Senior scientist for PIXAR

Active in computer graphics algorithm research for 20 years. 1980 he presented at Siggraph the first practical fracta1 animated film “vol libre’: a landmark c1assic in computer animation. The creation of mountainous landscapes was further refined, when he developed an antialiased version for cinema. For five years member of the computer division of Lucas-film ltd. (the group that became PIXAR), where he led the technical effort to achieve cinema-quality computer animation. He was the principal architect and programmer for the “genesis demonstration” sequence from the film “Star Trek II”. 1985 he received the Siggraph “Computer Graphics Achievement Award”. It represented many discoveries which advanced computer graphics (extremely robust parametric patch rendering algorithms, efficient approximations fractal curves, contributions to the development of stochastic sampling). His function at PIXAR is to conduct basic research on computer graphics, assist in translating the new discoveries into hardware, then utilize hardware to make images and conduct further research.

Herbert W. Franke (AT)
Munich, Artist and Scientist

Born 1927 in Vienna. From 1954 onward, creative radiography and light graphics, since 1955 rational aesthetics. 1956 appplication of an analogous data processing system and of a cathode-ray oscilliscope for experimental aesthetics. 1969 works on futurology. Since 1970 computer graphics with digital systems, since 1973 lectureship on “cybernetic aesthetics” at the University of Munich, 1979 system analysis for generally applicable aesthetical programmes for small computers, 1979/80 lectureship for perception psychology at the “Fachhochschule” Bielefeld, since 1985 lectureship for computer graphics / art at the Academy of Visual Arts in Munich. Publication of several books on art/technology relations and on computer art.

Alex Graham (GB)
London, Videocurator and Videodirector

Born 1952 in Glasgow /Scotland. Studied painting at Glasgow School of Art. 1978-80 Exhibitions Director, Battersea Arts Centre London. Set up the ICA Videotheque and Video Library at the Institute of Contemporary Art in London, ICA Director of Videosection up to 1986. Since then freelance curator of Videosection at ICA and curator of numerous video exhibitions representing ICA and British video art at festivals throughout the world (Videonale Bonn, Video-Art Locarno, The Kitchen NY, American Film Institute). Since 1986 Alex Graham has been associate producer and production manager of After Image, a film company which realizes the series “After Image” for Channel 4 TY.

Richard Kriesche (AT)
Graz, Media artist

Born 1940 in Vienna, studied graphic arts and painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. 1986 assistant at the Academy for Applied Arts in Vienna, since 1969 teacher at the Higher Technical College in Graz; in the same year founding of “Pool”, editor of the magazine “Pfirsich”. 1970/71 British Council scholarship at the University College, London. 1973 founding of “Poolerie”, a photo-film video and TV gallery. 1977 appointment as head of the experimental department of AVZ (Audio-Visual Center) at Graz, organization of video-courses for the general public, schools, students and institutions; organization of seminars and exhibitions on creative media work; 1983 DAAD scholarship in Berlin. 1984 founding of “Kulturdata”, 1985/86 research stay at MIT. Participation in international media exhibitions.

Alfred Nemeczek (DE)
Hamburg, Art Journalist

Born 1933 in Kassel/Germany, qualified in 1954 for university entrance, then trainee on the newspaper “Hessische Nachrichten”. From 1956-67 worked as art journalist for the above newspaper. In the meantime studied German Language and Literature as well as Art History at Marburg/Lahn. 1964 press officer of documenta III in Kassel. 1967-73 art journalist for the German magazine “Der Spiegel” in Hamburg. Up to 1979 art joumalist for the magazine “Stern”. Since then deputy chief editor of the art magazine ART in Hamburg. Specialist fields : fine arts, f11m, new media; occasionally sits on juries; writes articles in various professional magazines.

Toni Verità (IT)
Florence, Art Director

Born 1947 near Brindisi / Italy. After graduation in Philosophy and Mass Communication in Florence he taught at Turin, Lyons, Constantine and Rome Universities. With the movie “Network” he started film directing and TV-production earning positive reviews by the critics for his various video-films on music- and theatre groups. He collaborated with the Director of Photography Vittorio Storaro (Academy Award for “Apocalypse Now” and “Reds”) in the production of “Le Ombre” for RAI and in projecting the electronic movie “Inferno di Dante”. Toni Verità is publisher and author of “Il cinema elettronica” and “Wim Wenders-Scripts of Cinema and Music”. He lives in Florence and now works as freelance director for the major Italian advertising agencies.


1987 Prix Jury: COMPUTER GRAPHICS

Oswald Oberhuber (AT)
Chairman of the jury graphic and animation

Painter / Rector of the University of Applied Art. Born 1931 in Merano, studied at the “Akademie der bildenden Künste” in Vienna under Fritz Wotruba and at the “Staatliche Akademie” under Willi Baumeister; numerous one-man exhibitions in Austria and abroad; in 1972 Austria’s official reprensentative at the Viennice Biennale; has shown his works at various exhibitions, including documenta ’77 and ’82; professor at the University for Applied Art in Vienna since 1973; 1974-76 pursued an intensive teaching programme; his theory of permanent change in art has found international acceptance; since 1979 rector at the University of Applied Art, Vienna.

