My collaborative piece Silk Chroma - visuals by myself and music composition by Linda Buckley, won an honouring award at the recent Visual Music Award 2011 held in Germany at the beginning of November, 2011. The awards and presentation of works ceremony took place on Tuesday, 1st of November 2011 in the cocoonclub, in Frankfurt, Germany.
The organisers have put up some really stunning images from the awards night and visual music event on their facebook page.
Facebook Photographs: Link
Visual Music Award Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/VisualMusicAward
Photographs of Silk Chroma being presented in the Cocoon Club
Archive information for Visual Music Award 2011 from website
Website: link In 2011 for the fifth time the “Visual Music Award” was announced! For the "Visual Music Award 2011" we got a total of 90 contributions. Most of them came from Germany (60) but one-third (30) came form Austria, Switzerland, England, Ireland, Italy, South-Korea and Israel. The jury decided on October 4th 2011 to give two first prizes and one special prize, as well as six honouring prizes in the category "visual music". Additionally the jury decided to group all installations, live performances and all interactive works in the „visual music live contest“. In the category "live & interactive" we have four honouring prizes. The artists´ names and titles of the three winning and 10 honoured works of the „Visual Music Award 2011“ are given below. We thank all contributors, our partners and our visitors of the award ceremony on Tuesday, 1st of November 2011 beginning at 21.00 o´clock in the cocoonclub. First prizes "visual music": "sonic.art - Bagatelle I" by Robert Pohle "Skyence - INSCT" by Johannes Timpernagel Special prize "visual music": "SYNC" by Max Hattler
Honouring prozes "live & interactive" (in alphabetic order): "the singing Canvas" by Claus Hoffmann "soundspace" by Florian Kaiser and Moritz Bader "fear:love" by Gerrit Kress "BLACKSUN" by Eva Mössner
Honouring prozes "visual music" (in alphabetic order): "TWENG" by Sandra Dollo and Ulrich Berthold "beside the liquid mirror [casting a shadow is worth it]" by Daniela Fromberg and Stefan Roigk "Telephone Helicopter Applause Gunshot" by Anne Lucht "Silk Chroma" by Maura McDonnell, music composed by Linda Buckley "Cycle ∞" by Julian Scherle "The Feast" by Boris Seewald