(BIVDF) is an international festival focused on contemporary video dance films. It is organized by Arte Total, curated by Cristina Mendanha and Paulo Henrique. It will be hosted by Casa dos Crivos, - Câmara Municipal de Braga, in Braga, Portugal, 28 April 2019.
Braga International Video Dance Festival is a platform for diffusion, learning, and development of artistic work with a focus on the body and technology using VideoDance as means of expression. Contemporary artistic performative practices constitute privileged spaces for innovative interdisciplinary works, for sharing and dialogue, as well as contestation and tension, which deconstruct the boundaries of traditional performances and create new paradigms of emerging practices and discourses in today's world.
The challenge 2019 is about concepts.
"performance" and "performativity" have invaded transversely several areas of theoretical and practical knowledge, creating a shared conceptual atmosphere in artworks. So, contemporary artistic performative practices constitute privileged spaces of interdisciplinary innovative work, for sharing and dialogue, as well as deals with the process of contestation and tension, which deconstruct the boundaries of traditional performances and create new paradigms of emerging practices and discourses in today's world
Video Dance Festival
*Rotunda by Franziska Lisa Wolf - Germany
*Blossom by Cerci Braga - Portugal
*TheBigRace by John Williams - United States
*4~ by Rodrigo Rocha-Campos - Canada
*Water by Fabrice R. Pinto - Portugal
*ANDREAS by Vasilis Arvanitakis - Greece
*The Shadow Drone Project by Charles Linehan – United Kingdom
*LaPavane by Christine D'Andrès - Switzerland
*Secondary Surfaces Retraced by Roma Flowers – United States
*Atena/Nets by Mark Freeman - Ghana
*Recon by Carlos A. Correia - Portugal
*Initiation by Regina Lissowska - Poland
*NIID-ALLWENEED by Stephane Benini - France
*Inside (Inhabited Landscapes) by Nido Producciones - Spain
*Pilgrimage by Marlene Millar - Canada
*MASS by Fu LE - Canada
*Manada by Patricia Campos - Chile
*Chairs by Avner Pinchover - Israel