This spring CYLAND participates in three major European film and video art forums at once.
From 12 to 15 March in Clermont-Ferrand, France, the festival of video art and digital culture VIDEOFORMES will take place. The festival was founded in 1984 and is a major international platform for contemporary digital and video art. The festival program includes exhibitions, screenings, educational events and performances. CYLAND Media Art Lab curator Victoria Ilyushkina is among the jury members of the festival 2020. As part of the project, Victoria will also hold a presentation of the St. Petersburg Videoforma Festival and the CYLAND VIDEO ARCHIVE.
CYLAND VIDEO ARCHIVE artists participating in the screening: Inal Savchenkov and Franz Rodwalt, Anton Khlabov , YOmoYO, Victoria Ilyushkina and Maya Popova , Alena Tereshko , Tanya Akhmetgalieva, Alexander Shishkin-Hokusai, Yulia Zastava, Marina Alexeeva.
RUSSIAN FILM DAYS, MÜNSTER, GERMANY
From March 1 to 15, Münster will host Russian Film Days, during which German viewers will be presented with the latest Russian films that have received prizes at various national and international film festivals. In 2020, the program of the event includes a video screening from the CYLAND archive, as well as a lecture by Victoria Ilyushkina «Digital Video Art and Underground Culture of St. Petersburg 1990-2020».
CYLAND VIDEO ARCHIVE artists participating in the screening: BORIS KAZAKOV, OLGA TOBRELUTS, POLINA KANIS , ANTON GINZBURG, SID IANDOVKA, ANYA TSYRLINA, ENGINEERS OF ARTS (Inal Savchenkov / Franz Rodwalt), EDWARD SHELGANOV, DIMITRI LURIE, YOmoYO, MASHA SHA, VIKA ILYUSHKINA & MAYA POPOVA , JULIA ZASTAVA.
The Oberhausen International Short Film Festival was founded in 1954 and is the oldest and largest short film forum in the world. It is held annually in Oberhausen, Germany. In 2013, the organisers of the festival launched a special Archive section to bring some attention to an often neglected subject: archiving and restoring experimental films. This year, the section includes a curated screening of video artworks from CYLAND VIDEO ARCHIVE, Russia’s first open online video collection.
The artists whose works are participating in the screening: Boris Kazakov (Russia), Polina Kanis (Russia), Sid Iandovka and Anya Tsyrlina (USA/Switzerland), Dmitri Lurie (Norway), Edward Shelganov (Russia).
Screening curator: Victoria Ilyushkina