MEMORY TRACES, Now&After Festival, Moscow
International Video Art Festival Now&After’14 collection, Moscow – Russia
Curated by Marina Fomenko
from 11 december to 14 January 2015
Video Art selection
Clemens Wilhelm, Germany, Peter Is Dead, 2012, 14:48
Arnaud Brihay, Belgium-France, Granica-Grenze, 2013, 8.30
Maria Leon, Germany, Things I Never Told You, 2013, 3:27
Natalia Monakhova, Russia, The Rites, 2013, 9:57
Diego Alejandro Garzón, Colombia, Whisper of Move, 2013, 7:28
Anastasia Levina, Russia, Universal Memory Cells, 2014, 7:19
About Marina Fomenko
Marina Fomenko, artist and curator based in Moscow Russia.
Founding director of International Video Art Festival Now&After.
Curator of Now&After programs.
Curator of projects: 2014 – “Photo as Video, Video as Photo” (co-curator Andrey Martynov), CCI Factory, Moscow; 2013, 2011 – “Metaformoses” and “Defragmentation of Memory”, special projects of 5th and 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art (co-curators: Innokenty Sharkov, Daria Chapkovskaya), State Museum of the GULAG History; 2010 – “Transit” within “Qui Vive?” II Moscow International Biennale for Young Art (co-curator Malgorzata Sobolewska);
2009 – Zones of Alienation, Moscow Museum of Modern Art.
About Now&After festival
International Video Art Festival “Now&After” is organized and promoted by an independent non-profit organization Media Art Centre “Now&After” directed by Marina Fomenko. It pursues activity in the field of culture, development of domestic interregional and international communications in the media art sphere.
International Video Art Festival “Now&After” is an annual event in Moscow, Russia.
“Now&After” focuses on the presentation, development and promotion both Russian and international video art, getting together emerging and established artists from around the world to present their works to general audience.
“Now&After” takes place at museums’ venues. Within a few weeks all festival’s videos are shown in an integrated space of a video installation. Addition to the total show, every day a new video of the festival’s program is presented as a video installation “Video Now”.
In 2011 – 2013 “Now&After” was held at Moscow Museum of Modern Art; in 2014 – at The State Museum of GULAG History.
The festival presents its programs both as screenings and exhibitions in Russia and abroad.