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Bipolar (2014) | HearteartH Video Exhibition (Berlin, Germany)

Bipolar (2014)
HearteartH | Video Art Exhibition
From 8th to 10th of July
Berlin (Germany)

 

 

HearteartH is a collective project for artists and media makers ideated by video artists Sonia Laura Armaniaco and Maria (Felix) Korporal. The concept took life from these two interlocking words: HEART and EARTH. The strong symbolism of the two words, which are inevitably associated with life, has a strong pull. One is drawn into it. In the almost fateful dependence of these terms of one another, they seem inextricably linked together, even permanently, forever.

 

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HearteartH will be presented in a large festival with an exhibition, video screenings and a special AV performance night, from 8-10 July 2016 in Group Global 3000 and in Medienwerkstatt Bethanien, Berlin. In September 2016 the same video screenings will be shown in [.BOX], the space of Visual Container in Milan. Visual Container will also broadcast the project on VisualContainer.tv

 

Program and schedule: http://www.heartearth.xyz/heartearth-berlin-milan-2016/program-2016.php

See also HearteartH’s website: http://www.heartearth.xyz

 

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Derive (2016) | CICA Museum Exhibition Gimpo (South Korea)

Derive (2016)
CICA Museum
International Exhibition Abstract Mind
Czong Institute for Contemporary Art
From 15th to 26th of June
Gimpo (South Korea)

 

 

Started from the sculptor Czong Ho Kim’s studio in 1994, Czong Institute for Contemporary Art (CICA) became a unique cultural space founded and cultivated by him. Not only CICA fosters projects of experimental artists, we are open for everyone to learn about Contemporary Art and apply it to one’s life. We aim to provide a creative, yet comfortable space for artists and the community to nurture their creative and critical thinking with visual culture while they communicate with each other.

 

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CICA Museum has a collection of Czong Ho Kim’s sculptures, paintings, and architecture, as well as many renowned international artists’ works. For special exhibitions, we exhibit Contemporary Art pieces including painting, sculpture, and new media art. CICA also offers education and public programs for the cultural development of local communities.

 

Program and schedule: http://cicamuseum.com/category/exhibitions
CICA Museum website: http://cicamuseum.com/

 

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Fahrenheit 4.33 | Film now available

Fahrenheit 4.33
Project by Fred L’Epee
Jeffrey Beach (Beachfront Productions)
Helicon Films

 

 

Genre Experimental
Year 2016
Duration 12mn. 43s.

 

“The contemporary mythology as the representation of a catharsis. Thousand variations from human vacuum. Translated by the definition of our identities which became amorphous. Stasis. The alteration of our psyche. Vertigo. An existential schism. The Labyrinth built by Daedalus. Death is not an end in itself. Perhaps an inertia. Without reproduction. Neither transposition”.

 

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

 

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The White Widow | IN-SONORA (9th edition)

The White Widow (2015)
IN-SONORA | 9th Edition
Muestra de Arte Sonoro e Interactivo
From 2nd to 15th March
Madrid (Spain)

 

 

In-Sonora is an independent and non-profit project that has positioned itself as an nationally and internationally avant-garde proposal. Thanks to the collaboration between artists, professionals, cultural operators, public and private institutions, and a wide audience. This 10 years of projects will take place with this new edition of the show. From 2nd to March 15 at “La Casa Encendida”, “El Águila”, “Centro Centro”, “IED Madrid”, “Medialab-Prado”, “Joy Gallery” and “Gallery Swinton and Crossroads”.

 

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The aim of this biennial show is to expand the visibility of national and international artists, supporting experimental contemporary proposals that sound and interactivity that are key visual elements.

The press conference will be conducted by Maite Camacho, director and curator of IN-SONORA, who will talk with the audience about the idea and development of this project which has already more than 10 years of existence. It will be presented the full program of activities that make up this edition and the most important developments.

 

Artist profile: Fred L’ Epee | In-Sonora (9th edition)

Official website: http://in-sonora.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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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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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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Film project in process “The Diary” (2015)

A film by Fred L’Epee and Jean-Baptiste Lozach
Music soundtrack by Braghsdn & Globoscuro (Phobias)
Soon released in the month of August.
Thanks for all your support.

Helicon Films

The Diary (2015)

 

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 Lozach
Ed Alvarado

LinkHelicon Films

 

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New film project in process @HeliconFilms

New film project in process “The White Widow” (2015)
Soon released in the month of February.
Thanks for all your support.
– Helicon Films

The White Widow (Film poster)

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.

Co-producers:
Fred L’Epee
Kenneth Gentry
Ed Alvarado

https://vimeo.com/channels/heliconfilms

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Mare’s Nest (2014) | Awards nomination @Creative Arts Film Festival | Malvern (USA)

 

“Mare’s Nest” is nominated at the CREATIVE ARTS FILM FESTIVAL
(Malvern, PA 19355/USA) for award categories:

Best Experimental Short Film
Best Sound Design
Best Film

 

 

The Creative Arts Film Festival is an annual international online international short film festival that is designed to showcase and promote filmmakers. CAFF runs every December online and we offer worldwide exposure, free promotional listings, prizes, and we are the Official Home of the prestigious Perfect Spirit Film Awards.CAFF knows the value of a good film, and we do our best to let every creative artist know that it is all about them and their project. “CAFF believes that it is through a legion of fans that a filmmaker or screenwriter can build a solid career in entertainment.”
-Fel Angel

 

More info: http://www.creativeartsfilmfestival.com/awards.html

 

 

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Film “The Island” | Video Art Festival at PPC’s PoP Up Kino (Berlin, Germany)

The Island (2011)
Video Art Festival
PPC’s PoP Up Kino
On 17th January
Berlin (Germany)

List of selected authors and works form elmur.net community for #4 Blu!:

01 The Island by Fred. L’Epee (CH – GR)
02 Sheep herding in Denmark by visuelantropologi.dk (DK)
03 Weir and clouds by Bert Cuyp (UK)
04 Die Stille by Irene Cruz (ES)
05 Synosius by nu_miel (PL)
06 The concept of water by Otto (IT)
07 No NAME by Christian Niccoli (IT)

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To be screened within the frame of POP UP KINO International video art festival #4, which will take place in KLEINER SALON, located at the Berlin district of Kreuzberg. The theme of this edition is: Blu! The event is organised by Grundkreuz. Within the POP UP KINO event a ELMUR.NET video selection is presented, in every occasion curated by an external curator.

