MUSEUMS IN SHORT AWARD
for the MOMENTUM
short movie of the Gallery of the Matica srpska and the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad
December 10th, 2019, Milano, Italy
At the Museums in Short Award Ceremony held on December 10th, 2019 at the Cultural Center BASE in Milan (Italy), the promotional movie MOMENTUM of the Gallery of Matica srpska and the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad was announced as the best film for MUSEUMS IN SHORT Public Vote Prize. The programme director Snežana Mišić, PhD and the museum educator Jelena Ognjanović from the Gallery of Matica srpska recived Special cerfiticate. In this year's competition 55 films from 26 countries participated and among them 12 finalist were selected. Museum of London (Great Britain) recived Jury Award for the short movie A Surreal Christmas.
The Museums in Short contest has been established and organized by MUSIL (Museum
of Industry and Labor), EMA (European Museum Academy), Fondazione Brescia Musei, in
collaboration with Forum of Slavic Cultures and ICOM Italia, with the idea to promote short
videos related to museums.
In the ocassion of the exhibition Đura Jakšić. Between Myth and Reality, the Gallery of Matica
srpska together with the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad has created a promotional movie –
Momentum and took part in the contest for the Museums in Short Award.
The film presents the making off promotional video of the exhibition Đura Jakšić. Between Myth
and Reality which had been done as a tableau vivant in which curators and conservators of the
Gallery of Matica srpska revived the painting of Đura Jakišić Uprising of Montenegrins and
professors from the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad visualy shaped the film.
Museum exhibitions are stages – places which tackle human imagination, notions about the past
and present and arouse emotions. They have a power to bring in life historical epochs and the
spirit of the past times. Making a motion in the picture experts of the Gallery revived the artwork
that lives under the roof of the Gallery and in a unique way offered visitors “momentum” in front
of the art.
To all our friends, colleagues, associates and the audience who follow, support and encourage us, we express our great gratitude, because the voice of each of you has contributed that work of Gallery of Matica srpska was confirmed by this international recognition Museums in Short Award.