Video Art

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Rosa Barba: from source to poem to rhythm to reader

Rosa Barba’s films and sculptures bring together memory and fiction, documentary-style narrative and sci-fi storytelling, in a wide-ranging reflection on the poetic qualities of landscape as a place deeply engraved with the traces of history.
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Technologizing Throw-Away Culture

In January 2017, a group of artists and academics travelled through Kenya to examine the rise of cheap, throw-away quality electronics. They visited downtown shopping streets, rural markets, luxury shopping malls and wholesale traders to buy and document one of the cheapest electronics accessories: USB charging cables. This event will include a presentation of their archive of USB cables, video and photography artwork, and a panel discussion on the broader implications of the recent global proliferation of cheap electronics.
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Memoria Esterna: Mika Taanila’s time machine

The first solo show of Mika Taanila in Italy, at the RITA URSO Artopia Gallery in Milan. On view: the video works produced by the artist using archive materials, and which deal with issues related to technology, media obsolescence, and the archaeology of the future.
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Bill Viola – Electronic Renaissance

From March 10 to July 23, 2017 the Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi will be introducing the Florentine public to Bill Viola. Electronic Renaissance, a significant exhibition celebrating this unchallenged master of video art.
Athens Photo Festival

Athens Photo Festival 2017 Call for Works | Deadline 10/04/2017

The leading international festival of photography and related media in Southeastern Europe celebrates its 30 years anniversary! Exploring critical issues relevant to our times and the ongoing shifts in dialogue with the past, this broad framework, attempts to create an intellectual space, where the role of photography in contemporary society can be raised and discussed. The exhibition programme will be comprised of a series of solo and group exhibitions, as well as a range of events, including portfolio reviews, screenings, talks and discussions, workshops, community and participatory projects, and satellite exhibitions in various locations in the city. Submit your proposal until 10/04/2017
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LIQUID CITIES NYC 2017 Call for Artists | Deadline 09/03/2017

Providing representations of a hyper-fast changing world, contemporary architecture is no longer conceived as a container of human life but as extensions of the body that produce changes in human behaviour. LIQUID CITIES NYC 2017 - the International Video Art Limousine Festival by Itsliquid Group, curated by Luca Curci - focuses on the hybridization between identities and urban environment. Artists, photographers, video makers and filmmakers are invited to submit their works until 09/03/2017
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Live Performers Meeting 2017 Amsterdam – Deadline 10/04/2017

LPM seeks to enourage research, experimentation, the encounter between different forms of artistic expression, the interaction of multiple techniques and digital technologies, analog, software and hardware. One of the most important event on Audio Visuals Performing Arts calls for proposals for its XVIII edition, that will take place in Amsterdam from 18 to 21 May, 2017. Live mapping and AV performances, VJ sets, interactive installations, lectures, workshops, and project showcases are welcomed! Special regard for Free and Open Source projects. Apply until 10/04/2017
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Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art: grants for Media Art 2017 | Deadline: 28/02/17

The Foundation of Lower Saxony grant at the Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art supports a wide spectrum of media art, from video art and net-based projects to audio works and audio-visual installations. Each of the three grants will be awarded for the production of a new project in the area of media art. An international jury will convene to select the recipients of the grants
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The Intersectional Self – The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation

The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation is pleased to announce The Intersectional Self, an exhibition centered on gender and feminist politics in the age of trans-identity. Featuring the work of Janine Antoni, Andrea Bowers, Patty Chang, Abigail DeVille, Ana Mendieta, Catherine Opie, Adrian Piper, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Cindy Sherman, and Martha Wilson.
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13th Athens Digital Arts Festival | Deadline: 31/01/2017

The elusive transition of digital culture is shaping a future ‘beyond digital’, where the physical and the digital are merging. This futuristic lifestyle is reflected from the coherence of the ‘real – virtual’ boundaries. Yet is post digital the real progress? Exploring this blurry future, we invite artists to ‘transcend’ digital culture and exchange opinions under the theme #PostFuture
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Charles Atlas, Rashaun Mitchell, Silas Riener: Tesseract

Following several years of development at the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, artist Charles Atlas and choreographers Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener will premiere their new two-part 3D video and live dance work, Tesseract
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Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest

At the New Museum is now open Pixel Forest by Pipilotti Rist. The most comprehensive exhibition of the artist in New York The event includes the first videos of the 1980s which explore the representation of the female body in popular culture, to her recent expansive video installations, transforming the architectural spaces in dream environments
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Jessica Eaton: Transmutations

Galerie Antoine Ertaskiran presents Transmutations, the first solo exhibition by Jessica Eaton. The Eaton explores the color and movement theory, the science of optics, and the human vision system. Her artworks are in fact the result of a continuous visual experimentation that combines perception, technical components and study of materials.
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Tony Oursler: M*r>0r

At the Magasin III was inaugurated an extensive exhibition with Tony Oursler, artist who experiments and plays with the moving image of television and with the surveillance and monitoring systems. Recently through a facial recognition software, he has created digital portraits in which the observer can see himself reflected.
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Copenhagen Contemporary

The new art institution Copenhagen Contemporary inaugurated in August with an exhibition dedicated to Bruce Nauman, and artists such as Yoko Ono and Carsten Nicolai, wants to create a network between cities, museums and public; presenting to the viewer an immersive and inspiring artworks by internationally acclaimed artists
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