Call for Entries; Now&After, held in Moscow, Russia

Video artists from all over the world are invited to submit their works for the sixth edition of International Video Art Festival Now&After. International Video Art Festival Now&After is annualy held in Moscow, Russia. Now&After is traditionally hosted by a museum. During few weeks a festival program is demonstrated as an integrated multi-channel video installation. Now&After'16 period: 29 October – 29 November 2016 Organizer - Media Art Centre Now&After Venue: The State Darwin Museum, Vavilova st. 57, Moscow SUBMISSION -
Deadline: July 15, 2016

OPEN SITE - Open call program by TWS

TWS-Tokyo Wonder Site welcomes all genres and cross-genre project proposal offering our updated support structure. We covet your plan strongly motivated to present new sensation by making free use of the space at TWS Hongo!! more information is here.

Call for Work; KLEX 2016@Malaysia

Call for entries; experimental film and video

The 7th edition of KLEX is looking for submissions! This year, our theme is “SPARK”. Use it as a hint or a source of inspiration and imagination. We’re awaiting your new work, starting from NOW! 
KLEX 2016: SPARK Festival Dates: late November 2016
Call Submission Deadline: 30 May 2016 
Entry Form: 
facebook site


KoNakajima retrospective and performance@VIDEOFORMES

VIDEOFORMES 2016 en photos / pictures from VIDEOFORMES on Vimeo.

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VIDEOFORMES2016 focuses on Ko Nakajima, with his screening program from his retrospective program compiled by VCTokyo in 2014 .

*Video Program Japon, Maison de la Culture, salle Chavignier, Clermont-Ferrand 17th March to 19th March, 10am to 11.30pm KO NAKAJIMA (Japan) et KENTARO TAKI (Japan)

*REQUIEM DANCE Ko Nakajima Friday 18th March – 8.30pm – Maison de la Culture, salle Boris Vian, Clermont-Ferrand
Supported byArts Council Tokyo

"VIDEOs"program @VIDEOFORMES2016, France

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Saturday 19th March, 2pm, salle Boris Vian
VIDEOs screening at VIDEOFORMS2016 in Clearmont-Ferrand, France.

Contemporary video art screening program from VIDEOs from Japan. As an expression methods, the members of VIDEOs are using video material for their pieces into conscious awareness. This program presents problems of artist in today in the period of information society.

Supported byArts Council Tokyo

K.Taki's video sculpture, exhibition in Taiwan

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Kentaro Taki's video sculpture piece is in the exhibition in Taiwan National Museum of Fine Art, Taichung.

19 March -  22 May 2016
@Taiwan National Museum of Fine Art, Taichung.


Feedback Video Performance@McGill and NYU

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[Montreal on 29th Feb]
-RHYTHM OF VIDEO FEEDBACK video installation, live performance and talk by Masayuki Kawai and Daisuke Harashima-
Date: 29th February 2016 performance and discussion 4:30-6:30pm installation open 1-7pm
Venue: MIRL SCREENING ROOM, Lea B46 (BASEMENT), Leacock Building, McGill University —

[NYC on 6th March] Symposium and performance -Media as Singularities-
Date: 6th March(Sunday) 15:00-17:15 Venue: NYU Auditorium 15:00-16:30 USA: Tom Looser (NYU), Zhen Zhang (NYU) Japan: Daisuke Harashima (University of Tokyo), Masayuki Kawai (video artist) 16:45-17:15 Video Feedback Live Performance by Masayuki Kawai:

25FPS@Zagreb Call for Entries!

25FPS Festival is inviting new films to apply for the International Competition programme of the 2016 edition from 29th of September to 2nd of October. 
Expressive original concepts, progresses in terms of theme, idea and aesthetics, as well as works that perpetuate the tradition of avant-garde and experimental film.  Filmmakers, film artists, producers and distributors should submit films that are completed after 1st of January 2014 and not longer than 60 minutes. Deadline for submissions is 31st of May 2016. Before filling out entry form, check out valuable and easy to read Festival Regulations.
entry form

"in between zones"@Ryogoku Monten Hall


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"in between zones"

25 Feb. (Tue.) 2016, @ Ryogoku Monten Hall

open19:00, start:19:30 fee 3000yen,


Takahiro Tomatsu: body performance

Bettina Berger :flute

Daniel Lorenzo :piano

Hiroki Azuma:  video work


Moving Image as Live Performance@TTM

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Live event@TTM
Moving Image as Live Performance
20 Feb,sat.  2016  & 19 Mar. sat. 2016
need to resavation from here(able to90days before)
program direction by Masayuki Kawai

