According to the theme set for The 18th Digital Art Festival Taipei 2023, the focus is on the works that are developed upon the subjects of electronic games, game engines, and game-related software/hardware technologies and design mindset. This year, the entry opens for artworks internationally in three categories: Visual Art, Art Game/Artist’s Game, and Video Art/Video Installation. The selected works will be exhibited in the exhibition areas of the festival: National Taiwan Science Education Center(NTSEC), and Digital Art Center, Taipei(DAC).
For the evaluation of the entries, a judging panel is formed by the organizer and external judges. The evaluation is divided into two phases. The best individual/teamwork (s) of each category will be selected after the final judicial meeting. The external judges Yang Jing (curator, game designer) and Li Yifan (artist) were invited to be the finalist judges. Through the judicial meeting for final selection, the external judges and the team of this year’s Digital Arts Festival decided to select two winners in the category of “Visual Art”, four winners for “Art Game/Artist’s Game”, and three winners for the category ” Video Art/Video Installation”.
Selected works will be awarded the following material fees for creations:
Visual Art – NTD 20,000 material fee for creations (including 20% foreigners’ tax)
Video Art/Video Installation – NTD 10,000 material fee for creations (including 20% foreigners’ tax)
“Art Game / Artist’s Game” the prize- T-FORCE M200 Portable SSD 4TB Sponsored by TeamGroup. Inc.
DAFT Open Call 2023 RESULTS
I. Exhibition Location: NTSEC Exhibition Area- Theme Exhibition
Tansy Xiao “The Linguistic Errantry”
Nanut Thanapornrapee “This History is Auto-Generated”
Art game/artist’s game
Team9 ＆ 楊大毅《文字之間》
Invitro (胡曦月, 肖幸) “Âme“
Harold Hejazi (Harriharri) “Adventures of Harriharri”
CURIOSKI 好奇機《景觀遊蕩者 (Flâneurs Into Landscapes)》
II. Exhibition Location: DAC Exhibition Area- DAFT x ARKO Screening Project
Video art/video installation
陳欣《移公愚山(The Moving Man)》
羊喘兒SHINKA《馴視繪景 Taming The Vistas（暫定）》
“Homage to Airway” Sophia Ioannou Gjerding
Judging Panel: LEE Chia-Lin, YANG Jin, LI Yifan, CHEN Hsiang-Wen, HUANG Pochih
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