Lily & Honglei: Forbidden City video sequence

Collaborating with CologneOFF Video Channel, Forbidden City is showcasing at a series of screenings in Ukraine, Romania and France, March through May 2011.

1. CologneOFF 2011 UKRAINE is very proud to present a wide range of different aspects of video as a global art medium, which is underlined by numerous contributions by corporate or curatorial partners like Athens Video Art Festival, Videoart Festival Miden Kalamata/Griechenland, Oslo Screen Festival, City Breath Festival Cape Town (RSA), Ventianale – International Film Festival Vientiane/Laos, Kisito Assangni – curator from Togo, Nicole Rademacher – curator from  Chile, Abir Boukhari – curator from Syria, Silvio de Gracia –  curator from Argentina, Evelin Stermitz – curator from Austria, Yarina Butkovska – curator from Ukraine and  Jonas Nilsson & Eva Olsson – curators from Sweden.

CologneOFF 2011 UKRAINE is taking place between 14 and 20 March 2011 in Kiev & Kharkiv, a collaboration with the Goethe Institut Ukraine Kiev, the Center for Contemporary Art Foundation Kiev, Media Lab Kiev, Kharkiv City Art Gallery, Nuremberg House Kharkiv, and Kharkiv National University. The screenings present 12 hours different screenings programs, including about 190 videos by 180 artists from 60 countries. The detailed program is available as PDF for download

The diversity of the video creation is manifesting itself also in several thematic programs, like  “Performance in Videoart”, “Digitalis – aspects of digital video”, or “The Female Eye” – videoart by young female artists, all in total a celebration of videoart in a global context.


2. In April, Video Art in A Global Context will be on view in Arad Art Museum, Romania:

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3. Asian Video Art screenings at ARTCHSO Festival Rennes 2011:

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