Eyebeam | 540 West 21 Street
Curated by Caspar Stracke, Gabriela Monroy
Eyebeam is pleased to present video_dumbo's eighth annual festival and exhibition of contemporary moving image artwork, curated by Caspar Stracke and Gabriela Monroy. On view from May 16 - 25, video_dumbo will include fourteen video screening programs, alongside eight installation works under the title Re-Return to Sender.
video_dumbo presents 106 artists from 30 different countries, championing the diversity of today's experimental, moving image landscape. Screenings include several US premieres and new video works by: Christian Jankowski, Eija-Liisa Ahtilla, Elizabeth Price, Nicolas Provost, Matthias Mueller/Christoph Girardet, Almagul Menlibayeva, Bjørn Melhus, Johan Grimonprez, Mike Hoolboom, Jesse McLean, and Mark Lewis.
The concurrent installation, Re-Return to Sender, speculates about the imagined consciousness of digital and electromagnetic moving image displays and projection apparatus.
Event website: http://www.eyebeam.org/events/videodumbo
Other highlights include a video installation by Kurt Ralske at Dumbo Arts Center, a book presentation by Cooper and Battersby and Mike Hoolboom, and a Special Program of New Finnish Video Art, including an interactive installation by Lauri Astala: http://www.eyebeam.org/events/lauri-astala-on-disappearance