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FESTIVAL MIDEN 2013

PROGRAM

Thursday 4/7/2013

Amfeias' square, 21.30

Screening Α (main)

Sreening B (parallel)    

Breathe water in... breathe water out... (38 min)

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Cheer up (22 min) Perform like the wind and the solid ground (60 min)

Total duration: 120 min (10 min intermission after Cheer up)

Video Art Network Lagos, Nigeria (27 min) Where Dreams Cross, Sweden (34 min) Red Nomade, Spain (16 min) Mother (65 min)

Total duration: 142 min (without intermission)

Friday 5/7/2013  

Amfeias' square, 21.30

A Dream Within a Dream (87 min) Anima Planet I (40 min)

Total duration: 126 min (10 min intermission in between)

Every sentence is an unfinished sentence (57 min)

Digitize (80 min)

Total duration: 137 min (without intermission)

Installation / video game: Banopticon by Personal Cinema

Saturday 6/7/2013  

Amfeias' square, 21.30

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All about work (45 min) Come as you are (68 min)

Total duration: 113 min (10 min intermission in between)

Local Calling! (44 min) Anima Planet II (43 min) Videoplay, Argentina (46 min)

Total duration: 134 min (without intermission)

PARALLEL EVENTS

FESTIVAL MIDEN 2013

4-6/7/2013

Kalamata Historic Center_

Thursday 4/7/2013

Friday 5/7/2013

 animateCOLOGNE, Germany (64 min)  Now&After, Russia (58 min)

 Visualcontainer, Italy (45 min)

 FONLAD, Portugal (29 min)

 Manipulated Image, USA (36 min)

Screening hours: 11.00-15.00 (exact venue to be announced soon)

Saturday 6/7/2013  Kids Company, UK (25 min)  Walks in the city, Community Mental Health Center of Byron/Kesariani, Athens (44 min)

 Lasting (18 min)


4-6/7/2013

Kallitechniko Steki_

Thursday 4/7/2013  

Friday 5/7/2013 & Saturday 6/7/2013

It needs some silence to make sound (62 min) Street views (68 min)

JOUR DE FÊTE, Spain (93 min)

Opening hours: 18.00-21.00

5/7/2013

DK design studio_

X & wine after party (just after the screenings, around midnight)-------------more info soon!

PARALLEL SCREENINGS IN ATHENS 4-6/7/2013

CAMP

CAMP [Contemporary Art Meeting Point] basement, 21.00_

Thursday 4/7/2013

Friday 5/7/2013

Saturday 6/7/2013

 Move In(space) (63 min)

 Wherever I go, I find me

 wAnderland (53 min)

(32 min)

 [Inter]mission possible (30 min)

_DETAILED PROGRAM_ open air screenings at Amfeias' square Historic Center of Kalamata 4-7/7/13, 21.30h

THURSDAY 4/7/2013 Thursday 4/7/2013- Screening A- Unit 1 Duration: 38 min

Breathe water in... breathe water out... Curated by: Gioula Papadopoulou

An aquatic, breezy program in a summer and ...philosophical mood, starring water & the sea. 1. Pierre et Jean Villemin, Lac, France 2012, 5.30


2. Marlijn Franken, Into the Woods, Netherlands 2013, 6.12 3. Maria Korporal, ... in-volo-quadrato ... , Italy 2012, 2.12 4. Isabella Gresser, Nietzsche à Nice, Germany 2013, 5.00 5. Azahara Cerezo, The wee giant model, UK 2012, 1.08 6. Beata Pantya, Transit, Hungary 2012, 3.31 7. Jeroen Nelemans, In Search of the Miraculous, USA 2010, 1.38 8. Tetsuka Niiyama, HINODE, Japan 2012, 3.00 9. José Manuel Silvestre, Mar, Spain 2012, 1.27 10. Azahara Cerezo, Sample pool, UK 2012, 1.51 11. Marcia Beatriz Granero, Trip Paulista, Brazil 2011, 5.45

