The internationally acclaimed film and video artist, Yael Bartana’s solo exhibition “and Europe will be stunned” is held at Moderna Museet in Malmö. The exhibition will occupy the entire Turbine Hall and will screen the artist’s five most recent productions. Oscillating between history and an imagined future, these films exist in a troubled borderland between documentary, propaganda and fiction.
This weekend, the Tokyo Art Book Fair (by Zine’s Mate) will happily bring together publishers, designers, artists, editors, writers, illustrators, photographers and of course, readers together for three days of mixing, buying, selling, bartering and reading. Best of all, it’s FREE so here is what you need to know:
Days: July 30th (Friday), July 31st (Saturday) and August 1st (Sun)
Preview: July 29th (Thursday, Invitation only)
Fair Hours: 11:00 – 19:00 (July 30th and 31st), 11:00-18:00 (August 1st)
3331 ARTS CHIYODA 6-11-4 Sotokanda Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo.
VACANT 3-20-13 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo.
The 14th Japan Media Arts Festival calls for submissions of work using new media technologies such as computer, video, and the Internet. Regarding animation and manga, not only digital works but also works using existing methods are welcomed. The competition is open to both professionals as well as amateurs, commercial and non-commercial works without distinction. The works will be divided into 4 areas of art, entertainment, animation and manga. Submissions will be accepted from July 15th to September 24th. The award-winning works will be selected in December and will be exhibited at The National Art Center, Tokyo from February 2 to 13, 2011, Visit their official website for more information.
One of Korea’s leading videoart initiatives, Move on Asia is currently held at Para/Site Art Space in Hong Kong. The 2010 edition assembles 26 artists’ works selected by 16 curators from all over Asia including Korea, Japan, China, Australia and Southeast Asia. Para/Site Art Space participates in the event with works by two Hong Kong artists – Howard Cheng Chi Lai and Morgan Wong Wing-fat. Every year, Move on Asia gathers videoart from Asian countries under a new theme. This year’s theme is Sealed Time in Video Art.