Call out for Artists Participation in the 4th International Video Poetry Festival/ 19.12.2015 athens

international video poetry 2015

film still by Yliya Vritna

film still by Yliya Vritna

Common Room by Yael Ozsinay

 

video still by Celia Parra Diaz

video still by Celia Parra Diaz

Begadefente

film still by Begadefente

film still by Evi Stamou

Film Still by Brenda Lien

Film Still by Brenda Lien

The +Institute [for Experimental Arts] and Void Network

present

the 4th International  Video Poetry Festival 2015

SAT. 19.12.2015

at Free Self-Organised Theatre EMBROS / Athens / Greece

The yearly International Video Poetry Festival 2015 will be held for fourth time in Greece in Athens. Approximately 2000 people attended the festival last years

There will be two different zones of the festival. The first zone will include video poems, visual poems, short film poems and cinematic poetry by artists from all over the world (America, Asia, Europe, Africa). The second zone will include cross-platform collaborations of sound producers and music groups with poets and visual artists in live improvisations.

The International Video Poetry Festival 2015 attempts to create an open public space for the creative expression of all tendencies and streams of contemporary visual poetry.

It is very important to notice that this festival is a part of the counter culture activities of Void Network and + the Institute [for Experimental Arts] and will be non-sponsored, free entrance, non commercial and non profit event. The festival will cover the costs (2000 posters, 15.000 flyers, high quality technical equipment e.t.c.) from the incomes of the bar of the festival.All the participating artists and the organizing groups will participate voluntary to the festival.

Void Network started organizing multi media poetry nights in 1990. Void Network and +the Institute [for Experimental Arts] believe that multi media Poetry Nights and Video Poetry shows can vibrate in the heart of Metropolis, bring new audiences in contact with contemporary poetry and open new creative dimensions for this ancient art. To achieve this, we respect the aspirations and the objectives of the artists, create high quality self organized exhibition areas and show rooms, we work with professional technicians and we offer meeting points and fields of expression for artists and people that tend to stand antagonistically to the mainstream culture.

We would like to thank Dave Bonta from the Moving Poems, a global site with the best video poems in the web that inspired us to create the International Video Poetry Festival in Athens and we cooperate since 2012 to spread out the announcement of the Festival each year so as to gather new video poems from all over the world.

International Video Poetry Festival 2013 photos:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/98573745@N03/sets/72157636930950693/

You can look here for some photos of previous poetry nights
organized by Void Network and + the Institute [for Experimental Arts]:
voidnetwork.blogspot.gr/2007/12/void-history-words-environment.html
voidnetwork.blogspot.gr/2011/06/insurrectionary-poetry-poetry-night-in.html
voidnetwork.blogspot.gr/2007/12/words-environments-multi-media-poetry.html

for more photos from Void Network art, events and actions :
http://flickr.com/photos/voidnetwork

APPLICATION FORM CLICK THE BELOW LINK : 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Kf-64C71qx5xdTQy3YO7BUKTq7wI5kAPVg_WE7gu60I/edit

DEAD LINE FOR SUBMISSION: 25.11.2015

Miriam’s Song by Shabnam Piryaei

 

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