Thursday 4/7/2013- Screening Α- Unit 2 Duration: 22 min

Cheer up Curated by: Maria Bourika

A selection of works where the viewer decides what to keep. What's the taste? is it sweet, is it bitter, is it happy? You choose. 1. NEOZOON, Unboxing Eden, Germany/France 2013, 4.54 2. Alessandro Sau, Relic, Italy 2011, 01.55 3. Anna Macdonald & Paul Rogers, I will not hope, I cannot bear it, UK 2013, 7.29 4. Nadezhda Krylova, 16, Russia 2011, 3.07 5. Diran Lyons, 99 Problems (Explicit Political Remix), USA 2012, 02.35 6. Edyta Mąsior, Butterfly, Greece 2009, 1.54

Thursday 4/7/2013- Screening Α- Unit 3 Duration: 60 min

Perform like the wind and the solid ground Curated by: Margarita Stavraki

Inspiration of selection is the materiality of things. Matter creates, reveals, strengthens, or converts and alters the meaning of things. A costume, a dress item, a prop stimulate poetic mood and help the transition to the dream. 1. Ines Von Bonhorst, Clow-Worm, UK 2012, 10.00 2. Anton Slisko & Tijana Stevanovic, Cloudspotting, Serbia 2012, 4.37 3. Sofia Simaki, Anna 1, Greece 2011, 1.45 4. Krum Yankov & Katelina Kancheva , The Time Of Clouds And Rain, Bulgaria 2012, 6.59 5. David Heart, Sturqen – Toxinas, Portugal 2013, 2.52 6. Draga Jovanovic, I am Draga, Canada 2011, 7.00 7. Evy Schubert, Celebration of Post-Soviet Bondage, Georgia 2012, 1.53


8. Marcia Beatriz Granero, MUNDUM, Brazil 2012, 5.00 9. Céline Trouillet, SONG N°18, France 2012, 3.30 10. Margarita Novikova, Cinderella 2.0, Russia 2011, 1.44 11. Mute/Luka Kito and Megan Boyd, Grab 1, USA 2012, 4.22 12. Olga Martí, Memoria-La novia viuda, Spain 2013, 9.08

Thursday 4/7/2013- Screening B- Unit 1 Duration: 27 min

Video Art Network Lagos, Nigeria www.vanlagos.org

VAN Lagos presents in Festival Miden a compilation of videos from Nigerian video artists living and working in Lagos, UK and USA. Τhe artists and the videos selected speak eloquently of the complexities of the continent, raising very pertinent questions and discourse on issues and topics that define multiple specificities, trajectories and conditions in a continent rich in history, socio-political, cultural and economic conditions. -Kaneng Lolang (Nigeria) - Nshi Hwa 1:50 | The Promise 0:53 -Jude Anogwih (Nigeria) – It is Well III 02:10 | Simultaneity 04:16 -Omoligho Udenta (Nigeria) – Oil, Blood, Tears 06:30 -Wura-Natasha Ogunji (USA/Nigeria) – We too 03:08 secs | The epic crossings of an Ife head 02:05 -Emeka Ogboh (Nigeria) – [dis]connect II 03:00 | 0730hrs 02:32 VANLagos is a non-profit organization based in Lagos, Nigeria, established by the collaborative efforts of artists Emeka Ogboh, Jude Anogwih and cultural producer Oyindamola Fakeye. The purpose of the organization is to develop new media art and specifically video art, encourage networks and support collaborations between new media artists, curators and cultural producers in Nigeria, Africa and the rest of the world.

