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A German TV Station is to Broadcast a 3 week long video art festival 24/7

Bill Viola, I Do Not Know What It Is I Am Like, 1986. © Bill Viola. Photo: Kira Perov

German television station ikono has announced a 3 week, 24/7 video art festival, streaming on their channel and online next month. The On Air Art Festival will begin September 6th, and will feature work by Bill Viola, Alfredo Jaar, William Kentridge, and A.K. Dolven, among others.

ikono On Air Festival – Bill Viola from ikono tv on Vimeo.

”I thought why not achieve for the arts with TV as radio has been achieving for music? Why not use this mass medium for bringing the entire world of arts into the homes of an international public? “

Says station founder Elizabeth Markevitch. Via: artobserved Read More about the story over at The Art Newspaper



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