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The 6th annual Carnival of e-Creativity (CeC 2011) was played out through February 18-19-20, 2011, in the sylvan spaces of Sattal Estate, near Bhimtal, in the Himalayan Indian state of Uttarakhand.


CeC 2011 was part-funded by Pro Helvetia Arts Council of Switzerland

This Incident is successfully concluded

Main Page ~ CeC 2011
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Post-Incident Report

* Visit the standalone CeC website here


CeC 2011 was all about Presentations, Performances, Exhibits and Screenings, involving direct and indirect participation of e-Creative Practitioners of all description from around India and the world, spread over 3 days of intense public creative interaction, as well as several informal extra days of closed-door interactions--before and after--amongst just the participants and select local indviduals.
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PERFORMANCES || PRIMARY-PARTICIPANTS || SCREENINGS
Organizers || Participant-Support || Partners


:::: Performances ::::
February 18-19-20, 2011
Performers' Information listed under Primary-Participants

Performances were staggered through the afternoons and evenings on all 3 days.
Details in the Post-Incident Report.


:::: Primary-Participants ::::
February 18-19-20, 2011

Abha Iyengar (India)
Abha Iyengar is an internationally published freelance writer and poet. Her work has appeared in several anthologies, magazines and literary journals, both in print and online. She is a Kota Press Poetry Anthology contest winner. Her story, 'The High Stool' was nominated for the Story South Million Writers Award. She has won several literary contests. She is a member of The Poetry Society of India and 'Riyaz' Writer’s Group at The British Council, New Delhi. Abha is a social activist who is against all forms of aggression and injustice.
She has contributed to popular anthologies in the U.S. 'The Simple Touch of Fate', 'Knit Lit Too' and 'Chicken Soup for the Soul' are some of these. Her work has appeared in literary journals like Moon dance, Raven Chronicles, Gowanus Books, Tattoo Highway,Tryst3, Bewildering Stories, Kritya, river babble, Enlightened Practice, Poet Works Press, Fabulist, Door Knobs and Body Paint, Citizen 32, Arabesques Review among others. She is a member of The Poetry Society of India, Writing in India, and 'Riyaz' Writer's Group at The British Council, New Delhi. She is editor with two publishing houses, and also conducts creative writing and poetry workshops.


Abhinay Khoparzi (India)
Abhinay Khoparzi is good friends with technology, new and old, hard and soft, and loves putting together old components for new uses. He is also a cinematographer, editor and music composer with an agile hand for percussions. In the past, he has been a technology reviewer and continues to do so at a personal level hence remaining updated in quick solutions for innovative needs. He is currently developing a new software and technology platform for a first generation art-music product. He is one of the founders of 3rd Thought Entertainment and 3rd Community.


Ami Dang (USA)
Ami Dang (aka Amrita Kaur Dang) from Baltimore, MD projects alternating particles of South Asian and American sounds through sitar, vocals, and electronics to create unique and experimental ambient and pop music. As a South Asian-American musician and media artist, she has studied Hindustani classical sitar and voice for many years in New Delhi, India and Maryland, USA and completed her B.A. from Oberlin College Conservatory of Music in Technology in Music and Related Arts.
Her music combines restrictive raga riffs, freeform feedback loops, global samples, and other contemporary techniques to create a universal sound. Her haunting voice consumes a space with both tension and ease while conveying tones from the hopeful to the dismal.
Dang's artistry extends to multimedia video, installation, and performance art. As a second-generation Sikh American, much of her work expresses stories of religious and personal conflict, hybrid and transnational identities, and everyday life as brown woman in the USA.
Her debut album "Hukam" will be released on Ehse Records (www.ehserecords.com) on February 20, 2011.


Andrea Pagnes (Italy)
The Venetian born Andrea Pagnes achieved his Master Diploma in Art Critic and Museology and his Degree in Modern Literature and Philosophy in Venice, the Diploma of Social Theatre Actor in Florence, and in Creative Writings in Rome. He published art essays, prose works and poetry and worked as translator, journalist and independent curator and coordinator for site projects for several Venice Biennials. As visual artist, he exhibited his paintings, sculptures and installations on international level.
Since 2006, Andrea Pagnes works together with Verena Stenke as VestAndPage mainly in the fields of Performance and Video Art. They found within these disciplines the perfect common ground to investigate topics they are concerned: impermanence, fragility, transformation, memory activation and a translative poetry.
Andrea Pagnes and Verena Stenke present their performances and videos at festivals, encounters, biennials and exhibitions in Europe, Asia, the United States and South America like OPEN Beijing, Deformes Chile, Graces Exhibition Space New York, at the Venice Biennial, Tacheles Berlin, BITEF Theater Belgrade, PIPAF Manila, Body Art Encounter Caracas, Epipiderme Lisbon, Transmuted Mexico, just to name some. They give lectures on their research and publications, as well as practical workshops on performance art in renowned institutions worldwide like the New York University, BITEF Theater Belgrade, Deutsches Institut Florence, UNEARTES Caracas, University of Santiago and others. They are idea makers and coordinators of the current global art initiative 'FRAGILE-global performance chain journey'. Their book 'The Fall of Faust – Considerations on Contemporary Art and Art Action' has been published recently by VestAndPage press, Florence.
They live and work in Florence, Italy and Southern Germany.


Aparna Panshikar (India)
Aparna Panshikar was born into a family renowned for its passion and achievements in various forms of performing arts, and had an early introduction to Indian Classical music from her mother Meera Panshikar, a disciple of Padmavibhushan Kishori Amonkar and Pandit Bhaskarbua Joshi. Her own individual singing style has been well received, and often awarded, by audiences as well as connoisseurs in innumerable concerts around India and several other countries, with a repertoire ranged from pure-classical to semi-classical forms and also experimentation in combining North and South Indian Classical music, as well as several collaborations with international electroacousticians, most notable including Lawrence Casserly (see below), with whom she has performed in several countries since 2006.
Album releases so far include: HMV – 3 titles released as "HMV presents A Voice for the New Millennium", 2000; Inreco Records released a 'jugalbandi' (fusion) between Aparna singing the Indian Classical style with Sudha Raghunathan singing the Carnatic Classical style of music, under the title 'UNITY' in 2000; Mook Sound, South Korea published a fusion between Indian music composed and sung by her, and Korean music played by leading exponents from that country, under the title 'Winds from Ayuta', in 2002. This won the 'Critics Best New Release Award' in South Korea for 2002; Mook Sound went on to release another title 'Diamond Sutra' and 'Punyapur ki Sarita' in 2003; Deep Emotions (Silk Road Communications) released 'Shivoham' – a collection of verses by Adi Shankaracharya sung by Aparna, accompanied with sarod and keyboard, 2004.
In addition to her albums and her work with Lawrence Casserley, she has also successfully worked with Greg Turner – an American musician based in South Korea playing Indonesian gamelan(!), with whom she first exchanged ideas, followed up with basic music pieces and finally created a song, without ever meeting each other. She has also worked virtually with Kai Turnbull, of the Berklee College of Music in Boston, USA, but Kai eventually came down to India and recorded classical pieces directly from her, modified to suit western rhythm patterns as used in pop music. When she travelled to France for a promotional tour of her album 'Shivoham', she worked with the composer and singer Rudolfe Burger to create an experiment that resulted in a small concert for music lovers and connoisseurs. She has participated in and led various seminars and discourses in recent years and is presently taken up with establishing her dream 'Bandish ~ The School of Music', as an umbrella institution for supporting learning, research and propagation of Indian music all over the world, and also as a convergence point for musicians of all description.


Arun Mehta (India)
Arun Mehta is a software writer, lead developer of the Ruby on Rails based platform 'Skid', which is designed to make it easy to develop new web-based modules to meet the growing communication and educational needs of children, particularly those with mental challenges such as cerebral palsy and autism.
His experience in human rights began with 15 years volunteering with Amnesty International, including two as president of its Indian section. More recently, he has campaigned vigorously for the rights of persons with mental challenges.
He has made academic contributions to address the communications issues of persons with autism. He is chairperson of the computer engineering department and a professor, at JMIT Radaur, Haryana, India.
He is the founding president of the very recently started Bidirectional Access Promotion Society, bapsi.org, which unites technological, legal and campaign efforts in promoting the ability to communicate, of those who are chronically information poor.


Ashhar Farooqui (India)
Ashhar Farooqui aka Toymob, singer/songwriter/producer/traveler/photographer has been performing and learning music for little over a decade. His work ranges form playing with bands, commercial ventures, studying and practicing Indian Classical music to research work in folk music of India. Since 2008 he has been actively involved in photography, expressing through the means of time-lapse and video.
He started writing original music with Envision in 1997. The music soon changed from Rock to Electronic by 2000. Envision finished in 2001 with 'Patterns and Moodswings', an electro acoustic album produced by Samrat B. The time between that and 2007 was spend in tutelage under Sh.Manjeet Singh in Bhartiya Kala Kendra, learning Classical Vocals, and building a career in music production. In 2007, Ashhar formed Teddy Boy Kill, an electro dance music band with Samrat B. The years since have been about extensively traveling with Teddy Boy Kill around the country and abroad. Through all this a lack of understanding indigenous music triggered the desire for starting a self funded project on folk music of India. Ashhar writes a blog, http://www.wordpress.com/folkdiaries, based on these travels.


