15x15 SXSW Finalist - please vote

Posted by Richard Vickers | Wed Feb 7th 2007 4:22 p.m.

The 15x15 project has been selected as a finalist in the art category of the 10th SXSW (South by Southwest) Web Awards, that will be announced in Austin, Texas on the 11th March.


There is a peoples choice so please vote for the 15x15 project, you need to undertake a simple registration process and you can legitimately vote once per day!

Thanks for your support!

The 15x15 project joined the Rhizome Artbase in April 2006


Project synopsis:

In 1968 Andy Warhol stated that; "In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes". Using Warhol's statement as a premise, 15x15 advances the statement into the 21st century; with new media technology anyone and everyone can be world famous....for 15 seconds.

Anyone can contribute to the piece using a standard mobile camera phone that can capture video, and can send video clips directly from their camera phone using MMS (Multimedia Message Service), via email or upload from your personal computer to the online database http://www.15x15.org or email me@15x15.org

The viewable artwork is an interface consisting of 15 individual rectangular screens, each individual screen displays a random video clip stored within the database for a 15 second duration: 15x15.

In the 21st century art is being fundamentally realigned for anyone and everyone. 15x15 is a homage to Warhol, a realisation of the artistic utilisation of new media technology and the democratisation of art in the age of digital production.

Richard Vickers, Oliver Dore, Greg Brant

Hull School of Art & Design, United Kingdom
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