Janos Sugar sj at c3.hu
Mon Jun 21 08:43:01 CEST 2004

>  From: centro pablo <vcasaus at infomed.sld.cu>
>  Date: June 16, 2004 1:51:35 AM CDT
>  To: vcasaus at colombus.cu
>  La hoja de memoria es un suplemento r·pido del BoletÌn electrÛnico
>  Memoria, publicado por el Centro Cultural Pablo de la Torriente Brau
>  Memory sheet is a quick supplement of the Memoria electronic newsletter
>   published by the Pablo de la Torriente Brau Cultural Center
>   This 6th International Digital Art Exhibit and Colloquium, an event
>  that through boldness and perseverance has contributed to place these
>  new forms of artistic creation in the scene of Cuban art and has
>  become one of the most meaningful events of this type in the region,
>  will begin with the handing of awards to the winners.
>   The Exhibit, that has the purpose of promoting artistic and cultural
>  values through new technologies and to contribute to debate and
>  reflection, is organized by the Centro Cultural Pablo de la Torriente
>  Brau, under the auspices of the Historiador de la Ciudad de La Habana
>  (the City Historian), HIVOS, ENET / ETECSA CubasÌ Portal, and the
>  collaboration of the Cuban Institute of Art and Cinema (ICAIC), the
>  Union of Cuban Artists and Writers (UNEAC) and the Museo Nacional de
>  Bellas Artes (National Fine Arts Museum).
>   The National Art Exhibit offers six awards (three printed and three
>  audiovisual works). With the participation of 143 artists, it will
>  focus on audiovisual works as an expression of art linked to technology.
>   As part of the Exhibition, a Video Sample will be screened at the
>  National Fine Arts Museum and the Film Cultural Center in ICAIC from
>  June 22-27, in six different programs with 102 works of 96 creators
>  from 27 countries, among them, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica,
>  Cuba, England, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Peru Romania, Russia, Spain,
>  the United States and Sweden. They will also be shown in three centers
>  having to do with visual arts: the International School of Film and TV
>  in San Antonio de los Banos, the Foundation of the New Latin American
>  Cinema and the University of Computer Sciences.
>   The event covers two areas; the National Art Exhibit, of a
>  competitive nature, with the participation of Cuban artists, and the
>  non-competitive On-Line International Art Exhibit, where works by
>  artists from thirty countries will be shown.
>   The International On-Line Exhibit may be visited in the new website
>  for the 6th Exhibit at www.artedigital6.cubasi.cu. The site will
>  include works accepted by the admission jury among the 243 proposals
>  received in the On-Line and Video categories, as well as information
>  and programs on the awards, the exhibits and the International Digital
>  Art Colloquium that will be held from June 22 to 24.
>   Works from 176 artists in 33 countries were received at the
>  international On-Line exhibit and 176 artists from 30 countries were
>  chosen. Interactive, audiovisual, two-dimensional and net-art works
>  are included in them.
>   During the days of the exhibition, At the International Press Center
>  in Havana there will be an international retrospective of the
>  Exhibitions held by the Centro Cultural Pablo de la Torriente Brau
>  since 1999.
>   The International Colloquium Digital Art: Languages and Poetics will
>  begin on Tuesday 22 in the Salon de los Vitrales at the Seat of the
>  Municipal Government in the corner of Oficios and Muralla, La Habana
>  Vieja. Just as in the exhibition, video will be its main focus.
>  Institutions and artists from Brazil, Canada, Chile, Mexico, Italy,
>  Romania, the United States and Venezuela, among others, have confirmed
>  their attendance.
>   On June 23 an exhibition entitled Compartiendo sueÒos / Sharing
>  dreams, a collaboration by ten US and Cuban graphic designers will
>  open at the ICAIC Film Cultural Center. The artists have used personal
>  drawings, photographs and other expressive resources to create ten
>  large posters on the topic of dreams and their relationship with
>  artistic and human creation.
>   These works will be exhibited together with comments by the designers
>  and will also be shown after next June 21st in the 6th International
>  Digital Art website (www.artedigital6.cubasi.cu.) and the American
>  Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA).
>   The coordinators of the project have been Toni OíBryan, VÌctor Casaus
>  and HÈctor Villaverde. The participating artists from the United
>  States and Cuba are: Audrey Bennett, Andrea Dezso, Oscar Fern·ndez,
>  Maria Rogal, Kristin Rogers, Pedro Juan Abreu, JosÈ GÛmez Fresquet
>  (FrÈmez), Eduardo MoltÛ, Fabi·n MuÒoz DÌaz and HÈctor Villaverde.
>   The 6th International Colloquium and Exhibit will again be a
>  celebration of digital art that will allow an enjoyment and reflection
>  of the wonders that creativity and talent may achieve from the new
>  technologies put at the service of imagination and beauty.
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