Russian National Center for Contemporary Art in St.Petersburg
presents the First Cyber Art festival in Russia
25 October - 11 November 2007
in St.Petersburg, Russia
Cyberfest 2007 is a new cyber art festival in Peter And Paul Fortress in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Cyberfest is organized by National Center for Contemporary Art (Saint Petersburg) and St. Petersburg Arts Project (New York)
Dates: 25 October - 11 November 2007.
Location: Exhibition hall and Lectorium at Johann Ravelin, Peter And Paul Fortress, Saint Petersburg
Opening: Cyberfest 2007 will open on 25 October, 4 pm, at the Exhibition hall at Johann Ravelin, Peter And Paul Fortress, Saint Petersburg
Contacts: phone +7 812 7177967, phone/fax +7 812 4319905, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Directors of the festival: Marina Koldobskaya (Director of NCCA St.Petersburg), Anna Frants (Director of St.Petersburg Arts Projects)
All news and reports from the opening will be broadcast in the official webTV of the Cyland Media Lab: http://cyland.ru/index.php
THE FESTIVAL PROGRAMME:
* SPEEDLESS, cyber happening
By Anna Frants (USA) and Cyland Media Lab
Exhibition hall at Johann Ravelin, 25 October 2007
* Cyland Media Lab, presentation of website
Lectorium at Johann Ravelin, 25 Ocotber 2007, 4 pm.
* ART, TECHNOLOGY AND COLLABORATION: THE STORY OF E.A.T. *
The history of the foundation "Experiments in Art and Technology", and the collaborations between artists, engineers and scientists from 1960 to 2000, (USA). Lecture by Julie Martin (USA).
Lectorium at Johann Ravelin, 26 October 2007, 4 pm.
* STORY OF E.A.T. by Billy Kluver 1960-2000s - exhibition
Designed and with texts by Billy Kluver, this history of E.A.T. includes photos by Rudy Burckhardt, David Gahr, Peter Moore, Harry Shunk (USA).
Exhibition hall at Johann Ravelin, 25 October 2007 ¬ 11 November 2007
* SILVER CLOUDS, installation
Andy Warhol (USA).
Exhibition hall at Johann Ravelin, 25 October 2007 - 11 November 2007
* OPEN SCORE, video screening
Video documenting the performance by Robert Raushenberg (USA). Produced by Billy Kluver and Julie Martin for E.A.T. and directed by Barbro Schultz Lundestam. Titles and sound were created by Robert Rauschenberg.
Exhibition hall at Johann Ravelin, 26 October 2007 - 11 November 2007
About Media Lab
CYLAND Medialaboratory is a new artistic laboratory created by St. Petersburg branch of National Center for Contemporary Art in cooperation with St. Petersburg Arts Project Fund, New-York. Together, it is a hospitable residence for the artists of the whole world, who would like to use new technologies in an artistic way. The project is created by Anna Frants and Marina Koldobskaya.
CYLAND has enough technical resources to be an artistic playground for organizing team-work on videoprojects, media-art projects as well as any other artistic activity concerned with up-to-date technologies.