AVArts Festival 2015

27-31 May 2015

The ninth Festival of Audiovisual Arts will tace place this year from Wednesday, May 27 to Sunday, May 31 in the City of Corfu. As in previous years, the festival presents art works by students and faculty of the Departments involved as well as of invited artists. This year, the Festival also includes presentations by members of the European Art Science Technology Network project (EASTN). The many exhibition and performance venues are the Ionian Parliament building (Ionios Vouli), as well as spaces in Aretaios building and the Skarpas ward of the Old Psychiatric Hospital of Corfu. As part of the festival, the Department of Audio and Electroacoustic Music Research and Applications Laboratory organise a symposium on the topic of Sound in Motion. The symposium includes a seminar on motion of virtual sound sources in space and a series of concerts in the Ionian Parliament as well as a closing concert in the Polytechno event space. Furthermore, on Thursday, May 28, there will be conference on the topic of "Motion" and an open discussion on the role of theory in artistic creation.

This year, the festival hosts also a conference on the topic of "Arts and Communication", organised by the project "Kostis Palamas" of the National Kapodistrian University of Athens. The conference will take place on Friday, May 29, in Auditorium 1 of the Department of History.

The Festival opens at the Ionian Parliament on Wednesday, May 29 at 19:00.

Admission to all events is free to the public.

Festival home page: http://avarts.ionio.gr/festival/

Symposium home page: http://sound-in-motion.eu/