ATTRACTION OF THE OPPOSITES + IFFR
26 January – 6 February 2011
The project “Attraction of the opposites” brings together 11 professional international galleries to co-exist under one roof. The project will be presented in the space of Artist Initiative CUCOSA. In collaboration with the International Film Festival Rotterdam it presents a rolling film program with contributions of 6 international video art festivals: Festival Miden (GR), CologneOFF (DE), Art:Screen (SE), FiXc (FI), Black Duck+Red Nomade (ES/AR), Art by Chance (TR), a Dutch video session and 7 video-installations with work of Alexis Milne, Mara Castilho, Jan Robert Leegte, Cindy Jansen, Ruveanne Gerrissen, Katharina D. Martin and Hernan Marina.
More info: www.attractionoftheopposites.nl
CUCOSA, Raampoortstraat 16, 3032 AH Rotterdam
IFFR info and program: http://www.filmfestivalrotterdam.com
In this context, Festival Miden presents a selection of videos by Greek contemporary artists, in two screening programs entitled “All Greek to Me” and “Not All Greek to Me”, curated by Giorgos Dimitrakopoulos & Gioula Papadopoulou.
ALL GREEK TO ME: Mary Zygouri, Ioanna Myrka, Nikos Giavropoulos, George Vaviloussakis, Eileen Botsford, Aggeliki Vrettou (aka Beatrize), Makis Faros, Stelios Dexis /Mirto Vounatsou, Gioula Papadopoulou, Vasiliki Lefkaditi, Panayota Tzamourani, Evangelia Basdekis
NOT ALL GREEK TO ME: Konstantinos Pardalis, Giorgos Maraziotis, Anna Vasof, Nikolaos Pastras, Danai Konstanta, Despina Myriokefalitaki, Martha Koumarianou, Eva Poulopoulou, Rania Bellou, Natalie Dimitriou / Joao Guarantani, Danae Mylonaki, Dimitris Gakis, Vogler, Babis Alexiadis
More info, curatorial statement and program here