Bettina Wenzel (Germany)
Since 2000 Bettina Wenzel develops intermedia-performances (voice/video/objects) and vocal compositions. Recent examples include "inside out" performances (dance/voice/inflatable objects/video) presented in Kochi/Trivandrum (India)," aufblasbarer Gesang IV" performance (voice/inflatable object/live-video), at the 10th Anniversary of mex, Dortmund during the Festival open systems.
Examples of vocal compositions are: "Kolophon" (voice /4 CD-players) at Sprachmusik Musiksprache, Kunstwerk Deutz, Cologne, "Illusion insoluble" (voice/tape) KGNM Musikfest, Cologne, "A & U" (voice/tape) at BrückenMusik, Deutzer Brücke, Cologne.
As improviser and performer she worked in Vienna, Prag, Paris, Trondheim, New York, San Antonio, Los Angeles, Bern, London, Mumbai, Delhi, Trivandrum, Kochi a.o.
From 1992 to 2000 she attended voice-training (Alfred Wolfsohn-technique) at the Centre Artistique Roy Hart (Malerargues/France) with D. Rossignol, Jonathan Hart-Makwaia, Ian Magilton, Noah Pikes a.o.
Currently she works as vocal artist / composer in Cologne, Germany.
In 2009, she lived and worked during six month in Mumbai as artist in residence of Kunststiftung NRW and Goetheinstitut Mumbai. She presented her performances at NCPA Mumbai in August 2009. She worked together with the singer Aparna Panshikar and the filmmaker Shrikant Agawane. In 2010, she presented her performance program "walls&waves" at Goethe Institut, Kolkata, India.


Curtis Bahn (USA)
Curtis Bahn is an improvisor, composer and researcher involved in relationships of body, gesture, technology and sound. His musical background includes a PhD in music composition from Princeton University, decades of experience as a jazz bass player in New York City, and study as a formal disciple (shagird) of acclaimed sitarist, Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan. He has designed numerous computer/sensor systems to transform the gesture of the body into sound and media, and works with musicians and artists to help enable their work technologically as professor of music/media at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy New York. He performs internationally with his computer-extended sitar and dilruba (a small string instrument like an Indian 'cello'), and has worked with dancers and musicians including Pauline Oliveros, Dan Trueman, and Merce Cunningham and Trisha Brown Dance Companies. He is a member of Ajay Kapur's "Machine Orchestra", where he performs and writes computer algorithms to teach the musical robots to improvise. He has presented his music in venues ranging from small clubs and festivals to Lincoln Center, DIA Beacon, and the India International Centre in Delhi.
Also see: http://www.karmetik.com/artists/music/tmo


Dhananjay V. Gadre (India)
Dhananjay Gadre is an inveterate inventor and innovator, of the inimitably Indian 'jugaad' sort, producing an endless series of large and little electronic gadgets and geegaws on an ongoing basis,.. so as to exhuberantly and immediately share DIY directions on how to make almost every one of them with the larger global jugaad community,.. whilst somehow at the same time serving as a full-time electronics educator at the very prestigious Netaji Subhash Institute of Technology, in Delhi, and also as a globally respected author of an ongoing series of books on programming electronic chips, sold in several editions and translations all around the world.


Friedrich Glorian (Germany)
at present i compose music for contemporary and multimedia music-dance projects, perform my music live on electric guzheng and percussion (postworld improvised music/live looping\fx), and with multimedia musicdance projects, and do circledrumevents (community drumming) and innerSounds relaxation\healing concerts on tibetan bowls and gongs.
being into music for many years with a wide experience in rock, fusion, world, experimental and electronic, i had the opportunity to explore and practice sound healing, teach workshops and training courses mainly in europe, but also for a short period in ethiopia.
listening to and working with sound is my main inspiration to create music, but i was always drawn to and inspired by the visual arts, body expression, space\movement\dance and eventually found myself training in experimental movement theater.
the encounter with theater and movement opened my eyes to music and its healing qualities and i got interested in and studied overtone singing, yoga, body\breath awareness, healing aspects of sound and color and indian music therapy.besides teaching workshops and training courses at various institutions, training centers and festivals), i propose private tuition in overtone singing, north indian vocal\percussion, and introduction into frame drum and cajon.


Ivanovitch (France)
Ivan (Rocky Rock) was born in 1977 in the suburbs of Paris, where he grew up and discovered the hip-hop movement. He started writing graffiti in the early 90's, while practicing graphic design and producing music for several projects. In 2006 he and his partner in crime POCH, released "Teenage Kicks", a book covering 6 years of their painting collaborations.
His graffiti style is unconventional and free from traditional Hip-Hop representations, but he continues to have fun ruffling the codes and making multiple incursions into different graphical worlds. Nowadays he can be found painting or chasing old records in Europe, NY, Turkey, Mauritius, India or Brittany where he lives and continues to do murals & exhibitions, compose music for TV(Canal+), write for magazines (Brain mag), create designs for indie labels (Born Bad, Bombay connection ..) and mainstream artists.
He loves cats, vodka and 60's psychedelic dreamy pop tunes.
Also see: http://www.myspace.com/rockyrock1


Lawrence Casserley (UK)
Lawrence Casserley has devoted his professional career as a composer, conductor and performer to real-time electroacoustic music. In 1967 he became one of the first students of Electronic Music at the Royal College of Music, London, UK, on the new course taught by Tristram Cary. Later he became Professor-in-Charge of Studios and also Adviser for Electroacoustic Music at the RCM, before taking early retirement in 1995.
He is best known for his work in free improvised music, particularly real-time processing of other musicians' sound, for which he has devised a special computer processing instrument. He has worked with many of the finest improvisers, particularly Evan Parker, with whom he works frequently as a duo partner, in various larger groupings and in the Evan Parker Electro-Acoustic Ensemble. He also works as a soloist, processing sounds from voice, percussion and homemade instruments. CDs have been released by ECM, Konnex, Leo Records, Psi, Sargasso and Touch.
Much of Casserley’s work has involved collaboration with other art forms, including poets such as Bob Cobbing, and visual artists such as Colourscape artist Peter Jones. He is a Director of the Colourscape Music Festivals, presenting contemporary music in the unique environment of the Colourscape walk-in sculpture, and he also collaborates with Peter Jones on sound/light installations.
Casserley's 'instrumental' approach to live computer sound-processing is the hallmark of his work; the Signal Processing Instrument allows him to use physical gestures to control the processing and to direct the morphology of the sounds. This is the culmination of forty years of experience in the performance of live electronic work; his earliest live electronic pieces were performed in 1969, and he has performed many of the live electronic 'classics' of the 20th century; he has also collaborated with other composers to realise their electronic performance ideas. He is noted for the breadth and variety of his collaborations, which cross styles and generations.
Lawrence's visit to India and to CeC-2011 will be part of the celebrations for his 70th birthday in August, 2011. He will be renewing his collaboration with Aparna Panshikar (see above), whom he met at the first CeC in 2006.


Lionel Dentan (Switzerland/India)
Lionel Dentan started off playing the guitar, including studies at the Lausanne Classical Conservatory, and then learned jazz and oriental music. He studied Turkish Saaz with Mousto Mustafa and is now training in sitar in the style of the Imdadkhani Gharana. However, he is primarily an electronic composer and live performer, playing synthesizers, laptops, saaz, rebab and sitar, in radical explorations of different genres of music ranged from Hindustani classical through to Middle Eastern styles, via abstract electronic and ambient sounds; intuitively and innovatively carrying his music wherever his mind takes him. From Tabriz to Kyoto, via Baroda and a stop in Buffalo, his influences are as complex as his personality, emerging eventually as highly individualized sounds and genres that he describes variously as, 'Schizophmusik, Glitchcore, Ambient, Classicoabstract, Experimental Electro, and Lyricalnoisedeath ...'.
Lionel is perhaps best known today as a leading member of the band Da-Saz; a collective reborn in 1999 with Suchet Malhotra, and now based in Delhi. The collective has come a long way over the years, with a variety of ethnic and hybrid styles of projects and music, that all together aim to set out a platform for new styles of urban music and traditional forms, through installations, jams, live performances and albums, including the recent CD 'Sound Reasons' that they helped release in collaboration with Ish S., and Sarai. With 4 main projects, Da-saz is a platform for contemporary ideas and generative thinking, articulating historical timeframes that are immediately relevant to the present, whilst also presenting a unique perspective upon modernity.
As a pawn in the decadent oasis of a technological society based upon consumption, that too often forgets the soul and our earth, Lionel's work with Da-saz looks to express the need to be responsible for future generations, through music, dance, creative expression, or any art form,.. as a prayer to the universe that is both inside and outside all of us.
Also see: http://www.myspace.com/dasaaz


