OUTVIDEO 2012 - Festival of videoart in public spaces

1 - 30 novembre 2012, Ekaterinburg (Russia) >[deadline: 15/10/2012]
«OUTVIDEO» festival is a great media occasion on an international scale with innovative and hi tech nature elevating cultural status of Ekaterinburg and stimulating it’s development as civilized cultural center. The main idea of the festival is to integrate contemporary video art into the public places. Artists have to create their works in a format of advert video (30 seconds maximum, no sound). The idea of the festival is to integrate contemporary video art into the public spaces. International Festival of Videoart in public spaces OUTVIDEO is the only one around the world shown on large-sized LED video screens within the urban environment. For four years it was held in Yekaterinburg (in 2004-2007). In 2006 OUTVIDEO is for the first time emerging the All-Russian stage and is to be demonstrated in 16 cities by the outdoor video network consisting of 39 large screens. This festival aims at full-scale integration of actual videoart into the urban environment and promotion of public art strategies in Russia. Within the framework of the festival, the programme includes lectures, workshops, presentations and round tables of experts from Europe & Russia. These activities are intended to share experience and update possibilities and problems of interaction between actual art and urban electronic media, aspects of actual art integration into general audience and topical art practices of this field. Info: www.outvideo.ru