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Release candidates

The METAA - Release Candidate Award rewards a student for a prospective and experimental approach in the making of their diploma project.

2020 / 2021

2020

Jury

The jury was made up of METAA members Mylène Dreyer and Laurent Novac as well as Pauline Saglio (head of ECAL Bachelor Media & Interaction Design department) and Alexia Mathieu (head of HEAD Master Media Design department). The jury was held during the diploma presentations of our partner schools. September 2nd at ECAL and on September 4th at HEAD.

Award Ceremony

The award was given at the graduation ceremony of each partner school, as well as at a specific event organized by the association. 

The Official METAA Ceremony event took place on October 8, 2020. 

The ECAL Partner Ceremony took place on September 4th 2020. A prize of the amount of 1000.- was awarded to the winning Bachelor Media & Interaction Design project.

The HEAD Partner Ceremony took place on September 18th. A prize 2020 of the amount of 1500.- was awarded to the winning Master Media design project.

Aurélien Pellegrini

Bachelor Media & Interaction Design ECAL

For his project Pump and Surf

Pump and Surf encourages internet users to find out how much energy is spent when they are surfing the internet.

Tammara Leites

Master Media Design HEAD

Pour son projet META Stories

Une maison d'édition pour les auteurs d'intelligence artificielle qui créent des histoires fictives à partir de données personnelles.

 

2021

Jury

The jury is made up of 3 members of the METAA association: 2 members elected by the association as well as the heads of our partner departments. 

In 2021, the jury was composed of METAA members David Colombini, Benoit Renaudin et Caroline Buttet as well as Pauline Saglio (head of ECAL Bachelor Media & Interaction Design department) and Alexia Mathieu (head of HEAD Master Media Design department). The jury was held during the diploma presentations of our partner schools on June 18th at ECAL and on June 25th at HEAD.

Partner Schools

  • ECAL, Haute École d'Art et Design de Lausanne, Bachelor Media & Interaction Design department

  • HEAD, Geneva University of Art and Design, Master Media Design department

Award Ceremony

The award was given at the graduation ceremony of each partner school, as well as at a specific event organized by the association. 

The association's awards ceremony will take place on February 14th, 2022.

The ECAL Partner Ceremony took place on June 25th 2021. A prize of the amount of 1000.- was awarded to the winning Bachelor Media & Interaction Design project.

The HEAD Partner Ceremony took place on July 3rd 2021. A prize of the amount of 1500.- was awarded to the winning Master Media design project.

Paul Fritz

Bachelor Media & Interaction Design ECAL 

For his projet Grappaa

An unusual, modular and traveling exhibition space

Aurélie Belle

Master Media Design HEAD

For her project Unwavering Gender

A video game gathering testimonies from victims of everyday sexism