WOW.22 / Russia

artvideoKOELN & The New Museum of Networked Art
are happy to announce the next WOW manifestation

WOW.22 / Russia
The W:OW Art Film & Video Festival
@ Now & After International Videoart Festival Moscow/Russia
Center of Creative Industries Fabrika 17 April – 12 May 2019

It is the 7th collaboration in sequence since 2012.

Aroused Collectivity
curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne

Albert Merino (Spain) – Bestiary, 2018, 5:10
Fu LE (France) – Mass, 2019, 10:00
Lenka Kurikova & Michal Hustaty (Slovakia) – Who Wants To Belong to My Country, 2014, 3:41
Kristina Cranfeld (UK) – Manufactured Britishness, 2013, 10:00
Francesca Lolli (Italy) – The Dying Lilium, 2016, 03:27

Mémoire (Memory)
curated by Simone Dompeyre (director/curator of Traverse Video Festival Toulouse/France)

Sylvie Denet (France) – Train Un, 2012, 03:30
Marie Minot (France) – Tropical Amnesia, 2016, 05:03
Erwan Soumhi (France) – Le Bateau de Thésée, 2012, 02:28
Nathalie Joffre (France) – He told me that his garden, 2012, 09:30
Gérard Cairaschi (France)- Magia, 2006, 06:36


International Video Art Festival Now&After’19
Now&After’19 will be held at CСI Fabrika ЦТИ Фабрика
17.04 – 12.05.2019

Organizers: Media Art Center Now&After & CCI Fabrika
Supported by French Institute in Russia

Curated by Marina Fomenko – Artists: “Trouble Collectif” (Melania Avanzato, Arnaud Brihay, Zacharie Gaudrillot-Roy, Jindra Kratochvil, Stephane Libert,), Night Interiors, France / “Gentle Women” (Alexandra Artamonova, Eugenia Lapteva), Urtica, Russia / “Roi” (Anna Butenko, Antonina Gorbenko, Varvara Grankova, Lyuba Sautina, Victoria Khrenova), Weeds, Russia / Elena Artemenko, Game, Russia / Dmitry Bulnygin, Mycelium, video mapping, Russia / Gabriela Golder, Ordinary People, Argentina / Alexandra Mitlyanskaya, School, Russia / Vivian Ostrovsky, The Title Was Shot, USA / Marina Fomenko, A Ball, Russia / Anne-Sophie Emard, Descendance, France.
International Video Art Festival Now&After’19 will be held with support from the French Institute in Russia which allowed the French artist Anne-Sophie Emard and the Russian artists Elena Artemenko to become the guests of partner festivals, Videoformes Digital Arts Festival and Now&After Video Art Festival.

The special program of the festival includes performances, meetings with artists and curators, as well as the showcase of international festival programs. This year among our guests will be Videoformes Digital Arts Festival (France), Athens Digital Arts Festival (Greece), WOW.22 / Russia/CologneOff Festival (Germany), International Videopoetry Festival VideoBardo (Argentine), The Exquisite Corpse Video Project (ECVP). Sergey Filatov will present a spatial-acoustic performance “Cloud of Overtones”.
Starting this year International Video Art Festival Now&After will work in a new format. Festival’s editions based on open call will be held every other year, as a biennale. In the year between them, we are going to hold a festival-exhibit featuring new works of artists from Now&After previous editions.
Now&After’19 will take place as an exhibition, and next year the festival will take the familiar form, accepting artists’ applications. For more info please visit our web site