AWARD CEREMONY & WINNERS VIA – VUT Indie Awards 2019
Last week, during the Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg at the VIA Awards 2019, the best newcomer, act, album, label, and experiment was awarded. Co-Founder Martin Backes was greatly honored to have been asked to give the Laudatio for the category BEST EXPERIMENT and to announce the winner.
The Shortlist VIA for the BEST EXPERIMENT
Winners and Award Ceremony
Congrats to all winners 🥳🍾🥂🏆 and thanks for having our Co-Founder Martin Backes 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 the speech of Martin Backes here (starting from 1:10:40).
All winners and speakers
Winners – Best Experiment: Holly Herndon & Nik Nowak
Photos by Bernd Jonkmanns