13th 404 FESTIVAL
13th 404 FESTIVAL
The 13th edition of “404 International Festival of Art & Technology”, will be held in Bogotá, Colombia,
from 11th to 14th October 2016 at Capital Junior College & Gallery C ++ .
“404 International Festival of Art and Technology”, born in the city of Rosario, Argentina, in December 2004, is an independent nonprofit project whose main objective is to democratize culture, spreading artistic productions that unite art with technology and creating an environment where artists relate with the community.
“404 Festival” is the oldest festival of Art and Technology of Argentina and its particularity lies in being an itinerant initiative, having been presented also in other countries such as Austria, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan and Colombia.
More than a thousand artists, professors and researchers from forty-six countries have been part of this project that, overcoming a decade, has enjoyed the presence of one million visitors, amongst which stand out public school students of the country and abroad, they have reaffirmed the social impact of this proposal, which currently links with universities and MediaLabs worldwide.
“404 Festival” has been awarded by the National Endowment for the Arts and declared of National Interest by the Ministry of Culture of the Presidency of the Argentine Nation.
Over the course of its thirteen uninterrupted editions it has counted with high hierarchy support, including the National University of Rosario, Faculty of Humanities and Arts, Ministry of Innovation and Culture of the Province of Santa Fe, French Alliance of Rosario, Center for Canadian Studies Rosario, Mondriaan Foundation (Netherlands), Council of Quebec (Canada) , Gruppo 78 (Italy), Audiovisual Russian Academy (Russia), Department of Cultural Affairs of the Government of Taipei (Taiwan), University of Fitchburg, University of Lowell, University of Denver (USA), National University of Arts in Taiwan and UNESCO.
Under the motto “Hoax the System”, this exhibition will consist of an innovative unprecedented
display with interactive installations, videos, digital images.
This festival is free entrance, open to the public.
The artists that will be present in Bogotá, Colombia during the 13th edition are:
Dr. Lin Pey Chwen (Taiwan), Jeffu Warmouth (USA), Sadam Fujioka (Japan), Peppercorns (Taiwan),
Ellen Wetmore (USA), Chou, Zhu, Liew & Wang (Taiwan), David Clark (Canada), Wei-Peng Kuo (Taiwan),
Merlin´s Mustache Lab (Taiwan), Miguel Kuan Bahamón and Ramiro Camelo (Colombia).
On Tuesday, October 11, at 19:00 the opening ceremony will be held with the artists present. On Wednesday 12, Thursday 13 and Friday 14, from 11:00 to 19:00, the exhibition will be open to the public with free admission.
On Tuesday, October 11, at 20 hs (Argentina), the opening ceremony will be streamed live on the ground floor of the New Building of Fine Arts of the Faculty of Humanities and Arts of Rosario. From 17:00, there will be video projections and chat with artists during assembly at Capital Junior College of Colombia.
HOAX THE SYSTEM