Lipika Bansal (Netherlands)
Lipika has studied International Communications and Science & Technology Studies, looking at the effects of technology on society.
In her former job at Waag Society (www.waag.org) she have worked as a content developer. Lipika likes to imagine how innovative technologies can be used in a meaningful way within a social context such as education. She has worked on various cultural and educational projects like Global Gicana (https://holambra.wordpress.com/), City Ragas (http://www.waag.org/project/cityragas). These are cultural exchange projects using mobile technologies. Through mobile phones, people create visual dialogues by sending pictures back and forth within a certain thematic, or they make various assignments for each other, which children have to answer in their own city. parQ (http://www.waag.org/project/parq), is a cultural project, where people can leave messages behind in a tree, the tree tweets these again to passersby. Viva la Vivo (http://vastal.waag.org/), is a project to create awareness on biotechnology in a playful hands-on manner with artists. With the (UN)limited design contest (http://unlimiteddesigncontest.org/en) in collaboration with the Fablab (http://www.fablab.nl/) we organised a contest in which people can design whatever they like by making use of the fablab, the only thing is that your design should be open. This means that you share your ideas so that others can improve or work further on the design. The whole concept is based on Open Design.
Before, she gained experience with the Hole in the Wall project (http://www.hole-in-the-wall.com/). Lipika designed educational interfaces for the kiosk. Furthermore she did research on social background and gender at the kiosk by developing playful research methods by actively involving children with drawings, games, discussions and video.
Lipika has recently started Pollinize and works both in the Netherlands and India on various projects, developing creative solutions for social change, where science, technology and society meet.
Her specialties are: research, cultural and educational consultancy, content and concept development


Lisa Kori Chung (USA)
Lisa Kori Chung is a media artist and 2010-2011 Watson Fellow. She was born in Hawaii, grew up in Oregon, and graduated with an independent major in New Media Studies from Oberlin Conservatory in 2009. Her work has included a variety of media, including wearable speakers, audio circuits, binaural field recording, and video. She has participated in classes at Harvestworks in New York City, was a founding member of the performing group Women and Art Music led by Julia Christensen, and received a COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) grant to attend the 2009 Summer School in Sound and Music Computing in Porto, Portugal. Most recently, she helped organize the 2nd festival of the collective Sudamerica Experimental in Santiago, Chile and was invited as a collaborator in the 2010 edition of the Interactivos? residency in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. She is currently the recipient of a year-long independent travel and research grant about electronic art that is tentatively located in Brazil, Chile, China, Germany, India, Japan, Malaysia and the Netherlands. She hopes to gain (and share) an understanding of emerging art practices around the world.


Martin Gotfrit (Canada)
Martin Gotfrit is a composer/performer living in Vancouver, Canada where he teaches at the School for the Contemporary Arts in Simon Fraser University. Martin has been performing with electronics since the early 1970s, most recently at CeC with the Computational Poetics Research Group (2007 & 2008).
Currently travelling in India with his family, Martin will be accompanied by his son Noah (bass/guitar) at CeC 2011.


Miti Desai (India)
Creative Head of Miti Design Lab, Miti is an alumnus of Sophia Polytechnic - Mumbai, Portfolio Center -USA & Bauhaus -Germany.
Miti's journey began with a linear exploration of Design in design school. But as she moved ahead, an inner quest to understand design more holistically engulfed her. Holistic design, starts form nature and is all over, the essence according to Miti is, to master the art of design, which in turn elevates you to a level where you are able to design at the fullest, then be it designing a conversation, or be it a designing a presentation, a product or an equation in a logical format, or a sound designed to its fullest which results in music, or a dancer designing movements which is choreography… it is all a Design.
Working towards redefining the designer's role from being called a graphic designer to a designer, the one who is able to gather and understand the true power of holistic design and then be able to enjoy and experience it at the fullest, has driven Miti into the inner depths of Design. Her work is an experiment towards the understanding of design as a whole along with the perception of the design industry and design education.
In spite of several awards, medals and accolades that she received in the field of graphic design, the urge to still go deeper in experiencing design strongly beckoned her. This when she came to the world of Dance. The need to feel body design and internalize the principles of design led her to dance.
Having trained earlier in Bharata Natyam, she was looking for a spiritual approach to dance to satisfy a deep inner quest. This she found when she came to Nateshvari, a dance school run by Mandakini Trivedi. Now, she has dedicated her life to Mohini Attam. The passion to dance, to move, to express has completely consumed her.
She displays an all round interest in the different aspects of the dance and has flowered into a complete dancer. A fluidity of lines, an inner grace and innate understanding of form mark Miti's dance. There is an absence of the need to impress or overpower; only a serene surrender and worshipful devotion are the essence of her dance. Indian Dance has not only been the key to an artist's return to an Internal Design Experiences but also a return to the Design of a cultural, its symbols and world-view.
Miti’s training in USA under the dean of Portfolio Centre – Mr. Hank Richardson, along with the current training in Indian Classical Dance under Mrs. Mandakini Trivedi and Mr. Sharad Phatak , her Yoga Master and guide have shaped her views on design & dance, which also translates into her life.


Nandita Kumar (India)
Nandita Kumar is a multi-faceted, multi media artist. She has received her Bachelors Degree from Auckland University, in the Elam School Of the Arts, New Zealand and is currently completing her Masters Degree in Experimental Animation at California Institute of the Arts, in Los Angeles. In her work she explores the elemental process by which human beings construct meaning from their experience. Her work transfigures and depersonalizes the 'theater' of the mind and taps into the 'echoic power' of locating the reflective self in others. It is the dynamic process of interplay between events, self and culture. Her film metaphorically circumnavigates this experience and is a personal meditation on her own process of reflection and interpretation.
The art of Animation has allowed Nandita a more range of expression in her attempt to decipher. She uses the language of 'Poetic Surrealism' to express metaphoric journeys. Her current films include The Linear of Nightmare and most prominently, The Birth of BrainFly which was exhibited at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) in conjunction with the Salvador Dali Exhibition; at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in Los Angeles; 40th New Zealand International Film Festival: HOMEGROWN films and at IAWRT, in India; Natrani, Ahemdabad, India.
Nandita Kumar's dedication to her work has earned her both the prestigious Ela Desai Scholarship as well as the famed Jules Engle Scholarship award.


Nathalie Boseul Shin (Korea)
Nathalie is the curator of Total Museum of Contemporary Art. She was the chief curator, Alternative Space LOOP also works as project manager, storyteller, independent curator, writer.
Nathalie was born in S. Korea where she studied Philosophy and Aesthetics. She started working as a curator Lotte Art Gallery in 1998. From 1999 to 2000, we worked for '21C young artists group' as a curator. At that time she curated "flag art festival" in the Yeouido Public Park, and "Coal Mine Exhibition" in Gohan Coal Mine Village with over 100 artists from Korea and Japan. Her media based career started in 2000 at art center nabi which is specialized by media art. She was one of the starting members. Until 2002 she had organize symposiums and exhibitions at nabi as a curator. She organized "Audio-Visual Matrix" at imA which was the media performing event. Since 2003 she has worked the exhibition team manager of media_city Seoul which is Seoul International Media Art Biennale. She also organizes some exhibition such as "Forbidden Fruit", "middle_corea", "the show must go on" as an independent curator. On September 2005. she curated "digital playground" at Uijeongbu Arts Center with 18 international artists. Her lastest project "middle_corea" will be presented at Stuttgart Kunstverein, Germany, on Feb 2006. Another aspect of her career is lecturer. She had presentation at several workshops and symposiums. In 2005, her presentation was done at transmediale, Germany and Gold Smith College, UK. Besides she has written exhibition review or some essay for artists for art journal. Her main interesting fields are media education, digital sublime, community program.


Olive Lopez (Switzerland)
Olive Lopez is a professional contemporary dancer driven by different influences and dance styles. She was born in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, of Spanish and Italian parentage.
Her first contact with dance and music was in a total festive atmosphere when she was very little. And, she has been in love with music, movement and the social aspects that come with it since then. After highschool, at the age of 18, she went to The Netherlands to study in the Rotterdam Dance Academy (Codarts, Hogeschool voor de Kunsten). From her second year at the Academy, she also began to dance and tour on internship with professional companies such as Galili Dance (Groningen, The Netherlands), and Dansgroep Krisztina (Amsterdam, The Netherlands). In her last year at the Academy, she began to work as a professional dancer in the Noord Netherlandse Dans company, directed by Stephen Shropshire.
After five years in The Netherlands, including a year and a half of performing professionally with a dance company, Olive felt a need to quit everything there so as to be able to develop and also keep up the personal intensity of her art practice. From September 2010, she has been in India, supported by a scholarship from her hometown. The first four months of her stay have been taken up with formally studying Kathak in Varanasi, and now, she is exploring and growing through exchange, new experiences, and contacts with other professionals across different streams of creative practice, in Delhi.


