The WRO Media Art Biennale is the leading international forum for new media art in Poland and Central Europe. Since its inception in 1989, WRO has been presenting art forms created using new media for artistic expression and communication, exploring current creative territories and building a critical perspective toward emerging issues in art and society.
Thierry Raspail, artistic director of the Lyon Biennale, has chosen Victoria Noorthoorn to curate the 11th edition, which will run from 15 September to 31 December 2011
Röda Sten and Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art present Sarat Maharaj as curator for the 2011 edition of the biennial. Theme: Pandemonium: Art in a Time of ‘Creativity Fever’
The next edition now has a title: “Essays on Geopoetics”. Aracy Amaral is the guest curator. Designers have created the logo. Curators have launched a blog. The curatorial team travels throughout Latin America.
Contemporary art, perceived as “…an art that comes close to the daily life, reflecting social, political, cultural, ideological, aesthetical issues, intertwining references of different areas of knowledge: sociology, philosophy, anthropology, design, architecture, cinema, theatre, music, dance, new technologies…”, is the mirror of the recent aesthetic tendencies.
To participate in the Prix Ars Electronica, you must register online and submit all mandatory information online.
The Grand Rue Sculptors are a community of artists living in a down town popular neighbourhood of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. In December 2009 the ‘Sculptors of Grand Rue’ hosted the 1st Ghetto Biennale 2009. Over forty artists, film-makers, academics, photographers, musicians, architects and writers came to the Grand Rue area of Port-Au-Prince to make or witness work, that was shown or happened in the neighbourhood.
West Virginia Mountaineer Short Film Festival seeks independent, unique and compelling work in film, video and animation.
Created in 1994, the International Festival of Mediterranean Documentary & Current Affairs Film, called now PriMed, helps give a better visibility to films dealing with the societies, history, heritage, and art in Mediterranean countries. The Festival also helps these films to get better distribution across the region.
EMAF is one of the most influential forums of international Media Art. As a meeting point for artists, curators, distributors, galleries and an audience of experts the festival has a great impact on the topics and aesthetics of Media Art. Each year the festival offers its visitors a current overview of experimental films, installations, performances, digital formats and hybrid forms, ranging from personal and political subjects or formal experiments to provocative statements from the pulsating area of “Media Art – Society”. The Festival sees itself as a place of experimentation and a laboratory where extraordinary works, experiments and ventures are created and presented.