Thursday 4/7/2013- Screening B- Unit 2 Duration: 34 min

Where Dreams Cross, Sweden www.wheredreamscross.com

Where Dreams Cross presents in Festival Miden three upcoming Nordic artists: Victoria Skogsberg (Sweden), Clara Bodén (Sweden) and Ingrid Torvund (Norway). Their films are all different in both content and form, but they all share an interest for exploratory and playful approach in their work. The program is curated by Åsa Falewicz Segerstedt. -Victoria Skogsberg, Room Study (Possession), Sweden 2013, 3.10 -Clara Bodén, “Driving under the influence of”, Sweden 2009, 7.30 -Ingrid Torvund, Magic Blood Machine, Norway 2012, 22.00


The art-project Where Dreams Cross is based on the idea of trying to make film and video art more accessible and open, seeking to create new exhibit opportunities and to reach out to people who don’t generally go to see film and video art. Where Dreams Cross functions to make art more available to all people and to open up the often closed room that art museums and galleries represent. One of the main goals is to create a free, spontaneous, surprising and a more personal experience for the spectator. This by showing film- and video art in public spaces such as projected on building walls, streetcorners and parking decks, in warehouses and in other large buildings and public environments within and outside the city center. The project has a democratic intention, that art should be available for all, regardless of prior knowledge or cultural background.

Thursday 4/7/2013- Screening B- Unit 3 Duration: 16 min

Red Nomade: WAW (Women at work), Spain rednomade.wordpress.com

“Since around 1970, it has been feminist responses and approaches to visual images that have provided some of the strongest, most polemical, and most productive theories and critical strategies to come out of any of the disciplines or modes of analysis associated with visual culture.”(1) Amelia Jones in The Feminism and Visual Culture Reader, 2003

Video Art in the work of female artists is used as a mirror on society’s stereotypes to influence social change. In this selection, Red Nómade presents video works by women artists from different generations and cultures: Argentina, Brazil, and USA together with Spanish ones, providing each their particular look of the world and their way of living in it. -Iona Pergo, Spain: Vital Tranzfer, 2013, 4’ 35’’ -Alette Simmons-Jimenez, USA: “Revolution&Evolution”, 2013, 2’ 20’’ -Tatiana Travisani, Brazil: "Leave", 2013, 2’ 26’’ -Cristina Ghetti, Argentina: “Understanding abstraction”, 2013, 4’ 29” -Virginia Paniagua, Spain: “Luna”, 2012, 1' 32'' Red Nomade is an international cooperation project interested in the exchange of contemporary artists and intellectuals. The collective aim is to generate artistic, cultural and academic events in different cities in order to facilitate the meeting of visual artists, art critics, curators, writers and intellectuals. Projects include participation in festivals, international exchanges, exhibitions and events. Through workshops, classes, exhibitions, and community outreach activities, the group works on the idea of art as an arena for reflection, encounter and creative play.

Thursday 4/7/2013- Screening B- Unit 4 Duration: 65 min

What would your mother say about that?

Mother Curated by: Ioanna Dimitrakopoulou-Koutava & Terpsi Kontargyri


1. Fred. L’Epee & Dimitra Pouliopolou, The Testament, Switzerland-Greece 2013, 8.02 2. Valerio DE BONIS, Un Cadeau pour... , Italy 2007, 6.16 3. Rhayne Vermette, Take My Word, Canada 2012, 0.49 4. Gerard Cairaschi, Storia, France 2013, 6.45 5. Aaron Zeghers, Ι See a Light, Canada 2011, 1.36 6. Rian, Death to Birth, Greece 2012, 1.24 7. Djamo Daniel Nicolae, The Lat Lamb, Romania 2011, 6.29 8. Adam Rosenberg, Our Precious Bombs, USA 2013, 1.35 9. Aaron Zeghers, Living on the Edge, Canada 2013, 2.35 10. Silvio De Gracia, El silencio, Argentina 2012, 1.54 11. Georgie Roxby Smith, Uncomposed (after Titian after Giorgione), Australia 2012, 5.03 12. Marissa Viani Serrano, Lunaticus, France 2012, 2.20 13. Juhani Koivumäki, Reflection, Finland 2013, 6.47 14. {movimentomilc} – Nascita di un maiale elettronico, Italy 2012, 4.02 15. Gilivanka Kedzior & Barbara Friedman, [ The Secret ], France 2011, 3.18 16. Rusaila Bazlamit, My Homelands, Australia 2013, 3.34 17. Krister Kennedy, Mor/mother, Sweden 2002, 1.40

