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Athanasia | Official selection ‘Eye’s Walk Digital Festival 2017’ (Syros, Greece)

‘Athanasia’ (2017) by Fred L’Epee with musician Rey Eisen is selected at the ‘Eye’s Walk Digital Festival’ from 27th to 29th of July (Syros, Greece).

Athanasia (2017)

Eye’s Walk Digital Festival

The Eye’s Walk Digital Festival is an innovative festival that combines modern digital technology, video installation & performing art and design experience with the particular cultural background of Ermoupolis in Syros.

The Eye’s Walk Digital Festival is an innovative technological and cultural festivals in the Aegean and the Balkans, as well as utilize public space and architecture and creates experiences that unfold in the community.

Still, cooperation with the Municipality Syros – Ermoupolis who won the top prize Heritage, EuropaNostra, System Digital Management of Historical Buildings of Hermoupolis (HER.MES) gives even greater potential use and enhancement of historic neoclassical buildings of Ermoupolis and cultural heritage of the island.

The Eye’s Walk Digital Festival promotes art in public space and makes Greece, Cyclades, Syros important center of Video Installation Art with its unique innovation of the use of public space.

Athansia design syros

16 video installations, 1.600 eye’s walkers / supporters, 10 neo-classical / historical buildings 4 parallel performances [music / art / dance], 42 volunteers from the University of the Aegean & Syros, 19 partner companies, 5 gastronomy proposals offered free to viewers festival, promotion & promotion 14 separate locations of Syros through the festival’s communication [shipyard, District Star, Vaporia, Old market, Shipyard, historic center University, pl. Annis Koutsodontis, 1st Primary School, Beach], 14,000 people watched via facebook, 1 island!

Official website: http://eyeswalk.gr/index.php/en/

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IVAHM 2017 | New Media Arts Festival Madrid Museo La Neomudejar (Madrid, Spain)

Athanasia (2017)
IVAHM’ 17 | New Media Art Festival
From 10th to 21th of May 2017
Museo La Neomudejar
Madrid (Spain)

 

IVAHM // International Video Art House Madrid

The IVAHM Festival is held every year in Madrid with the aim of bringing new proposals from national and international artists to the general public. Since its inception, it has the double invited country where different curators from that country are invited to carry out a retrospective on the same. Until the last edition of 2015 we counted on the participation of Colombia, Israel, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, South Korea, Mexico, Italy and Russia.

Each year, the IVAHM Festival organizes an international congress with guests from the countries invited around the video as well as talks with the artists.

Each year, an exhibition “IVAHM OnTour” is carried out with a selection of works from the corresponding edition of the Festival and since its inception it has visited Festivals such as Now & After (Moscow), NeMaf (Seoul), Mutoscope (Puebla) Laboratorio Arte Alameda (Mexico City), Festival Under (Quilmes), AVAF (Addis Ababa)…

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Website:
http://ivahm.com/
Program: http://ivahm.com/2017-human-landscapes-cuerpo/

 

 

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Athanasia (2017) | Film now available

Athanasia (2017)
Project by Fred L’Epee
Music composer Rey Eisen
Produced by Helicon Films

Genre Experimental fiction
Year 2017
Duration 05mn. 30s

Synopsis
“When this corruptible body has assumed its incorruptibility, and this mortal body has clothed itself with immortality (athanasia), then the word that is written will be fulfilled: Death has been engulfed in victory”
(1 Corinthians 15 : 54)


Helicon Films 

Executive producer:
Fred L’Epee
Co-producer:
Jean-Baptiste Lozac’h

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Official selection | Film ‘Fahrenheit 4.33’ MADATAC 8th Edition (Madrid, Spain)

Fahrenheit 4.33 (2016)
MADATAC 8th Edition
From January 12 to February 5, 2017
Cultural Center Conde Duque
Madrid (Spain)

MADATAC is an independent and non-profit springboard, with an cultural diversity approach for cutting edge experimental and new media audio-visual culture, that particularly values innovation, originality and risk-taking art projects.

This unique and leading international event take ‘s place in Madrid (Spain) each December within the city Mile of Art. Our objective is encourage the participation of citizens in the fields of audiovisual art, video art, digital new media art culture and to promote the exchange of knowledge between professionals with collaborative projects which serve as a collective laboratory were artists can present their most recent creations to the greater public, critics, commissioners, scholars from university institutions, curators, collectors, institutions and companies, as well as other trained members the community.

