CyberFest is Russia’s largest annual New Media art event. Anna Frants and Alexandra Dementieva from CYLAND will present CyberFest.
CyberFest has been held across St Petersburg’s top art institutions: The State Hermitage Museum, Peter and Paul Fortress, Kuryokhin Modern Art Center and others. The festival has expanded its annual installment outside of Russia, thus opening an additional potential for discourse in the global innovation community.
CyberFest is organized by CYLAND Media Lab, one of Russia’s most active New-Media nonprofit art organizations. CYLAND houses the largest archive of Eastern European video art online and organizes exhibits around the world. Its team develops dialogue between artists and engineers; connects up-and-coming and established artists; educates how to use creative technology, attracts artists, audiences, and attention to the New Media, and it fosters innovation.
Anna Frants is an internationally renowned New-Media artist and curator who co-founded both CYLAND Media Art Lab and the St. Petersburg Art Project. CYLAND is one of the most active New Media nonprofit art organizations, and it houses the largest archive of Eastern European video art online. As Co-Founder of Cyland, Frants organizes exhibitions at top art and technology institutions all over the world; as a curator and artist, Frants is an important voice in the cultural dialogue surrounding the experimental and new media art. Frants has served as a contributing writer to NYArts Magazine as Art and Antiques Magazines and contributed to symposiums and panels for universities, festivals, and exhibitions worldwide. Anna Frants’ interactive art installations have been exhibited at top venues around the world including the Venice Biennale, the St. Petersburg Biennial, Moscow Biennial and Polish Biennial, The State Hermitage Museum (St. Petersburg, Russia), Pratt Institute (New York, USA). http://annafrants.net
Alexandra Dementieva is an internationally renowned artist who has been creating works of electronic, video, interactive and installation art. She focuses her work on social psychology and perceptive conditions, changing them into multimedia interactive installations. Through her projects, she aims to widen the viewer’s perceptive capacity by using different means: computer, video projections, sound, slides, photographs, etc. By hinting at historical, social and political events, Alexandra Dementieva’s exhibition space becomes a frame in which the idea develops and changes. Her projects perform an in-depth investigations of the perceptive experience and the way in which the spectator interacts both with the works as with the other spectators. She exhibits her work in the important venues and festivals in Belgium, where she lives and works, and internationally across the globe - in Russia, Brazil, Italy and Mexico. http://www.alexdementieva.org
Dates & times
|21 Feb 2017||4:00pm - 5:00pm|
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