Laura Chiari, a young curator from Rome (Italy), selected following art works for her contribution of Italian video works to VideoChannel on
global networking project by Agricola de Cologne www.newmediafest.org/rrf2004/
“Poetry without words” by Alessandro Orlandi “Break on through” by Speranza Casillo
“Multiple Trace Memories” by Lorenzo Oggiano “Spazio dell’Assenza” by Andrea Ferrari, Fiorella Nicola, Poly Patapi “La mia anima” by Gruppo Sinestetico
About the curator:
Laura Chiari, born in Rome in 1971, is an artist, art critic and curator. Since 2000 responsible of the digital and multimedia arts column of the magazine Computer Graphics & Publishing; and since 2003 of the net-art column of the art monthly Next Exit; she also writes regularly for Arte In and Arte e Critica.
For 2005 she has been selected as Artist in Residence at the Foundation Künstlerdorf Schöppingen, Germany.
Recent solo exhibitions include “The Ecology of Ideas” at Galleria Massenzio Arte, Rome (part of the official program of “FotoGrafia. Festival Internazionale di Roma”) and at the Shakespeare Gallery in Salzburg (Austria, 2002); while participation in group exhibitions include “Version>04 invisibleNetworks”, International Arts Festival, Chicago; “White Project: Laura Chiari, Eugenio Percossi, Marta Valenti”, Galleria Marconi, Cupramarittima; “Women’s City”, The Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art, Yerevan, Armenia; “Nord-Art 2004”, Rendsburg, Germany; “Biennale Adriatica di Arti Nuove”, San Benedetto del Tronto; in 2003 “Premio Internazionale Massenzio per L’Arte”, I.S.A., Rome; “Premio Internazionale di Arti Visive Espoarte 2003”, Museo Civico di Arte Contemporanea, Albissola Marina.
This contribution of Italian video works is included and featured on occasion of
[R][R][F] 2004–>XP participation in
VI SALON Y COLOQUIO INTERNACIONAL DE ARTE DIGITAL – Havanna (Cuba) http://www.artedigital6.cubasi.cu/ 21 – 30 June and
International Festival of New Film and New Media Split/Croatia www.splitfilmfestival.hr 26 June-2 July
VideoChannel and the curated art works
can be accessed directly via
www.newmediafest.org/rrf2004/vchannel.htm or the artistic body of
DSL broadband Internet connection required!!