ELMUR.NET cooperates with Pop Up Kino monthly video art event. The video art screening event will be periodically held at PPC Gallery in Berlin, a new arty and welcoming artspace based in the neighborhood of Neukölln. Pop Up kino showcases creative videos selected under a specific theme, for every occasion an external curator is invited to join the team. Pop Up Kino aims to promote visibility of video art and video creatives from around the world showcasing their works in the german capital. Within every event a ELMUR.NET section curated by guest curators will be also on show. A great opportunity to promote elmur.net’s community members and their creations to new audiences and videoart specialists.

More info:
http://popupkinofest.tumblr.com/
https://www.facebook.com/popupkino
http://elmur.net/

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Database (2011) TECHNOPHOBIA Film Festival at Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.

Database (2011) Film by Fred. L'Epée

 

Experimental film by Fred. L’Epee/ Switzerland-Greece/ 2011.

 

“Consider a life. Receive the erased memories.
And broken heart on the palm of my hand.
Wishes for the last day enduring.”

 

 

CREDITS

Concept
Screenplay
Editing
Fred. L’Epee

Camera
Dimitra Pouliopoulou

Sound
Canoply games

 

 

Helicon Films 2011
Creative commons/Copyleft

This work is licenced under
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

 

 

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Videoholica 2012 / 5th International Festival Varna, Bulgaria from 30.07 – 03.08 2012. Selection film “The Island” / Fred. L’Epee

 

“The Island” (2011)
Film Fred. L’Epée


VIDEOHOLICA 2012
Official selection – 05th Edition
30th July – 03 August
Archeological Museum
Varna, Bulgaria


 

To everyone’s surprise, including to the surprise of the organizers, the 5th International Video Art Festival Videoholica 2012 in Varna is a fact.

This year again, video art, in various renderings and compilations, programs and locations, lectures and presentations from all around the world, will be shown in Varna from 30 July to 3 August. The fifth jubilee Videoholica will run in five consecutive days and will present six video compilations in a competition programme, which will be evaluated by a five-member international jury.

The competition programme Videoholica 2012 is assorted in six video art blocks – three, so-called international video art compilations/BLOCK IN-TER 1, 2 and 3; a selection of themed video that interprets the objects water, rivers and seas /THIS TIME WATERS, RIVERS AND SEAS ONLY, WITHOUT ANY PEOPLE OF LABOUR/; a video art selection in aspect ratio of 4:3, which is being neglected lately /4:3 BLOCK/; and a selection of video art from countries that were part of the former Soviet Bloc /EKS-BLOCK/.

After a six-month international Open Call of Videoholica 2012, 192 authors applied with 279 video art works to take part in this year’s festival. Out of these, Videoholica will present 129 videos of 110 authors who will compete for the first official awards in the five-year history of Videoholica, namely GOLD, SILVER, BRONZE AND YOUNG VIDEOHOLIC. The jury of Videoholica 2012, who will adjudge the prizes, includes: Arvidas Zhalpis (artist, curator / Kaunas, Lithuania); Dora Doncheva (curator, gallerist / Varna), Stefan Nikolaev (artist, researcher / Sofia), Ivo Ivanov (artist, DJ / Sofia) and Elitsa Mateeva (theater critic, director / Varna).

Within the initiative of Videoholica to invite Bulgarian pioneers in video art, Videoholica 2012 presents the artist Krassimir Tersiev with an artist talk in the Graphite Gallery and solo exhibition in gallery Bulart on July 31. Three international video festivals are visiting Videoholica 2012 with presentations and video art selections: Festival “Kaunas mene. Kalbėjimasis” (Kaunas, Lithuania), Festival Oodaaq (Rennes, France), International Video Festival in Kansk (Kansk, Russia). An audio-visual performance, based on the radio play “Facebook” by Elitsa Mateeva with visual interference by Neno Belchev, can be seen on 31 July in the Archaeological Museum – Varna after the evening screening. The audience of Videoholica 2012 will see the projection program of Dauhaus Studio, Sofia, namely “TIME – MATERIAL”, presented by Ivo Ivanov, who will open Videoholica 2012 with audio-visual set on July 30 in the Archaeological Museum – Varna.

The open-air locations of Videoholica 2012 are the traditional Archaeological Museum – Varna, the State Puppet Theatre – Varna, with the recent addition of the HORIZONT Summer Club in the Sea Garden of Varna. ARHIS, GRAPHITE and BULART galleries will host lectures, presentations and exhibitions of the fifth Videoholica.

The main sponsor of the VIDEOHOLICA 2012 is Affect Media (Varna). VIDEOHOLICA is organized by the Association Videoholica (Varna) with the logistical support of the Archaeological Museum (Varna), Gallery Arhis (Varna), Gallery Bulart (Varna), Gallery Graphite (Varna), Puppet Theatre (Varna) and Summer Club Horizont (Varna) as well as with the support of many friends of Videoholica from home and abroad.

 

 

For more information, contact:
Pavlina Mladenova
videoholica@gmail.com
http://www.videoholica.org

 

 

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