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From 23,000 to 125. The Guggenheim Museum has announced the shortlist for its video project. There were more than 23,000 submissions for the "YouTube Play, A Biennial of Creative Video" project. The museum announced the exhibition back in June. YouTube users submitted their short creative videos vying to be among the top 20 videos that will be chosen by a jury of professional artists and will be on view this fall at Guggenheim museums around the world.
The works will be presented at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York on October 21, 2010 with simultaneous presentations at the Guggenheim museums in Berlin, Bilbao, and Venice. The videos will be on view to the public from October 22 through 24 in New York and on the YouTube Play channel.
The 125 films will be on display in kiosks at the Guggenheim's museums and can also be watched on the designated YouTube channel. The NY Times reports that the jury deciding the on the winners include artist Takashi Murakami, designer Stefan Sagmeister, performance artists Laurie Anderson and filmmaker Darren Aronofsky.