At the European Media Art Forum (EMAF, Osnabrück), the Dialogue Award 2019 was given to Vincent Meessen for his latest film Ultramarine, already awarded an Ammodo Tiger Award at the International Film Festival Rotterdam.

The jury calls Ultramarine a “powerful and complex constellation of different positions, references and contexts that unfold in a variety of ways – as performance, music, poetry, text, museum and archive. Vincent Meessen explores the interweaving of social and aesthetic interests, transcending the boundaries of various artistic practices. The work combines history and culture to give a voice to the visible and the invisible.”

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