In 2014 selected art pieces of the festival section "Neighbourhood Projections – Screen Passage" will go on tour to different places around the globe such as Berlin, Riga, Ceresole Reale, Aarhus and Melbourne. The aim is to explore the effect of our art screenings in diverse public contexts and surroundings.
16 August, 22:00 Kronvalda Park - Riga.
A collection of shorts (video art, animation, live action) in which the city acts not just as a background but as a character in the story. The purpose is to show how the urban environment that surrounds us plays an important role in our way of life and shapes our thinking and perception.
Tonight the selection made by Screencity Lab "City as a contest" will be screened at the Waterpieces Festival ( 7:30 pm - Peldosais Makslas Centrs "NOASS")
The video program "City as Context" is a selection of international short movies based on the concept of city as a medium and context for video content. Most of the shorts selected are specifically made for the medium of urban screen: this is one of the public outputs of the ongoing hybridization between real and virtual world.
Screencity Lab in collaboration with Interactionfield is organizing two temporary urban screenings in the context of Waterpieces Festival (Riga, Latvia 15-17 August 2014) that coincides with the Riga City Festival 2014 (in the program of Riga 2014 – European Capital of Culture).
X and Y are two laboratories and workshops about new technologies, digital video and self-productions that will be held in the Baronial Castle of Castrignano de' Greci (Lecce, Italy) for the duration of two weeks, from July 17th to 31st 2014. The topics are "new publishing" and "videomhacking".
Rencontres Audiovisuelles, with the support of the City of Lille, organises the first Lille Video Mapping Contest, during the European Heritage days 2014. The contest is open to professionals and students in cinema, animation, digital arts, visual and design.
The 2014 Remix Summit will be held in London on the 16th of July. REMIX is an online platform exploring the intersection between culture, technology and entrepreneurship. The annual meeting brings together world famous speakers from different industries (Google, Guardian Media Group, BBC Worldwide, Change.org, Canon, Techstars and more...) to discuss, share and explore new ways to build innovation in cultural and creative domains.
June 26 - 28, 2014 Strijp-S, Eindhoven
The fifthteenth edition of LPM Live Performers Meeting begins on June 26, 2014 in the spaces of Lab-1 and Baltan Laboratories in Eindhoven. LPM offers the unique opportunity to experience 3 days of audiovisual performances, VJing, workshops, panel discussion, product showcases presented by hundreds of VJs, audiovisual artists, new media professionals and thinkers from around the world.
The new edition of the Big Data Festival will be held from October 13 to 17 2014. Big Data Festival is a global forum for crowd-sourced meetups, webinars, hackathons and networking events related to big data and their relationship with health, government, media, society, education, energy and more. Big Data Festival unites the big data community around the world to focus on some of the challenges and opportunities of Big Data.
Keynote lecture by scholar and independent curator Tatiana Bazzichelli opens the 11th NECS Graduates workshop, organized at Università Cattolica in Milan with the support of Screenclity Lab.
By reflecting on the glocal character of a city of flows, this presentation focuses on the modalities of networking as a 'montage method,' interlinking hybrid disciplines, spaces, media and practices—applying an intermedia perspective, as previously artists and cultural producers from the Fluxus tradition have done.