About this project
WE want to support the CREATIVE TALENT at the core of the 3rd annual Brick and Mortar International Video Art Festival; the Artists and the Curator!
Christophe Cox's curatorial vision focuses on sound, music, and relationships of dissonance and consonance between sound and image and on October 14-15, 2011, more than twenty international artists and 19 art projects will be shown in 7 different venues in downtown Greenfield, MA.
In a sneak preview, at a fundraiser hosted by local restaurant extraordinaire Hope & Olive in early September, Christoph had everyone salivating over a snippet of “Soundmaker” by the artist Julian Rosefeldt. We can’t wait to see the rest of the work and to meet some of the artists. We know, from past experience, that this is THE BEST part of the festival.
Over the last two years, artists and their representatives have waived all kinds of fees in a show generosity, good will, and friendship. While we have been humbled by such KINDNESS, we believe artists should get their DUE. So this year, we've redoubled our fund-raising efforts and KICKSTARTIN!!
Your donation will go toward the cost of INSTALLING the art works, bringing 3 to 4 of the ARTISTS to Greenfield for various public ART TALKS during the festival, STIPENDS for each of the artists, and to reward THE CURATOR for the truly remarkable show he is putting together!
Please help us to bring ART, ARTISTS, and the PUBLIC together in the 3rd Brick+Mortar International Video Art Festival in Greenfield, MA, for an AWESOME art experience.
2011 Participating Artists http://greenfieldvideofest.org/2011.html
Manon de Boer (NL); Seth Cluett (US); Tony Cokes (US); Luke Fowler (UK); Jesse Jones (IE); Paul Lindale (UK/US); Kara Lynch (US); Mirko Martin (DE); The Otolith Group (UK); Jenny Perlin (US); Mathias Poledna (AT); Raha Raissnia and Charles Curtis (IR/US); Steve Roden (US); Billy Roisz (AT); Julian Rosefeldt (DE); Simpson/Meade (US); Mika Tajima and New Humans (US); Su-Mei Tse (LU); Daniel Warner (US)
A Very Special Thanks To:
The amazing Valerie Garlick, who donated her time, equipment, skills, and energy to put this Kickstarter Video together in just one week!
Troy and Jay of E:LIGIT -creating a unique musical milieu for live performance, soundtracks, and beat production- for their kindness, enthusiasm, and support. The Kickstarter Video soundtrack is available as a free download from our website courtesy of the artists!
Our dedicated Building Owners, Installers, Volunteers, and Donors (all of whom will be listed on our website and hugged by the committee many times)!
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