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<nettime-ann> crosstalk video art festival, budapest, 25-30 June
Adrien Török on Sat, 13 Jun 2009 20:44:49 +0200 (CEST)

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<nettime-ann> crosstalk video art festival, budapest, 25-30 June


crosstalk video art festival will take place from June 25 to June 30 in Gödör, in heart of Budapest. The program for the second edition of crosstalk video art festival 2009 will be comprised by video screenings, round-tables, video installation exhibitions and a VJ night.

Although crosstalk video art festival is an international event, every year a country is invited to present a focused view over the local production on art videos. For 2009 Spain is the guest country. Every year a video collection is invited for the video screening: Antology. This year we have a selection from the video collection of MUSAC (Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León), Spain.

In this year’s edition crosstalk is hosting three partner institutes presented in Crosstalk Invites section: FixC Cooperative, a video-, media art and experimental cimena distributor and promoter from Helsinki, Finland, VideoChannel, a video project environment from Cologne, Germany and VisualContainer, the italian video art distributor from Milan, Italy.

In cross-talks screening are presented videos based on the open call and S is a section exclusevily for students.

crosstalk will present three round-tables with professionals in the video art field, such as artists, curator, collector, concerning techniques, philosophical questions and methodology of works with subjects like: collecting videoart, technological limitations and conservation matters, Video and media art in the hungarian and international art market, presenting, installing and exhibiting videoart.


This edition will explore the dialogue and intersections between video art and other arts disciplines such as dance, theater by hosting Barbara Bañuelos Company with the show called: 90 DB and Aggtelek from Barcelona will present az installation in Labor Gallery. The vj culture is also part of contemporary video and media art, so one night will be dedicated exclusivelly for a vj maraton with 4 dj and 16 vj-s.

This years edition of creating surprising collaborations with the aim of spreading the interest in video art through a wide range of audiences, in a project linked to the city.

crosstalk video art festival
2009., June 25-30.



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