Opening the Miami New Media Festival 2021
Saturday, October 30th, 2021, at 6:0pm, at CityPlace Doral, #109
The Doral Contemporary Art Museum (DORCAM), together with Arts Connection Foundation, presents the XVI edition of the Miami New Media Festival.
After an open call earlier this year, twenty-six artists were selected to present work in Miami, plus five guests artists were invited to participate. A total of thirty-one video-art pieces will be presented to the public to reflect on and enjoy!
For this festival edition, artists were invited to reflect on 'New Media Art and the Pandemic.' The artists that were selected to present work in Miami are: Linda Phillips (Bogota), Maria Luisa Sanin Peña (Bogota), Patricia Rodriguez (Ibarra), Santiago Carlini (Madrid), Carmen Isasi (Madrid), Jean-Michell Rolland (Marseille), Jérémy Griffaud / Julien Griffaud (Nice), Isabel Pérez del Pulgar (Douarnenez), Gil Zablodovsky / Lali Tsipi Michaeli (Tel Aviv), Silvia De Gennaro (Rome), Ionee Waterhouse (Agrigento), David Fernandez Rocha / Francis Muñoz (Lisbon and Caracas), Matteo Campulla (Milan), Juan Carlos García-Sampedro (Madrid), Hakan Libdo (Stockholm), Alydia Wever (Amsterdam), Sophia Fernandez (Homestead), Sandra Portal-Andreu / Mateo Serna Zapata (Miami), Francis Almendarez /Anthony Almendarez (Houston), Miguel Antonio Contreras Hincapie (Caracas), Elizabeth Cemborain (Caracas), Eliseo Solís Mora (Upata), Thomas Noya (London), Carla Forte (Miami), Ricardo Arispe (Caracas) and Adonis Ferro (Havana).
The Arts Connection jury was composed by Adriana Barrios, Gerardo Zavarce, Adriana Meneses, Jimmy Yáñez, Marinellys Tremamunno and Andreína Fuentes Angarita. For the Italian open call, Federica Piras, Francesca Anedda, and Valentina Salzillo, members of the Nextus collective, participated in the jury.
The Miami New Media Festival promotes art by exploring new technologies and their interactive narratives, with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, the Mayor, and the Board of County Commissioners of Miami-Dade.
We take this opportunity to congratulate Arts Connection Foundation for its fifteenth anniversary and the uninterrupted realization of sixteen editions of the Miami New Media Festival. This edition will be the fourth year that DORCAM partners with Arts Connection Foundation to realize the Miami chapter of the festival. This year the festival will also count with presentations in Italy, Holland, Aruba, Curacao, Colombia, Spain, and Venezuela.