Athens Video Art Festival invites artists to participate in the 9th edition of the organization. There is no etnry fee and the call is open until 28th of March.
Initiated in 2005 Athens Video Art Festival is devoted in presenting and promoting digital art. Every year a global community of artists and art specialists gather for a three day meeting that includes exhibitions, screenings, workshops, live acts and panels concentrating in projects that make use of emerging technologies as a tool and are concerned with the cultural and aesthetic possibilities of these tools.
Representing one of the most popular and dominant contemporary art forms, Video Art remains the key exhibition of Athens Video Art Festival. More than 70 works are presented every year in a multi-disciplinary and innovative screening program. Through a set of screenings Athens Video Art Festival attempts to showcase international artists that reflect on new technologies and new cultural forms.
Rooted in the extended notion of sculptural space, Installations and Video Installations create a complicated visual construction that artistically activates the surrounding space. Through large-scale exhibitions Athens Video Art Festival every year presents a wide range of Video and mixed media Installations from internationally acclaimed artists that combine conceptual sophistication, technological innovation and social relevance.
Based on rapidly evolving techniques Animation has taken over an important part in contemporary art scene. Athens Video Art Festival showcases works that reflect on all the leading animation techniques and through an international screening program presents all the new trends on this cutting edge field of the moving image.
Following all the leading technologies and innovative approaches Athens Video Art Festival introduces a new section on its program.
Capturing the limitless possibilities of computer generated or digitally manipulated images Athens Video Art Festival creates a platform for contemporary artists where the boundaries between computer art, graphic design and photography blur in order to produce hybrid works that address all the issues rising form the intersection of these art forms.
Athens Video Art Festival every year seeks to present Performances and Live Art works that make use of the cross-fertilization between theater, dance, film, video and visual arts. Within the frame of experimentation Athens Video Art Festival embraces leading trends in A/V Performances including VJing, Mapping Projections and Augmented Reality.
Addressing one of the most active and creative communities in the artistic world Athens Video Art Festival provides the space of a cloud gallery where internet-based works co-exist in a timeless and space less encounter.
Taking the notion of sound combined with image one step further Athens Video Art Festival presents a dynamic line-up of music live acts.
more info at http://www.athensvideoartfestival.gr/
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