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General Intellect receives HeK net-based art audience award
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James Coupe, General Intellect (2015)

Since 2016 every year the Swiss art magazine Kunstbulletin and HeK (House of Electronic Arts Basel) award the prize, “net based”, for net-based art. The prize was established to draw attention to the Internet as a platform for artistic activities and to make innovative web-based projects or projects inspired by the Internet accessible to a broader public.

Jury 2017
Annet Dekker, free curator, Amsterdam
Régine Debatty, journalist and founder of the web platform “We Make Money Not Art”
Sabine Himmelsbach, director HeK, Basel
Raffael Dörig, director Kunsthaus Langenthal, Langenthal
Domenico Quaranta, free curator, Brescia

In 2017, ten projects were shortlisted:
Aram Bartholl, Keep Alive (2015)
Émilie Brout & Maxime Marion, Clichés (2014)
James Coupe, General Intellect (2015)
Jonas Lund, Fair Warning (2016)
Marc Lee, 10.000 moving cities – same but different (Version 4, 2016)
Michael Mandiberg, FDIC Insured (2008 – 2016)
Rosa Menkman, DCT:SYPHONING (2015-2016)
Niko Princen, Vlinder (2014)
Evan Roth, Landscapes (2014 – ongoing)
RYBN.ORG, ADM XI (2015 – ongoing)

The winner of the main prize was RYBN.ORG for “ADM XI”.
The winner of the audience award was James Coupe for “General Intellect”.

Link to HeK net-based award.

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