RISE CoE, the Austrian Embassy and the Nicosia Municipality presented the acclaimed ARS Electronica Festival on Tour 2019
February 29 2020 I 17:00 I PALLAS THEATRE
The evening started with the screening of a selection of the works submitted to the Festival, divided into three sections with the first featuring the weird, subtle, witty, utopian, critical and dystopian work of gifted young filmmakers.
The following circuits included a compilation presenting new innovative trajectories within digital storytelling expanded narration as well as current cinematography at the intersection of art and science and brought together works with contemporary positions, from computer-generated procedural structures to trailblazing examples of frame-by-frame animated sequences.
Opening remarks included speeches from Dr Kleanthis Neokleous, ITICA research group leader (RISE Coe), Chargé d' Affaires, Mr Martin Kraeme and Ms Manuela Naveau (PhD), Head of Ars Electronica Export, who briefly presented the Festival, ARS Electronica and its activities.
The ARS Electronica Animation Festival on Tour presents the annual best-of programme - a compilation of outstanding works chosen from 835 projects submitted in 2019 for the Prix ARS Electronica.
The two programs of the 2019 ARS Electronica Animation Festival are yet again an international showcase of excellence in current digital filmmaking. This compilation presents innovative trajectories within digital storytelling, expanded narration as well as current cinematography at the intersection of art and science and brings together works with contemporary positions - from computer-generated procedural structures to trailblazing examples of frame-by-frame animated sequences.
This event has been made possible through the collaboration between the Austrian Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs and the ARS Electronica Animation Festival.
Curation by Juergen Hagler
Trailer & Graphics by Elmar Glaubauf and Victoria Wolfersberger
Layout by Elmar Glaubauf
17:00 - «Young Animations» Screening
18:00 - Opening Remarks
18:30 - «Short Circuit 1» Screening
19:30 - Wine reception
20:00 - «Short Circuit 2» Screening
21:00 - Closing