Pankuj Parashar (India)
Pankuj Parashar, the well-known filmmaker from Mumbai, began his career as Gold medallist of the Direction course at the very prestigious Film & Television Institute of India, in 1980. And, since then, his Mazaa Films company has been in the business of production and direction of feature films, TV serials, documentaries, corporate films, and computer graphics, snagging all of the major film-awards in the country along the way; beginning with the Filmfare award for the best short in 1980 itself.
Pankuj is also an active special-effects counselor, an electronic-musician, and also a painter and still-imaging artist.
Highlights of his filmmaking career include: Won the Filmfare Award for the documentary Malfunction in 1980; directed 12 feature films including Jalwa with Naseeruddin Shah, Chaalbaaz with Sridevi, Sunny Deol and Rajnikant, Rajkumar with Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit and Tumko Na Bhool Payenge with Salman Khan and Sushmita Sen; directed the cult classic Karamchand, which still counts as India's most popular and technically proficient detective television serial; introduced superstar Akshaye Khanna with Himalaya Putra; produced and directed Shakti, a 30-minute anthropological documentary on an esoteric snake cult festival in Rajasthan; produced and directed over 400 television commercials, for many of the top corporations in India; produced & directed the 2004 Congress election films; won the CAG and RAPA Awards for best TV commercial for Colgate Fluriguard; won the Ad Club Award for the White Eveready commercial; directed over 15 corporate documentaries, including the bid for 1988 Commonwealth Games at the Seoul Olympics for the Ministry of Sports, Government of India, Sahara Pariwar one hour corporate, TCS 30 minute profile for International clients; first Indian director to use computer animation in films in 1986 for the titles in the movie Jalwa. Also directed the first Indian film to use virtual sets and computer-generated backdrops and weapons in the movie Rajkumar in 1996; featured twice on BBC's Tomorrow's World for bringing computer animation to the "level of the West" in Indian feature films in 1997 and 1998; trained the Computer Graphics personnel at Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Mumbai in film animation and computer graphics; directed Baba Films Productions' Tumko Na Bhool Payenge, starring Salman Khan, Sushmita Sen and Dia Mirza in 2001, which celebrated a Silver Jubilee in theatres; directed a 50-minute documentary on Shri Bhagawan Kalki, a globally recognized spiritual teacher from South India; directed a feature 'Sab Gol Maal Hai' for the Children's Film Society of India (CFSI); directed a spiritual feature film called Banaras: A mystic love story starring Urmila Matondkar, Dimple Kapadia, Raj Babbar, Naseeruddin Shah, Raj Babbar, Ashmit Patel. Invited to IFFI festival in Goa, selected for Indian panorama 2006; produced and directed 'Karamchand 2006' for Sony TV.


Paola Lazo (Chile)
Paola Lazo has been playing piano since she was 9 years old, started composing at the age of 18, and began to take music composition lessons at the age of 19, with the Chilean composer Carlos Riesco. She then studied music composition formally at the Chilean University, under Rolando Cori and Aliosha Solovera, after which she continued further with Gabriel Matthey. Meanwhile, she entered the SCD Centre (an electronic music centre belonging to an authors’ rights society), where she first began to explore electronic music with software programs such as Pro-Tools, Audios Culp, CoolEdit, CSound, and so on.
Several of Paola’s compositions have been performed in different music festivals, both nationally within Chile and also internationally. At the same time, she has studied and played piano jazz with bass and drums accompaniment, and also working presently as a piano teacher in different institutions.
In 2005, Paola composed a special 8-channel work called Osaxavala at the Elektroacoustic Institute of Vienna Music University, as a project that then moved on to LIPM (the Research Institute for Electroacoustic Music) in Buenos Aires. The work was also presented, along with a talk, in 2006 at Visiones Sonoras in Mexico. Paola has also presented both music and video in other international creative conclaves and festivals, such as Sonoimágenes Buenos Aires.
Amongst her various projects presently, Paola performs live on piano as a jazz trio with Milton Jara on drums and Andres Gastello on bass. She has been a recipient of a Chilean Government Scholarship to create an experimental work with sensors and processed Tibetan bowls, and is currently investigating live-electronics and music from India.
Paola’s many public presentations and performances include appearances at the International Contemporary Music Chilean University Festival; the International Contemporary Music Festival of the Chilean Catholic University; SCD Auditorium; the Second Cycle of Electronic Music Concert; the Argentine Music Festival, 'Sonoimágenes'; the 3rd Chilean Electronic Music Concert, presented by CECH (Chilean Electronic Music Community); the Chilean International Electronic Music Festival; Visiones Sonoras (Mexico); and so on.


Rashi Jain (India)
Rashi Jain, a Mumbai-based Ceramic Artist has trained under Ray Meeker and Deborah Smith at 'The Golden Bridge Pottery', Pondicherry and 'The Valley School' (KFI), Bangalore. Over the past 8 years, she has assisted many ceramic artists, exhibited in group and international shows in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore, participated in workshops and art camp by the Lalit Kala Academy. She has also been shortlisted in the top 10 ceramic artists for the annual nationwide 'Delhi Blue Pottery & Art India Awards for Excellence in Ceramics, 2008.
She teaches at her workshop, 'Studio Karva', and at schools and colleges, where she has introduced innovative learning and teaching skills using the arts and clay as a medium. Studio Karva hosts 'Open stage', started in 2007, a forum where artists meet to share their skills and ideas, collaborate and exhibit their works. Rashi has been correspondent for 'The Potters Newsletter', and contributed articles in 'The Indian Ceramic Quarterly'. Besides the arts, Rashi has worked for the Indian and international youth environment movement and represented the Indian Youth Delegation at the Cop15, Copenhagen, 2010. She has curated and organized the street artists' event and a mass rally in Mumbai on the Global Day of Action, 24th October, 2010. for '350.org'.
Rashi has co-founded (2007) and organises 'The Studio Potter's Market', at the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, Mumbai. The market has initiated a movement in India and led the way to many such markets in Bangalore and Calcutta. It has proved to be a wonderful opportunity for established and budding ceramic artists to meet and interact. Currently, she is working on a collaborative stop-animation film on the potter communities of North East India.


Shankar Barua (India)
Shankar Barua has been many things in life before coming around to his present preoccupations as Managing Trustee of The AeA, in which role he is also Curator of CeC 2010. These include adventure-travel writer & photographer, asst. editor and designer of magazines, illustrator, publisher, pack-shot photographer, well-digger & drought-relief worker, book-author, columnist, artist, musician, tea-taster, corporate consultant, advertising copywriter, public speaker, photography workshop leader, public relations professional, TV anchorperson, product prototyper, film-maker, and so on and on and on.
Whereas he continues to be some of these things still, his primary goals presently have to do with promoting and empowering creative experimentation & innovation in countries such as India, on the back of the burgeoning evolution and spread of technology.


Shazeb Shaikh (India)
Shazeb S. is the Founder of Conjure Arts and Media, an upcoming integrated arts business based out of Mumbai and New York. With Conjure, Shazeb aims to put together an artist community with a wide focus across art forms, media and genre to promote the works of established and upcoming global artists and their collaborations to produce releases and exhibitions in film, music, writings, social projects, visual and installation art. Though still in its first year (2010), Conjure has already produced a feature length film in India (Kshay) and a medium length film (Stealing Suburbia) in New York besides looking forward to unleash its first global integrated arts exhibition with the launch of a large format coffee table book titled Dispersed Diaries, which brings together poetry, art, music and videos. With this financially-backed artist collective and arthouse (Conjure), the motive is to create a new channel to market art internationally with a sound business-end created by some of India’s top business strategy and management consultants. Shazeb is partnering this new regrouping of artists and hopes to bring on multiple unique artists in different media while maintaining the purity and essence of creativity.
In the past, Shazeb S. has established 3rd Thought Entertainment, an integrated-arthouse with a global artist collective of 32 artists from 14 countries. Shazeb is a multidisciplinary artist with a body of work in art (traditional and digital), music (IDM), and writings (classical poetry, epic poetry, prose) and films. Shazeb is also a core member of The Wall Project, a Mumbai-based social arts project that has gained mass involvement from the citizens and governing bodies of Mumbai city.
Shazeb is also Core Co-curator of CeC 2011.


Sheela Raj (India/UK/France)
Coming full circle.. I grew up in Delhi many moons ago and left as a teenager to pursue a dream, of modern dance. London/New York/Paris: "been there done that". dancing with London Contemporary Dance Theater, Twyla Tharp and Dancers, Merce Cunningham, my own company "Le Cercle", based in Paris, then solo work and much research.. Theater with Peter Brook, Bob Wilson. East West center"Chakra", in the South of France: Return to roots Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra: Pandit Durga Lal, Pandit Vinaya Chandra Maudgalya, Fahimuddin Dagar: multiple blessings, and then Yoga, the "glue" binding all together.
This Yatra a long cherished dream sharing the many blessings with young artists in India. Olive and Shilpika are like the twin souls of my identity, my mixed blood east/west. Friedrich a catalyst for creative empowerment and trust.
We dedicate this performance to the memory of Merce Cunningham, my mentor and long time friend, and to his all time collaborator John Cage who would have turned 100 this year, and to the magic of "Chance". (we know you will both be smiling wherever you are)..... Sheela..


