Winner film “Textfilm Made in Austria” 2014 Brigitta Falkner
Since 2011 Sigrun Höllrigl organises with partners such as 4youreye the Art Visuals & Poetry Festival, which took place once a year. Premiere was at 3raum–Anatomietheater on October, 17, 2011. The festival is dedicated to visualized literature. In 2013 the focus of the festival changed to the genre poetry film. Hubert Sielecki, former leader of the studio of experimenal animations, University of Applied Arts Vienna also supports the festival as its film curator.
In 2014 Art Visuals & Poetry organized the first time two poetry film competitions. Winner of the Austrian competition was the Viennese artist Brigitta Falkner with her film “Strategien der Wirtsfindung”.
The international “Special Award” dedicated to Georg Trakls’ poem “Kaspar Hauser Lied” went to the artist group Jos van den Brok (Netherlands) and Alfred Marseille (France). Congrats to the winner, and thanks warmly to all who submitted!