# THE DIGITAL BODY #

 

Bucharest International Dance Film Festival
2016

Un invito dalla Romania: La selezione e partecipazione del mio video “CORPUS PROPHETIAS” all’esposizione di video installazioni nella futuristica Galleria Galateca, nell’ambito del (BIDFF) II Bucharest International Dance Film Festival che si terrà a Bucharest in Romania dal 9 al 13 novembre.

Ringrazio i curatori per aver inserito il mio video tra le nove proposte che hanno superato la selezione tra tutte quelle giunte da ogni parte del mondo e di poter far parte dell’evento.

 

romaniaCorpus Prophetias (screen video) Galateca Gallery, Bucharest

#THE DIGITAL BODY#

curators: Simona Deaconescu & Emilia Paunescu (RO)

Since the late ’40s the fine line between the body and the information begins to lose intensity. Large scientific projects promise to extract information from the human body and use engineering genetics for practical applications. Sociologist Manuel Castells talks about a city and a society as an information network. The body becomes a matrix of data, emotionally encapsulated, defragmented and decorporalized, in a constant flow of fake memories and super sensorial experimentation. Extracorporeal digital age is a reality that requires a matrix of information to replicate itself over and over again. Who are you in this environment and how do you deal with it? We are interested in promoting dance films (short and long, fictional and documentaries), video and digital installations, talks and lectures that have a strong opinion on the way the body adapts to the era of informational chaos.

EXHIBITION, LECTURES & PERFORMANCES

9 – 13 NOV @ GALATECA GALLERY

The body is a matrix of data, emotionally encapsulated, defragmented and disembodied, in a constant flow of fake memories and super sensorial experimentation. Extracorporeal digital age is a reality that requires a network of information to replicate itself over and over again. Who are you in this environment and how do you deal with it?

Artists from Germany, Italy, Finland, Great Britain and Austria present their research and digital artworks, challenging both the cognitive and the emotional system of the audience. Nine works of video art, robotics, animation, sound engineering and live performance are playfully exhibited in the futuristic space of Galateca Gallery.

TIMELINE

9 nov | 7 – 9 PM – EXHIBITION OPENING

10 nov | 6 – 7 PM – JUST A LITTLE AVATAR DANCE: AN ARTIST’S JOURNEY, lecture by Claudia Hart (SUA)

11 nov | 2 – 4 PM – ME, durational performance by Johanna Nuutinen (FN)

12 nov | 3 – 4 PM – SONGS FROM MY ANALOGUE UTOPIA, video performance by Christian Faubel (DE)

13 nov | 2 – 4 PM – ME, durational performance by Johanna Nuutinen (FN)

General opening hours of the exhibition 12 – 8 PM.

The Digital Body Exhibition 9 novembre – 13 novembre · Galateca Gallery.
Bucarest, Romania.


http://www.bidff.ro/the-digital-body

Galateca is a multidisciplinary art and design gallery, a living space and modern, bearing the signature of architect Radu Teaca, located in the heart of a historic building, the Central University Library “Carol I”.

Galateca has become a reference in this short time, a platform for promoting original art and design projects, constantly changing in harmony with what is happening in the world of international art and Romanian.

Bucharest International Dance Film Festival (BIDFF) is a platform for exquisite dance for camera works developed by creative teams all around the world, produced by Tangaj Dance Association and funded by AFCN – National Cultural Fund Administration. BIDFF is a cultural project funded under the “Bucharest – City In-Visible” by ARCUB – Bucharest Cultural Center and City Hall. The hosts and partners of the festival are the National Center of Dance Bucharest, National University of Music Bucharest – Electroacoustic Music and Multimedia Center, Galateca Gallery, National University of Drama and Film “I.L. Caragiale “Bucharest, Club Control. The project is supported by the Romanian Cultural Institute, Austrian Cultural Forum (Austrian Embassy in Bucharest), the Israeli Embassy in Romania and the Spanish Embassy in Romania. Co-organizer is the Association Intermedia Body AVmotional.

Bucharest International Dance Film Festival launches the second edition of the festival with a series of artistic research meetings, a symposium that gathers artists from different fields, working in the multi-faceted realm of Intermedia Performing Arts.

Official channels of the festival: http://www.bidff.ro/

4 comments

  1. Le5stanze · novembre 4, 2016

    Grande! :)) ( bello anche il promo del festival)

    Mi piace

    • francescabonfatti · novembre 4, 2016

      Grazie Veronica! 😙
      Si, promo bellissimo..e tutto, a partire dagli organizzatori, realizzato con una grande passione e rispetto per gli artisti

      Mi piace

  2. enricogarrou · novembre 4, 2016

    Complimenti vivissimi cara Francesca. Un abbraccio

    Mi piace

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