Berlin International Video Art Festival - 27.08.09Date: 27th August 2009
While David will be in Bangkok on August 27th (installing work for The Making of the New Silk Roads) he will be presenting live in Berlin at the VideoKills International Video Art Festival - over Skype. A selection of his films will be projected onto the side of an emptied swimming pool, and his audience will be sitting inside the pool, able to interact with him through a webcam and microphone. David's time slot is 17.30-19.00 Berlin time.
The festival will showcase works from international artists in the form of video installations, video art, experimental, VJ and live audio visual perfomances. In addition they will host the Skype symposium series where scholars and video artists from around the world will lecture and participate in panel discussions on a wide range of topics from art to technology. There are also a series of workshops scheduled to coincide with symposium topics, focusing on techniques and innovation. The philosophy of Videokills and the international festival is accessibility, open exchange of art and ideas and a dedication to the preservation, invention and evolution of the medium of video art. The location is in the underbelly of Stattbad, a re-appropriated swimming complex, come cultural venue.