athens (greece)18_20 may 2012International festival of digital arts & new media.
athens video art festival (AVAF) is an annual digital arts and new media festival taking place in greece, mainly Athens. Being part of an international art network, it reflects a wide range of deas and developments in the art world.
It aims at bringing together experimental projects of contemporary artists and at promoting free expression, exchange of ideas, and creative interaction while exhibiting new media and new technologies application in arts. Through a variety of creative forms, it presents alternative ways of “viewing” urban landscape and of perceiving art, and new codes of interaction between art and contemporary societies.
Multitrab productions is an urban non commercial company, based in Athens, that aims to the promotion of the art work of both Greek and foreign artists, as well as the organization of promotional activities involving digital arts. With main arbors the spirit, the energy and the actions of young artists, it contributes to the connection between digital culture and young contemporary artistic events. At the same time, it provides the artists with additional motivation for creativity, as well as the chance to express using all of the audiovisual media in presenting their art work. The main objective of its activity consists of the Athens Video Art Festival, which is accompanied by a series of parallel activities, which are realized through the year.
Multitrab Productions materializes the production, organization and promotion of these activities, besides the annual realization of Athens Video Art Festival, with the aim to adapt the public to new media and digital culture.+ info here.