WHAT IS THE 404 FESTIVAL?
“404” is a independent non profit project whose main goal is to promote and spread artistic productions around the world in field of Electronic Art, creating also a production environment in which authors can exhibit their works and interrelate.
Starting from an annual international calling and the subsequent selection of works, “404” supports artists whose proposals are based on originality and research.
As a result of the 2006 call, 126 artworks from 27 different countries in the following categories: Net.Art, Still Image, Animation, Video, Music, Audiovisual-Set, Theory, Performance and Installation.
Authors from Japan, France, Serbia, USA, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Peru, Chile, Italy, Belgium and Holland, among others will be present at the Festival.
“404” is an artistic event created by “Astas Romas” located in Rosario (ARG), which is an urban and cultural center with more than one million inhabitants.
This Festival, open to the public and free of charge, is endorsed by cultural organizations from Europe, North America and Latin America.
WHEN AND WHERE?
The III “International Festival of Electronic Art 404” will be held in Rosario, Argentina, from November 30th to December 03rd, 2006, in the “Plaza Cívica” and “Parque de España” Cultural Centers.
The “404 Festival” is organized under the auspices of the Cultural Affairs Department the of Argentina’s Foreign Affairs Ministery, Secretaría de Cultura de la Nación Argentina, Secretaría de Cultura de la Provincia de Santa Fe, Secretaría de Cultura de la Municipalidad de Rosario (Rosario CityHall), Center of Canadian Studies, Spanish Embassy, French Embassy, Mondriaan Foundation, Plaza Cívica, Centro Cultural Parque de España, Universidad Abierta Interamericana, Centro Metropolitano de Diseño, Alianza Francesa, among others.
The “404 Festival” has also been declared of public interest by Rosario CityHall and the Provincial Legislature.