For the production of a video by a young international artist
4th edition

[tabgroup] [tab title=”PRIZE”]The only one Italian award for the production of a video by artists under 35, Lo schermo dell’arte Film Festival Prize is now in its fourth Edition. From this year the Prize is open to artists from all over the world thanks to the collaboration with five curators, Raimundas Malasauskas, Hila Peleg, Sarah Perks, Khaled Ramadan and Filipa Ramos, who have selected ten international artists: Basma Alsharif (Kuwait), Riccardo Benassi (Italy), Egle Budvytyte (Lithuania), Nina Hoechtl (Austria), Rachel Maclean (UK), Ahmed Mohsen Mansour (Egypt), Najib Mrad (Lebanon), Mariana Caló/Francisco Queimadela (Portugal), Jamie Shovlin (UK) and Ola Vasiljeva (Netherlands).

During the 6th edition of Lo Schermo dell’arte Film Festival (November 13-17), the jury, formed by Maria Lind, Adam Budak and Silvia Lucchesi, will announce the winner who will received 10,000 euros for the production of a new video project.

The winning video will premiere in the 7th edition of the Lo Schermo dell’Arte Film Festival in 2014.[/tab]

[one_third][member name=”Raimundas Malasauskas” img=”http://schermodellarte.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Malasauskas.jpg”]Is a writer and curator based in New York. From 1995 to 2006, he worked at the Contemporary Art Centre in Vilnius, where he produced the first two seasons of the weekly television show CAC TV, an experimental merger of commercial television and contemporary art. He curated the exhibitions Sculpture of the Space Age (David Roberts Art Foundation, London, 2009), Into the Belly of a Dove (Museo Rufino Tamayo Mexico City, 2010) and Repetition Island (Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 2010).[/member][/one_third]

[one_third][member name=”Hila Peleg” img=”http://schermodellarte.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Peleg.jpg”]Is a curator and filmmaker based in Berlin. She has curated several solo shows and group exhibitions across Europe including: Keren Cytter: I Was the Good and He Was the Bad and the Ugly (KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, 2006), Justine Frank (1900–1943): A Retrospective (Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp, 2009), Roee Rosen: Vile, Evil Veil (Iniva Institute of International Visual Arts, London, 2012). She was the co-curator of Manifesta 7 (Trentino South Tyrol, 2008). She is the founder and artistic director of the interdisciplinary festival Berlin Documentary Forum (Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin) inaugurated in 2010.[/member][/one_third]

[one_third_last][member name=”Sarah Perks” img=”http://schermodellarte.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Perks.jpg”]Sarah Perks is programme and engagement director at Cornerhouse, Manchester’s international centre for contemporary art and film. Sarah is a curator, programmer, film producer and distributor; currently co-curator of exhibitions including Anguish and Enthusiasm: What Do You Do With Your Revolution Once You’ve Got It? Sarah has worked with an extensive list of international artists and filmmakers including Phil Collins, Stanya Kahn, Rashid Rana, Andrew Kötting, Jeremy Deller, Gillian Wearing, Brillante Mendoza and David Shrigley. In 2011, Sarah set up Cornerhouse Artist Film, an innovative project across production, distribution and exhibition. Currently in production are two features films with artists Rosa Barba and Jamie Shovlin. [/member][/one_third_last]

[one_third][member name=”Khaled D. Ramadan” img=”http://schermodellarte.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Ramadan.jpg”]Works between Europe, Asia and the Arab world. He is an archivist, filmmaker, curator and cultural writer. His fields of specialties are the history of alternative aesthetics and constructed media, independent film and media research. Ramadan’s work intends to explore the role and implications of globalization on contemporary media and on the visual culture in modern society. Ramadan has occupied a variety of positions such as lecturer, advisor and curator, for among others, the Manifesta Foundation, Amsterdam, Finnish Art Council, the Danish Art Council and the Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art (NIFCA). He curated projects and cultural programs for institutions like, Maldives Pavilion at the 55 Venice Biennale, Manifesta 8 (Murcia), Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, (Madrid) and Guangdong Museum of Modern Art (China). In 2009, Ramadan was given the Achievement Award of the 11th Cairo Biennial. Ramadan is member of the International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art (IKT) and The International Association of Art Critics (AICA)..[/member][/one_third]

