8th Audiovisual Arts Festival
May 14 - 18, 2014, Corfu

For the last fifteen years, the Audiovisual Arts Festival (AVfest) is held by the Department of Audio & Visual Arts, in collaboration with the ERHMEE Lab - Department of Music Studies, of the Ionian University, in Corfu, Greece. Each year the Audiovisual Arts Festival features a series of artistic and scientific activities, presenting the results of the creative, educational and research work developed by its organizing institution in the fields of contemporary sonic and visual arts.

The Festival’s influence has gradually expanded aiming to provide an ideal meeting point for artists and researchers through media art events, workshops and academic conferences.

Festival News
The 17th Audiovisual Arts Festival (May 23 – June 2, 2024) celebrates the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Department of Audio & Visual Arts of the Ionian University
Posted: 19-04-2024 09:42 | Updated: 21-05-2024 13:58 | Views: 2841
The 17th Festival of Audiovisual Arts celebrates this year the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Department of Audio & Visual Arts (AVARTS) of the Ionian University, presenting an extroverted, dynamic, and rich program of artistic, scientific, and educational events that fills the city of Corfu with images and sounds. The opening of the festival is the central anniversary event and will take place on Thursday (23/05) at 19:30 in the People's Garden.
6th International Conference Digital Culture & AudioVisual Challenges [DCAC-2024] 24-25 May 2024
Posted: 20-05-2024 20:09 | Views: 590
The Department of Audio & Visual Arts, of the Ionian University in Corfu organizes the 6th International Conference Digital Culture & AudioVisual Challenges: Interdisciplinary Creativity in Arts and Technology (DCAC- 2024, May 24-25). The Conference will be held hybridly (in the Ionian Academy and online) and its sessions will be continuously streamed at the following address:
Presentation: Telematic live coding performances in SuperCollider using OscGroups [21/05/2024, YouTube]
Posted: 20-05-2024 14:02 | Views: 386
PEARL (Performative Environment Art Research Lab) of the Department of Audiovisual Arts of the Ionian University and TOPLAP Athens present a research report and demo followed by a networked live coding concert: Telematic live coding performances in SuperCollider using OscGroups. Date: Tuesday, May 21, Time: 20:00 EET.
Main Exhibition - Loukia Alavanou Oedipus in search of Colonus
Posted: 17-05-2024 19:25 | Views: 246
The VR film that represented Greece at the 59th Venice Art Biennale is shown in an installation specifically designed for the Ionian Parliament as part of the Audio Visual Arts Festival 2024.

The 8th Audiovisual Arts Festival celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Dept. Audio & Visual Arts and the EPHMEE Lab (Dept. Music Studies), as well as the foundation of the Faculty of Music & Audiovisual Arts integrating both departments of the Ionian University. It also marks the beginning of AV-School the cycle of seminars and workshops organized within the festival. Noteworthy is the open scientific 2-day symposium "Metamorphoses of Corporeality: Art-Body-Technology” with a large number of participations covering various aspects related with corporality and embodiment in contemporary theory and artistic practice. Keynote speakers were Michele Sambin and Anna Hatziyiannaki and presentations, among others, from Panagiotis Papadimitropoulos, María Inés Plaza-Lazo, Adam Zaretsky and Nefeli Dimitriadi. The festival's artistic programme including presentations of students’ works was complemented with the presentation of digital interactive audiovisual works/installations and electronic music concerts by guest artists from Greece and abroad. Additionally the 8th Audiovisual Arts festival, hosted works from distinct art festivals: Festival Les Instants Vidéo, Be There! Corfu Animation Festival, AnimaSyros International Festival and Animation Forum, Festival Miden
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