Awarded the five production residencies launched by the European Network for Contemporary Audiovisual Creation
L.E.V. Festival and the nine artistic and cultural institutions that take part at the European Network for Contemporary Audiovisual Creation (ENCAC) have awarded its first open call addressed to artists/developers worldwide, which are working on all kinds of innovative concepts and ideas in the fields of intermedia research on sound, visuals, music, performing arts and digital culture.
The artists Ganzfeld (US), Evelina Domnitch and Dmitry Gelfand with Paul Prudence (BY, RU, FR), Alan Warburton (GB), Myriam Bleau (CA), Tokuyama Tomonaga with Wladimir Schall (JP, FR) will develop their projects during a 2-week artistic residency at Avatar, DISK/CTM Festival, hTh, LABoral/LEV Festival and Le Lieu Unique, respectively
All the five projects have been selected between 361 proposals, representing 51 countries.
The jury was formed by the Curatorial Committee of ENCAC which is integrated by: Martin Honzik (Director of Ars Electronica Festival Linz; Austria), Caroline Gagné (Artistic Director of Avatar Quebec, Canada), Remco Schuurbiers (Co-Director at DISK / CTM Festival Berlin, Germany), Nathalie Bachand (Head of Development at Elektra Festival Montreal, Canada), Daniel Romero (Director of the Digital Arts Department at hTh CDN Montpellier, France), Lucía García (Managing Director of LABoral Gijón, Spain), Anaïs Rolez (PhD in History of Contemporary Art, Professor of Media Art and Performance at Nantes University as representative of Le Lieu Unique Nantes, France), Ignacio de la Vega (Co-Director at LEV Festival Gijón, Spain), Justine Beaujouan (Festival programmer at Mapping Festival Geneva, Switzerland), Damian Romero (Founder and Director of Mutek.MX Festival, Mexico) and Eduard Prats Molner (Co-Founder and Curator at Resonate Festival Belgrade, Serbia).