FOKUS 2017 video art festival

9. February 2017 to 9. March 2017

FOKUS video art festival is an annual festival organised by Nikolaj Kunsthal. The festival promotes Danish and international video art and has taken place in Copenhagen since 2011.

Please visit the new online platform of FOKUS 2017 video art festival at

This year the FOKUS 2017 festival jury has nominated 10 videos which are available for everyone online and at selected locations in Copenhagen throughout the festival period from February 9 - March 9 2017.

More than 150 videos were submitted to the open call of FOKUS 2017 from 22 different countries. 10 videos compete for the festival's 3 prizes of €1500 and 2 x €500.

February 24 we announced the winners at Gloria Biograf & Cafe in the centre of Copenhagen. Søren Thilo Funder wins the first prize of €1500 for the video DOWN WITH DOMESTIC TRASH (Rubber Plant).
Johanna Lecklins video Maybe you can even sense our lifestyles are probably comparable: I simply am not there and Paul Simon Richards' L*a*b were runners-up and awarded with the prize of €500 each.

Remember that you can see the three winning videos and the other nominees at and at the selected locations until March 9.