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13th Audiovisual Arts Festival
May 6 - May 12, 2019, 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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Tuesday 23-04-2019
19:00
PhotoMarathon: Photo Exhibiton "Corfu Easter" - Opening [Curation Alexandra Kalaitzoglou, Yiorgos Blachopoulos]
Municipal Gallery of Corfu

The 13th Audiovisual Arts Festival included a large number of events in the city of Corfu, organized by the Department of Audio and Visual Arts in collaboration with the Laboratory of Electroacoustic Music Research and Applications-Department of Music Studies of the Ionian University. Covering a wide range of artistic, educational and scientific activities, the program of the Festival 2019 included multiple works from students, an exhibition of the artistic work by Anna Vasof, a tribute to the director Vouvoula Skoura, electro-acoustic music concerts and various street events. The 2nd International Conference on Digital Culture and Audiovisual Challenges reopened its doors and welcomed the international dialogue on interdisciplinary creativity and its relationship to art and technology with Brigitte Felderer as the keynote speaker and Vouvoula Skoura, Adnan Hadziselovic and Anna Vasof as guests. In terms of educational activities, the open cycle of seminars and workshops AV-School 2019 was performed in collaboration with the new Master of Arts and Technologies of Sound with instructors Adrian Moore, Adam Stanović and Ilan Green. Last but not least, the program of the 13th Audiovisual Arts Festival was supported by several collaborations with cultural institutions of Corfu - such as the Ephorate of Antiquities of Corfu, the Municipal Regional Theater of Corfu, the Photographic Club of Corfu, Corfu Scout Regional Office, Polytechno and Garage Performing Arts Center. Important were also the collaborations with three foreign universities: University of Sheffield, Musrara - the Naggar Multidisciplinary School of Art and Society and University of Applied Arts in Vienna.

Important News
Festival News
The 17th Audiovisual Arts Festival of the Department of Audio & Visual Arts of the Ionian University ended with great success and large public attendance
Posted: 05-06-2024 13:44 | Views: 1382
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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.
Closing ceremony of the 7th Audiovisual Arts Festival (Sunday, June 2, Old Psychiatric Hospital, 20:30-23:30)
Posted: 01-06-2024 21:27 | Views: 818
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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: 1903
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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: 2208
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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: 1607
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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.

VENUES

  • Ionian Academy
  • Politechno
  • Municipal Theatre of Corfu
  • Municipal Gallery of Corfu
  • Art Cafe, Garden of the People
  • Department of Audio & Visual Arts
  • Palaies Alevrapothikes
  • Museum of Asian Art
  • New Fortress
  • Archaeological Museum of Corfu
  • Plakada
  • Jewish Quarter
  • National Bank
  • Porta Reale
  • NAOK Azur
  • Garage Performing Arts Center
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