”Artifacts Predict the Future”S.Nishiyama, S.N.Han@Blockhouse

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”Artifacts Predict the Future”
February 11th[Thu/National Holiday]—21st[Sun] 2016 12:00-20:00
venue: BLOCKHOUSE B1 and 4F
Entrance Free
■Opening Party February 14th[Sun] 19:30-21:00
■Closing Party February 21st[Sun] 20:00-21:30

"natura : data"Masayuki Kawaisolo exhibition@MORIYU GALLERY KYOTO

6 Feb(sat.)-28(sun.)2016
p.m 0:00 - p.m 7:00 close on Mon. Tue. Holiday
Reception; 6 FEB(sat.)2016, 8:00-20:00

Takahiko iimura's show in JAPAN MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL

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Takahiko iimura received 19th JAPAN MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL, Special Achievement Award. His retrospective is exhibited at National Art Center Tokyo in Nogizaka.
3 Feb(wed.)-14(sun.) 2016
entrance free,  presented by Japan Mediaarts Festival


Call for entries; TIVA/Taiwan International Video Art Exhibition

dead line 30 April 2016. please ask details to 、TIVA/Taiwan International Video Art Exhibition.

In the year 1999, Hong-Gah Museum was established by Mr. Andrew Chew, the chairman of Chew’s Culture Foundation with the principle to promote contemporary and new media arts in Taiwan and also to serve as a multi-functional exhibition venue. Hong-Gah Museum continue to receive high acknowledgements in the fields of arts and cultures, including the 2013 National Cultural Benefactor Award from the Council for Cultural Affairs of Taiwan and 2014 The 17th Taipei Culture Award from Department Of Cultural Affairs, Taipei City Government.

Taiwan International Video Art Exhibition is a biennial event with the year 2016 being the 5th exhibition. Selected artists with works pertaining to this year’s exhibition " Negative Horizon " will be invited by the curators to participate in the exhibition. In addition, an international open entry will be conducted to select works suitable for the exhibition.

entry details are here.


VゔIぃDでEおO at Ryougoku Monten

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VゔIぃDでEおO by Takahiro Tomatsu, Hiroki Azuma
What does it bring to us that the wide and rapid spreading of video media which permeates our daily life? It is an attempt to reveal the issue by corporeal performing art by Takahiro Tomatsu, video art by Hiroki Azuma and performance by musicians from Japan and abroad, in the space-time of Ryogoku Monten Hall. Who takes or is taken by video? For what purpose does the camera take all these recordings? For posterity? For security? For history?

Artist:Takahiro Tomatsu, Hiroki Azuma
Date:2015.12.21(Mon)  Time: 19:30 
Admission:2,000 yen
Organize:     Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture, Tokyo Wonder Site
Venue:     Ryogoku Monten Hall

Masayuki Kawai solo exhibition@ Galelry alpha-M

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Masayuki Kawai solo exhibition

carator: Kazuhiro Yamamoto
dates: 19th December (Sat) -6th February (Sat) open: 11:00-19:00 free admission closed on Sundays, Mondays and public holidays

artist talk: 19th December (Sat) 18:00-19:00
opening reception: 19th December (Sat) 19:00-
venue:gallery αM

B1F, Agata-takezawa Bldg. 1-2-11 Higashi-kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0031 Japan
tel: 03-5829-9109
organized by Musashino Art University

Taka iimura won a prize of Special Achievement, Japan Media Arts Festival 2016!

Taka iimura was awarded Special Achievement prize ofJapan Media Arts Festival 2016. iimura lead mediaart scene from 1960's, and created various experimental film and video, on his performance and installation pieces. Congratulations!

offical web site;Japan Media Arts Festival 2016


the meeting for the study group of Video Art
guest: Chris Meigh-Andrews

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]the meeting for the study group of Video Art -vol.13

12 Oct. (mon.) 17:00-19:30
Venue:co-lab Shibuya 2F meeting room3 (Udagawacho 42-6, Shibuyaku, Tokyo)

(front door is locked, please call me with number below, if you’re later to come.)

Theme:"The emergence of early artists' video in Europe & the USA and its’ relationship to broadcast TV"

For researching and study meeting of video art, this time we will invite Chris Meigh-Andrews, a media artist and a researcher from England. Meigh-Andrews introduces British video art history and also his own activities, based on his book, A History of Video Art(published by Sangensha, 2013).