FRIDAY 5/7/2013 Friday 5/7/2013- Screening Α- Unit 1 Duration: 87 min

A Dream Within a Dream Curated by FILMHOUSE

The New Film Club of Kalamata FILMHOUSE (which started about a year ago a dynamic weekly screening program in Kalamata) curated especially for Festival Miden a selection of acclaimed short films, in an attempt to connect contemporary video-art with older or representative examples of artistic approaches of narration by significant creators of the 7th Art. Personal visions, fever dreams and strange stories which meet up for the first time, unreel the inspiration and the means used by the art of cinematography, from it's birth till now. In their narrative, reality intersects in a phenomenal way with fantasy, forcing the viewer to see his everyday life from a different point of view. There are times that reality is so distorted, that only though a distorting mirror you can recover its form and face a clear image. 1. Georges Melies, Le Voyage Dans Le Lune (1902) ,13 min The film is considered to be the first fiction film ever. It is undouptly the progenitor of sience fiction filmography and, above all, a dreamy pioneering achievement. 2. Luis Bunuel, Un ChienAndalou (1929), 16 min When Salvador Dali's visual allegories meet the anarchic deconstruction of Louis Bunuel, the result is an avant-garde surealistic manifesto.


3. Dominique Monféry / Walt Disney / Salvador Dali, Destino (1945 -2003), 7 min Hidden metaphors and allegories in a fantastic animation world created by Walt Disney and Salvador Dali, which was completed by Dominique Monfery, 58 years after. 4. Chris Marker, La Jetee (1962), 28 min A masterful combination of static images and a narrative voice-over, which create a dystopian audiovisual poem. A monumental study on montage and memory, which is considered one of the best movies of all times. 5. Juan Diego Solanas, L' Homme Sans Tete (2003),18 min With a Cannes Festival Jury Prize Award as a trophy, the story of "The Man Without a Head" may be placed in a future society, but its central message remains timeless and incurably optimistic. 6. Josh Mahan / Joey Ingram, Awaken (2005), 5 min Even if the means have developed, everyday life is still today an endless compact between good and bad.

Friday 5/7/2013- Screening Α- Unit 2 Duration: 40 min

Anima Planet I Curated by: Ioanna Dimitrakopoulou-Koutava & Terpsi Kontargyri

A man and a woman, or just two pixels. In a Portuguese jail a red light flickers Philipp Artus' colors glisten and one poorly drawn elephant is running around in my mind. On anima planet the colors constantly change! 1. Anno Bergmann, Liebe, Germany 2012, 0.26 2. Inês Freitas & Miguel Mendes (Oneness Team), Incredulous Voice, Portugal 2012, 6.18 3. Philipp Artus, Snail Trail, Germany 2012, 3.00 4. Ezra Wube, Hidar, Ethiopia/France/USA 2012, 6.41 5. Sara Koppel, Memories of an absent presence, Denmark 2013, 1.17 6. Ornana, (notes on) biology, USA 2012, 5.38 7. Martha Koumarianou, Pixel in the rain, Greece 2008, 2.44 8. Veronika Göttlichová, First Fish, Czech republic 2012, 13.25

Friday 5/7/2013- Screening Β- Unit 1 Duration: 57 min

Every sentence is an unfinished sentence Curated by: Gioula Papadopoulou


Visual "texts" and "subtexts" that challenge our imagination through images and movements that need to be deciphered. Or not. 1. SIRO, Improvement, Spain 2013, 4.13 2. Vika Ilyushkina & Popova Mayya, Acrobatic sketch, Russia 2012, 7.28 3. Blanca Giménez, Un mar de lágrimas, Spain 2011, 5.01 4. Brigitte Perroto, presence, France 2009, 2.00 5. Christina Gangos, LANDLOCKED/PADDY, Ireland/Greece 2013, 10.00 6. Liu, Fan Tzu, Eternal Return, Taiwan 2012, 6.00 7. John Lui, On Monumentality, USA 2012, 1.32 8. Marjorie Lemay, Auscultation of the Heart, Canada 2011, 2.22 9. Martha Zoupa, Metapoiesis, Greece 2012, 9.13 10. Andreas Sitorego, Soul breath, Greece 2001, 1.46 11. Ioanna Bitou, Lethe, Greece, 2013, 3.35 12. Ioanna Myrka, Kaiwa, Greece 2007, 3.34

