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Friday, July 23, 2010

YouTube Play jury selected and ready to view your work

Since the YouTube Play project was announced last month, more than 6,000 videos have been submitted from 69 countries, and the YouTube Play channel has received over 2 million views. Today “23/7/2010”, they are unveiling the jury for YouTube Play.


YouTube Play jurors                                                                           

  • Musician and performance artist: Laurie Anderson
  • Musical group: Animal Collective
  • Visual artists: Douglas Gordon, Ryan McGinley, Marilyn Minter and Takashi Murakami
  • Artists and filmmakers Shirin Neshat, Apichatpong Weerasethakul and Darren Aronofsky
  • Graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister, with Guggenheim Chief Curator and Deputy Director Nancy Spector serving as jury chairperson.

Over the course of the next few months, these jurors will watch countless hours of videos submitted by the international YouTube community and select the most creative and inspiring work to showcase at the Guggenheim museums in October.


For more information about the jurors and to learn more about how to participate, check out


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