BABYLON, Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, Berlin, big cinema hall (Eintritt frei | admission free)
Once a month on a Friday always at Midnight the two art enthusiasts Olaf Stüber and Ivo Wessel invite artists to show their work on the big screen of the “Dispositif Cinema” and to put them up for discourse. Every night is dedicated to one artist. The artist is present. Often there are shown first releases but also live acts, such as performances, concerts or artist talks.
The aim of Videoart at Midnight is to offer a forum for Berlin’s international art scene and to give an insight in to an artist media, which is gaining an increasing importance within the contemporary art production. Some times there are „stars“ such as Omer Fast, Anri Sala, Harun Farocki, Douglas Gordon, Phil Colins or Candice Breitz but also young and emerging artists.
Videoart at Midnight has become a cult event within the Berlin art scene which attracts up to 500 visitors on some evenings including curators, critics and of course artists.
Videoart at Midnight is a non-profit project. It's free and open to the public.
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