FILE Media Art, Electronic Language International Festival, SESI Cultural Centre

Juried Exhibition . Perfomances . "Luxor 22.145" . "Black Balloons" . "What the Fuck"

SOUND NOMADS Performances | Video Works . Luxor 22.145 Details . Black Balloons Details . What the Fuck Details

About FILE

FILE, the major festival of art and technology in Latin America as well as one of the most renowned events in the world in this area, for nine years has inserted Brazil in the global context of art and technology and media art.
Since 2000 FILE has been performing a compilation of the artistic productions in the fields of digital culture and working as a indicator as those productions' plurality.

FILE consists in many different arms such as:
FILE Media Art . FILE Games . FILE Hipersônica . FILE Symposium . FILE Digital Cinema . FILE Innovation.

In 2009, FILE Media Art presents digital works that propose different ways to explore new technologies as ways of creation and interaction. Films, sites, web and software art show that with digital art, technology can be more than its usual functionality.

The 10th edition of FILE | Electronic Language International Festival | happens this year at the Fiesp - Ruth Cardoso Cultural Center, from July 28 to August 30, Monday 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Tuesday to Saturday 10 a.m.-8 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m.-7 p.m. The program develops in the Art Gallery, the Theater and the Mezzanine of the Cultural Center, at Avenida Paulista, with exhibition, performances, talks and workshops.

FILE 10 NURBS PROTO 4KT is the title of the FILE 09 exhibition, that will be held in São Paulo, Brazil, from July 28 to August 30, 2009. Ten years of events accomplished in the city of São Paulo, ten years of discussion on art and technology in Brazil. NURBS (Non Uniform Rational Basis Spline) is a well-known 20th century computer graphic technique for representing smooth surfaces - which according to Lev Manovich, the author of the opening text in the catalog, can become a new tool for cultural theory in the 21 century, along with other computer graphics and visualization tools. Lev Manovich will also take part in FILE Symposium and FILE LABO Workshop. PROTO, from "Protomembrane", title of the performance by the Catalan artist Marcel.lí Antúnez Roca, which will happen during the event opening, at Teatro Popular do Sesi. 4KT, the first transcontinental high-definition broadcasting of a feature film: "While the Night Doesn't Come", by the Brazilian director Beto Souza, among the cities of São Paulo (Brazil), San Diego (United States), and Yokohama (Japan).

Opening | Location

FILE - Electronic Language International Festival (exhibition)

Opening for Guests: July 27, 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Fiesp - Ruth Cardoso Cultural Center | Av. Paulista, 1313, São Paulo | Metro Trianon-Masp

Dates and hours: July 28 to August 30, 2009
Monday 11 a.m.-8 p.m. | Tuesday to Saturday 10 a.m.-8 p.m. | Sunday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Information: (55 11) 3146-7405 / 3146-7406


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