[artinfo] BORDERLINE vIDEO fESTIVAL | jUNE 22 - 25 2006, bEIJING
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Wed Jun 21 16:40:13 CEST 2006
BORDERLINE VIDEO ART FESTIVAL PRESS RELEASE
Theatre in Motion, Platform China and partners are proud to announce the first
edition of the Borderline Video Art Festival taking place on various locations
in Beijing, from June 22nd to June 25th 2006.
The aim of the Borderline Video Festival is to create a platform for Video Art
in China. The focus lies on Chinese video art, but international artists are
invited to join discussion, thus generating interaction and exchange.
Through a call for entry, Chinese and international artists have been invited
to create new video work for the festival. We were happy to receive a large
number of entries, and the most interesting works are integrated in the
During the 4-day festival period, Video Art will be shown in all its different
identities and expressions: short film, documentary, one minute film,
animation, video installation, music, performance art, new media and so on. A
total of 13 events will be organized in 7 different venues scattered over the
798 Art District, the Caochangdi Art Community and the Central Academy of Fine
Arts, as well in public spaces. Events ranging from small interventions and
installations over performances to lectures and two group exhibitions. The
documents in attachment outlines more details on the program and the artistic
set-up of the festival.
The festival has been organized in collaboration with:
offiCina, Thinking Hands, Caochangdi Workstation, South Gate Space, Beijing
Cubic Art Center, One Minutes Foundation, Timezone8, UnAids, City Weekend
Beijing, The Central Academy of Fine Arts, the Courtisane Video Festival in
Ghent, Belgium and *l'UnaOtra*.
Venues: Platform China, Beijing Cubic Arts Center, offiCina, Thinking Hands,
Caochangdi Workstation, Timezone8 Annex, Central Academy of Fine Arts
And sponsored by: Unesco, Bnp Paribas, Deweer Art Gallery, The Dutch embassy
in Beijing and the Flemish Government.
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