Shilpika Bordoloi (India)
Shilpika Bordoloi is a Contemporary Dancer and Choreographer with many years of experience in a wide range of disciplines ranging fromClassical Manipuri, Bharata-natyam, Contemporary dance, Modern dance, Organic movement, Dance-Theatre, as well as the martial arts,including Tai-Ji-Quan. While exploring the nuances of Bharata-natyam she was part of her Guru Padmashree Leela Samson's company, Spanda. Her desire to experiment with other Indian forms of Movement led her to work with the Daksha Sheth Dance Company. She has also worked as choreographer with Theatre productions of the National School of Drama, New Delhi. For her dance and movement is a way of life wherein the journey of experimentation, discovery unfolds itself through the medium of the body. A practitioner, performer, facilitator, teacher and always a student, Shilpika likes to work with stories within her and is designing and exploring new directions in Movement.
Also see: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LbfJqZrKJxI & http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOgi0RW1oeY


Song Hojun (Korea)
Hojun SONG is an artist who prefers to discover niches of technology and to mix them together. By detecting these niches he uses them as means of social commentary or as objects to express aesthetics. He likes to use microprocessors, sensors, PCB, and aluminum as textures and paints. He has participated in a series of group exhibitions and has had two solo exhibitions. Currently, he is using and implementing extreme technologies to create narratives and has been working on "the strongest weapon in the world", "radiation jewelry", and "Open-Source Satellite Initiative."


Verena Stenke (Germany/Italy)
The German Verena Stenke studied Fine Arts and Makeup artistry. She trained in martial arts, Contemporary, and Butoh dance, during her living in Berlin. In Florence she studied in intensive laboratories in theater, rites, and dances of Sufism, as well as Social Theatre. She works in sound and video, and evolved her personal way of performative expression integrating techniques of innovative make-up artistry.
Since 2006, Verena Stenke works together with Andrea Pagnes as VestAndPage mainly in the fields of Performance and Video Art. They found within these disciplines the perfect common ground to investigate topics they are concerned with: impermanence, fragility, transformation, memory activation and a translative poetry.
Verena Stenke and Andrea Pagnes present their performances and videos at festivals, encounters, biennials and exhibitions in Europe, Asia, the United States and South America, like OPEN Beijing, Deformes Chile, Graces Exhibition Space New York, at the Venice Biennial, Tacheles Berlin, BITEF Theater Belgrade, PIPAF Manila, Body Art Encounter Caracas, Epipiderme Lisbon, Transmuted Mexico, just to name some. They give lectures on their research and publications, as well as practical workshops on performance art in renowned institutions worldwide like the New York University, BITEF Theater Belgrade, Deutsches Institut Florence, UNEARTES Caracas, University of Santiago and others. They are idea makers and coordinators of the current global art initiative 'FRAGILE-global performance chain journey'. Their book 'The Fall of Faust – Considerations on Contemporary Art and Art Action' has been published recently by VestAndPage press, Florence.
They live and work in Florence, Italy and Southern Germany.


Vinny Bhagat (India)
Vinny Bhagat aka Shivnakaun is a sound artist and musician researching in the field of computational electro acoustic music and audio-visual art and technology. His work explores digital sound generative and synthesis methods, physical interaction, and models for performance and composition.
He is deeply interested in spontaneous art / music performances , distributed online performances and the connection between sound and moving image in a live performance context.
Born in New Delhi – India , he studied Music Technology and Electronic Music at The Elder Conservatorium Of Music.
Also see: http://www.myspace.com/vinnybhagat


Yoonsun Shin (Korea)
Yoonsun SHIN is a curator of Lab.preparat from 2004 to present. She is prefers to deal with social issues as a curatorial theme in media art, like "Surveillance", "Echo Environment", "Data Preservation" and so on. Currently, she was initiated with united 21 art space which is against commercialization in Hongdae area and defend their gallery space and residency space for art works. Also while working with Nathalie Boseul SHIN, she is forwarding media art projects < 404 object not found>, etc.




:::: Short Creative Videoworks ::::
& Unaccompanied Presentations
(note: adult materials will be culled for closed-door screening)

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:: CologneOFF VI ::

Co-ordinated & Curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne
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CologneOFF VI - Let's Celebrate 5 years Cologne International Videoart Festival.

The festival theme is referring to 5th Anniversary of CologneOFF and its unusually successful concept as a festival context without a static festival location. Since its foundation in 2006, CologneOFF is conceptionally based in Internet, but conquered from this virtual place the physical world with engaged programs of experimental film and video art. Some of the most successful young film & video artists started their career on CologneOFF before they became successful. The 6th festival edition in sequence invited an international jury consisting of Margarida Paiva (Oslo Screen Festiva/Norway), Gioula Papadopoulou (Videoart Festival Miden/Greece), Macu Moran (Video Art World/Spain), Giorgio Fedeli (Visual Container/Italy), Jonas Nilsson/Eva Olsson (Art Video Screening & Orebro International Videoart Festival/Sweden), Mohammed Allam (Medrar Video Festival/ Egypt), Tamas Gabeli (Budapest International Shortfilm Festival/Hungary), who selected the nominated artists...

.. and partners:
City Breath Festival Cape Town/RSA - curated by Kai Lossgott
Memory & Identity - videoart from Italy - curated by Giorgio Fedeli
Memory & Identity - videoart from USA - curated by Alysse Stepanian
Oslo Screen Festival - Norwegian selection - curated by Margarida Paiva
Portuguese Video Art - curated by Pedro Almeida & Sergio Gomes

**the selected artists keep all rights of their videos**


CologneOFF VI - Let's Celebrate, curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne (CologneOFF)
1. Shota Gamisonia (Russia) - Field, Clowns, Apple, 2008, 15:00
2. Ayman Azraq (Palestine) - Passport, 2007, 6:30
3. Mohammed Harb (Palestine) - Without Windows, 2009, 05:00
4. Rosa Futuro (Italy) - The Future is Rosy, 2010, 08:00
5. Shahar Marcus (Israel) - Homecoming Artist, 2008, 04:37
6. Dellani Lima - Joacelio Batista (Brazil) - Bolivia, I miss you, 2009, 07:00
7. Robby Rackleff (USA) - Dark Fortress Occult Master of Space: Genesis Genesis, 2009, 03:00
8. Barry Morse (USA) - Mouse's Birthday, 2010, 03:35
9. Francesca Fini (Italy) - Cry Me, 2009, 04:34
10. Ulf Kristiansen (Norway) - The Hope of Enduring Long, 2010, 01:00
11. Cyane Tornatzky (USA) - SELF PORTRAIT:The Home Scientist Gets to Know Herself, 2006, 05:53
12. Angela Washko (USA) - Washko's PR, 2010, 02:00
13. Adam Dragojevich (Croatia) - Sweet Memory, 2010, 01:00
14. Bijoyini Chatterjee (Indiia) - When I was, 2009, 09:51
15. Jack Brandtman (Australia) - Nightlife, 2010, 01:00
16. Ulf Kristinansen (Norway) - The Care Bears - 2010, 03:00
17. Emeka Ogboh (Nigeria) - [dis] connection - 2009, 01:58
18. Ocusonic aka Paul O Donoghue (Ireland) - Why Do You Have a Beard? - 2010, 06:02
19. Denise Hood (USA) - Disconnect - 2009, 03:47
20. Irina Gabiani (Georgia) - Diachronicon - 2010, 01:00
21. Sai Hua Kuan (Singapore) - Space Drawing No. 5 - , 2009, 01:02
22. Pablo Fernandez-Pujol (Spain) - 142-143 - 2010, 02:10
23. Johanna Reich (Germany) - Kassandra, 2008, 04:00
24. Ubermorgen.com (Austria) - WOPPOW - 2010, 04:36
25. Nathania Rubin (USA) - My Girl Burn, 2009, 02:54
26. Alicia Felberbaum (UK) - Undressing Room, 2009, 04:30
27. Luc Gut (Switzerland) - Alter Ego, 2008, 02:00
28. Jon Rubin (USA) - I'm Not Me, 2010, 09:22
29. Birger Aseson Storaas (Norway) - ) "Playing Soldiers", 2009, 12:12
30. Jeffrey Anderson Bliss (USA) - 'Telefone', 2010, 04:50
31. Daveed Shwartz (Israel) - I saw a Mountain, 2009, 05:00
32. Debbie White (Australia) - Version tour, 2006, 04:30
33. Karlos Alastruey (Spain) - The Shadow - La sombra, 2009, 07:00
34. Richard Bolland (RSA) - I Dream Manenberg, 2010, 15:00
35. Confusion Group (Spain) - Sorry to bother you, 2008, 06:06
36. Neringa Naujokalte (Lithuania) - "Horizont", 2010, 08:53
37. Renata Gaspar & Marcin Dudek (Poland) - Axis, 2010, 03:07
38. Marianne & Daniel O'Reilly (UK) - capital', 2008, 07:00
39. Aiko Okamoto (Japan) - Silk (Teardrops-salt) - , 2009, 02:48
40. Marc Thele (Germany) - : breaking free, 2010, 04:11
41. Henry Gwiazda (USA) - on the roof, 2008, 04:16
42. Roland Quelven (France) - Napolecitta 43, 2010, 01:10
43. Aysegul Guryuksel (Turkey) - Nobody's Pet, 2007, 07:00
44. David Geiss (Canada) - BASIN, 2010, 08:00
45. Fumiko Matsuyama (Japan) - Adventure Of The Rumbottle", 2004, 02:02
46. Juan Obando (Colombia) - Profesor Bazuco's "Ultimate Guide To Culture", 2008, 01:52
47. Tajinder Singh Dhami (UK) - ELECTOTUNING, 2010, 03:46
48. Alfred Banze (Germany) - Exotica, 2010, 06:30
49. Ayatgali Tuleubek (Kazakhstan) - : A beautiful wake-up; 2010, 03:14
50. John Criscitello (USA) - LAMB 2010, Single Channel DV, 03:43
51. Lukas Matejka (Slovakia) - E-A, 2009, 03:06
52. Megan Daalder (USA) - Painting the Town, 2009, 05:42
53. Jared Katsiane (USA) - Before War, 2010, 05:40
54. Fintan Ryan (Ireland) - Press Conference; 03/03/2010, 2010, 10:28
55. Maria Canas (Spain) - The Toro's Revenge, 2006, 02:00
56. Dr. Boston (USA) - I wish I had a date, 2006, 03:15
57. Aleksandar Grozdanovski (Macedonia) - consuming loop, 2007, 03:31
58. Julie Meitz (USA) - JustText, 2010, 03:51
59. Jorge Garcia Velayos (Spain) - THE BEAST / LA BESTIA, 2009, 05:20
60. Cynthia Domenico (Brazil) - Twist and Turn, 2009, 04:55
61. Biying Zhang (China) - In the Field, 2009, 03:15
62. Luis Ascanio (Venezuela) - Second station, 2008, 02:31
63. Jerome Symons (The Netherlands) - LADIES NIGHT, 2006, 01:00
64. Niamh Heery (Ireland) - Losing the Light, 2009, 05:39
65. Ciento Volando Collective (Spain) - Walk away from there, 2009, 02:23
66. Gonzalo Cueto (Chile) - Stabilization Image, 2010, 04:24
67. Shun Yu Mo (Hongkong) - Before the Election, 2009, 04:54
68. Stephanie Barber (USA) - To the Horse Dreams of Arms, 2009, 04:27
69. Filippo Tagliati (Italy) - River City 21 Tokyo", 2010, 06:00
70. Boris Eldagsen (Germany) - ) (the show must go on), 2006, 12:00
71. Laura Brocken (UK) - TELL, 2008, 02:35
72. Xiaowen Zhu (China) - Gekochter Schnee/Cooked Snow, 2010, 06:30
73. Andrew Venell (USA) - The Artist in Situations Not Agreeable to His Nature, Episodes 1, 2008, 29:00
74. Lemeh 42 (Italy) - Inner sound, 2010, 10:00
75. Andi McGarry (Ireland) - My Babe Rides the Railroad, 2010, 03:04
76. Tadas Tvarionas (Lithuania) - a. In Between ( ), 2010, 13:47
77. Athur Tuoto (Brazil) - Notes from my heart (digital, 2009, Brazil), 2009, 04:00
78. iaaai (France) - Pacience, 2006-2007, 04:10
79. Raphael Blum (France) - T A N G O / Buenos Aires, 2009, 02:57
80. Darko Stojkov (Serbia) - Grandmother voyage, 2008, 07:14
81. David Boris Miranda Hardy, Hector Falcon Villa, Brandon Watz and Katya Gorker (Chile) - Dientes de Arena, 2010, 07:30
82. Giulia Berto & Giulia Forgione (Italy) - Excuse me, what's queever?, 2008, 06:13
83. Mikhail Zheleznikov (Russia) - Together - Vmeste, 2010, 04:23
84. Kira Zhigalina (Russia) -Blank or Attempts to Draw at Nothingness, 2008, 06:00

