Applications

Please find here the approved applications to the Social Art Award 2021 – New Greening. The open call was closed on 1 May.

The winner(s) of this year’s edition will be announced soon. Save the date for the Award Ceremony: 25 June, 3:30 – 7:30 pm CET.

 

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STREAMERS
by Benoit Maubrey
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Title:
STREAMERS

Author:
Benoit Maubrey

Description:
A participatory public sound sculpture build from 300 recycled loudspeakers and radios STREAMERS: a “Corona” Sculpture with integrated live video streaming function. The structure is a replica of the original Pest Sculpture (Pestsäule) situated on the Graben street in the center of Vienna. Streamers is as an active Participatory public sculpture in many ways: — local inhabitants are invited to donate their second hand speakers , tube radios and hi-fi furniture as hardware for the sculpture. — local inhabitants, their visitors , local artists, musicians , neighbourhood choral groups can use the sculpture as a “Speakers Corner“ and participate via a number of ways: — by calling either one of two available telephone numbers to express themselves for 3 minutes. — via Bluetooth they can relay songs and messages to the sculpture. — via direct „line in“ they can connect their devices and instruments or speak directly through a microphone. — via an “audio twitter” (to #speakersarena) their messages are automatically read out loud. — via the internet and streaming video systems callers can see the sculpture and see the public that they are communicating with without physical contact.
Description:
A participatory public sound sculpture build from 300 recycled loudspeakers and radios STREAMERS: a “Corona” Sculpture with integrated live video streaming function. The structure is a replica of the original Pest Sculpture (Pestsäule) situated on the Graben street in the center of Vienna. Streamers is as an active Participatory public sculpture in many ways: — local inhabitants are invited to donate their second hand speakers , tube radios and hi-fi furniture as hardware for the sculpture. — local inhabitants, their visitors , local artists, musicians , neighbourhood choral groups can use the sculpture as a “Speakers Corner“ and participate via a number of ways: — by calling either one of two available telephone numbers to express themselves for 3 minutes. — via Bluetooth they can relay songs and messages to the sculpture. — via direct „line in“ they can connect their devices and instruments or speak directly through a microphone. — via an “audio twitter” (to #speakersarena) their messages are automatically read out loud. — via the internet and streaming video systems callers can see the sculpture and see the public that they are communicating with without physical contact.

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