Friday 5/7/2013- Screening Β- Unit 2 Duration: 80 min

Digitize Curated by: Gioula Papadopoulou

Digital landscapes that visualize the unreachable. What cannot exist in the real world, finds its place in a constructed alternative, that complements, subverts or revives inexorably the "real" life. Until, in the end, the picture zooms out and we see what's happening. Or rather nothing has happened? 1. Belen Paton, City of Caves, UK 2012, 6.45 2. Alessandro Amaducci, Anatomy Theater, Italy 2012, 3.27 3. Francesca Fini, Wombs, Italy 2012, 6.09 4. IP Yuk-Yiu, Another day of depression in Kowloon, Hong Kong/China 2012, 15.00 5. Jeannette Louie, "Sonia, Interlude", USA 2013, 08.24 6. Jonathan Monaghan, Rainbow Narcosis, USA 2013, 8.44 7. Pikiproductions (Rui Filipe Antunes & Joanna Pylak), xTNZ, UK 2006, 5.10 8. Sandrine Deumier & Alx P.op, Un.reality, France 2012, 0.55 9. Susanne Wiegner, Inside my room, Germany 2013, 4.00 10. Vaggelis Papaevaggeliou, Mass Society, Greece 2012, 4.35 11. Tommi Matikka, Small Heroes, Finland/Senegal 2013, 2.17 12. Makis Kyriakopoulos,`WARFARE NOW`, Greece 2011, 5.00 13. Tomasz Wlaźlak, Pirx – Hunting, Poland 2012, 2.32 14. Benjamin William Rogers, Nonhappening, Scotland 2013, 6.40


Friday 5/7/2013 Interactive installation - videogame

Personal Cinema: Banopticon, the game www.personalcinema.org

Videogames can be either media or games. But sometimes they can be both. As media, they may carry an idea from one place to another. As games, they establish a set of conditions within which humans play. Any meaning or message that comes out of the game is generated by the players, and was not necessarily enclosed in the game's design. The videogame Banopticon has been under development since January 2010, and will be completed by March 2013, into the context of a MIG@NET, a E.U's research project (mignetproject.eu). The project, is coordinated by Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences (UPSPS), Centre for Gender Studies and includes partners from seven European countries as: University of Bologna, Department of Politics, Institutions and History // Symfiliosi (SYM), Cyprus // Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme (FMSH), Paris // University of Hamburg, Institute for Sociology (UHH) // Utrecht University, Department of Media and Culture Studies-Graduate Gender Programme (UU) // The Peace Institute, Institute for Contemporary Social and Political Studies (PI), Ljubljana // University of Hull, Department of Humanities, UK. The aim of the videogame Banopticon is to collect data from the research fields, organize them as game elements, create different game spaces and finally disseminate them to the public. The game is designed -- for now -- as an online single-user 3D videogame and will include video, sound recordings, web pages, photography and texts, in a playful form. The material and the results of the research, are embedded into environments that correspond to the research fields, to the contemporary situations that refer to migration, to the physical or electronic forms of control of it and consequently to the definition of the geographical and digital borders. They refer as well to the forms of production and labor and to the acts of exclusion, violence or in the contrary to the forms of coexistence with the – so-called legal -- inhabitants of Europe. The working team of Banopticon is the Personal Cinema collective (personalcinema.org ) that includes: Yannis Skoulidas (artist-programmer), Ilias Marmaras (media artist), Xenia Koliofoti ( script co-writer and editor) Daphne Dragona (New Media curator) and the collaborators, Dimitris Fotiou (sculptor-3D designer) and Alex Salapatas (programmer).