Norwegian Selection, curated by Margarida Paiva (Oslo Screen Festival)
1. Still life with Mattias, DV, 04:30, 2009 by Endre Tveitan (Norway)
2. The sun tattooed, MPEG files, 03:34, 2009 by Shwan Dler Qaradaki (Norway/Iraq)
3. Motholic mobble part 3, DV, 06:38, 2009 by Kaia Hugin (Norway)
4. Par Hasard, DV, 05:45, 2009 by Bull.Miletic (Norway)
5. Copy City, DVD, 04:35, 2008 by Denise Hauser (Norway)
6 The Red City, DV, 04:31, 2008 by Sabina Jacobsson (Norway)

Memory & Identity - Italian selection, curated by Giorgio Fedeli (VisualContainer Milan)
1. Alessandra Arno' - Play, 01:03, 2008 2. Elena Arzuffi - Domestic parkour, 04:32, 2007
3. Barbara Brugola - Zone lost, 08:30, 2008
4. Pascal Caparros - CORPUS, 06:04, 2007
5. Iginio De Luca - "Autofocus" (2006) - 04'10"//Courtesy of Galleria Martano - Torino (Italy)
6. Pietro Mele - "Ottana" (2008) - 11:46
7. Patrizia Monzani - "Stadt-Fisch" (2006) - 05:00
8. Christian Niccoli - Escalating perception/the gaze, 2004
9. Matteo Pasin - "Disappear" 2006- 03:41
10. Cristina Pavesi - "Ore 13 (High Noon)" (2006) - 02:36
11. Sabrina Sabato - "Il dondolo (The swing)" (2002) 05:00
12. Enzo Umbaca - "Soffri" 2002 07:59

Portugues Videoart, curated by Pedro Almeida and Sergio Gomes (Videolab Project)
1. Antonio Olaio - "I Have Seen The Light",05:25, 1999
2. Fernando Jose Pereira - "permafrost (barentsburg)", 09:13, 2009
3. Francisco Queiros - "Peter Pan", 04:52, 2007
4. Joao Pombeiro - "Schizo", 02:28, 2002
5. Jose Macas de Carvalho - "To President (drinking version)", 02:28, 2005-7
6. Margarida Paiva - "Erase", 03:30, 2009
7. Paulo Mendes - "The man with excessive memory", 06:00, 2004
8. Susana Mendes Silva - "Undersound (Revisao de Os Verdes Anos de 9. Carlos Paredes e Paulo Rocha)", 01:40, 2004
9. Vasco Araujo - "Polaroid", 02:06, 2002
10. Maria Lusitano - "Duettino", 12:00, 2005

Memory & Identity - Videoart from USA, curated by Alysse Stepanian (Manipulated Images/USA)
1. Lana Z. Caplan (Boston, Massachusetts): "In ruins, we rebuild with memories buried in the foundation" 2006; 10:46
2. Brian DeLevie in collaboration with Isshaela Ingham (Denver, Colorado): "Emanations" 2008; 09:57
3. Ron Diorio (Manhattan, New York): "A season of wants"; 2008; 02:20
4. Michael Greathouse (Brooklyn, New York): "in dreams" 2008; 02:18
5- Soyeon Jung (Milwaukee, Wisconsin): "the Eater"; 2006 - revised 2010; 09:27
6. Laleh Mehran (Colorado): "The Xerces Society, Installment VII: From London to Marrakech";2007; 04:57
7. Joe Merrell (Los Angeles, California): "Tomorrow Never Comes"; 2009; 04:15
8. David Montgomery (Fernandina Beach, Florida): "Grow Worm"; 2008; 04:30
9. Christine Schiavo (Staten Island, New York): "Fear of the Saveloy Moon"; 2007; 06:27
10. Brooks Williams (New York City): "MEMORY FACE 1"; 04:34

Citybreath; Videoart from South Africa, curated by Kai Lossgott (Citybreath Festival Capetown)
1. Circles, 01:54, 2009, by Terry Westby-Nunn /Cape Town
2. I walk the street with loose parts, 04:00, 2008 by Ryan Kruger/Cape Town
3. Sound and Sign Language Poems, 07:09, 2008 by Lolette Smith/Durban
4. Between, 02:51, 2009 by Colleen Alborough/Johannesburg
5. Fragmented, 04:53, 2009 by Khanyisile Mbongwa/Cape Town
6. City Girl, 01:00, 2009 by Niklas Zimmer/Cape Town
7. (Un)veiling, 02:51, 2009 by Mandilakhe Yengo/Cape Town
8. Waitless, 04:40, 2009 by Ananda Fuchs/Cape Town
9. The Electrician, 02:05, 2009 by Terry Westby-Nunn/Cape Town
10. Walking in Plastic, 2009 by Kai Lossgott/Cape Town
11. Terra Obscura, 02:00, 2009 by Maia Grotepass/Cape Town
12 Player 1.1, 04:00, 2008 by Mark Wilby/Port Elizabeth / Grahamstown
13. This place forever (excerpt), 01:56, 2009 by Fabian Oliver Wargau/Pretoria
14. TV Programs 001: Powerlines, 03:10, 2007 by Nileru/Cape Town
15. Karohano, 04:30, 2009 by Jeanette Ginslov/Johannesburg
16. Burn (I lost a poem), 03:00, 2009 by Erica Luttich/Johannesburg
17. Because I chose the city noise, 03:21, 2009 by Koeka Stander, Cape Town
18. Waiting, 05:16, 2007 by Rat Western/Johannesburg
19. To those who belongs the earth shall, 01:46, 2009 by Maaike Bakker/ Pretoria
20. Jackson 5, 02:50, 2009 by Sean Buch/Johannesburg
21. Elsewhereness: Cape Town, 02:51, 2009 by Anders Weberg & Robert Willim/Sweden


:: Global Art Video ::
Program coordinated by Ima Pico

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Under the name 'Black Duck', Ima Pico curates projects to promote the work of contemporary artists working in performance, installation, digital media and video to an international audience. Projects include participation in festivals, international exchanges, exhibitions and events.
This selection is curated in league with 'Red Nomade' (Cristina Ghetti), an international cooperation project interested in the exchange of contemporary artists and intellectuals. The collective aim is to generate artistic, cultural and academic events in different cities in order to facilitate the meeting of visual artists, art critics, curators, writers and intellectuals.
The collection is partly supported by Diversity Art Forum.

