Young Guns 15

Young Guns 15 WINNERS

2017 — Now under the umbrella of The One Club for Creativity, Young Guns 15 returned the competition to an open entry process, encouraging young creatives from a broad range of disciplines to apply. By seeking out talent from beyond the design and advertising worlds, Young Guns 15 received a record number of entries from more than 40 countries.

The YG15 Jury was made up of nearly 50 acclaimed creatives, equally balanced between men and women, and with just over half of them past Young Guns winners themselves. After nearly two months of careful deliberation, the jury selected 84 entrants for a finalist list — the first time in Young Guns history that the finalists were publicly revealed. The final round of judging took place in New York City, with both private voting and open debate from the judges leading to the 32 winners below.

YG15 Creative Choice Award

For the first time in Young Guns history, the One Club for Creativity was pleased to announce the Young Guns Creative Choice Award. We encouraged the global creative community at large to explore the works of this year's class of Young Guns winners, and to select which one winner they believe stood above all others, even in this rarified group of superstars.

The winner of the first ever Young Guns 15 Creative Choice Award is SJ.


Gabe Liberti

Installation Artist + Music Producer

Based In: Brooklyn, NY
Originally from: Bucks County, PA

Gabe Liberti is a Brooklyn-based interactive installation artist and music producer. He is co-founder of Dave & Gabe, a studio dedicated to making physical experiences that are driven by audience participation. Frustrated by the creative limitations of stereo recorded music and definitions about who is and is not considered musical, his installations invite all guests to contribute to reactive music compositions via unique tactile interfaces. He has collaborated with electronic musicians Matthew Dear, RAC, and Skrillex to bring their music to audiences through this lens. His installations have been commissioned by Turner Broadcasting, Deloitte, MTV, The Macallan, and Microsoft. In 2016, his work won a Gold Cannes Lion for Sound and two Silver Lions in both Brand Experience and Digital Installation and he was named by Adweek as one of 20 Content Creators Who Are Setting the Bar for Creativity.

ARC - Audience Reactive Composition Agency: Gabe Liberti Client: Deloitte Category: Young Guns 15 / Year: 2017
DELQA Agency: Gabe Liberti Client: Microsoft Category: Young Guns 15 / Year: 2017
Future Space Agency: Gabe Liberti Client: Category: Young Guns 15 / Year: 2017
Hyper Thread Agency: Gabe Liberti Client: Panorama Festival/Goldenvoice/HP Category: Young Guns 15 / Year: 2017
Dream Screens Agency: Gabe Liberti Client: Turner Broadcasting Category: Young Guns 15 / Year: 2017
DRYADS Agency: Gabe Liberti Client: Wired/Macallan Category: Young Guns 15 / Year: 2017




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