Loren Carpenter (US)
San Rafael, CA, Senior scientist for PIXAR

Active in computer graphics algorithm research for 20 years. 1980 he presented at Siggraph the first practical fracta1 animated film “vol libre’: a landmark c1assic in computer animation. The creation of mountainous landscapes was further refined, when he developed an antialiased version for cinema. For five years member of the computer division of Lucas-film ltd. (the group that became PIXAR), where he led the technical effort to achieve cinema-quality computer animation. He was the principal architect and programmer for the “genesis demonstration” sequence from the film “Star Trek II”. 1985 he received the Siggraph “Computer Graphics Achievement Award”. It represented many discoveries which advanced computer graphics (extremely robust parametric patch rendering algorithms, efficient approximations fractal curves, contributions to the development of stochastic sampling). His function at PIXAR is to conduct basic research on computer graphics, assist in translating the new discoveries into hardware, then utilize hardware to make images and conduct further research.

Herbert W. Franke (AT)
Munich, Artist and Scientist

Born 1927 in Vienna. From 1954 onward, creative radiography and light graphics, since 1955 rational aesthetics. 1956 appplication of an analogous data processing system and of a cathode-ray oscilliscope for experimental aesthetics. 1969 works on futurology. Since 1970 computer graphics with digital systems, since 1973 lectureship on “cybernetic aesthetics” at the University of Munich, 1979 system analysis for generally applicable aesthetical programmes for small computers, 1979/80 lectureship for perception psychology at the “Fachhochschule” Bielefeld, since 1985 lectureship for computer graphics / art at the Academy of Visual Arts in Munich. Publication of several books on art/technology relations and on computer art.

Alex Graham (GB)
London, Videocurator and Videodirector

Born 1952 in Glasgow /Scotland. Studied painting at Glasgow School of Art. 1978-80 Exhibitions Director, Battersea Arts Centre London. Set up the ICA Videotheque and Video Library at the Institute of Contemporary Art in London, ICA Director of Videosection up to 1986. Since then freelance curator of Videosection at ICA and curator of numerous video exhibitions representing ICA and British video art at festivals throughout the world (Videonale Bonn, Video-Art Locarno, The Kitchen NY, American Film Institute). Since 1986 Alex Graham has been associate producer and production manager of After Image, a film company which realizes the series “After Image” for Channel 4 TY.

Richard Kriesche (AT)
Graz, Media artist

Born 1940 in Vienna, studied graphic arts and painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. 1986 assistant at the Academy for Applied Arts in Vienna, since 1969 teacher at the Higher Technical College in Graz; in the same year founding of “Pool”, editor of the magazine “Pfirsich”. 1970/71 British Council scholarship at the University College, London. 1973 founding of “Poolerie”, a photo-film video and TV gallery. 1977 appointment as head of the experimental department of AVZ (Audio-Visual Center) at Graz, organization of video-courses for the general public, schools, students and institutions; organization of seminars and exhibitions on creative media work; 1983 DAAD scholarship in Berlin. 1984 founding of “Kulturdata”, 1985/86 research stay at MIT. Participation in international media exhibitions.

Alfred Nemeczek (DE)
Hamburg, Art Journalist

Born 1933 in Kassel/Germany, qualified in 1954 for university entrance, then trainee on the newspaper “Hessische Nachrichten”. From 1956-67 worked as art journalist for the above newspaper. In the meantime studied German Language and Literature as well as Art History at Marburg/Lahn. 1964 press officer of documenta III in Kassel. 1967-73 art journalist for the German magazine “Der Spiegel” in Hamburg. Up to 1979 art joumalist for the magazine “Stern”. Since then deputy chief editor of the art magazine ART in Hamburg. Specialist fields : fine arts, f11m, new media; occasionally sits on juries; writes articles in various professional magazines.

Toni Verità (IT)
Florence, Art Director

Born 1947 near Brindisi / Italy. After graduation in Philosophy and Mass Communication in Florence he taught at Turin, Lyons, Constantine and Rome Universities. With the movie “Network” he started film directing and TV-production earning positive reviews by the critics for his various video-films on music- and theatre groups. He collaborated with the Director of Photography Vittorio Storaro (Academy Award for “Apocalypse Now” and “Reds”) in the production of “Le Ombre” for RAI and in projecting the electronic movie “Inferno di Dante”. Toni Verità is publisher and author of “Il cinema elettronica” and “Wim Wenders-Scripts of Cinema and Music”. He lives in Florence and now works as freelance director for the major Italian advertising agencies.