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FOTONICA 2020

FOTONICA 2020

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December 11 // 20 2020

Twitch, San Francisco, Zoom Video Communications, San Jose, United States Mozilla Hubs, Neuenhof, Switzerland

  • December 10 // 20 2020 | Mozilla Hubs, Neuenhof, Switzerland
  • December 19 // 20 2020 | Zoom 2, Zoom 3, Zoom Video Communications, San Jose, United States
  • December 14 // 18 2020 | Zoom 1, Zoom Video Communications, San Jose, United States
  • December 11 // 20 2020 | VJ Television, Twitch, San Francisco, United States

Festival

FOTONICA
Audio Visual Digital Art Festival
THE TWITCH AND VR EDITION
11 – 20 december 2020

A small particle, but able to give rise to all forms of light: the photon is the smallest and brightest fragment of the universe, of microscopic dimensions but of enormous and multiform creative power.

And it is precisely from this concept that FOTONICA is evolving, from 11 to 20  December in a special ONLINE edition totally for free from the https://www.twitch.tv/vjtelevisionTwitch channel or in our Virtual Room https://arte19vvr.games/fotonica created in collaboration with Arte19VVR.

Also for this edition FOTONICA Festival confirms the international...
FOTONICA
Audio Visual Digital Art Festival
THE TWITCH AND VR EDITION
11 – 20 december 2020

A small particle, but able to give rise to all forms of light: the photon is the smallest and brightest fragment of the universe, of microscopic dimensions but of enormous and multiform creative power.

And it is precisely from this concept that FOTONICA is evolving, from 11 to 20  December in a special ONLINE edition totally for free from the https://www.twitch.tv/vjtelevisionTwitch channel or in our Virtual Room https://arte19vvr.games/fotonica created in collaboration with Arte19VVR.

Also for this edition FOTONICA Festival confirms the international attitude that distinguishes it, by collaborating with a  network of national and foreign partners, amongst all Athens Digital Art Festival , Lunchmeat Festival, Cerrado Mapping Festival, Live Cinema Festival, Cairotronica, Bright Festival.

A unique festival in the panorama of Audio Visual Digital Arts that now, more than ever, exploit technology and virtual reality to maintain a high level of cultural  offer and to break down the obstructions that prevented, until now, the participation of a non interested audience or, worst, an audience lacking of the appropriate tools to participate.

As for this purpose we’ve created a virtual environment and live streaming channels where it is possible to discover and to participate in Fotonica in a safe, interactive and innovative way. Arte19VVR VR Rooms host digital exhibitions, VR Mapping, lecture and live av performances, which can be enjoyed, as the vj/djset even through the live interactive streaming on Twitch. Workshops, as the lecture and talk are given also by the partners on Meet and Zoom channels.

The live streaming scheduled activities includes:

AV Performances 

VJ/Dj Sets

AV Installation

Mapping VR

Net Art 

AV Digital Archive

Workshop 

Talk

Lecture

 

AV Performances tell short Audio Video narrations, presented by national and international artists who are constantly looking for experimentation, both in terms of creativity and of relationship with the audience, who, even if not physically present, in fact attend a live show.

Vjset and dj set have already experienced live streaming for the past months and for sure are the most dynamic and irreverent section of the program: free rein to the imagination for a new way of entertaining!

The VR Room setup foresees an exhibition space where Digital Arts coexist while maintaining the heterogeneity of contents presented every year by Fotonica. For the entire duration of the Festival are available an AV installation curated by Lunchmeat Festival, a VR Mapping show by Cerrado Mapping Festival, the web art exhibition El Mundo Nuevo in collaboration with https://shockart.net/it/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Shockart.net and the huge AV Digital Archive of international Audio Visual Performing Arts on https://vjtelevision.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Vj Television. 

FOTONICA then created a large space dedicated to the theoretical and practical study of audio-video and digital art thanks to talks and workshops.

FOTONICA Festival is produced and organised by Flyer SRL http://flyer.it, Linux Club http://linux-club.org e FLxER.net https://flxer.net, with the help of our international partners. The project is winner of the open grant “Contemporaneamente Roma 2020 – 2021 – 2022” the cultural program sponsored by Roma Capitale and the support of Regione Lazio and SIAE.

