It is the second time Group 78. International Contemporary Art of Trieste has organized a contemporary artists video documentary festival, with the intention to disclose and make the viewer know the dynamics that make up works creation, from research to final form.
Screening Festival – Arts Based Robotic is the second edition of the appointment that looks at innovative artistic processes focusing on “work in progess” feature. The artistic proposal selected this year by artist Martìn Romeo concerns the concept of Robotics, in fact, the 18 international projects proposed are about this technological application from different points of view.
RAUL ALAEJOS & RODRIGO CALVO (ES), PAOLO ALMARIO (CO), ART+COM Studios (DE), MAT COLLISHAW (UK), BEHNAZ FARAHI (IR/US), YING GAO (RC), JEAN PIERRE GAUTHIER (CA), PETER WILLIAM HOLDEN (UK), JOHAN KNATTRUP JENSEN, MADS DAMSBO & DARK MATTERS (DK), ALICE JARRY (CA), THOM KUBLI (CH/DE), DAITO MANABE & MOTOI ISHIBASHI (JP), PEDRO REYES (MX), THEGREENEYL (DE), YURI SUZUKI (JP), NILS VOLKER (DE), ANOUK WIPPRECHT (NL), ZIMOUN (CH).
This edition of the Screening Festival wants to show the different stages of artistic development within electronic art, in order to inform the public about functioning, possibilities and limits of the submitted works, by offering both background and backstage.
The festival will show the highest standards of cross-media and interaction research and will accompany and lead the viewer to an extraordinary vision articulated by the technological potential, as well as by fiction and illusion.