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NOW&AFTER’17 theme is FLASHBACK’17
The Festival’s seventh edition will be held at the Center of Creative Industries FABRIKA
July 5th – 30th, 2017
OPENING: July 5th at 8pm at CCI Fabrika (Perevedenovsky lane, 18)
Now&After’17 organizer Media Art Center Now&After
Now&After’17 co-organizer CCI Fabrika
Now&After Director and Curator Marina Fomenko
This year International Video Art Festival Now&After reviews the intermediate results of its first seven years and takes place without open call.
“Flashback’17” is a look both into the past and the future with the pause in the present. In 2017, we’d like to remember the best works and presenting their retrospective, as well as to show the new projects by the participants of the Festival previous editions. After all, a flashback is a deviation from the routine for a look back. This year our audience will see video works of 47 Russian and foreign artists.
At CCI Fabrika Olivier Hall we will present the namesake exhibition “Flashback’17”. It comprises new works of artists already participated in the Now&After Festival, including the previous editions’ winners.
At CCI Fabrika Burnishing Department there will be the everyday nonstop retrospective screenings of all Now&After award-winning works 2011-2016.
Now&After Special Program involves retrospective screenings of different countries’ festivals’ video art programs, as well as performances, artist talks and round tables.
“Flashback’17” exhibition is dedicated to memory.
Participants of the exhibition: Leila Alaoui, Morocco, Crossings / Natasha Dahnberg, Baggage, Sweden / Vica Ilyushkina, Maya Popova, Lost Fragmets, Russia / Mairéad McClean, Mary | Encode Series 1, UK / Alexandra Mitlyanskaya, Face Book, Russia / Benjamin Ramírez Pérez, Body Snatcher, Germany / Maryam Tafakory, Poem and Stone, UK / Clemens Wilhelm, When You Change the Way You Look at Things, the Things You Look at Change, Germany.
Now&After’17 Special Program consists of Videoformes International Festival of Digital Arts (France) and Video Art Miden (Greece) new programs and retrospective screenings of CologneOFF Festival (Germany), Magmart Festival (Italy), IVAHM Video Art Fes (Spain), Video Art Platform Visualcontainer (Italy), Still Laps Video Art (France).
Video Art Platform Visualcontainer, Collective Shades (Italy)
Curated by Alessandra Arno
Today with the digitalization age we share a sense of heritage and commonality with many human beings we have never met. Identity and collective memory’s ideas flows in a mixed common feelings … and what’s happens if the collective memory goes deeper in meanings levels?
It opens up a subliminal scenario where the unconscious explores the deeper meaning of common feelings.
This video selection wants to investigate on in-visible field, on what remains settled into our un-conscious, showing shadow and our shadows, as the mental mapping of places and the mapping of ourselves. Collective meanings, collective memories, collective shades. Curated by Alessandra Arnò
Rita Casdia – Stangliro – 4’10’’, 2013
Katharina Gruzei – Workers leaving the factory (again) – 11’00”, 2012
Elisabetta Di Sopra – Temporary, 5’:00, 2013
Yuri Pirondi + Ines von Bonhorst – Void Shades: London Series – 10:00, 2012
Daniela Di Maro – Migrations, 5’13”, 2011
Di Bernardo Rietti Toppeta – Fisiognomica – 2’40”, 2012
Maria Korporal + Sonia Armaniaco – Heart-Earth – 5’:00, 2013
Chiara Mazzocchi – Human Alienation, 2’00”, 2011
Anita Calà – La Ballata – 4:02, 2013
Patrizia Bonardi – The immobility of tree, 3’11”, 2012
More about Now&After Festival:
Video Art Festival Now&After annually presents a review of the world’s contemporary video art to a wide audience. Now&After was held at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art (2011-2013), at the State Museum of GULAG History (2014), at the State Museum of Architecture (2015) and at the State Darwin Museum (2016).
Since Festival’s first year we received 4,500 applications from 80 countries across the world from Colombia to Australia. 209 artists from 42 countries have become Festival’s participants. Over these 7 years Now&After has become a full member of the world community of video art festivals and has been represented in Italy, Germany, Spain, Ethiopia, Ukraine, Japan, Greece, India, Sweden, Mexico, Brazil, USA, Peru, the Canary Islands. Every year Now&After programs are presented on the Italian VisualcontainerTV International Videoart Web Channel. Our project’s exhibitions and screenings were held in St. Petersburg (New Stage of the Alexandrinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg State University of Cinema and Television), Samara (Victoria Gallery, TK Ambar), Krasnoyarsk (Cinema House), Kaluga (Music House), Kirov (Vyatka Vasnetsovs’ Art Museum), Krasnodar, Saratov, etc. In Moscow Now&After was held at the Museum of Moscow and the RSUH, in the Polytechnic Museum’s “Electronic Living Room” and on the facade of the Darwin Museum, at the MARS Gallery and at the Timiryazev Biological Museum.
More info is available on Festival web site now-after.org
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