FOTONICA Festival is also part of PAC https://pacnetwork.org/ (Performing Arts Contemporanee) network, made up by different Roman cultural organisations, involved in the creation of “Contemporaneamente” and many other national and international events. Our goal is to share our proposal to introduce a synergistic and virtuous mechanism. We mainly aim to start a shared and coordinated promotion device in order to plan the activities so that the entire community can benefit from these events.

Special thanks for the support to “Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands – Rome”

Videos (15)

Program

Friday, 11 December 2020

Twitch // VJ Television

Saturday, 12 December 2020

Twitch // VJ Television

Sunday, 13 December 2020

Twitch // VJ Television

Monday, 14 December 2020 // Tuesday, 15 December 2020

Twitch // VJ Television

Zoom Video Communications // Zoom 1

Wednesday, 16 December 2020

Twitch // VJ Television

Zoom Video Communications // Zoom 1

Thursday, 17 December 2020

Twitch // VJ Television

Zoom Video Communications // Zoom 1

Friday, 18 December 2020

Twitch // VJ Television

Saturday, 19 December 2020

Twitch // VJ Television

Zoom Video Communications // Zoom 2

Zoom Video Communications // Zoom 3

Sunday, 20 December 2020

Twitch // VJ Television

Performers (42)

42 performers (58 peoples) from Australia, Brasile, Czechia, Egitto, Giappone, Grecia, Italy, Messico, Mexico, Netherlands, Paesi Bassi, Poland, Repubblica Ceca, Russia, Spain, United Kingdom, Vietnam playing 27 AV Installation, AV Performance, Lecture, Mapping, Net Art, VJ Set, Workshop.

#VJkET

#VJkET

  • Russia Mosca
Akiko Nakayama

Akiko Nakayama

  • Giappone Tokyo
ANCESTRAL VISION

ANCESTRAL VISION

  • Repubblica Ceca Praga
Andrew Quinn

Andrew Quinn

  • Australia Melbourne
AVnode

AVnode

  • Netherlands Amsterdam, Italy Roma
Azael Ferrer

Azael Ferrer

  • Spain Andalusia
bas van koolwijk

bas van koolwijk

  • Paesi Bassi Amsterdam
Bright Festival

Bright Festival

  • Italy Firenze
BROMO

BROMO

  • Spain Andalusia
ChaNa

ChaNa

  • Mexico Ciudad de México
chicane

chicane

  • Egitto Il Cairo
Coldcut

Coldcut

  • United Kingdom London
Darklight Studio

Darklight Studio

  • Spain Barcellona
Davide Gianese

Davide Gianese

  • Italy Florence
Dmitrievna

Dmitrievna

  • Czechia Prague
Frouke ten Velden

Frouke ten Velden

  • Paesi Bassi Amsterdam
Futura

Futura

  • Italy Bologna
Gert Jan

Gert Jan

  • Paesi Bassi Amsterdam
Giorgos Grigorakos

Giorgos Grigorakos

  • Grecia Atene
Giulio Maresca

Giulio Maresca

  • Italy Rome
Ipologica

Ipologica

  • Italy Roma
L'aubaine

L'aubaine

  • United Kingdom London
Las Flores No LLoran

Las Flores No LLoran

  • Spain Andalusia
Lunchmeat

Lunchmeat

  • Czechia Prague, Libušín
MANOID

MANOID

  • Poland Warsaw
Marco Santoro

Marco Santoro

  • Italy Roma
Mark Nieuwenhuis

Mark Nieuwenhuis

  • Paesi Bassi Amsterdam
N:CK

N:CK

  • Italy Roma
ndrmzz

ndrmzz

  • Italy Rome
Neural Xólotl

Neural Xólotl

  • Messico Città del Messico
Noushka

Noushka

  • Egitto Il Cairo
NVS

NVS

  • Italy Roma
Roberto Memoli

Roberto Memoli

  • Italy Roma
Shockart.net

Shockart.net

  • Italy Roma, Salerno, Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City
Studio de Maan

Studio de Maan

  • Paesi Bassi Amsterdam
takehiko

takehiko

  • Italy Como
Ultraviolet.to

Ultraviolet.to

  • Italy Roma
Vaclav Kovar

Vaclav Kovar

  • Repubblica Ceca Praga
Vigas

Vigas

  • Brasile Santa Catarina
VJ EMIKO

VJ EMIKO

  • Poland Wrocław
VJ Television

VJ Television

  • Italy Roma