Video_dumbo, a Big Festival of Moving Image Art, Opens This Week

by Gary Pini
"Video_dumbo" -- the eighth annual festival and exhibition of "moving image art" -- opens on Thursday, May 16th, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Eyebeam Art + Technology Center (540 West 21st Street). Works by 106 artists from 30 countries will be on view, including new videos by Christian Jankowski, Elija-Liisa Ahtilla, Nicolas Provost, Mathias Mueller/Christoph Girardet, Mark Lewis and Mike Hoolboom.  There are 14 different screening programs (tickets are $5 per screening), plus eight installation works under the title "Re-Return to Sender" that feature "apparatus that recognize, investigate and celebrate themselves." The festival was curated by Caspar Stracke and Gabriela Monroy, and the screenings and exhibit run until May 25th.

Image via Eyebeam.

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