1. Meta-motion. Kuljit 'Kooj' Chuhan. 2002, originally an interactive work (UK)
2. From H to O. Kuljit 'Kooj' Chuhan. 2003, originally an interactive work (UK)
3. Boundless Sky. Kuljit 'Kooj' Chuhan. 2002, 'semi-animation' (UK)
4. What If I'm Not Real. A collaborative film by the v02 collective: directed by Kooj Chuhan: a virtual migrants production (UK)
5. Rekindle. Kuljit 'Kooj' Chuhan. 2003. Originally an interactive videowork on five touch-screens (UK)
6. From Punjab to football. Kuljit 'Kooj' Chuhan (2001, 5 mins) Multimedia Art-Documentary (UK)
7. Buy this. Originally an installation. Kuljit 'Kooj' Chuhan, with collaborative support from Virtual Migrants. (UK)
8. Towards an infinite Background. John Baugh. 2008 (USA)
9. Tarkovsky's River. Gillian McIver, 2009 (UK)
10. Stripes. Cristina Ghetti, 2010, (Argentina)
11. Diazepam. Dolo Piqueras (Spain)
12. Kromo Xoma. Laura Rodriguez Moscatel (Spain)
13. Geometric Translation. Rous Hernández. Colaborators: Viuda de Gutierrez (graphics) & Sr. Duck (sound)
14. Dots. Patrcicia Aragon Martin (Spain)
15. Interestratos. Andrea Racciatti/ Juan Bobbio (Argentina)
16. Untold Coffee Stories. Carolina Loyola-Garcia
17. Habitat. Consuelo Zori (Argentina)
18. Aurora. Zibe (Martin Vazquez, Gustavo Zibecchi), audio: AcopioDG


:: Cyberbrothers TV ::
CyberCinema curated by CyberBrothers

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CyberBrothers is a leading Russian audiovisual arts collective and creative community with a global reach and appeal. It has the biggest and most comprehensive collection of licensed videoart in Russia, with over 3000 works by Russian and international authors.
Currently, it's activities include - international audiovisual community hub with the show case of the best moderated A/V works from all around the globe (www.cyberbrothers.tv) and Audiovisual Arts Academy (www.audiovisualacademy.com), which is a unique educational project, providing free and comprehensive lessons online, created by leading industry collectives and professionals in the field.
This project is backed up by international VJ/ DJ/ digital arts networks, experts, and opinion leaders in relative fields.

01. Cybercinema intro
02. Nik Ska - Food Fiction
03. Danila Gulin - Mario
04. Taras Gesh, The Kite runners - "I'll find you"
05. Anton Sakara - Duel
06. Sasha Yellowhead - Keine Mautstrassen
07. Igor Sodazot & Sam Tokemaro - Home
08. Pavel Yudov - Nasty
09. Toonbox Studio - Zagadki shamana
10. Misha Safronov - Silly collector of wisdom
11. Sergey Ratnikov - think about mutation
12. Tanya Grishko - Dog's Life
13. Nikita Zabelin - Serpentin
14. Selfburning - Field
15. Barbarossa - 5 minutes
16. Ilya Malov - Interrupted prelude
17. Barbarossa - Camilla
18. Toonbox Studio - Zagadki shamana 2

:: CyberArts 2010 ::
International Compendium - Prix Ars Electronica 2010
courtesy Manuela Naveau

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Computer Animation / Film / VFX

    1. Nuit Blanche ~ Arev Manoukian (CA), 04:39
    2. The Man in the Blue Gordini (excerpt) ~ Jean Christophe Lie (FR) / Pima Linea Productions, 01:23
    3. The Sandpit ~ Sam O'Hare (UK/US) / OOVFX, 05:35
    4. Nokia ~ Onur Senturk (TR), 01:25
    5. Ormie (teaser) ~ Rob Silvestri (US), 00:20
    6. LOOM (excerpt) ~ Jan Bitzer, Ilija Brunck, Csaba Letay (DE) / Polynoid, 00:50
    7. Love & Theft ~ Andreas Hykade (DE) / Studio Film Bilder, 06:50
    8. Plane Stupid, Polar Bears ~ Jake Mengers (US) / MPC, 02:43
    9. UP (making of) ~ Pete Doctor (US) / Pixar Animation Studios, 03:19
    10. Precise Peter ~ Martin Schmidt (DE), 05:21
    11. Alma ~ Rodrigo Blaas (ES), 05:23
Digital Musics & Sound Art
    1. rheo: 5 horizons ~ Ryoichi Kurokawa (JP), 07:59
    2. Cycloid-E ~ Michel Decosterd, Andre Decosterd (CH) / Cod.Act, 03:52
    3. Champs de fouilles (Excavations) (audio only) ~ Martin Bedard (CA), 10:57
    4. Harvest ~ Olle Corneer, Martin Lubcke (SE), 11:45
    5. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvxyz for iPhone ~ Jorg Piringer (AT), 02:54
    6. prepared dc-motors / filler wire 1.00mm, 2009 ~ Zimoun (CH), 01:02
    7. Flaechen [Aus der Reihe Raumgefllechte] ~ Julius Stahl (DE), 03:02
    8. The Prayer Drums ~ Louis-Phillipe Demers (CA/SG), Armin Purkrabek (AT/DE), Phillip Schulze (DE), 03:45
    9. Tonspur fur einen offentlichen raum ~ Georg Weckwerth (DE), Peter Szely (AT), 04:32
    10. Desibel ~ Maja S. K. Ratkje, Geir Hjetland, Bjorn Kolbrek, Torkil Sandsund, Wenche Wefring (NO), 03:15
    11. Heartchamberorchestra ~ Erich Berger (AT/FI), Peter Votava (AT/DE) / Terminabeach, 05:33
    12. Glucklich auf dem Weg nach unten/Happy Going South ~ Hanna Hartman (SE). 05:00
    13. Adapting for Distortion ~ Hiroaki Umeda (JP), 02:53
    14. Inject ~ Herman Kolgen (CA), 02:53
    15. Bug (audio only) ~ Mark Bain (US/NL), 05:05
Interactive Art
    1. The EyeWriter ~ Zach Lieberman, James Powderly, Tony Quan, Evan Roth, Chris Sugure (US), Theo Watson (UK), 03:36
    2. Chorus ~ United Visual Artists (UK), 01:39
    3. Talking Doors ~ Julijonas Urbonsa (LT), 03:58
Hybrid Art
    1. Ear on Arm ~ Stelarc (AU), 05:10
    2. Men in Grey ~ Julian Oliver (NZ/DE), Danja Vasiliev (RU/DE), 03:11
    3. Ocular Revision ~ Paul Vanouse (US), 04:11
u19 -freestyle computing
    1. Chindogu ~ Johannes Masanz (AT), 03:07
    2. Der Weisse Hai ~ Matthias Riedler (AT), 00:11
    3. Vom Himmel gefallen ~ Michael Schmidt (AT), 06:51
    4. Over the Top: Episode 1 ~ Tarek Khalifa (AT), 04:05
    5. AYSL ~ Thomas Gett, Manuel Tilgner (AT) / BG/BRG Sillgasse, 01:50
    6. Move It ~ Julia Molner, Bianca Biedrawa, Yuliya Potapova (AT) / Landstrasser Gymnasium, 02:08
    7. more than just a box ~ Florian Grunberger (AT), 00:18
    8. trashed ~ Florian Grunberger (AT), 00:41


:: Experimenta TV #1 ::
curated by Claudio Koremblit

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First part of the project, including Elliott Sharp & Zeena Parkins in Experimenta 97, Luvi Torres and Jorge Crowe on live studio performances, Experimenta Group flying to Australia, Mai Staunsager short film animation hand-painted, Pablo Betas's video documentary about electronic recycle, Alberto Roblest's and Reynaldo Jimenez's video poetry, sound poetry by Roberto Cignoni on live studio performance, Gabriel Litwin's live video on studio, Eduardo Mateo and Leo Masliah's hommages.
See:
Experimenta TV ~ http://www.youtube.com/user/tvExperimenta#p/a/u/0/yMxmg72Jd3I
Experimenta Group ~ http://www.myspace.com/claudiokoremblit
Experimenta Revista ~ http://www.experimenta.biz/revistaexperimenta/
Experimenta Festival ~ http://experimenta.com.ar


