The year 2015 will be the sixth year of international contemporary art fair ArtVilnius. The largest Art Fair in the Baltic region ArtVilnius will take a place on the 25-28 of June in the Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre Litexpo.
For the ARTVLNIUS‘15 we expect to select around 70 galleries from 20 countries and to welcome some 20,000 visitors. Our main focus in the fair will be held on one country – Ukraine and its contemporary art galleries. Moreover, we have decided to introduce more video art to the art fair and we are happy to announce that VIDEONALE.15 – Festival for Contemporary Video Art will present a selection of works out of their competition at ARTVILNIUS’15. For this purpose, we especially welcome proposals from galleries to exhibit in their stands artists working with this medium.
ARTVILNIUS‘15 is offering not only a wide selection of contemporary art, but also a lot of important additional events. From the most important ones are best young artist, best artist and the best galleries‘ selection by the panel of judges and visitors. Art fair also offers a programme of conferences, discussions, workshops and various events offered by guest galleries.
More information: www.artvilnius.com
8./9.7.2015 Porto Alegre & 10./11.7.2015 São Paulo
In July 2015 a selection of works presented at VIDEONALE.15 will be displayed in Brazil as part of the ARTEMOVENDO project.
ARTEMOVENDO presents selected contemporary video art with an emphasis on Germany, Brazil and Switzerland. The Goethe Institute Porto Alegre invited the curators Ludwig Seyfarth, Berlin and Bernardo de Souza, Porto Alegre/Rio de Janeiro to develop the concept. The first ARTEMOVENDO in 2015 will be held simultaneously in Porto Alegre and in São Paulo with the title “The Hidden Soul of the Unanimated”.In Porto Alegre installations and single-channel works will be shown in the city’s exhibition spaces (Paço Municipal, Galerie Iberê Camargo and Sala P.F.Gastal in the Usina do Gasômetro) as well as in the gallery of the Goethe Institute. In São Paulo three programmes of single-channel projections will be presented in the auditorium of the Goethe Institute, accompanied by a panel made up of the two curators and individual artists.
In cooperation with the video-art platform www.blinkvideo.de (Anita Beckers, Julia Sökeland), the films shown in the exhibitions and in the screening programmes can also be viewed on the internet.
ARTEMOVENDO is a project by the Goethe Institute Porto Alegre
Athens Digital Arts Festival (ADAF) is an International Festival which celebrates digital culture through an annual gathering bringing together a global community of artists and audiences. Athens Digital Arts Festival aims to encourage, stimulate and promote all aspects of digital creativity by hosting local as well as international artists and communities.
Through its multidisciplinary program Athens Digital Arts Festival offers a wide range of Exhibitions, Screenings, Live Performances, Workshops and International Tributes showcasing artworks that display distinctive characteristics of the digital medium and reflects on its language and aesthetics.
Athens Video Art Festival was founded in 2005 with the intention to offer a platform to video art, installations and live performances. Within the following 10 years, the Festival gradually evolved and included more art forms, such as web art, interactive installations, animation, digital image, performances, applications and workshops, exploring creative aspects of technology and digital culture. In 2012, the Festival introduced the subtitle “International Festival of Digital Arts & New Media” in order to communicate the wide spectrum of its activities and events. As of January 2015, the Festival changed its name into Athens Digital Arts Festival.
More information: www.adaf.gr