The project, organized by CYLAND MediaArtLab, is part of the International media art festival CYFEST-11. CYFEST is one of the largest international media art festivals, it was founded in St. Petersburg in 2007 by independent artists and curators. The festival promotes the emergence of new forms of art and high technology interactions, developing professional connections between artists, curators, engineers and programmers around the world and exposing wide audiences to the works in the field of robotics, video art, sound art and net art. The main project of CYFEST 11 is named “Weather Forecast: Digital Cloudiness”. Digital clouds are storages without forms and borders. There are private, public and hybrid clouds. The otherworld is built, new atmosphere for the existence of information in our lives is created. In August 2006 started Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) project and almost at once terms «cloud» and «cloud computing» appeared in one of the speeches of Eric Schmidt, head of Google. Since then we have been seeing numerous references to cloud computing in mass media and scientific publications of experts of Information Technology. Observing the evolution of cloud technologies and adapting scientific discoveries to creative processes 11 artists from 5 countries offer their own “weather forecast” to the public in Venice.
Exhibition Curators: Anna Frants, Elena Gubanova, Silvia Burini, Giuseppe Barbieri, Isabella Indolfi, Vlad Strukov
Artists: Marina Alekseeva (Russia), Oğuz Emre Bal (Turkey), Alexandra Dementieva (Belgium), Fabio Giampietro (Italy), Elena Gubanova & Ivan Govorkov (Russia), Aleksey Grachev & Sergey Komarov (Russia), Donato Piccolo (Italy), Marco Nereo Rotelli (Italy), Anna Frants (Russia–USA)
09.28 – 10.28.2018
Tuesday – Saturday: 10 am to 6 pm
Sunday – 3 pm to 7 pm
CYFEST-11, CYLAND MediaArtLab, Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Science Gallery Venice, CSAR, CFZexhibitions