On September 19th, during the Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg, the best newcomer, act, album, label, and experiment was awarded. It was a great honour for me to give the laudatio for the category BEST EXPERIMENT and to announce the winners.
VIA – VUT INDIE AWARDS 2019
Congrats to all winners 🥳🍾🥂🏆 and thanks for having me as Jury Member for BEST EXPERIMENT and Laudatio Speaker 🙏
- Best Newcomer: Alice Merton
- Best Label: Grönland Records
- Best Act: Apparat
- Best LP: Bilderbuch – „Mea Culpa“
- Best Experiment: Holly Herndon & Jlin (feat. Spawn) – „Godmother“ und Nik Nowak – „The Mantis“ (Installation und Performance mit Kode9, Infinite Livez und Moritz Stumm)
- VIA Special Award: Matthias Hornschuh
You can rewatch the whole award ceremony including my speech here (starting from 1:10:40).
All winners and speakers
Winners – Best Experiment: Holly Herndon & Nik Nowak
Photos by Bernd Jonkmanns
The Shortlist VIA for the BEST EXPERIMENT