The project of artistic collaboration between Italy and South Africa in the field of video art, entitled “Beyond short format”, will be presented in South Africa within the framework of the annual edition of the Investec Cape Town Art Fair (16-18 February 2018). The project is promoted by the Centro di documentazione della ricerca artistica contemporanea Luigi Di Sarro, in collaboration with the Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Pretoria, Rainbow Media and CortoLovere.
The project will be presented by the Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Pretoria during the ICTAF at the stand F6 in the “Cultural Platforms” section, where an event dedicated to illustrate in details the project will take place on Saturday 17 February from 12:30 to 14:30.
This competition is aimed at encouraging artistic production dedicated to moving images by identifying and rewarding the best video works produced by emerging artists on the territory of the Countries involved. The competition is open to young artists not older than 40. The first five finalists of both Countries will be guaranteed exposure of their work in a collective exhibition that will take place first in South Africa and then in Italy. The two winners of each participating Country will be assigned a trip to Italy or South Africa to take part in the opening of the exhibition and a series of cultural visits.