CYFEST-12 Continues in Venice, Italy

CYFEST-12 (2018-19): About festivalNew York (December 2018 / Personal Identity)St. Petersburg RU (January 2019 / The Winter Symphony)Venice (11.05 — 28.06.2019 / ID. ART:TECH EXHIBITION) — St. Petersburg RU (13.11 — 24.11.2019 / ID)

12 CYFEST in Venice, 2019


As a Part of CYFEST-12. The International Media Art Festival

Ca’ Foscari Zattere Cultural Flow Zone

11.05 — 28.06.2019

Media Preview: May 8 at 11 AM
Opening Night: May 10 at 6 PM

Monday–Friday: 10 AM to 10 PM
Saturday: 10 AM to 7 PM
Sunday: 3 PM to 10 PM

Contemporary artists from Russia, Italy, Great Britain, USA, Belgium, France, Spain, Norway.
Works from private collections: Frants Family collection, Kolodzei Art Foundation.

Curators: Silvia Burini, Giuseppe Barbieri, Anna Frants, Elena Gubanova, Valentino Catricalà, William Latham, Lydia Griaznova.

Address: Zattere, Dorsoduro 1392, Venice.
Boat stop: Zattere | |

CYFEST-12: ID. The International Media Art Festival

THE INTERNATIONAL MEDIA ART FESTIVAL CYFEST-12 will be held from December 2018 to November 2019 in New York, Venice, St. Petersburg and in other cities. The key event will take place November 2019 in St. Petersburg, Russia.


When portrait was conceived as a genre, a person was depicted at the best moment of his or her life – at the height of their maturity, strengths and actions. The portrait, the painted ID, was conferred on prosperous and influential people. Galleries of their images are kept in the museums while the metadata about the canvases’ protagonists, as to who they are and why they are depicted, break away from the carrier and settle in the archives and in the heads of experts. What’s left is the visual images that acquire multiple interpretations depending on the background of the beholders. Portrait, as a prototype of infinite interpretation, is acquiring new forms nowadays… Read More >

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