summaery2016: Projects

backup 2016 Poster Competition

Project information

submitted by

Corinna Thamm


Andreas Bortolamedi, Julian Castillo, Vincent Cramer, Erik Lippold, Vadim Makarucha, Jazmine McLay, Marco Mehringer, Irena Milenkovic, Fiona Mortimer, Happy Little Accidents, Judith Hirsch, Erik Sachse, Lisa Seibt, Benedikt Sobel, Christoph Stötzer, Michael Ozerov, Philipp Wartenberg & backup Team 2016


Dipl. Mediengestalterin Juliane Fuchs, Anne Körnig

Faculty / Section:
Art and Design,

Degree programme:
Fine Art (Diploma),
Public Art and New Artistic Strategies (english) (Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)),
Product Design (Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)),
Product Design/Substainable Product Cultures (Master of Arts (M.A.)),
Visual Communication (Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)),
Visual Communication/Visual Cultures (Master of Arts (M.A.)),
Media Studies (Master of Arts (M.A.)),
Media Art and Design (Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.)),
Media Art and Design - Study programme Integrated International Media Art and Design Studies (IIMDS) (Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) and Master of Arts (M.A.)),
Media Art and Design -Study programme Media Art und Design (MAD) (english) (Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)),
Media Art and Design - Study programme Media Art and Design (MAD) (english) (Master of Science (M.Sc.)),
Media Management (Master of Arts (M.A.)),
Medienmanagement - Studienprogramm Communiction interculturelle des institutions et organisations franco-allemandes (CIIO) (french) (Master en Information-Communication (M.I.C.)),
– Other –

Type of project presentation



Summer semester 2016

Exhibition Location / Event Location
  • Steubenstraße 6 - Universitätsbibliothek / university library

Project description online

Three second prizes, each endowed with 200 euros, go to
- The draft "Der Flugelefant" by Erik axis
- The draft "Fearless" by Jazmine McLay
- The draft "You don’t get me" by Judith Hirsch
The 1st prize goes to Vincent Cramer for the draft "Kopfsprung", endowed with 400 euros.

The backup_festival is about exceptional films, workshops, and discourse, for eccentric, philosophy, and film disco, an inspirational gathering of young international media scene. For the 18th backup_festival, that took place from May 18th to May 22nd , 2016, in Weimar, backup hosted a poster contest.
To bid was the festival poster, which should reflect the visual identity of the festival.

About the competition:
This competition was set up for students and alumni of the Bauhaus University in Weimar.
The winners received collectively prizes surmounting to EUR 1,000.00.
The prize money could have also been divided on more submissions by the jury. Furthermore, the winning poster was printed. This year's festival theme is Fearless.

The Jury:
Aline Helmcke, animation film artist and lecturer
Wolfram Höhne, artist, filmmaker and lecturer
Dr. Simon Frisch, film- und media scientist and lecturer

Exhibition Location / Event Location