Introducing The Sino x Niio Illumination Art Prizes 2018/9 Winners
We’re delighted to present the results of The Sino x Niio Illumination Art Prizes.
The winning artworks are displayed on the facades of Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui Centre and The Empire Centre until February 2019, creating the largest screen-based digital art installation in Hong Kong.
The competition brought together new, compelling artworks from across the globe, rich in style and concept, pushing boundaries and rendering works that both recognize the future and honor the past.
Category 1 - Artistic Blessing- Festive, Celebration for Christmas
Winner: OneOne by Daniel Belton and Good Company Arts
OneOne invokes a sense of ancient culture, an archetype being unearthed through real-world experience that is timeless and contemporary.
2nd Place: TOUCH by Hermes Mangialardo
Runner ups: Newtopia by Ran Slavin, Turning Festival by Anne Spalter & STAR ³ by ruestungsschmie.de
Category 2 - New Life- Spring, Blossom for the Chinese New Year
Winner: The Spring Shrine by SuperCyberTown
The Spring Shrine representing a world where technology has allowed us to return to our natural surroundings and to find a true Zen space, away from the chaos.
2nd place: Blessing by EPER - Zoltan Varga, Csaba Szabo
Runner ups: 4th perspective by Keren K(twiing), Chronoscope by Bonaventura Sara & New Life by Omar Sangiovanni
We’d like to extend a gracious thank you to all participants for their effort and creativity. Thank you for being part of this important initiative to expose diverse art from around the world to wide audiences in public spaces. A special thanks to our respected Jury for the detailed and thoughtful selection process.
Jonathan Monaghan (US), Escape Pod (2015), Courtesy of bitforms gallery, NY
As new media art moves beyond the white walls of galleries, it has the potential to engage with a wider audience than previously possible. The open call in collaboration with Sino Group is part of Niio’s aim to reimagine how we experience art and offer untapped potential for immersive art experiences in cities and public spaces.
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About Sino Group
Sino Group is one of the leading property developers in Hong Kong with core business in developing residential, office, industrial and retail properties for sale and investment. The Group is also a major player in hotel investment and management, club management,
property management, car park operations as well as environmental and security services.
We employ more than 10,000 committed staff members, who share the mission of creating
better lifescapes by delivering quality products and services while upholding integrity and
Dedicated to promoting arts and culture to enrich lifescapes, Sino Group initiated ‘Sino Art’
in 2006 as one of the four key pillars of the Group’s corporate social responsibility efforts,
alongside Sino Care, Sino Green and Sino Heritage. Sino Art seeks to make arts and culture
accessible to all. In addition to supporting arts and design events, we curate events and
partner with cultural organisations to promote arts, and provide local and international artists
with a platform to showcase their works at the Group’s properties. We extend our reach and
bring arts to the community through the launch of ‘Sino Art in Community’ in 2013.
Niio is the premium discovery and display platform for curated video and new media art, trusted by leading artists, galleries, collectors and curators to manage, distribute and display their very best moving image artworks.