International ArtExpo, The Seven Project: Hidden & Forbidden Identities

Deadline: 9 January 2012
Open to: Professional artists, architects and designers, associate groups and studios
Venue: Venice (Italy) – February 15-20, 2012


International ArtExpo is an independent group of artists founded in 2001 and mainly dedicated to contemporary art and videoart. Most of their last events have been realized in museums, galleries, private foundations and public institutions around the world. Their object is to use new technologies to globalize the language of art, to connect the conceptual points of contact of artists working in every part of the world, all united in the thick plot of the world net.

They work with a number of national and international galleries as well as publishers, museums, curators and writers from all over the world. They help artists through solo and group exhibitions, gallery representation, magazine reviews and advertisements, press releases, internet promotion, as well as various curatorial projects.

International ArtExpo and The Seven Project are selecting all interesting video/short.films and photo works to include in the next 2012 Exhibition:

Hidden & Forbidden Identities – International Videoart Festival and Photo Exhibition at Procuratie Court Yards, San Marco / Giardini Greenhouse, near Biennale – Castello / Parish Church San Giovanni Battista in Bragora, Castello / Venezia Terminal Passeggeri, Stazione Marittima, Dorsoduro / Museum Palazzo Grimani –  Polo Museale di Venezia / Residence I.R.E Zitelle (Venice, Italy)

The selections will be based on the main concept of “Hidden & Forbidden Identities”. The Exhibition will be presented at the same time in different places of the city of Venice from 15 to 20 February in the contest of the project “Contaminating – For the Upcoming Thought”.


The participation is open to all professional artists, architects and designers, associate groups and studios.

The number of works with which you can participate is unlimited.

The participation in Hidden & Forbidden Identities requires an entry fee for every artwork submitted and selected.


All video works must be on DVD (PAL or NTSC), no matter what the original source medium. The maximum length of videos should be 10 minutes. All photo works on every kind of support are accepted. The maximum dimensions allowed per each image are 150 cm per side.

Send your works submissions with a CV/biography, videography and some still images (only for videoartists) and some samples of photo works (only for artists) to the postal address:

International ArtExpo
Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 33
70122 Bari, Italy

The deadline for applications is January 09, 2012.


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