Open Web Award 2011 :: transmediale in collaboration with Mozilla have announced the creation of the new Open Web Award 2011, a special third platform for creative excellence alongside the transmediale Award 2011 and the Vilém Flusser Theory Award 2011.
The transmediale Open Web Award is a new platform for radical, creative and innovative art works and projects that: are on the web and about the web; that use open source, free, libre or other non-proprietary technology (may they be soft- or hardware); and that incite participation
They can be critical, celebratory or both. Projects should have the potential to demonstrate and/or objectively critique the potential of open web issues, and those employing the creative use of HTML5 and other developing ‘open’ technologies will be given specific consideration. The point is to play with both the idea and materiality of the (open) web in ways that spark new thinking and practice. Continue reading