Programa VIDEOAKT International Videoart Biennial 2013

Programme of VIDEOAKT International Videoart Biennial 2013

From 25 to 28 June – French Institut – Barcelona: Street Moiá, 8,
June 29. Closing Ceremony of Videoakt -Gallery H₂O – Barcelona: Street Verdi, 151,

Auditorium of the French Institute of Barcelona: Location: C. Moià 8
Free access to all activities

Introduction of Videoakt International Video Art Biennial, the video art Biennial of Barcelona, which will be organized at the French Institute. Videoakt is a festival that is held every second year in Barcelona – Spain, Berlin – Germany,and next year it will move to France. From 25 to 29 June the bests of young international video art will be presented, together with the audiovisuals of the most important curators and artists of the highest level and career. It has 4 sections: Invited curators, Guest artists, Open Call Competition of the selected works by a jury of experts, tribute to the pioneer of video art: Wolf Kahlen (Germany), the section of the round table discussion and the closing ceremony.

Tuesday 25 of June
12:00 am. Press Conference. With the presence of national and international artist and curators.
17:00 p.m to 21:00 pm: Inauguration of Videoakt International Video Art Biennial. Video art projections selected by expert curators both national and international level together with guest artists, who will give a presenteation about the displayed works.
17.00 – Curator: Antonieta Sibaja director of MUCEVI Central American Museum of Video Art
17:30 pm – Curator: Jorge La Ferla professor at the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina) monograph of Sebastian Diaz Morales (Argentina)
18:00 pm – Curator: Fabrizio Pizzuto independent curator (Italy)
18:30 pm – Curator: Gabriella DiLorenzo independent curator (Italy – Spain)
monograph of Patricia Bentancur (Uruguay)
19:00 pm – Curator: Sandrine Bouiniere independent curator (France)
19:30 pm – Curator: Bayardo Blandino director of the Centre of Contemporany Visual Arts CAVC / MUA (Honduras),
20:00 pm: Curator: Homesession: Olivier Collet and Jérôme Lefaure directors (France – Spain).
20:30 pm: – Curator: Federica Matelli LiminalB director (Barcelona)
Wednesday 26 of June
17: 00 Hours: selected videos of the competition (Part I): Aditi Avinash Kulkarni (India), Regnier Adrian Chavez (Mexico), Augustine Bridge (Argentina), Alejandra Bueno (Spain), “2 +2″ Romina Chaile and Alejandro Garat ( Argentina), Alice Dalgalarrondo (Brazil), Sándor M. Salas (Spain), Arantxa Bootes (Spain), Claudio Molina Moral (Spain), Félix Fernández (Spain), Gabriel Andreu (United Kingdom), Ivan Cortazar (USA), Julio Martinez Malqui (Peru), Karin Dolk (Sweden / Spain ), Katherinne Fiedler – (Peru) – Gilivanka Kędzior & Barbara Friedman (France), Lois Patiño (Spain), Maia Navas (Argentina)
18:30: Awarding ceremony of the international competition section of video art of VIDEOAKT, in collaboration with Casa de Velázquez of the French Academy in Madrid and Visual Odor Collection video screening of the winners: 1st Place Albert Merino (Spain) – Honorable Mention of Cristian Alarcón (Peru). Motion Imagery delivers the Scholarship. With the presence of the jury: Sergi Doladé, Ramon Guimaraes, Alicia Aza, Xavier Baudoin and Angie Bonino
19:00 pm: Tribute to Wolf Kahlen, video screening of the pioneer artist of the video art movement, with the presence of the artist. Wolf is a historical reference for culture, the presentation and discussion will be managed by the renowned audio visual researcher Antoni Mercader.

Thursday 27 of June
17:00 pm: Curator: Ricardo Iglesias professor at the University of Barcelona
17:30 pm: Curator: Ignacio Rodriguez Director of Fictions Biennial of Photography and Video (Uruguay);
18:00 pm: Guest video artists: Elizabeth Ross (Mexico), R Marcos Mota (Spain), Victoria Ilyushkina (Russia), Luis Jaume (Spain), Begoña Egurbide (Spain), Toni Serra *) Abu Ali (Spain), Pedro Ortuño Mengual (Spain)
18:30 pm: Curator: Martin Capatinta director of Film and Video Festival Lakino Berlin (Germany)
19:00 pm: Curator: Lorea Iglesias director of Mobil Views (Barcelona)
19:30 pm: Curator: Santiago Olmo critic and independent curator (Spain)
monograph: Francesca Llopis
20: 00 pm: Curator: Alex Brahim director of DiBiNa Digital Büro of International Art (Barcelona)
monograph Ricardo Trigo (Spain)
20:30 pm: Curator: Enrico Tomaselli director of MagMart Video Festival (Italy),
21: 00 pm: Curator: Macu Moran director of VideoartWorld and Imageri Motion, (Spain)
Friday 28 of June
17:00 pm: Curaors: Juan Ramón Barbancho La Nave Spacial Seville Festival. Mov, curators: Nadia Morillo Cano and Maria Gracia Cordova (Peru).
18:00: Selected Artists by Videoakt (Part II): Mana Salehi (Iran), Mariokissme (Spain), Miguel Soler (Spain) Mikel Zatarain (Spain), Paulo Carneiro (Portugal), Paul Barrios (Colombia), Ñ + Ñ Raquel Muñoz – Montse Carreño (Spain), Raul Gomez Valverde (USA), Uwe Heine Debrodt (Mexico), Wei-Ming Ho (Taiwan)
19:00: Round Table Discussion: “Telematic Embrace” New Forms of Art Management in Networked Society by Silvia Alvarez curator and cultural manager,
Discussion Panel with the speakers: Patricia Bentancur (Director of Exhibitions and New Media Cultural Center of Spain in Montevideo, Uruguay); Homesession Olivier Collet and Jérôme Lefaure (France – Barcelona), The Palomar: Mariokissme and Rafa Marcos (Barcelona) , Andreu Meixide the Creative Commons Film Festival (Barcelona), A-DESK Montse Badia (Barcelona), Susana Serrano: Centre of Art of Seville and art critic, Coordinator of the “10 Openkult” platform (Sevilla)

Saturday 29 of June
Gallery HO. Place: St. Verdi 152
18:00 pm. to 22:00 pm. – Closing Ceremony of Videoakt -
18:00 pm: Video art screening: Curators: Marco Antonio Moscoso Video Raymi Festival (Peru), Victoria Ilyushkina curator of CYberfest, (Russia). Miguel Foundation director Petchkovsky Time Frame (Netherlands), Valentina Montero independent curator (Chile)
19:30 – 20:00 pm: Ginesta Music Group: Francesca Llopis (at cello.) Alba Sotorra (keyboard and piano) Patricia Maecer (violinist and sound box) projection and video mixing Francesca Llopis.
20: 00 pm: iPadMorita - Live set Performance – video, sound and music