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This is intended to support and spotlight rising investigations, research work and papers on this field employing new technologies, awarding creative excellence of artists who best fuse in a single work technology and imagination and challenge conventional cinematic narratives, in order to build worldwide networking intercultural bridges between regions, artists and organizations overturned towards the most transforming future art.

Program: Festival guide to audio-visual digital art in Madrid: https://issuu.com/madatac/docs/catalogo_madatac_08_lectura

Website: http://madatac.es/

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Festival of Sound Video Art | ACTIVA 2016 Sala Lai Gallery (Gijón,Spain)

We are very proud to announce that film “The White Widow” has been selected to be screened as part of ACTIVA 2016 | Festival of Sound Video Art at Sala Lai Gallery.

Screening on Saturday, November 26th, Gijón, Asturias (Spain).

The White Widow (Film poster)

Sala Lai
Sala Lai Art is an independent space, a transnational work in progress for today new and innovative arts, exhibitions and interaction betwen artists working in differents ways, countries and technologies.

Website: http://www.laimuseum.com/

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Curator: Jaime Rodriguez | ACTIVA 2016 | Website http://www.kaosart.org/

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Solar Love (2015) | Museum of Modern Art (Mar del Plata, Argentina)

We are delighted to announce that film, “Solar Love” (2015) will be screened at The Museum of Modern Art, Mar de Plata, in Argentina on 12th February, 2016.

 

 

The aim of the Museum of Modern Art (MAR | Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Mar del Plata, Argentina) is to assemble a group of productions that have been indelibly associated with the comprehensive and interactive spirit of MAR, with the first works that begin to form part of his collection. Without a script to guide the tour, gives the viewer the task of articulating the universes of each work and set their own itinerary through space.

 

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Experimental Film Cycle | International Panorama.
Program of short, medium and length films:

 

Two minutes to the tearoommoon | Camelia Mirescu / Italia, 2015
Notturno | John Warren / Usa, 2011
Últimas imágenes en la tierra | Colectivo Los ingrávidos / México, 2015
Sin Dios ni Santa María” | Helena Girón & Samuel Delgado / España, 2015
Mio corpo a maggio” | Matilde de Feo / Italia, 2014
Solar Love | Fred L’ Epee & Jean-Baptiste Lozac’h / Suiza, 2015
Horror vacui | Florencia Aliberti / España, 2013
Mutter | Mikel Guillen / Canadá, 2015
Hunter | Scott Barley / Gales, Reino Unido, 2015
Rehersal for retirement | Phil Solomon / Usa, 2007

 

Programm and shedule: http://museomar.gob.ar/evento/ciclo-de-cine-experimental-panorama-internacional-programa-de-cortos-y-mediometrajes/

Official website: http://museomar.gob.ar/

 

 

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Derive (2016) | Film now available

Derive (2016)
Film by Fred L’Epee and Jean-baptiste Lozac’h.
Music by William Ryan Fritch.
Helicon Films

 

 

Genre Experimental/Fiction
Year 2016
Duration 15mn. 50s.

 

Between an inexhaustible past and a non-unfoldable future: a chase after the horizon and some areas of refuge. Between what we believe, what we lived and what we would like to live. Life, perhaps…-Synopsis

 

Helicon Films 2016
This work is licensed under Creative Commons.
Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.

 

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Festival of Sound Video Art
 | Activa 2016 (Aviles, Spain)

We are very proud to announce that film “The White Widow” has been selected to be screened as part of ACTIVA 2016 | Festival of Sound Video Art at the Municipal Center of Arts & Exhibitions (CMAE) from 19th January until 19th February to Aviles (Spain)

 

 

Jaime Rguez is pleased to send the invitation for the exhibition ‘ARTE ALTER’ which will be screened to the “12th edition SINEDIE” as well as the continuous projection of selected works “ACTIVA’2016”. This event opens on January 19, 2016 from 18pm. and will be on display until 19 February in the CMAE. Municipal Arts Center & Exhibitions of Aviles, Spain.

 

Festival of Sound Video Art
 "Activa 2016"

 

The term sound-videoArt pretends to give a new concept to the digitalized works in which sonorous-musical creativity and image in video are combined to generate a symbiosis that is shown as an audiovisual canvas in movement.

The exhibition is directed by Jaime Rguez and coordinated by Encarnación Domingo with Jaime Rguez . The Municipal Foundation of Culture of the City of Avilés will publish a reasoned exhibition catalog written by Juan Carlos Aparicio Vega.

