Athens Video Art Festival 2014 – Technopolis 2-5 October
10th anniversary edition Athens Video Art Festival 2014
2 – 5 October | Technopolis, City of Athens
The 10th International Festival of Digital Arts and New Media, Athens Video Art Festival 2014, is perfecting the “plexus” of its content and for another year getting ready to cross the doors of “Technolopolis” of the City of Athens, from next Thursday, October 2 to Sunday October 5.
The schedule of this year’s upcoming 4-day art, technology and creativity celebrations is going to be compound by both Greek and international artists, having the numerous possibilities provided by the new media and the ways they can be exploited at any age as a common reference.
Starting on day One and the presentation of the representational act of Nonotak, titled “Late Speculation”, the ideal atmosphere for the reception of sensory installation “80 prepared dc-motors, cotton balls, cardboard boxes” by Zimoun is created.
At the same time, the academic nature of the festival is enhanced through workshops, including the one specifically dedicated to Glitch Art by Phillip Stearns. Its dynamic is also presented from the relevant exhibition with Glitch Art projects of Greek and international artists, which will decorate the spaces of the Athens Transportation.
In the screenings section, the projection of the documentary Codebreaker is really significant as a reference to the work of the British mathematician,, logic professor and cryptographer, Alan Turing, in the digital world.
The sound character of the festival will be formed by great artist of the music stage, including the multitalented pianist and composer, Vilker Bertelmann, known as Hauschka, as well as the founder of the Greek dubstep sound, Michalis Rakintzis, who has prepared a superb audiovisual concert in collaboration with Vj Codec, on the last day of the festival.
In that way, the creativity is expanded to the edges and presented through the following strands of the festival:
/ Screenings (Video Art, Animation, Collaboration Festivals)
/ Exhibitions (Web Art, Digital Image, Installations, Video Installations, Applications)
/ Presentations – Lectures (Academic Institutions, International & Domestic Organizations)
/ Workshops – Open Discussions (Software, Educational Programmes, New Techniques & Τrends)
/ Live Acts (Concerts, DJ / VJ Sets, Performances)
Daily ticket: 6 euros, price reduction to 3 euros for the holders of a ticket or a card by the Athens Urban Transportation (50% discount)
4-day pass: 16 euros, price reduction to 8 euros for the holders of a ticket or a card by the Athens Urban Transportation (50% discount)
Program & information: www.athensvideoartfestival.gr