Now online: Perspective #5

In Perspective #5: The Space Between, Gioula Papadopoulou takes a look at the relationship between reality and fantasy, between what we understand and what remains elusive.

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Programme series Perspectives

In “Perspectives” we invite persons from various contexts to compile from our online video archive a video program with a personal focus.

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Female artists

From the very beginnings Videonale has been an important platform for female voices

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Award winner of the VIDEONALE.18

In 2021 the Videonale Award of the Fluentum Collection went to Che-Yu Hsu (Taiwan, 1985) for his work 副本人 (Single Copy).

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And the winner is...

Videonale award winners since 1984

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The online video archive of the Videonale presents

With the online video archive, VIDEONALE makes the contents of its archives available to the public and offers a platform for its artists beyond the runtime of the festival.

The video archive is intended to provide artists, curators, galleries, academics, students and all those interested in moving image art works with a tool for research and education, and enable them to inform themselves about works and artists exhibited at the Videonale.

The online video archive of Videonale is in constant development and will be successively supplemented with further videos.



Repeat, Relate – Reflections on the ongoing performativity of video works as a form of cultural-analytical narration
by Sigrid Adorf

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Technology Visions

Early video art was characterized by experimentation with the possibilities of the new technology. Artists used video technology to extract, collage, and manipulate images to create a new visual language.

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Identity & Self/Staging

Whenever an artist brings himself into the picture, stages or projects himself, the scene becomes a disquisition about his person.
by Kristina Lutscher

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Body Images and Gender Roles

From the very beginning of video art at the end of the 60s/the beginning of the 70s, it became clear that this fresh medium gave rise to a very strong response on the part of female artists, offering as it did the possibility to work as an artist outside the classical, male-dominated media such as painting and sculpture.
by Birgit Bertram

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Screens and Architecture

The open semantics of the term screen, which describe not only the surface, but also the interface, shelter or shield, and the various functions of display, from its use as filter or protection, to the transmission or translation of analogue and digital video-information is conducive to the multiple projection of images in the exhibition space.
by Lilian Haberer

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›Landscape‹ in moving images - what is it and how does it function? Is it merely a natural backdrop or does it occasionally provide us with something more than the picturesque setting for a film? Can landscapes themselves therefore be treated artistically?
by Philipp Scheid and Johanna Hoberg

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About Perspectives

In our new series entitled “Perspectives,” we invite persons from various contexts to compile from our online video archive a video program with a personal focus.

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Perspective #1: feminist foreign policy

As simple as it is revolutionary, feminist foreign policy does not place economic and territorial interests at the center of its guiding principles but the interests and rights of all humans.

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Perspective #2: Conflicted Landscapes

or, Losing the Ground from under One’s Feet

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Perspective #3: THAT CLOUD

…Quick get your bullets…Quick get your gun powder…I can shoot all of them because I have the fastest and the biggest airplane in the whole world and I have a lot of guns!

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Perspective #4: How to Video

All I Ever Wanted to Know About Video Art

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Perspective #5: The Space Between

We try to balance between reality and fantasy, between actual and virtual imagery, between the natural and the artificial.

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