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  • Albania,
  • Armenia,
  • Australia,
  • Austria,
  • Azerbaijan,
  • Belarus,
  • Belgium,
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina,
  • Bulgaria,
  • Cyprus,
  • Denmark,
  • Estonia,
  • Finland,
  • France,
  • Georgia,
  • Germany,
  • Greece,
  • Hungary,
  • Iceland,
  • Ireland,
  • Israel,
  • Italy,
  • Latvia,
  • Lithuania,
  • Luxembourg,
  • Macedonia,
  • Malta,
  • Moldova,
  • Monaco,
  • Montenegro,
  • Morocco,
  • Norway,
  • Poland,
  • Portugal,
  • Romania,
  • Russia,
  • San Marino,
  • Serbia,
  • Serbia and Montenegro,
  • Slovakia,
  • Slovenia,
  • Spain,
  • Sweden,
  • Switzerland,
  • Turkey,
  • Ukraine,
  • United Kingdom &
  • Yugoslavia

  • 1970,
  • 1971,
  • 1972,
  • 1973,
  • 1974,
  • 1975,
  • 1976,
  • 1977,
  • 1978,
  • 1979,
  • 1980,
  • 1981,
  • 1982,
  • 1983,
  • 1984,
  • 1985,
  • 1986,
  • 1987,
  • 1988,
  • 1989,
  • 1990,
  • 1991,
  • 1992,
  • 1993,
  • 1994,
  • 1995,
  • 1996,
  • 1997,
  • 1998,
  • 1999,
  • 2000,
  • 2001,
  • 2002,
  • 2003,
  • 2004,
  • 2005,
  • 2006,
  • 2007,
  • 2008,
  • 2009,
  • 2010,
  • 2011,
  • 2013,
  • 2014 &
  • 2015
about the project

In 1955, BBC staffer George Campey proposed the name EUROVISION to the Corporation’s management as a snappier alternative to the initial title «Continental Television Exchange Song Contest». The BBC accepted the name, although it continued to use the longer version in official documents.
This is an example of how the concept of a shared identity permeates the European territory, whether in terms of politics, economy, culture or simply the image of a European Union. Another such example is the European flag proposed by architect Rem Koolhaas in 2001, which combines the colours found in the flags of every EU member country in the form of vertical stripes.
From the ‘70s onwards, the EUROVISION Song Contest television format featured a unified motif of togetherness, introducing each contestant with images glorifying their country of origin. This selection of moving images constitutes a digital repository worthy of being collected, as from the very beginning it has existed in digital format only.
«Europa Augen» is a project in which the images used to introduce the songs from the EUROVISION contests from 1970 to 2015 are combined and edited to create a record in the likeness of the flag proposed by Koolhaas and the digital standardisation employed in bar codes and data storage.Production assistant: Micael Ferreira

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