The Authorization video art contest program
10 march — 20 may 2008

Vladlena Gromova, contest coordinator


Authorization is this year’s theme of the traditional Festival’s video art and animation screening show. Authorization is the provocative suggestion in the era of total computerization and post-modern perception where the concept of “the original, the source, and the material nature of the real world” are devaluated and dissolved in copies and variations, translations and screenings. And the authorship is delegated to the viewer, interpreter, curator, moderator, commentator...

For more information, please contact Vladlena Gromova, The Authorization contest coordinator at