MOMus, the Metropolitan Organisation of Museums of Visual Arts of Thessaloniki and the Experimental Center for the Arts collaborate with Video Art Miden, hosting a major tribute to contemporary video art with 130 works by renowned and emerging artists from all around the globe.
The exhibition will take place 5-25 of April 2019 at the Experimental Center for the Arts (Warehouse Β1, Thessaloniki Port).
Opening: Friday, 5 of April, 2019, 20:00 h.
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 20:00 to Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 22:00
Ariana Gerstein joins us from New York to present her remarkable animations and experimental films, often using imagery created from scanners. “The tactile films of Ariana Gerstein reconcile her fascination with filmic materiality with the soft ephemeralities of light, time and memory. Using complex hand-wrought editing methods and extensive optical printing Gerstein’s work dazzles in its visual complexity and rhythmic timing.
Filmmaker, “media archeologist,” and interim chair of the SFAI Film Department Kerry Laitala makes use of decaying cultural relics and antiquated medical technologies to resurrect images and artifacts that have been forgotten. For her screening on April 3, she will present her own work together with haunting, melancholic work by Phil Solomon and the recently departed Barbara Hammer–as well as a special performance of her recent expanded cinema work Chromatic Wheels, with a live score by Jon Leidecker.
The GFF programming team is once again looking for the best contemporary cinema from Manitoba, Canada and around the World, both feature and short films. This includes narrative, documentary and experimental films, as well as feature films and short films from anywhere in the world!