:: Street Festival of Homemade Videos ::
curated by Shazeb Shaikh

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To Be Listed


:: The Unified Field ::
curated by Marta Moreno Munoz

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1. Untitled, Nerea Martinez de Lecea, 01:10 (Wales)
2. In Girum Imus Nocte, Marta Moreno Munoz, 08:00 (Spain)
3. Sometimes I Feel Like A Pitbull Terrier, Bean, 02:55 (UK)
4. Habagat, Martha Atienza, 10:00 (Philippines)
5. Point No Point, Jennifer Campbell, 03:58 (Canada)

:: Independent Short-Creative-Videoworks ::

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1. The First Poetry Space Shuttle Landing on Second Life, Caterina Davinio, Italy. Music by Mirko Lalit Egger. 2010, 05:40

2. Sun, Marco Villani, Italy

3. Istvan Horkay, Hungary, Collection ~ D+Dictionary+Duchamp 2010/2:46 || Sigmund Freud/Cocaine 2010/:29 || Georges Melies2010/ 2:22 || Harry Houdini 2010/3:33 || La Sicilia Nostalgica 2010/3:50 || Lupercyclopedia IV 2010/3:24 || Lupercyclopedia 2010/ 3:24 || Maléna-sicilia erotica 2010/10:08 || Mendeleev 2010/2:07 || Kurt Schwitters 2010/ 2:39 || Paul Celan /Tenebrae II.2010/ 6 :01

4. Roland Quelven (UK / Frace), Collection ~ Joan meets Etienne - Jules, 2010, 01:00 || Napolecitta 88 ~ La Chambre d ' Etienne - Jules, 2010, 01:00 || Napolecitta 88 ~ Paul meets Etienne - Jules, 2010, 01:43 || Napolecitta 85 ~ Albert meets Duchenne, 2010, 01:00 || Memorial for the Last Zebras || Collaboration avec Raphael Avenant, 2010, 01:29 || The Book of Elements ~ Period 1 Element & Period 2 Element, 2010, 03:23

5. A Stop Motion Illusion, by Puja Bahri, India 2010, 04:00

6. Enter Space Ether, Suman Sourav TAXI, India, 2010, 14:50

7. DA_SS8_RYSS, 2010-2011 ~ Middle school students [8th grade] at Raul Yzaguirre School For Success [RYSS], Houston, Texas, U.S.A. participated in a classroom assignment involving GIMP 2 [Photoshop equivalent] photo software and events/people in Early American History [Grade 8 Social Studies] via the Internet.
The students were given a Grade 8 Social Studies [TEKS/TAKS] event/person to research online then translate that information in photo software as Digital Art. As a result, greater knowledge and retention of historical information about America's early history came to the forefront with acquired skills of manipulating photographs ... utilizing various tools and filters within the software.
This cognitive and creative process placed the students in an environment of hands-on with photo software and the requirement of researching the information to translate it into Digital Art through visualization. Digital Artists abound in all sectors as a part of this Digital Revolution we find ourselves a part of these days, which means this classroom process was also vocational in terms of building graphics software skills. Another interesting aspect to this project/process is the fact that the students took the history assignments in stride to be able to visualize the information as art and in this case, Digital Art.
Disclaimer: photographs for the manipulations were downloaded from the Internet strictly for educational purposes.

PARTICIPATING STUDENTS: Nancy Delgado, Jessica I Garza, Gerardo Gonzales, Gabriel Luevano, Alondra J Martinez, Maximiliano Martinez, Jhojan S Mecalco, Teresa Montanez,, Mirna S Morales, Tania S Nieves, Rolando Olveda, Eric S Rodriguez, Sandra M Salgado, Carrie C Vasquez, Fedrick B Alvarado, Francisco J Gregorio, Natali Guajardo, Francisco Gudino Segovia, Edward A Lopez, Francisca I Lopez, Christopher Martinez-Rios, Nathaniel M Morales, Bianca I Oliva, Fernando Perez, Lauren A Perez, Jonathan Villarreal, Nicole Baltazar, Jacqueline Barrera Contreras, Adrian Castillo, Alexis Cervantes, Lucy V Coronado, Janet I Garcia, Eylyana M Garza, Hugo A Guerrero Alvarez, Marlon C Guerrero Alvarez, Rebecca B Mercado, Lizzeth A Molina, Karina Moreno, John J Padron, Oscar O Saucedo, Cynthia Alvarez, Josue D Cerritos, Denorah E Espinoza, Martha K Garfias, Melisa Gomez Villegas, Valeria Guajardo, Yulissa G Mora, Jasmine A Perales, Johnathan Ramirez, Kassandra Rodriguez, Maria D Talavera, Jose Y Torres, Martha I Vela, Jocelyn Avalos-Carreno, Jose A Barrera, Emiliano Garcia Ardon, Elias R Garza, Sofia B Jimenez, Selena A Ledesma, Jose G Martinez, Adriana Mondragon, Jocelyn Mondragon, Jorge A Saldana, Jennifer D Segovia, Tania R Torres, Jackie Toscano, Alan M Bartolo, Rafael Cardoza Nieves, Clarivel Castillo, Aleza Cruz, Andy N Garcia, Ashley G Gonzalez, Julio J Hernandez , Jose Lomas, Karla F Lopez, Abraham Martinez Cedillo, Justine A Pemberton, Gustavo Rodriguez

8. Carlo Sansolo ~ Selections from amongst: B-T, 2001, animacao, 03:00 || Tzimtzum, 2002, animacao, 05:00 || N.I.C.E., 2002, filmagem e animacao, 05:00 || C-T, 2002, animacao 3d, 05:00 || Eu sou o filho do Helio Oiticica, 2002, animacao 3d, 05:00 || N.M.T., 2002, animacao, 05:00 || S.X., 2002, animacao 3D, 03:00 || The strong will be the weak, 2002, 07:00 || Vigiar e Punir, 2002, 4:00 || Tunel, 2003, 04:00 || Divert, 2003, 05:00 || Yetzirah (criacao), 2003, 08:00 || Panoptica, 2003, 9:00 || A Rede 2003, imagens de arquivo, 04:20 || W.B. Highway, 2003, filmagem e animacao 3d, 04:00 || P.C. A., 2003, animacao 2d, e filmagem, 04:00 || Diamond 01, 2003, 03:00 || Diamond 02, 2003, 04:30 || Kol nepheshecha. (with all your soul), 2004, 3D animation, 03:00 || God hides in the clouds, 2004, 05:00 || Birobadjan, 2004, 3d animation, 05:00 || The condition of the passage, 2004, 05:00 || I am trying to communicate, 2004, 05:00 || Fim das Utopias 2.2 - Engenharia Genetica, 2001, Carlo Sansolo. Argumento de Felipe Scovino, com estes mais Gabriela Duvivier e Massachi Hosono. Filmagem e 3D. 06:00 || Fim das Utopias 2.0 - O Furor Consumista, 2002, Carlo Sansolo. Com Felipe Scovino e Gabriela Duvivier, participacao de Gisah Ribeiro. 20:00 || Fim das Utopias 3.1 - Hedonismo Desvairado, 2003, 12:00 || Fim das utopias xp - Disputatio philosophicae, 2004, 07:00 || Fim das utopias 98 - Sistema financeiro, 2004, 06:00 || Fim das Utopias OS - Ciborguizacao, 2005, 08:00 || Ozuland 001, 2006, 09:50 || Ozuland 002, 2006, 09:56 || Bvfrs, 2006, 05:45> FA-RXTO, 2006, 10:10 || HMAW, 2007, 09:35> BST, 2008, 04:25 || MIGDAL APHEK, 2008, 05:40 || PanzoDiamondo, 2008, 15:00 || Substancialidade e Metodo, 2009, 10:00 || Surplus Metaphisics

9. Headhunters (India) ~ selection of zero-budget experimental videos made by a bunch of film lovers without any professional help or training, using home computers and handycams.

10. sin fin the movie [Peformances at the end of The World, Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego] (Italy/Germany) ~ Verena Stenke and Andrea Pagnes, 39:00


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Organizers

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The Academy of Electronic Arts (also known as The Academy of Experimental Arts) is a Public Benefit Trust that serves as a learning, sharing, mentoring, networking, benchmarking, empowering and broadly inclusive, but non-educational, institution.
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Managing Trustee of The AeA, and Incident Director for CeC 2011
Shankar Barua
Core-Co-Curator: Shazeb Shaikh (India)

Co-Curator, Videoworks: Wilfried Agricola de Cologne (Germany)
Co-Curator, Videoworks: Ima Pico (Spain/UK/Germany)
Guest-Curator, Far East: Emma Ota (Japan)
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Participant-Support

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Thomas J. Watson Foundation
Simon Fraser University School for the Contemporary Arts
Diversity Art Forum
Shivnakaun Productions
Bandish - The School of Music
Pro Helvetia
Habitat World
Mr. Praveen Kumar
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Bidirectional Access Promotion Society
Netaji Subash Institute of Technology
The Academy of Electronic Arts
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Partners

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As always, all possible goodwill, association and support
is invited and welcomed from all quarters
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