Through Saturday, May 25th: video_dumbo 2013

video_dumbo
Eyebeam (540 W. 21st St., Manhattan)
$5/screenings, $10 day pass, $20 festival pass in advance

Eyebeam is pleased to present video_dumbo’s eighth annual festival and exhibition of contemporary moving image artwork, curated by Caspar Stracke and Gabriela Monroy. On view from May 16 – 25, video_dumbo will include fourteen video screening programs, alongside eight installation works under the title Re-Return to Sender.

video_dumbo presents 106 artists from 30 different countries, championing the diversity of today’s experimental, moving image landscape. Screenings include several US premieres and new video works by: Christian Jankowski, Eija-Liisa Ahtilla, Elizabeth Price, Nicolas Provost, Matthias Mueller/Christoph Girardet, Almagul Menlibayeva, Bjørn Melhus, Johan Grimonprez, Mike Hoolboom, Jesse McLean, and Mark Lewis.

The concurrent installation, Re-Return to Sender, speculates about the imagined consciousness of digital and electromagnetic moving image displays and projection apparatus.

Other highlights include a video installation by Kurt Ralske at Dumbo Arts Center, a book presentation by Cooper and Battersby and Mike Hoolboom, and a Special Program of New Finnish Video Art, including an interactive installation by Lauri Astala.

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