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JURY ÖW Austrian Competition

Cis Bierinckx (BE)

Curator, critic

Cis Bierinckx is a Belgian-born independent arts curator and critic living in Vienna. He launched the Viewpoint Documentary Film Festival, was head of the Moving Image Department at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis and artistic director of Beursschouwburg in Brussels. He organizes exhibitions on video art and experimental cinema and is a program advisor for Art Cinema OFFoff in Ghent.

Katrin Mundt (DE)

Co-Director European Media Art Festival (EMAF)

Katrin Mundt put on film programs and exhibitions, including for VIDEONALE, Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Matadero Madrid, and the SCCA Center for Contemporary Arts in Ljubljana. She has worked in the committees of Duisburger Filmwoche, the Int’l Short Film Festival Oberhausen, and the Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival. Since 2018, she has been codirector of the European Media Art Festival.

Bianca Jasmina Rauch (AT)

Film scholar, film critic

Bianca Jasmina Rauch is a film theorist and film critic. She is completing her Ph.D. at the Vienna Film Academy with a dissertation on coming-of-age films and writes articles for FILMLÖWIN, Jugend ohne Film, Kino-Zeit, and others. She also cohosts the feminist film podcast Ned Wuascht.