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22 Oct 2015

28th festival of Les Instants Video

28th festival of Les Instants Video
Les Instants Video Numériques et Poétiques


Marion MEYER
+334 95 04 96 24

41, rue jobin
13003 Marseille

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Les Instants Vidéo is an event dedicated to video art and electronic poetry with its multiple forms, monobands, installations, performances, multimedia…The 28th edition will take place this year, from November, 6th to 29th.

The title proposed is : You wanted me a virgin, I wanted you less dumb (stupid). The principal questions which will go through the festival are :

1) We are prisoners of our image of the other (the stranger, the poor, the other sex, the revolutionary, the poet…).
2) We are free every time we refuse to get caught in the dream of the other (the fascist, racist, sexist, moraliser, religious…).
3) It is time for the images to migrate and for ourselves to migrate in order to avoid stereotypes that make us monsters.

These statements will be approach through works of 253 artists (exhibition of video installations, projections, performances, debates...) from the 5 continents.

The event is made of different spaces of time. The International Encounters take place in Friche la Belle de Mai in Marseille (from 6 to 11 of November 2015). Every year, this central part of the event welcome more and more spectators. The exhibition of video installations will lasts until November, 29th

26 installations from 14 countries (Algeria, Canada, France, Germany, India, Italy, Morocco, Norway, Palestine, Poland, Russia, Senegal, Swiss, Ukraine)

PERFORMANCES (from 6 to 11)
12 performances/stories/conferences from 5 countries (Belgium, France, Iran, Greece, Tunisia)

More than 160 videos of artists from 43 countries (Afghanistan, Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, Macao, Morocco, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, New Zeeland, Palestine, Poland, Romania, Serbia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Swiss, Syria, Thailand, Tunisia, USA)


Tuesday, November 10 (9.30 am – 11 pm), exceptional day of debates, programmings, performances, in company with artists, managers and users of social , cultural and Hospital ( Mental Health) structures, activists and freedom passionates.

This day will be rhytmed with 8 acts : In praise of diversity !/ The craziness of creating/ When a woman resists, she frees the entire humanity/ African presence/ Popular cultures and contemporary/ The desirable future of the infamous/ Palestinian presence/ Sounds that make sense

During the whole festival : visits of exhibition will be proposed et opened to everybody (freely) by reservation.

Stopovers: Galerie [.BOX] in Milan (from 6 to 20) ; Visual Container TV (11 and 12) (all day long) ; ADPEI, 18 boulevard Camille Flammarion, (5 to 27) ; SARA, 54 A rue de Crimée (5 to 27); Fraternité la Belle de Mai, 5 boulevard Burel (9), Vitrine Espace Culture, 42 La Canebière (from October, 27 to November, 15).

The festival is free.

All the details of the programmation are on the website of Les Instants Video Numériques et Poétiques :