[International ArtExpo] Liquid Identities, Venezia - Opening: September 28, 2012
Liquid Identities | Venice (Italy)
Opening: September 28, 2012
Liquid Identities, an international video-art festival and photography exhibition, will be held in the city of Venice. The Scoletta di San Giovanni Battista e del SS. Sacramento in Bragora, the venue of the event, will open its doors on Friday, September 28, until Sunday, September 30. Fifty-seven artists, thirty-two video artists and twenty-five photo artists from different countries have been selected to be part of this project.
The selection has been based on the main concept of “Liquid Identities” based on fluidity, motion, changing networks and cities transformations. In contemporary society boundaries are getting more and more fleeting, and also the identity; what makes every person or place a recognizable entity, turns out fluid, multiple, making the cultural, religious, ethnic borders changeable too. This change, this mutation has allowed to cross the inside of the identities creating new possible crossings, new blends. And it’s just this “contemporaneity” that makes our civilization conceived as subjected to a process of continuous evolution and cultural hybridization. There is no more limit between an identity and the other one but it is possible to walk, to cross a passage and to find oneself halfway through it, in a non-place, in a non-identity. This project is about temporary roles in changing rules, thinking about liquid borders in new evolving worlds.
.video-artists Yuko Asai . Japan | Petronio Bendito . USA | Mattar Bin Lahej . UAE | Hans Michael Bittner . Austria | James A. Cook . USA | Josephine Durkin . USA | Tom Estlack . USA | Leonardo Etero & Katia Gorini . Brazil | Lucia Flego . Italy | Padelis Frantzis . Greece | Mar Garrido . Spain | Mark Krawczynski . Canada | Kadet Kuhne . USA | Serena Labate . Brazil | Renata Barros . Brazil | Kate MacDonald . Canada | Andreas Mares . Austria | Leonella Masella . Italy | Edita Matan . Croatia | Sybille Neumeyer . Germany | Diana Page . Turkey | Daniel Pesta . Czech Republic | Michael Poetschko . Austria | Nazia Andaleeb Preema . Bangladesh | Linda Riseley . Australia | Dione Roach . Italy | Lueder Schruff . Germany | Melinda Šefčić . Serbia | Gregory Steel . USA | Cal Thompson . USA | Zaneta Vangeli . Macedonia | Colin Vernon . Canada
.photo-artists Anna Böhm do Nascimento . Germany | Åsa Bostrom . Sweden | Yuri Corrêa de Souza . Brazil | Claudia Dias Elias . Brazil | Gildardo Gallo . Messico | Cacheila Soto Gonzalez . Puerto Rico | Claudia Hirszman . Brazil | Martha Fernanda Jimenez . UAE | Mark Krawczynski . Canada | Oan Kyu . Italy | Maria Luisa Imperiali . Italy | Robert Lackerstein . United Kingdom | Jesus Marin . Spain | Ana Mireles . Mexico | Sabine Mittermeier . Germany | Benjamin Nash . France | Sybille Neumeyer . Germany | Isaac Percal . Israel | Loredana Raciti . Italy | Blanca Estela Rodriguez . Italy | Nora Schoepfer . Austria | Christiane Spatt . Austria | Dodi Tabbaa . Jordan | Hannu Uusluoto . Finland | Ipek Yeginsu . Turkey
.winners of Computer Graphic CompetitionJawshing Arthur Liou . USA | Christopher D’Andrea . USA | Marco De Gregorio . Spain | Kalos&Klio . Greece | KOI . Italy
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