The scholarship of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia for female media artists 2005 was awarded to Rosa Barba.
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).
In her project, Rosa Barba explores the interfaces between music video, experimental film and installation. By awarding the scholarship, the jury is honouring an internationally successful media artist from NRW.
Rosa Barba (*1972 in Agrigent, Italien) llives in Cologne. She studied in Erlangen and at the Academy of Media Arts, Cologne. Her video works and film installations have already been shown in numerous renowned exhibition venues. These include the Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, the Museum of Fine Arts in Taipei, the Kunsthalle Budapest, the Museum Ludwig and the Kunsthalle Cologne. She has also participated in numerous international film and media art festivals.
Further information on the artist’s website