The scholarship of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia for female media artists 2004 was awarded to Philine Sollmann.
Members of the three-person jury were Kathrin Becker (former director of Videoforum/NBK, Berlin), Iris Dressler (former director of HMKV Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund) and Bettina Lockemann (artist and NRW media art scholarship holder 2001).
With the award of the scholarship, the jury is supporting a young, promising newcomer artist from NRW. In her project, Philine Sollmann explores urban “non-places”.
Philine Sollmann (*1978 in Ulm) lives and works in Berlin and Dessau. She studied at the HBK Saar, Saarbrücken, with Prof. Ulrike Rosenbach. She received an Erasmus scholarship to the Escola Massana in Barcelona in 2001/2002 and passed her studies with distinction. Since 2001 she has participated in exhibitions at home and abroad with multimedia installations.