The annual Bremen Award for Video Art supports the realisation and presentation of two video art projects. We welcome classical, linear, audiovisual concepts, installations as well as ideas that challenge the boundaries of media art.
This Festival is a platform for innovative video art in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The festival will screen throughout the city in a variety of locations including street corners, rooftops, public centers.
Leckey’s latest video MyAlbum: A Rough-Demo Video will premier in Haus der Kunst in Munich. The story begins in 1954, ten years before Leckey was born, with the birth of rock and roll as his father-figure and ends in 1999 with the threat of the Y2K or Millenium Bug
FIKE 2015 International Short Film Festival. The festival Jury will be selected among Film Professionals and Specialists that will award the films in the different categories. Deadline: March 9th, 2015
In May 2011, the 6th Illustrative- the leading international festival for contemporary illustration and graphic arts, will take place in Berlin again. Artists from all over the world can now apply for the festival: Until October 22nd, 2010 they can submit works in order to be considered for the Swatch Young Illustrators Award. On November 5th, 2010 the nominees will be awarded in advance and invited to the "Illustrators Night", a celebration at Direktorenhaus in Berlin.
A native of Toronto, 'funny man' Jeremy Bailey is a visual artist working primarily in electronic media who has been described by Filmmaker magazine as 'a one-man revolution on the way we use video, computers and our bodies to create art' and as often confidently self-deprecating in offering hilarious parodies of new media vocabularies (Marisa Olson, Rhizome). His work has been featured internationally in numerous exhibitions and festivals, and he received his MFA in Art Media Studies from Syracuse University in 2006. Currently his work can be viewed, rented and acquired through the independent on-line label Vtape.
The Fundació Joan Miró and the Fundació Caixa Girona present Friendly Game Electronic Feelings, an exhibition by Swiss artist, Pipilotti Rist, winner of the 2009 Joan Miró Prize. The show is organised by the Fundació Joan Miró and sponsored by the Fundació Caixa Girona with the support of writer and art collector, Han Nefkens.
Once upon a time there was a peripheral artistic practice scarcely considered called video art. This could probably be the incipit of any dissertation on artistical practices tied to technology developments. As we know, the world of arts shares since ever a long common boundary with the world of technologies, but nowadays video art - though maintaining some innovative features - has departed from this frontier positioning itself among the artistic disciplines currently most demanded, valued and practiced.
For those like us (Italians, if you were wondering) who come from places where national TV programs are superficial and squalid, and completely detached from both our real and our imaginary worlds, one of the most interesting experiences at Sonar Festival is offered by the chance to discover quality music videos and documentaries. No way the proposal can be exhaustive, of course, but it is definitely the result of a careful selection.
For inspiration among the narrow streets of Venice, James Johnson-Perkins, conceptual artist who teaches at Newcastle (UK), stopped to tell readers Digimag of his residence for artists in Venice, a few weeks of immersion in the suggestion of Venice, thanks to a scholarship from the Emily Harvey Foundation. The conversation with British video artist offers us some interesting ideas regarding possibilities for video-makers and artists in general Gigapan technology. Johnson-Perkins' recent experiments with this technology, all accompanied with a Pop sensibility, can reinvent the tradition of Renaissance Venetian views.
It happens that in order to promote money saving for customers that have to transport huge industrial machines in fairs all over the world technologies are developed to create video representations that allow - ten years later - to work as director at the stereography in the medium-length film Il Volo, directed by Wenders (fist Italian stereoscopic fiction). I was told the unusual path of Italian stereography by Giampiero Piazza, funding father and director of Lilliwood, i.e. a company based in Bologna specialized in this kind of shooting. 'I began working in the field of industrial photography 38 years ago, by making graphic in a traditional way - says Piazza - but every time I came into new opportunities, I've always tried to follow the crest of the technological development'.
On November 20-21 2009, Cimatics festival is hosting the 5th Video Vortex conference. Two years after its first edition, Video Vortex returns to Brussels, this time taking place in one of the great icons of mid 20th century modern architecture: the Atomium
(Italiano) Dopo Parigi a Novembre e prima di Berlino a Luglio, la 18° edizione degli Incontri Internazionali Parigi/Berlino/Madrid torna per il terzo anno consecutivo a Madrid e promuoverà ancora una volta un o spazio per la scoperta e le riflessioni tra cinema e arte contemporanea.
(Italiano) L'edizone 2008 di Invideo ha come titolo "Terre e Cieli: realtà e sogno, cronaca e poesia". È il pianeta: la vita urbana, la storia, il lavoro, la donna, la natura in pericolo. Mondi che si incontrano, nelle invenzioni della danza, del teatro, dell'animazione, nelle prospettive capovolte, nei dialoghi fra culture.
(Italiano) Il titolo e il concetto della mostra curata da Camilla Boemio riprendono i cardini teorici dell' opera cult di Gene Youngblood (Los Angeles/Santa Fé New Messico), mai tradotta in Italia, Expanded Cinema, del 1970, in cui si analizzano i legami fra sperimentazione cinematografica e ricerca video.