OpenShowstudio is pleased to host Video Art Festival Miden. The themed programs of contemporary video art "All Greek to ME", "The Moneying of Life" and "Supernatural" will be presented on 6.7 and 8 May 2011.

From 2pm to 12am, last projection at 11pm.

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All Greek to Me / Friday 6 May

A selection of videos by Greek contemporary artists in a screening program curated by Giorgos Dimitrakopoulos and Gioula Papadopoulou. The program was initially curated for and presented in the project “Attraction of the Opposites” which was realised in collaboration with the International Film Festival Rotterdam, at Rotterdam, 26 January – 6 February 2011.

1. Mary Zygouri, Symbiosis (2007), Italy, 2:00

2. Ioanna Myrka, Frustration (2006), Greece, 1.55

3. Nikos Giavropoulos, Male Ideal? (2004), Greece, 4.29

4. George Vaviloussakis, Born (2003), Greece, 5.00

5. Eileen Botsford, Cycle (2005), UK, 9.13

6. Aggeliki Vrettou, Draw the Curtains (2008), Greece, 7.41

7. Makis Faros, LEBENSWEISHEITSPIELEREI (from Wallace Stevens' poem) (2009), Greece, 3.13

8. Stelios Dexis / Murto Vounatsou, Post body (2010), Greece, 4:20

9. Gioula Papadopoulou, Ophelia x 2 (2010), Greece, 2.30

10. Vasiliki Lafkaditi, Time (2006), Greece, 1.55

11. Panayota Tzamourani, Golden Cage (2006), Greece, 2.00

12. Evangelia Basdekis, Art Is Beautiful (2003), Greece, 5.10

 

The Moneying of Life / Saturday 7 May

The most crucial and constant concern of the globalized village over the last two years, directing lives and shaping realities. Is it a game of Tombola or even worse a casino? Is moneying the meaning of life? What will the clouds of the Nigerian artist Emeka Ogboh bring? The program, curated by Giorgos Dimitrakopoulos was initially screened in Festival Miden 2010, Kalamata GR.

 

1. Tiziana Contino – Different by (2010), Italy, 4:00

2. Anna Vasof – Global game (2008), Austria, 1:16

3. Anna Vasof – 1-100 (2008), Austria, 3:25

4. Laura Mergoni – Tombola (2009), Italy, 4:00

5. Svjetlan Junakovic – My Way (2010), Croatia, 7:00

6. Hyeseung Yoo – We are Friends (2010), South Korea, 2:23

7. Marius Tanasescu – Virtual counting money machine (1152 $) (2010), Canada, 1:24

8. Jan Verbeek – Counterparts (2010), Germany-Japan, 8:43

9. Danijel Zezelj – A Different Bunny (2010), USA, 2:29

10. Jonathan Johnson – Us Dollar Dead End (2010), USA, 1:41

11. Anna Vasof – Choalas' Dance (2008), Austria, 2:10

12. Emeka Ogboh – JOS 2010 (2010), Nigeria, 9:10

 

Supernatural /Sunday 8 May

Through folk culture, sience fiction, horror films and the uncanny life-like androids, humanity likens to explore the hidden aspects of itself and reveal them in dreams, myths and fantasies, until they find their place in a new hyper-reality. The program, curated by Maria Bourika was initially screened in Festival Miden 2010, Kalamata GR.

1. Nurcan Ogazi – The light (2009), U.K., 2:00

2. Chiara Passa – Landspace (2008), Italy, 5:23

3. Silvia Giambrone – Translation (2009), Italy, 1:04

4. Gjert Rognli – The forgotten place (2009), Norway, 9:30

5. Panagiotis (Akakios) Gavriil – Pan Ela (2010), Greece, 2:25

6. Kathleen Kralowec – The Garden of Mirrors (2010), USA, 4:00

7. Robby Rackleff – Dark Fortress Occult Master of Space: CDX (2010), USA, 1:50

8. Radio Free Clear Light – Bacchanal (2009), USA, 2:45

9. Malaka Dewapriy – Earth (2009), Sri Lanka, 4:00

10. Michael Petri– Butterbread (2008), Austria-Germany-Romania, 17:30

11. Roy LaGrone – Smile Beacon (2006), Italy, 3:04

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