Saturday 6/7/2013 Saturday 6/7/2013- Screening Α- Unit 1 Duration: 45 min

All about work Curated by: Gioula Papadopoulou


A critical, "sisyphean" selection of videos that will reveal ...all about work, dissecting -sometimes with humor, sometimes harsh- the meaning of work, and far more. 1. Angelika Herta, Man of Iron, Poland 2011-12, 1.53 2. Lawrence F Mesich, Aphorisms, USA 2012, 3.52 3. Andreas Goldfuss, Independent Film Maker, Canada 2013, 0.20 4. Jonas Nilsson, Suburbian suntan, Sweden 2012, 1.20 5. Jun'ichir Ishii, C, Czech Republic 2013, 2.17 6. Adam Forrester, The Collapse of Order, USA 2012, 3.00 7. Liu Wei, Hopeless Land, China 2008, 7.36 8. Jonas Nilsson, Battlefield, Sweden 2012, 1.27 9. Tushar Waghela, The Ghost Taxonomy, India 2013, 4.57 10. Jorge Catoni, “Coreutica A”, Chile 2013, 10.00 11. Silvia De Gennaro, Monno Monnezza, Italy 2012, 4.05 12. Kent Tate, Containers, Canada 2012, 1.57 13. Eva Olsson, Time Loop, Sweden 2012, 2.02 14. Eva Balasi, The Time, Greece 2012, 1.10

Saturday 6/7/2013- Screening Α- Unit 2 Duration: 68 min

Come as you are Curated by: Manuela Gascon

One planet, 7,129,317,147 inhabitants in 2013. Further than a culture, a country or a belief, everybody has his own past, present and future; and creates his own experience day by day. That is what makes each of us deeply different from the others. Our identity is partly built with the others’ behavior towards us. Starting from the famous “everybody is unique”, let’s welcome who wants to come, as he is. 1. Tim Hill, People Squeezing Through Small Gaps, UK 2012, 3.28 2. Cat Del Buono, Now I’m Beautiful!, USA 2011, 1.31 3. Rosario Cobo, The permanent Certainty, Chile 2012, 14.00 4. Marta Ivanova, Neckties, Lithuania 2012, 3.00 5. Céline Trouillet, SONG N°20, France 2012, 3.40 6. Filip Gabriel Pudło, The Collection, Poland 2010, 3.38 7. Gilivanka Kedzior & Barbara Friedman, [ AVRIL 2010 ], France 2010, 6.31 8. Jared Katsiane, Big Willow, USA 2013, 10.29 9. Aleksandra Godlewska, The Parable, Poland 2012, 3.37 10. Elena Gaztelumendi, Digital artist in 60.000 inhabitants town (Serie: I’m compressed signal, I’m technologic trash), Spain 2007, 0.35 11. Céline Trouillet, SONG N°15, France 2012, 4.40 12. Jolene Mok, SALGUOD SELYORB, USA 2012, 8.18 13. Anton Hecht, Bus station sonata, UK 2012, 4.00


Saturday 6/7/2013- Screening Β- Unit 1 Duration: 44 min

Local Calling!

Works by artists and creators who come from, have lived or have any kind of love-hate relationship with the city Kalamata (GR). An ongoing project of Festival Miden, that aims to create a communication network between artists that are connected or related to Kalamata (the birth city of the festival) in any way. 1. Inside Noise, Sans Attente, Greece 2012, 5.40 2. Kostas Lales, Untitled, Greece 2013, 2.05 3. James M. Lane, Epistrophe, Greece, 2012, 5.26 4. Petros Lales, Last Supper, Greece 2013, 3.43 5. Evi Minou, Brioche dynasty, Greece 2012, 2.10 6. Giorgos Bougas – Panagiota Sampani – Basilis Iliopoulos, “Mind The Gap”, Greece 2013, 4.21 7. Lukas Bousounis, Get high, Greece 2013, 1.15 8. Natalia Sklika, Breath, Greece 2013, 2.14 9. George Louridas, Tiny Space, Greece 2012, 4.46 10. Jan Brand, Kalamata 2000 bus-station, Greece 2013, 4.01 11. Vasiliki Lefkaditi, ”Big Acrobats”, Greece 2013, 8.01