(capacity of room is 20 people, and for references/hand outs, please tell us your presence before the day. )

Guest panelist: Chris Meigh-Andrews (Emeritus Professor of Electronic & Digital Art at the University of Central Lancashire, Visiting Professor at the Centre for Moving Image Research in the Faculty of Arts)
(publishing information in Japanese)

contact: Kentaro Taki Videoart Center Tokyo
c/o Co-lab Shibuya, Udagawacho 42-6, Shibuyaku, Tokyo
Japanese information in JASIAS is here

Interdisciplinary Art Festival Tokyo 15/16 starts!


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IAFT 15/16

“Interdisciplinary Art” is the art which is not classed to categories to cross over genre or fields. Artists who mainly act in genre of theater, video, music, puppets show and etc. gather and express their genre-less /borderless art works and performances at many places in Tokyo for this art festival. And 2 Korean artists are curated shows their works and spirited art critics and curators in Japan and Korea have symposiums. Details of project are informed on web site.

offical web site:

Presented by:Interdisciplinary Art Festival Tokyo
Supported by:Arts Council Tokyo
Under the auspices of:THE JAPAN-KOREA CULTURAL FOUNDATION, KOREAN CULTURAL CENTER, KOREAN EMBASSY IN JAPAN, 50th Anniversary of Normalization of Japan-South Korea Relations Memorial Project


Call for artists: Pixels of Identities,Texas | USA

Call for artists: Pixels of Identities, Texas | USA
It's LIQUID International Art Show
Deadline: September 18, 2015  It's LIQUID Group, in collaboration with International ArtExpo and the South Campus Carillon Gallery of Tarrant County College, is selecting all interesting photography, painting, video-art, installation and performance art works to include in the next 2015 exhibition.

Please ask for details to desk of Pixels of Identities

Video and Before: Five Japanese Pioneers, N.Y.


Video and Before: Five Japanese Pioneers
Friday, September 11, 2015 6:30pm 8:00pm
Video and Before: Five Japanese Pioneers Works by Takahiko Iimura, Toshio Matsumoto, Ko Nakajima, Katsuhiro Yamaguchi, and Fujiko Nakaya

*Image: Still from Ko Nakajima, What is Photography?, 1976. Courtesy the artist

Date: Friday, September 11, 6:30 pm
Location: NYU Silver Center, Room 301 (enter at 32 Waverly Place)
Duration: 75 minutes screening + 15 minutes talk
Selected by: Ann Adachi (Collaborative Cataloging Japan), Christophe Charles (Musashino Art University), and Hirofumi Sakamoto (Wakkanai Hokusei Gakuen University/Postwar Japan Moving Image Archive) Technical Support, in part by: Hirofumi Sakamoto; Christophe Charles; Collaborative Cataloging Japan; and Kentaro Taki, VIDEOART CENTER Tokyo

VIDEOs -Critical Dreams-@MORI YU GALLERY, Kyoto

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5 artists' group show "VIDEOs -Critical Dreams-" will be held in MORI YU GALLERY, Kyoto. 

artists: Kentaro TAKI, Masayuki KAWAI, Ryota HAMASAKI, Shuhei NISHIYAMA, Sung Nam HAN

22 Aug.(sat. )-20 Sep.(sun.) 2015
open:12:00-19:00, (close Mon. Tue. and national holiday)

tel:075-950-5230 fax:075-950-5240


group exhibition by artists from the UK & Japan


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"absolute now"
group exhibition by artists from the UK & Japan
2015.09.05 sat - 10.11 sun wed - sat 14:00 - 21:00
sun & mon 11:00 - 18:00 closed on tue ¥500 (includes 1 drink)

venue: atsukobarouh arts drinks talk

exhibiting artists
Rieko Akatsuka | sculpture with moving image
George Barber | video
Masayuki Kawai | video noise
Kaz | experiential video installation
Guy Sherwin | 16mm film installation
Tereza Stehlíková | video

Curated by Kaz | Kaz

Supported byThe British Council



Leuven2015-200.jpgLISFF 2015 CALL FOR ENTRIES 
A few weeks before 2015 comes to a close, Leuven International Short Film Festival is celebrating its 21th edition. Leuven Short Film Fest is the yearly 'place to be' in December for film professionals in the Benelux and abroad and is, as Academy Award Qualifying festival since 2012, the main Belgian gateway to one of the most renowned award ceremonies worldwide.  The festival will take place from November 27 till December 5, 2015 in different venues in the beautiful medieval city of Leuven. The festival program consists of more than 120 screenings in +5 venues. The program contains live action films, animated shorts, music videos, short films for children and non-narrative shorts.