[one_third][member name=”Filipa Ramos” img=”http://schermodellarte.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Ramos.jpg”]Is an art critic based in London. She has lectured at several universities and educational institutions in Europe and is currently teaching in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts of IUAV – University of Venice and in the Experimental Film MA program of Kingston University, London. She coordinated The most beautiful Kunsthalle in the world research and editorial project at Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, and collaborates with the Swiss Institute of Rome. Ramos is currently curator of Vdrome, a programme of screenings of films by visual artists and filmmakers. She is former Associate Editor of Manifesta Journal, former curator of the Research Section of dOCUMENTA (13), and co-author of the book Lost and Found – Crisis of Memory in Contemporary Art (Silvana Editoriale, Milan, 2009).[/member][/one_third]

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[one_third][member name=”Adam Budak” img=”http://schermodellarte.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Budak.jpg”]Is a curator and writer, based in Washington DC. He has been curator of Contemporary Art at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC, and at Kunsthaus Graz, Austria. He has curated a large number of international exhibitions, including solo shows for John Baldessari, Tatiana Trouvé, Cerith Wyn Evans, and Monika Sosnowska, as well as thematic exhibitions, such as Human Condition, Anabasis. Rituals of Homecoming and Passion of an Ornithologist. Budak has contributed to two editions of the Prague Biennial (2003, 2005) and to the Venice Architecture Biennial (2004). He was co-curator of Manifesta 7 (Italy, 2008). Most recently he curated a survey exhibition of Sharon Lockhart (Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw) and the Estonian Pavilion of 55th Venice Biennial.[/member][/one_third]

[one_third][member name=”Maria Lind” img=”http://schermodellarte.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Lind.jpg”]Is a curator and critic based in Stockholm. She is the director of Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm. 2008-2010 she was director of the graduate program, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College (NY). 2005-2007 director of Iaspis in Stockholm. 2002-2004 she was the director of Kunstverein München where she ran a co-curatorial programme which involved artists such as Deimantas Narkevicius, Oda Projesi, Annika Eriksson, Bojan Sarcevic, Philippe Parreno and Marion von Osten. She was co-curator of Manifesta 2 (Luxembourg, 1998). From 1997-2001 she was curator at Moderna Museet in Stockholm working with artists such as Koo Jeong-a, Simon Starling, Jason Dodge, Esra Ersen and Liam Gillick. She has contributed widely to newspapers and magazines, catalogues and other publications. Among the books she co-editing: Curating with Light Luggage and Collected Newsletter (Revolver Archiv für aktuelle Kunst), Taking the Matter into Common Hands: Collaborative Practices in Contemporary Art (Blackdog Publishing), The Greenroom: Reconsidering the Documentary and Contemporary Art (Sternberg Press), Contemporary Art and Its Commercial Markets: A Report on Current Conditions and Future Scenarios and Performing the Curatorial: With and Beyond Art (Sternberg Press). She is the 2009 recipient of the Walter Hopps Award for Curatorial Achievement.

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[one_third_last][member name=”Silvia Lucchesi” img=”http://schermodellarte.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Lucchesi1.jpg”]Since 2008, she has been director of Lo schermo dell’arte Film Festival, which she co-founded.
She is film and video program curator: Atlas of the Future. Visions on Scenarios To Come, (CCC Strozzina Firenze, 2008), Cinema e Arte for Festival dei Popoli (2005-2007), Before and After the Revolution: Italia Anni 1962-72 (Walker Art Center Minneapolis, 2001).
She is authoress of books, among them: Bulletin #1. The Documentary in Contemporary Art Practice (Berlin, Archive Books, 2012); Cinema d’artista. Toscana. 1964-1980 (Regione Toscana-Centro per l’arte contemporanea L.Pecci, 2005); and essays on the relationships between art and cinema, and on modern and contemporary Italian art. Among the exibitions she has been curator are: Francesco Lo Savio (Centro per l’arte contemporanea L. Pecci, 2004). She is director of documentaries on art and film producer.
Visiting professor at CdL Pro.G.E.A.S./University of Florence (2002-2010). She was contemporary art consultant at the TRA-ARTProject/Regione Toscana (2002-2007). Since 2000 she has been a consultant to Ars Aevi, Contemporary Art Museom Sarajevo.[/member][/one_third_last]

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[accordion-item title=”Basma Alsharif”]Kuwait, 1983
Lives and works between Cairo, Beirut, Sharja, Amman, Gaza and Paris. Her works have shown in solo exhibitions, biennials and festivals including YIDFF, Videobrasil, and Manifesta 8. She was awarded a Jury Prize at the 9th Sharjah Biennial (2009), was the recipient of the Marcelino Botin Visual Arts Grant (2010) and won the Marion McMahon Award at the Images Festival in Toronto (2011).
Invited by Hila Peleg [/accordion-item]