Saturday 6/7/2013- Screening Β- Unit 2 Duration: 43 min

Anima Planet II Curated by: Ioanna Dimitrakopoulou-Koutava & Terpsi Kontargyri

A man fell on the subway tracks, seconds ago patience had reached its limits, protestors clashed with the police and the walls talked while the bulls died in the arenas.. . until the tape broke down. Some narrative, some concise, some realistic and others more abstract. 9 moving realities built with different animation techniques, on a screen for 43 minutes. 1. Eva Olsson, Patience Dear, Sweden 2012, 3.18 2. Sandra Araújo, Tape loading error, Portugal 2012, 2.55 3. José Manuel Silvestre, Toro, Spain 2012, 1.06 4. Milena Jovicevic, video animation Adam i..., Montenegro 2011, 5.42 5. Karolien Soete, Talking Walls – Bozar, Belgium 2012, 4.10 6. Emilio Rizzo, No Tav, Italy 2013, 2.51 7. Valentin Gagarin, Shujun Wong and Robert Wincierz, "Reverie", Germany 2012, 12.28 8. Max Hattler, Shift, Germany/UK 2012, 3.00 9. Rhuturaje, Vallu, India 2013, 6.45


Saturday 6/7/2013- Screening Β- Unit 3 Duration: 46 min

Videoplay: Beyond Fragility, Argentina videoplay-platform.weebly.com

Videoplay project collaborates with Festival Miden for the second time, presenting "Beyond Fragility", a selection of video-performances curated by Silvio De Gracia [Argentina] & Andrés Abreu [Cuba]: -Julieta María [Colombia-Canada] “Exercises in Faith: soil” 00:04:05 -Deng Dafei [China] “China Astronaut” 00:07:26 -Baggenstos-Rudolf [Switzerland] “Balloons” 00:03:48 -Miguel Rodríguez Sepúlveda [México] “Cachetada” 00:05:08 -Adonis Flores [Cuba] “Honras fúnebres” 00:03:00 -Carlos Martiel [Cuba] “A donde mis pies no lleguen” 00:04:00 -Catherine Baÿ [France] “Blanche-Neige, Episode#1” 00:12:00 Videoplay is an Argentina-based international platform for the dissemination of videoart over the world. This is an initiative started in 2004 by the visual artist and curator Silvio De Gracia. Videoplay is focusing especially on the gender of the videoperformance and other works which, though not clearly framed within the category of art-action, reflect a deep anchorage in the performatic sphere. The main purpose is to spread the videoperformance made by artists from around the world, especially Latin American artists.


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Creative team Festival Miden 2013: Directing-central curating: Gioula Papadopoulou & Margarita Stavraki Curators: Ioanna Dimitrakopoulou-Koutava, Terpsi Kontargyri, Manuela Gascon, Maria Bourika, Filmhouse - Kalamata Film Club Tributes & collaborations: Gioula Papadopoulou Technical support - video editing - DVD authoring: Stavros Kapetis Graphic design: T.N. Webmaster: Christos Tsamardas Assistance: Giorgos Dimitrakopoulos, Filaretos Vourkos, Vassilis Papaefstathiou, Danny Kargas, Stavroula Baka, Nikos Syrigos Also, many thanks to: Nikos Iliopoulos and Kallitechniko Steki, the whole team of Filmhouse - Kalamata Film Club, Kalamata Youth Center, Mary Tsoulakou, Katerina Tzamourani and the Arcaeological Museum of Messenia, Nikos Giavropoulos and CAMP, and Yiannis Mourgis for their help and cooperation.

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