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In addition to the Italy-South Africa short film, the competition dedicated to the interconnections between memory and identity, is now in its second edition, the competition is promoted by the Luigi Di Sarro Contemporary Art Research Documentation Center, which is aimed at young artists active in the field of video art. The project is carried out with the contribution of the Italian Cultural Institute of Pretoria, the Centro Di Sarro and the International Short Short Film Festival and takes advantage of the organizational collaboration of the South African association Rainbow Media NPO.
The aim of the project is to search, identify and enhance the artistic production in the field of video media; offer a spotlight to experimentation in the audiovisual field; promote opportunities for exchange and comparison on the theme of environmental, economic and socio-cultural identity; to encourage dialogue between public and private institutions and to promote art in the countries involved. The works admitted must be original videos, the same must have been made within the two years prior to this announcement. The theme of the call is Interconnections: memory and identity.
The top five finalists from both participating countries will participate in a group show that will be held first in Italy and then in South Africa. The first winner among the Italian finalists will be awarded a prize consisting of a six-night trip to a hotel in South Africa to attend the awards ceremony in April 2019. The winner of the South African finalists will be awarded a prize consisting of one trip and six nights at the hotel in Italy to take part in the awards ceremony in September 2019. The finalist and winning videos will be kept at the Centro Luigi Di Sarro collection.
Awards for the best video works of emerging artists under 45 who live in the countries involved. The application must be sent by February 28, 2019 to firstname.lastname@example.org in an email with the subject VAA II EDITION CALL.
Full announcement on Centroluigidisarro.it.