Musée nationale d'art
moderne / Centre Gerges Pompidou, Paris
Programmes curator: Etienn Sandrin
Video art collection of the Museum is one of the richest collections in the
world. It contains both the earliest pieces of video art and recent videos. The
second year the Museum kindly presents as part of informational showings at the
Media Forum specially selected video programs. This time views will have an
opportunity to see video experiments by film makers Jean-Luc Godard and Chris
Marker (programme Videos by Filmmakers)
as well as video reflections on the impact of the most mass of mass media -
television, by classics of video art Nam Jun Paik, Bill Viola, Stan Duglas and
others (in the frame of special programme TVprsence
The Netherlands Media Art
Institute, Montevideo/Time Based Arts, Amsterdam
Programmes curator: Jan Schuijren
Montevideo possesses one of the most interesting collections of contemporary
media art. As the programmes shown last year, two video selections for the II
Media Forum represent diversity of included art works. Video
Outlines 01 programme reflecting on developments in contemporary
video art, presenting a diverse mixture of works that explore the boundaries of
image and sound, re-appropriate traditions and re-work classic themes, and show
the intertwining of different types of narratives. A sample chart of recent
Art works included in the special selection for TVpresence
by extension programme highlight the problem of mediation of
inter-relations by means of such media as television and video.
International Media Art Festival
Programme curator: Susann Jaschko
The transmediale.01 video
selection contains video works that differ
strongly in the way they were produced. Consequently, these videos give a
wide-ranging insight into the dimensions of current artistic video
production in form and content. The selection also includes the two ex-aequo
winners of the transmediale.01 video award (Kantor, Laliberté) and two of
the runners-up (Ellis, Niskanen).
Total length: 90 min
European Media Art
Festival «EMAF», Osnabrueck, Germany
Programme curator: Hermann Noering
The European Media Art Festival in Osnabrueck is one of the largest
events in Europe. The festival's exhibitions, retrospectives, artists' portraits,
performances, seminars and the Electronic Café, all enable the audience
an extensive overview into the international world of media art. EMAF
video programme encompasses the festival's highlights and works that show the
THE DANISH VIDEO
ART DATA BANK, Haslev
Programme curator: Torben Soeborg
Retrospective of Danish video art.
Different in their themes, concepts and technics, videos by Danish artists
represent liric stories, manipulations with reality, visual experiments and many
Total length: 90 min.
HEURE EXQUISE !
non-profit association specialized in the
promotion of video art and video creation, Mons-en-Baroeul, France
Programme curator: Thierry DESTRIEZ
Programme of HEURE EXQUISE ! is a
selection of videos produced during the last three years and united by a theme
of mental transgressivity of human senses and ideas.
Total length: 58 min.
PANDAEMONIUM: BIENIAL OF MOVING IMAGES 2001
The Lux Centre for Film, Video and Digital Arts, London
Programme curator: Helen De Witt
The Lux is the UK's national centre for artists' moving image. The Lux exhibits artists' moving image installation work in its gallery space alongside a unique cinema programme that has its central
focus on artist's single screen work. The artists' programme is linked to a wider selection of work from the cultural underground that references literature, music and the graphic arts. PANDEMONIUM is the UK’s premiere moving images festival, presenting international works from the leading lights in film, visual arts and digital culture.
PANDEMIC 01: THE BEST OF PANDAEMONIUM presents a selection of the best films and videos
from the festival programme.
Total length: 77 min
Video program and presentation: Three auto portraits
a program of American Videos curated by Masha Godovannaya
This program exhibits the work of five American video artists who are exploring the medium and trying to find its specific visual
language. Meditation on trivial daily activities (Lynne Sachs), experiments with the same endless action (Sharon Paz), memories of past experience (Stom Sogo), philosophical exercises (Keith Sanborn), impressionistic manipulations of one movement (Leighton Pierce) – are the motives of these videos.
They are very personal works expressing the artists’ interests, observations, desires, knowledge,
thoughts… A circular process, eternal movement, continuum…
Total length: 33 min