[accordion-item title=”Riccardo Benassi”] Cremona, Italia, 1982
Lives and works in Berlin. Recent shows: Focus on Contemporary Italian Art (MAMbo, Bologna, 2008), 6ARTISTA (MACRO, Rome, 2010), Attimi Fondamentali (Museo Marino Marini, Florence, 2011) and 10ms Perspective on Microsound (Diapason Gallery, New York, 2009).
Invited by Filipa Ramos [/accordion-item]

[accordion-item title=”Egle Budvytyte”] Lituania, 1982
Recent  shows: Artificial Amsterdam (De Appel Art Centre, Amsterdam, 2013), Beyond Imagination (Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam), Lithuanian Art (CAC, Vilnius, 2012) and A Cidade Do Homen Nu (Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, 2010).
Invited by Raimundas Malasauskas [/accordion-item]

[accordion-item title=”Nina Hoechtl”] Austria, 1978
Lives and works in Mexico City. Recent shows: Quebradora: Lucha Libre in Contemporary Mexican Art (Mission Cultural Center for the Latino Arts, San Francisco, 2012), Pièces de résistance (Motorenhalle, Dresden, 2011), Schon wieder und nochmal ? – Handlungsspielräume  (Medienturm Graz, 2011) and Where do we go from here? (Secession, Wien, 2010).
Invited by Hila Peleg [/accordion-item]

[accordion-item title=”Rachel Maclean”] Regno Unito, 1987
Lives and works in Glasgow. In 2010 Rachel received the World Class Visual Effects for Artists Project Grant through the Visual Effects Research Lab, Dundee. Rachel recently premiered a 3-minute work, Germs, commissioned by Bold Yin Ltd, on Channel 4’s Random Acts and is the recipient of the Margaret Tait Award 2013.
Invited by  Sarah Perks [/accordion-item]

[accordion-item title=”Ahmed Mohsen Mansour”] Egitto, 1987
Recent group exhibitions: Video Art in Magmart International Video Art Festival (Napoli, 2013), Video Art in Changing Room (London, 2012), International Youth Salon (Atelier of Alexandria, Egypt, 2012) and Video Art in Frankfurt (Lichter Filmfest, Germania, 2012).
Invited by Khaled D. Ramadan [/accordion-item]

[accordion-item title=”Najib Mrad”] Libano, 1984
Between 2007 and 2009 he attended the Master Degree in Film Making ALBA – Académie Libanaise Des Beaux-Arts.
He directed the film Sarsour Lebneneh, -961, Shade, Echoes and the music video Maya Dyab. He has been production manager for Zain TVC (Kuwait) and for Ghadi, a  film by Amin Dora.
Invited by Khaled D. Ramadan [/accordion-item]

[accordion-item title=”Mariana Caló e Francisco Queimadela”] Portogallo, 1984 1985
Recent solo exhibitions: Chart for the Coming Times (Villa Romana, Florence, 2013), Chart for the Coming Times (Rowing Projects, London, 2012), The Springs of the Flood (Matador Projekt Raum, Berlin, 2011) and Gradations of Time over a Plane II & III (General Public, Berlin & Casa das Artes, Fundação Bissaya Barreto, Coimbra, 2011).
Invited by Filipa Ramos [/accordion-item]

[accordion-item title=”Jamie Shovlin”] Regno Unito, 1978
Solo exhibitions include Various Arrangements (Haunch of Venison, London, 2012), Thy Will Be Done (Tullie House, Carlisle, 2011), Hiker Meat (MACRO, Rome, 2010) and In Search of Perfect Harmony (Tate Britain, London, 2006). His debut feature film, Rough Cut, will be released in cinemas in November 2013.
Invited by Sarah Perks [/accordion-item]

[accordion-item title=”Ola Vasiljeva”] Paesi Bassi, 1981
She is the founder of The Oceans Academy of Arts and the publisher of OAOA magazine. Her recent exhibitions: Komplekts (Whatspace, Kunstvlaai, Amsterdam, 2012), OAOA Vestibule (Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam, 2012) and Inside & Out’, Kim? (Contemporary Art Centre, Riga). In 2013, she will partecipate in the exhibition Fusiform Gyrus (Lisson Gallery, London, 2013).
Invited by Raimundas Malasauskas [/accordion-item]
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