11th Audiovisual Arts Festival
May 20 - June 11, 2017, 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.

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The 11th Audiovisual Arts Festival 2017 expands in time and space. Artistic, scientific and educational activities will take place from May 20 to June 11, 2017. Moreover, alongside the artistic events in Corfu, for the first time since the foundation of the Department, a retrospective digital exhibition will be held from 20 to May 21, 2017 on the premises of the Athens Concert Hall, which will present selected works of students of the Department of Audio and Visual Arts of the Ionian University.

Ιn conjunction with the exhibition and the concerts, during the RETROSPECTIVE-IN-MEGARON series of events there will take place workshops and a masterclass and lectures programme under the title, Art and Digital Culture, with the participation of prominent guests and with a focus on the media of video art and animation.

The 11th Audiovisual Arts Festival schedule further includes a) the organization of the 2nd scientific conference entitled "TABOO - TRANSGRESSION - TRANSCENDENCE in Art & Science", which will be held from 26 to 28 May 2017 in Corfu, as a continuation of the highly corresponding last year's successful conference and b) the organization of an international summer school on hybrid arts from 29/5 to 11/6/2017, which will take place in two periods of one week each (29/5-4/6 the first and 5/6-11/6 the second). The artistic activities of the student work's presentation, entitled 11ο@Corfu, will take place in Corfu from 25 to 31 May 2017.

Updated: 15-01-2020