VISIO: European Workshop on Artists’ Moving Images (3rd edition)
November 11-16, 2014, Florence – ITALY
VISIO consists of a series of screenings, seminars and meetings dedicated to expanding the vision and themes of artists, who use moving images in their artistic practice.
The Workshop will be held in Florence, within the context of the 7th edition of Lo Schermo dell’Arte Film Festival (November 11-16, 2014). The participants will be 12 young European artists, who work with moving images; they will be selected with an open call, in collaboration with some of the most important European Art Academies, Schools and Artist Residencies.
A single-channel video from each participating artist will be selected for a screening program curated for the exhibition spaces of Villa Romana in Florence.
Candidates must be young artists who:
- work with moving images as part of their artistic practice
- are under 35 years old
- are citizens or residents of one of the 47 member countries of the European Council (complete list)
- have a degree (M.A. or equivalent) or have had at least a solo-show in the last two years
- have an excellent knowledge of the English language
Applications must be sent by September 30th 2014.
VISIO – European Workshop on Artists’ Moving Images is promoted and organized by Lo Schermo dell’Arte Film Festival with the generous support of Regione Toscana and Ente Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze/Osservatorio per le Arti Contemporanee. The project is organized in collaboration with Villa Romana e FST-Mediateca Toscana and is also supported by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Italy, the Deutsches Institut Florenz, the Institut français Firenze and Cecchi.
The selection of the participants is conducted in partnership with the Akademie der Bildenden Künste München, Central Saint Martins (London), the École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts de Lyon, Kingston University (London), the Pavillon Neuflize OBC research lab of the Palais de Tokyo (Paris), the Piet Zwart Institute (Rotterdam), the Royal College of Art (London), the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (Copenhagen), the Vilnius Academy of Arts, the Zurich University of The Arts, the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera (Milan) and the Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze.
The project is curated by Leonardo Bigazzi.
Photo: Abstract by Hito Steyerl, 2012 © the artist, courtesy Wilfried Lentz Rotterdam