 

More info: http://www.kaosart.org/ACTIVA/2016/ACTIVA-2016.htm
Official websitehttp://www.kaosart.org/

 

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Solar Love | Award winner @DOTR FF 2015 Cineclub Detour (Roma, Italy)

We are pleased to announce that film “Solar Love” (2015) is Award winner in the section of Experimental Cinema of “DETOUR ON THE ROAD FILM FESTIVAL 2015”, Cineclub Detour (Roma, Italy).

 


 

DETOUR ON THE ROAD FILM FEST 2015

Edition – Landscape / Escape. Landscapes / Escape routes.
International festival of independent cinema on the road, wandering and border, disorientation and drifts psychogeographic. An international independent film festival, both on the road and borderline. Errant images, displacements and Psychogeographical drifts.

 

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The cultural association DETOUR is active in Rome since 1997. It manages a screening room of more than seventy places in the historic center of the city, recently renovated and expanded, offering for its members an eclectic program of screenings and talks selecting cinema, music and theater, exhibition of visual art media, photography and painting, book presentations and cultural events in Rome and Lazio.

Detour film adheres to the FICC (Italian Federation of Film Societies) since its establishment in December 2014 and is affiliated all’ENAL (National Support Workers)

 

DOTR ff 2015 | Palmares | Award Winners:
http://www.cinedetour.it/newsletter/2015/12/06/dotr-ff-2015-palmares-award-winners/

Official website: http://www.cinedetour.it

 

 

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Helicon Films available on Vimeo

Helicon Films

Helicon Films is an independent film production company based out of Switzerland and the United States that produces short films. The films are three to twenty-four minutes in running time. The films are in black and white, in color, or in a combination of both. The genre for these films is experimental with an emphasis on exploring existential themes. We produce three or four films per year. There are three divisions of our production company: production, preproduction, and postproduction.

Executive producer:
Fred L’Epee
Co-producers:
Jean-Baptiste Lozac’h
Ed Alvarado

Official website: https://vimeo.com/channels/heliconfilms

Helicon Films production:
http://fred-lepee.com/production/

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Solar Love (2015) | Film now available

Solar Love (2015)
Film by Fred L’Epee and Jean-Baptiste Lozac’h
Music by Angel Sanchez Cervera
(Hortus Conclusus Records 2015)

 

Genre Experimental/Fiction
Year 2015
Duration 06 mn 50s

 

Helicon Films 2015
This work is licensed under Creative Commons.
Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.

 

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Festival Cel·AV | Art Center of Central Catalonia (Barcelona, Spain)

BIPOLAR (2014)
1rst edition of Festival Cel·AV | Vídeo a Konvent
Contemporary Art Center of Central Catalonia
From 18th to 20th September
Barcelona (Spain)

 

 

The collective project of “HearteartH” will be presented to Barcelona, at the festival Cel·AV | vídeo a Konvent! On 18th, 19th and 20th September will be held the first edition of Cel·AV. A videoart festival organized by Konvent, the Contemporary Art Center of Central Catalonia specialized in new artistic languages and the relationship between culture and territory.

 

Festival Cel·AV | vídeo a Konvent

 

The curators of HearteartH prepared a presentation of all the videos so far involved in the project, for the dissemination of video art and especially for Konvent. Videos from around the earth show the huge variety of sensibilities and techniques approaching the theme of HearteartH, and thus are employed to show our world. The peculiarity of this presentation is that there will be fragments of all the videos of the collective project so it is going to be an intense artistic mosaic, inciting to complete the visions on our own.

 

Participating video- and sound artists: Pendar NasserSharif, Jean François Réveillard, ZIL & ZOY (Silke Kuhar & Zoy Winterstein), Tariq Abdus-Sabur, Juan Behrens, Sonia Laura Armaniaco aka §vonica, Ocadium, Sebastian Wiedemann, Max Cooper and Tom Hodge, Murat Sayginer, Shiri Malckin, Maria Felix Korporal, Astrid Astra Indricane, Rafael C Teles, Gianluca Shango Pellegrino, Lino Strangis, Volker Harrach, Larry Wang, Marcantonio Lunardi, Kent Tate, Bob Peterson, Marzena Brandt, Viviana Boscardin, Edoardo Pistolesi Somigli, Duo Strangloscope (Cláudia Cárdenas & Rafael Schlichting), Rolandson, Myriam Thyes, Michael Gaddini, Maria Gill, Jumbo Pimp, Cristina Pavesi, Fred L’Epee, Marta Moretto, Brian Kane, Nicholas Miller, Sylvia Toy St. Louis, Libera Mazzoleni, Mark Tholander, Pinina Podestà, Eija Temisevä, Maria Takeuchi, Francisco Orallo, Yvana Samandova and Borjan Zarevski, Katya Sanna, claRa apaRicio yoldi, B K, Cavestar, Pèninsolar, Michael König.

