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KYIV INTERNATIONAL MEDIA ART FESTIVAL 2000

October 4 - October 28, 2000, Kyiv, Ukraine
Partners: Goethe Institut-Kiew; KulturKontakt, Vienna, Austria; Austrian
Embassy in Ukraine; Pro Helvetia, Switzerland; International Renaissance
Foundation, Kyiv; British Council, Ukraine; Institut Francais d'Ukraine;
Institution of Unstable Thoughts, Kyiv
Curators: Natalia Manzhali, Katya Stukalova,
Mike Stubbs (consultant)

Info Media Bank Program of the Center for Contemporary Art and Goethe
Institut-Kiew have initiated the organization since the year 2000 annual
international festival of media art in Ukraine. The festival will be held in
October 2000 and will present wide range of artistic projects, based on the
use of new media and technologies (computer animation works, interactive,
video and sound installations, DJ and VJ programs, etc.)
The Festival is aimed to introduce the broad range of the international
media art, to give an idea about the state of development of culture and
technologies in different countries, and to put Ukrainian art in a diverse
international context.

MEDIA ART EXHIBITION "ALTER NATURA" (OCTOBER 13 - OCTOBER 25, 2000, GALLERY
OF THE CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART)
What is the nature for the new media art? What are the media to express the
nature and the way contemporary artists perceive it? Is there something
natural in media themselves?
Exhibition includes works by prominent international artists: Christa
Sommerer and Laurent Mignonneau (Austria - France - Japan), Gina Czarnecki
(UK), Christian Ziegler (Germany), Pierrick Sorin (France), Kristof Kintera
(Czech Republic), Arturas Raila (Lithuania), Olexander Hnilitsky, Illya
Chichkan, Kirill Protsenko, Illya Isupov, Gleb Katchuk, Olya Kashimbekova,
Ivan Tsupka, Natalia Golibroda (Ukraine).

MEDIA SCREENINGS
Directors of the media art festivals and institutions, independent curators
and art critics will present to the wide public selected programs of video
art, computer animation and art films. List includes Prix Ars Electronica, O
snabrueck European Media Art Festival, [d]vision 2000 Festival, Duncan of Jordonstone College of Art, Hull Time Based Art, Dreamcatcher Festival, Moscow Media Lab, etc.

MEDIA WORKSHOP
Christian Ziegler, media artist at the Zentrum fur Kunst Medientechnologie,
Karlsruhe, Germany will instruct young Ukrainian artists how to create
interactive computer works.

DJ/VJ LOUNGE
German, Estonian and Ukrainian DJs and VJs will communicate to the public
their ideas on: turntable-techniques and club-routines, beats per minute,
sampling, sequencing and (digital) sound-production & (re-)mixing,
authors-rights and bootlegging, and many more.

SERIES OF PRESENTATIONS AND PARTIES
Presentations of the works created during workshop; special presentations of
multimedia projects, both in artistic and public spaces; presentations of
the Festival programs in night clubs and entertainment venues of Kyiv,
including parties with prominent international DJs.

e-mails: manzhali@cca.kiev.ua
katyast@cca.kiev.ua
http://www.kimaf.cca.kiev.ua

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