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12th Audiovisual Arts Festival
May 28 - June 10, 2018, 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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Monday 28-05-2018
21:00-21:30
Video-Performance "Dangerous Liaisons, The Encounter", Christina Mitsani
Politechno

The 12th Audiovisual Arts Festival of the Ionian University took place in May and June 2018 including a broad spectrum of artistic, educational and scientific activities with emphasis on the presentation of student works from the Department of Audio & Visual Arts and the Electroacoustic Music Research & Applications Lab. A large number of exhibitions, screenings, performances and concerts unfolded the creative abilities of both institutions including the students’ works of the MA in Audiovisual Arts. Remarkable moments of the Festival's program was the Honorary Degree Award to the artist Eija-Liisa Ahtila, the exhibition GENUS by the artist Rob Kesseler and the screenings dedicated to Portuguese animation. In the frame of the festival the 2nd Summer School in Hybrid Arts also took place with a series of workshops and seminars by educators from: Ionian University, Liverpool John Moores University, Central Saint Martins London, Istanbul Technical University, The Ohio State University and Hackteria ZET. Last but not least the 12th Audiovisual Arts Festival marks the beginning of the international conference Digital Culture & AudioVisual Challenges aiming to present theoretical and practical research in the fields of digital art and technology. Maurice Benayoun was the keynote speaker, and guest speakers were Elif Ayiter, Adnan Hadji, Antonios Liapis and Robertina Sebjanic.

Festival News
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The 17th Audiovisual Arts Festival, a central event of the celebrations for the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Department of Audio & Visual Arts (AVARTS) of the Ionian University, ended on Sunday (02/06) with great success and large public attendance. For 10 days (May 23 – June 2, 2024) an original program of artistic, scientific and educational events provided the city of Corfu with new cultural experiences, gaining the attention of the academic and the local community.
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Posted: 01-06-2024 21:27 | Views: 1409
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The 17th Festival of Audiovisual Arts and the celebrations for the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Department of Audio & Visual Arts (AVARTS) of the Ionian University conclude on Sunday (02/06) at the Old Psychiatric Hospital with the following events.
New Release by Angeliki Malakasioti and Chara Kokkiou, Beauty and Monstrosity in Art and Culture, Routledge
Posted: 25-04-2024 13:24 | Updated: 30-05-2024 11:13 | Views: 2523
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  A new collective volume titled "Beauty and Monstrosity in Art and Culture," by editors Angeliki Malakasioti, Assistant Professor of the Department of Audio and Visual and Image Arts at the Ionian University, and Chara Kokkiou, Visiting Assistant Professor at Tulane University, has been just published by Routledge (2024). The book is part of the Routledge Research in Art History (...)
AVARTS Theatre - Student Theater Group - TONIGHT... WE IMPROVISE [02-03-04/06/2024]
Posted: 28-05-2024 14:03 | Views: 2820
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An amateur theatre company struggling to put on a production of Pirandello's "Leonora, addio!" finds its members constantly at odds with each other, while at the same time having to follow the instructions of an authoritarian director who presents their play as nothing less than a gift from God.
AVARTS Live Game Hub
Posted: 27-05-2024 01:46 | Views: 2209
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AVARTS Live Game Hub is an action aiming to bring together new game designers and creators and showcase their ideas to the public. It is organized by teachers of the Department of Audio and Visual Arts with a coordinating core of Vassilis Komianos, Varvara Garnelis, and Emmanuel Rovithis, and is staffed by students who are actively involved in creating games.
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