 

Website of the festival Cel·AV | vídeo a Konvent:
https://celav.wordpress.com/

 

Portfolio dedicated to HearteartH: https://celav.wordpress.com/portfolio/heartearth/

 

Websites of HearteartH:
http://www.heartearth.xyz (video-wall)
http://www.animatedgifs-call-heartearth.weebly.com (animated gifs)
http://www.soundcloud.com/heartearth (sound)

 

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Berliner Liste/Fair for Contemporary Art 2015

“Bipolar” (2014) will be screened within the collective project “HearteartH” at the Berliner Liste – Fair for Contemporary Art from 16th to 20th September, Berlin (Germany)

 

 

The collective project “HearteartH” will be presented at the Berliner Liste – Fair for Contemporary Art in the suggestive building of the old Heizkraftwerk (thermal power station) in the Köpenicker Straße, Berlin.

The virtual video-wall with all the works for the project received so far will be shown in loop during the 5 days of the art fair, in the stand of the Medienwerkstatt.

 

The collective project

 

Participating video and sound artists: Pendar NasserSharif, Jean François Réveillard, Silke Kuhar aka ZIL, Tariq Abdus-Sabur, Juan Behrens, Sonia Laura Armaniaco aka §vonica, Ocadium, Sebastian Wiedemann, Max Cooper and Tom Hodge, Murat Sayginer, Shiri Malckin, Maria Felix Korporal, Astrid Astra Indricane, Rafael C Teles, Gianluca Shango Pellegrino, Lino Strangis, Volker Harrach, Larry Wang, Marcantonio Lunardi, Kent Tate, Bob Peterson, Marzena Brandt, Viviana Boscardin, Edoardo Pistolesi Somigli, Duo Strangloscope (Cláudia Cárdenas & Rafael Schlichting), Rolandson, Myriam Thyes, Michael Gaddini, Maria Gill, Jumbo Pimp, Cristina Pavesi, Fred L’Epee, Marta Moretto, Brian Kane, Nicholas Miller, Sylvia Toy St. Louis, Libera Mazzoleni, Mark Tholander, Pinina Podestà, Eija Temisevä, Maria Takeuchi, Francisco Orallo, Yvana Samandova and Borjan Zarevski, Katya Sanna, claRa apaRicio yoldi, B K, Cavestar, Pèninsolar, Michael König.

 

Website of Berliner Liste:
http://berliner-liste.org/

Websites of HearteartH:
http://www.heartearth.xyz (video-wall)
http://www.animatedgifs-call-heartearth.weebly.com (animated gifs)
http://www.soundcloud.com/heartearth (sound)

 

 

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10th Festival ISI 2015 | Montpellier (France)

“Spiderland” (2014) is selected for the 10th Festival ISI (Insurrection Sentimentale Illimitée) of Montpellier (France) which will held from 3rd to 5th September 2015.

 

 

ISI’s festival content is avant-garde digital art (music, vj, installation), but the projection contains every types of experimental image. The screening program is composed only of the images in the public domain or the Creative Commons. The event is free entrance, the screening is non-commercial and no-profit.

 

More info: http://isi.cellanova.org/

 

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3rd International Festival Cinema Libre | Hamburg (Germany)

“The White Widow” (2015) is selected for the 3rd International Festival Cinema Libre of Hamburg (Germany) which will held from 28th to 30th August 2015.

 

 

Cinema libre differs from the cinema made by industry, television, business, entertainment, motion picture, technology and money. Free from rigths, under licence art libre or creative commons, it is shared and can be diverted without tethers.

To be independent from the film industry, movies can be self-produced, crowd funded and/or be produced with no money at all. In the last decade, digital technologies extended the space of cinema libre and enabled everyone to take back this way of expression swallowed up by industry for decades.

Analogue formats are also coming back as a way to explore and experiment things thanks to alternatives and shared laboratories which are growing up everywhere in the world.

Cinema libre has something to say, something to shout about. It does not pay attention to public expectations. It is neither a job, nor a business. It does not look for a return on investment. It ignores codes, formats and fashions. It is a cinema of experiments and it is often based on DIY, sharing, lightness and freshness.

Cinema libre places poetry before technique, life before show, and facts before effects. It is the antidote to the dominant and standardized pictures, which shape us.

 

Festival International Cinema Libre

 

More info:http://www.festivalducinemalibre.com/

 

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