King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center at NYU
Organized by Laura Turégano | Curated by Eva Mendoza Chandas
Special mentions - Jury: Chus Martínez. Chief Curator at the Museo del Barrio in New York. Octavio Zaya. Writer, curator, and editor, Curator of the Spanish Pavillion at the 55th Venice Biennale 2013.
www.regionzero.net | www.nyu.edu/kjc
Eighty-six artists will show their work on the second edition of Region 0. The Latino Video Art Festival of New York, which will take place on May 16th, 17th, and 18th, 2013 at NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center.
About 1,000 video artworks, of extreme good quality, were submitted in response to Region 0 open call. Eva Mendoza Chandas, curator of the festival, screened all of them and made the final selections. Region 0 jury members Chus Martinez, (Chief Curator of El Museo del Barrio in New York) and Octavio Zaya (independent curator and curator of the Spanish Pavilion for the 55th Biennale of Art in Venice in 2013), will grant two special mentions. These final awards will be announced on May 18th during the closing ceremony of the festival.
A total 574 creative artists from US, Latin America, Portugal and Spain presented their works, with a final countdown of bout 1,000 pieces.
Region 0 showcases current trends in the field of video art, highlighting the distinct conceptual and technical approaches of the participating creators.
The artists selected are:
Enrique Piñuel, Spain. Enric Socias, Spain. Verónica Ruth Frias, Spain. Lois Patiño, Spain. Marcia Beatriz Granero, Brazil. Albert Merino, Spain. Quintín Rivera-Toro, Puerto Rico. Tamara Kuselman, Argentina, Amsterdam. Azahara Cerezo, Spain. Claudia de la Torre and Takako Oishi, Mexico, Germany. Luis Bezeta, Spain. Jaime de la Jara, Spain. Beatriz Albuquerque, Portugal, USA. Antonio Ortuño, Spain, USA. Inés García Gómez, Spain. Pablo Fernández Pujol, Spain. Ximena Labra and Lucas Caraba, Mexico. Cristina Ghetti, Argentina. Antonio Savinelli, Lithuania, Spain, Venezuela. C. L. Salvaro, Brazil. Ilich Castillo, Ecuador. Santiago Parres (EZO), Spain. Viviana Diaz, Colombia. Casilda Sánchez, Spain, USA. Fernando Baena and Marianela León, Spain. Julia Martos Ramirez, Spain. Rosalía Banet, Spain. David Catá, Spain. Freddy Clavijo, Colombia. Marcello Mercado, Argentina, Germany. Jose Soto, Puerto Rico. Ralph Kistler, Spain, Germany. Santi Gonzalez, Spain. Fernando José Pereira, Portugal. Manuel Saiz, Spain. Javier Marisco, Spain. Eli Cortiñas, Spain, Germany. Ninfa Sánchez and Karen Vilchis, Mexico. Luis Garciga, Cuba. Celeste Rodriguez, Argentina. Félix Fernández, Spain. Diego Arias, Costa Rica. Magdalena Cernadas, Argentina. Barbara Fluxá in collaboration with Fernando Martín and Jose Bernal, Spain. Rubén Blanco Alderete, Spain. Elvira Palazuelos and Emilio Lizcano, Spain. Katherinne Fiedler, Peru. Emilio Chapela, Mexico. Glendalys Medina, USA. Manuela Viera Gallo, Chile. Arantxa Boyero, Spain. Mario Sarramián (mao sian), Spain. pekin es (Ainara LeGardon, Ruben Gutiérrez del Castillo & Mario Sarramián), Spain. Lucia Pizzani, Venezuela. Zoé T. Vizcaino, Mexico. Javier Velázquez Cabrero, Spain. Amparo Garrido, Spain. Agustín Puente, Argentina. Rita Rodríguez, Spain. Daniel Duda, Brazil. Iván Cortázar, Spain, USA. Yaima Carrazana, Amsterdam, Cuba. Fernando Rubio Ahumada, Colombia. Simón Pacheco, Spain, Germany. Xavier José Cunilleras, Mexico. Ana Esteve Reig, Spain. Guillermo Daldovo, Argentina. Sergio Ojeda, Spain. Iván Pérez Vidal, Spain. Alejandra Pombo Suárez, Spain. María Cañas, Spain. Carlos Rodríguez-Méndez, Spain. Luciano Piazza, Argentina. Sebastian Cabrera, Peru. Jorge Varela and Andrea Vázquez, Spain. Raul Martinez, Spain, USA. Juan López, Spain. Romy Pocztaruk, Brazil.