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B3 – ON DESIRE

With the key topic ON DESIRE, B3 will in fall 2017 reflect on the latest trends relating to the moving image in art and media from a political, technological and aesthetic perspective.  Desire as yearning, wish, lust or hope and its translation into moving images will be explored in an artistic, social, political, sociopolitical and historical perspective and critically examined. . . .

VIDEONALE.16 Festival for Video and Time-Based Arts 2017

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KINO DER KUNST 2017

a worldwide unique combination of film festival and art exhibition, held its third edition in April 2017. Movie theatres and museums all over Munich presented an International Competition as well as special focuses, artists talks, smposions and multi-channel installations.

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Roy Dib

Works


Statement

Roy Dib is an artist that works on the subjective constructions of space. His most recent works utilize scripted and archived footage to represent notions of the evasive self versus real place.


Biography

Born in 1983, Lebanon.
He lives and works in Beirut

Education

2012
Home Workspace Program
Ashkal Alwan – Beirut, Lebanon
2004
Master degree in Theater Studies and Performance Art
Institute of Fine Arts, Lebanese University – Beirut, Lebanon

Exhibitions

2015
- Fusion Festival, Berlin, Germany
- SICILIA QUEER Filmfest, Sicily, Italy
- Rome Independent Film Festival / Riff, Rome, Italy
- ALFILM Festival, Berlin ,Germany
- Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, LA, USA
- Kyiv International Short Film Festival, Kiev, Ukraine
- SICILIA QUEER Filmfest, Sicilia, Italy
- Roze Filmdagen, 18th Amsterdam LGBTQ Film Festival, Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Glasgow Short Film Festival, Glasgow, Scotland
- Mardi Gras Film festival, Sydney, Australia
- Brisbane Queer Film Festival, Brisbane, Australia
- 4th Pink Life Queer Film Festival, Ankara - Istanbul, Turkey
- Black Movie Film Festival, Geneva, Switzerland

2014
- Exposure 2014, Beirut Art Center, Beirut, Lebanon
- Bucharest International Experimental Film festival, Bucharest, Romania
- Palestine Film Festival, London, UK
- DIALOGUES: Calcutta International LGBT Film & Video Festival, Calcutta, India
- 33rd Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Uppsala, Sweden
- Produce 2014, Istanbul Art International, Istanbul, Turkey
- Queer Lisboa International Film Festival, Lisbon, Portugal
- Safar: The Festival of Popular Arab Cinema, London, UK
- Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival, Berwick upon Tweed, UK
- Melbourne International Film Festival, Melbourne, Australia
- Lebanese Film Festival, Beirut, Lebanon
- Meeting Points 7, 21er Haus Gallery, Curated by What, How and for Whom / WHW Curatorial collective in collaboration with Luisa Ziaja (curator Belvedere/21er Haus), Vienna, Austria
- EcransMed-3, Montreal, Canada
- Locomotion, Artist's Moving Image Festival, London, UK
- IndieMovingImage, Graça Brandão Gallery, Curated by João Laia as part of 11° IndieLisboa Film Festival, Lisbon, Portugal
- 5° Middle East Now Film Festival, Florence, Italy
- 4° Video Works by Ashkal Alwan - Curated section, Beirut, Lebanon
- 64th Berlinale, Forum Expanded Section, Berlin, Germany

2013
- Videobrasil 18th Edition, Sao Paulo, Brazil
- International Film Festival Rotterdam 2013, Rotterdam, Netherlands
- Senatsreservenspeicher Berlin Gallery, Berlin Art Week 2013, Berlin, Germany
- Parallel Vienna 2013, Vienna, Austria

2012
- The Garden of Eden - Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
- Home Workspace Program, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, Lebano

2011
- Video Works 2011, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, Lebanon

Works

2014
A Spectacle of Privacy
Video Installation, 9 min

2014
Mondial 2010
Short Film, 19 min 30 s

2012
“Objects in Mirror are Closer Than They Appear”
Video Installation, 2 channels, 15 min

2011
“Under a Rainbow”
Video, 17 min

2004
“B Mitl Beirut” (B Like Beirut)
Short Film, 17 min
Institute of Fine Arts, Lebanese University – Beirut, Lebanon

Awards

- Best Short Film - The TEDDY Award, Berlinale, Berlin 2014
- Best First Film, Lebanese Film Festival, Beirut 2014
- Inntravel Award for Best Short Film, Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival, Berwick-Upon-Tweed 2014
- Best Short Film - Queer Lisboa International Film Festival, Lisbon 2014
- Uppsala Grand Prix - Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Uppsala 2014
- Best Film Award - Sicilia Queer FilmFest Award, Sicily 2015
- Special Mention - Palermo Pride, Sicilia Queer FilmFest Award, Sicily 2015

Roy Dib
Born in 1983, Lebanon. He lives and works in Beirut Education 2012 Home Workspace Program Ashkal Alwan – Beirut, Lebanon 2004 Master degree in Theater Studies and Performance Art Institute of Fine Arts, Lebanese University – Beirut, Lebanon Exhibitions 2015 - Fusion Festival, Berlin, Germany - SICILIA QUEER Filmfest, Sicily, Italy - Rome Independent Film Festival / Riff, Rome, Italy - ALFILM Festival, Berlin ,Germany - Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, LA, USA - Kyiv International Short Film Festival, Kiev, Ukraine - SICILIA QUEER Filmfest, Sicilia, Italy - Roze Filmdagen, 18th Amsterdam LGBTQ Film Festival, Amsterdam, Netherlands - Glasgow Short Film Festival, Glasgow, Scotland - Mardi Gras Film festival, Sydney, Australia - Brisbane Queer Film Festival, Brisbane, Australia - 4th Pink Life Queer Film Festival, Ankara - Istanbul, Turkey - Black Movie Film Festival, Geneva, Switzerland 2014 - Exposure 2014, Beirut Art Center, Beirut, Lebanon - Bucharest International Experimental Film festival, Bucharest, Romania - Palestine Film Festival, London, UK - DIALOGUES: Calcutta International LGBT Film & Video Festival, Calcutta, India - 33rd Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Uppsala, Sweden - Produce 2014, Istanbul Art International, Istanbul, Turkey - Queer Lisboa International Film Festival, Lisbon, Portugal - Safar: The Festival of Popular Arab Cinema, London, UK - Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival, Berwick upon Tweed, UK - Melbourne International Film Festival, Melbourne, Australia - Lebanese Film Festival, Beirut, Lebanon - Meeting Points 7, 21er Haus Gallery, Curated by What, How and for Whom / WHW Curatorial collective in collaboration with Luisa Ziaja (curator Belvedere/21er Haus), Vienna, Austria - EcransMed-3, Montreal, Canada - Locomotion, Artist's Moving Image Festival, London, UK - IndieMovingImage, Graça Brandão Gallery, Curated by João Laia as part of 11° IndieLisboa Film Festival, Lisbon, Portugal - 5° Middle East Now Film Festival, Florence, Italy - 4° Video Works by Ashkal Alwan - Curated section, Beirut, Lebanon - 64th Berlinale, Forum Expanded Section, Berlin, