In this presentation, eleven members of the newly formed European Media Art Platform (EMAP) and KONTEJNER|bureau of contemporary art praxis among them introduced themselves and their goals behind the project. The platform focuses on hosting artist residencies and is built on the legacy of the European Media Artists in Residence Exchange (EMARE), which will celebrate its 23rd anniversary in 2018. With the support of Creative Europe funds from the European Union, it is now being transformed into the biggest international residency platform for emerging media artists. Transmediale is an associate partner of the EMAP platform and proud to host its launch at the 2018 festival edition.
European Media Art Platform programme was presented by Peter Zorn (Werkleitz Centre for Media Art, Halle), Olga Majcen (KONTEJNER, Zagreb), Daina Silina (RIXC, Riga), Arjon Dunnewind (Impakt Foundation, Utrecht), Veronika Liebl (Ars Electronica Center, Linz), Agnieszka Kubicka-Dzieduszycka & Dominika Kluszczyk (WRO Art Center, Wrocław), Isabell Carlier & Olivia Earle (Bandits-Mages, Bourges), Minna Tarka (M-Cult, Helsinki), Karin Ohlenschlaeger (LABoral, Guijón), Christoph Carras (Onassis Cultural Center, Athens), Mike Stubbs (FACT, Liverpool.