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VIA – VUT INDIE AWARDS 2019 Award Ceremony

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.


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

Official VUT Press Releases

VUT Press Release
VIA – VUT Indie Awards 2019 Announcement