Eindhoven, 17 October 2019 – The seven finalists for the Sioux-GBO Young Talent Award are chosen. The winners and finalists of recent years have all made their way into the international art & design circuit. The finals will take place during October 23 during the Dutch Design Week
Niki Efstratiou with InnerView, Teddy Kamper with I Have Something to Hide, Ismay Schaduw with PR_F, Pia-Marie Stute and Katja Trinkwalder with Accessories for the Paranoid, Marsha Wichers with Project Face Design, Tamar Yogev with The Veggie Project and Ningli Zhu with Face to Face.
All designs were assessed based on four criteria: The technological approach, socially critical, accessibility, and innovative. The finalists all scored high on all four criteria.
There are two prizes to win. The first prize, a cash prize of €1000, is sponsored by Sioux & GBO. The prize will be awarded after the pitch round and final judging at the exhibition Manifestations in the VEEM building
Jacques Gramser, partner and director of GBO innovation makers “Innovation and technology come together with the human dimension. Innovation is the core of our work and is therefore an important criterion. " Mark Hoevenaars, Strategy & Marketing director Sioux: “Technology has a major impact on our lives. That is why we, as a technology company, want to start a discussion about the ethical aspects that surround it. Manifestations is a visionary exhibition with work that embraces the complexity of technology. "
The Tech Art Fun exhibition Manifestations is one of the most popular hotspots at Strijp-S during the DDW. More than 50 young talented artists who operate at the interface of Tech and Art will exhibit during the Dutch Design Week 2019 in the Veemgebouw.
Award ceremony: Wednesday, October 23 at 4 p.m.
Location: Veemgebouw floor 9, Torenallee 100, 5617 BE Eindhoven.
Admission is free for the public.
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