Between August 10th and August 18th, 2010, the 3rd edition of VIDEOHOLICA International Video Art Festival will be held in Varna accompanying AUGUST IN ART International Biennial of Visual Arts.
During the festival 9-day duration, according to the VIDEOHOLICA 2010 motto ‘KEEP THE ILLUSION ALIVE’, various video selections and projects describing diverse concepts and interpretations of the term ‘illusion’ as a phenomenon discovered and studied with the techniques of video art will be screened and presented.
VIDEOHOLICA 2010 main program, which includes over 150 video art works (selected from more than 500), part of which thematically divided into the selections ‘East Asia’, ‘Dance’ , ‘BG’, will be presented in a series of evening screenings in four different open-air places, such as the inner yard of the Varna Archaeology Museum, the back yard of the Varna Puppet Theatre, the Rakovina open-air stage and the outside space of Music Cafe LOOK.
An international jury composed by Vesselina Sarieva (cultural activist, Bulgaria), Dinu Li (artist, UK / China), Anthony Bannwart (artist, Switzerland) and Yovo Panchev (curator and artist, Bulgaria), will debut at the festival choosing the VIDEOHOLICA 2010 Representative Selection.
In parallel with the evening screenings of the festival, daily presentations and screenings will be held at the Conference Hall of the Varna Observatory.
Admission is free for all festival events.
VIDEOHOLICA 2010 is organized by VIDEOHOLICA Association (Varna, Bulgaria) with the support of Varna Municipality, Swiss Art Council Pro Helvetia (Zurich, Switzerland), Swiss Embassy in Bulgaria, Hamburg Municipality (Germany), August in Art Foundation (Varna, Bulgaria), Stalker Graphic Design Studio (Varna, Bulgaria), Archaeological Museum (Varna, Bulgaria), State Puppet Theater (Varna, Bulgaria), Observatory and Planetarium (Varna, Bulgaria), Music cafe LOOK (Varna, Bulgaria), Artin Vision (Varna, Bulgaria).
3 RD VIDEOHOLICA INTERNATIONAL VIDEO ART FESTIVAL IN VARNA, BULGARIA
KEEP THE ILLUSION ALIVE
program – http://www.videoholica.org/en_2010program.htm
venues – http://www.videoholica.org/en_2010venues.htm
press information – http://www.videoholica.org/en_2010press.htm