ART VISION

JUDGES OF ART VISION 2017

CHAIRMAN

DMITRY LIKIN (Russia) is an Art Director of Federal Channel One and co-founder of Wowhaus architectural bureau. Likin has been in the contemporary art since 1987. In the 90s he was the art director of Imperial magazine, PTYUCH magazine and Harper’s Bazaar and since 1998 he has been working for Channel One. Dmitry is a member of the Russian Television Academy, Chairman of the Guild of Designers, Promoters and Artistic Directors, Director of ORT-Design Management. He has won Broadcast Design Awards and five prestigious TEFI awards.

PROJECTION MAPPING

MIKKI KUNTTU (Finland) is a light designer who has worked with the Finnish National Opera and Ballet, Norwegian National Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet and The Boston Ballet. In 2006 Kunttu received the prestigious Bessie Award in New York City for lighting design. His handprint can also be seen in Finnish television. He has worked as a lighting, screen and set designer in several large productions, including various TV galas such as Savonlinna Opera Festival, the Finnish adaptations of Talent, Dancing with the Stars, and the Eurovision Song Contests in Helsinki in 2007, and Malmö in 2013. His latest projects include the lighting design for the Grand Opening of the new Oslo Opera House.

GASTON ZAHR (Israel) is one of the founders of OGE Creative Group based in Israel. The company focuses on architectural design, light design and light installations that have had great success at the light festivals all over the world. Since 2017 OGE CG are the artistic directors of the Light Festival in Jerusalem.

ROBBERT TEN CATEN (Netherlands) is a co-organizer and funder of Glow Festival of Light in Eindhoven, co-curator of Glow Association of International Festivals of Light and project manager of Eindhoven365 non-commercial organization, the curator of the Cidneon Light Festival in Brescia, Italy. At the moment Robbert is devoted to ILO Organization of International Light Festivals.

NOBUMICHI ASAI (Japan) is a Media Artist, Creative/Technical Director. Graduated from Department of Science, Tohoku University. He is globally famous media artist, acclaimed with face mapping for Lady Gaga at the Grammys 2016,INORI(Prayer) featuring AyaBambi, “Connected Colors” for Intel’s global campaign, the laser hologram “Light of Birth” exhibited at La Triennale di Milano and “Ghost in the Shell Virtual Reality Diver”. He≠ has led the field of projection mapping both nationally and internationally introducing “OMOTE” and SMAP’s “FACE-HACKING”. He is also invited to media art festivals over the world as a keynote speaker and a judge. His works challenge innovative visual arts by bringing advertisement, design and both ideas of art and programming together. Received Jury Selection in Japan Media Arts Festival, Grand Prize in VFX AWARD 2015,2017, Honorary Mention, Computer Animation/Film/VFX Award in Ars Electronica and many other awards, and so on

TATIANA GUK (Russia) is the Deputy Chairman of Moscow City Architecture Committee. The Administration of Architectural and Artistic Image of the City of Moscow reports directly to Tatiana Guk. She is also responsible for coordination of works on the overall redevelopment, city design, forming of the architectural and artistic image of Moscow including approval of Color Books for building facades in Moscow, organization of development of architectural and stylistic concepts of images of streets, motorways and territories of the city of Moscow as well as approval of the above.

EUGENIA FEDICHKINA (Russia) - Deputy Head of the Mass Media and Advertising Department of Moscow Administration.

VJING

PEDRO ZAZ (Portugal) is a VJ, artist, performer, co-founder of United VJs pulling together creative creatures from Brazil and South America to the USA and Europe. Zaz is a director and one of the principal organizers of Expanded Cinema festival FULLDOME UK. He has also co-created the Blendy Dome VJ and the Blendy 360 CAM software used for content creation and VJing in dome environments all over the world

OLGA MINK (Netherlands) is a VJ, part of the Tedx Advisory Board (Netherlands), and Artistic Director at Baltan Laboratories studying intersection of art, design and technological culture. She was of a curator of Glow Next in 2013 (the project of the Festival of Light in Eindhoven supporting design, light and technology students), and curator of many festivals among which Cinema Festival in the Netherlands, Plaza+, and Visual_Active etc.

NOBUMICHI ASAI (Japan) is a Media Artist, Creative/Technical Director. Graduated from Department of Science, Tohoku University. He is globally famous media artist, acclaimed with face mapping for Lady Gaga at the Grammys 2016,INORI(Prayer) featuring AyaBambi, “Connected Colors” for Intel’s global campaign, the laser hologram “Light of Birth” exhibited at La Triennale di Milano and “Ghost in the Shell Virtual Reality Diver”. He≠ has led the field of projection mapping both nationally and internationally introducing “OMOTE” and SMAP’s “FACE-HACKING”. He is also invited to media art festivals over the world as a keynote speaker and a judge. His works challenge innovative visual arts by bringing advertisement, design and both ideas of art and programming together. Received Jury Selection in Japan Media Arts Festival, Grand Prize in VFX AWARD 2015,2017, Honorary Mention, Computer Animation/Film/VFX Award in Ars Electronica and many other awards, and so on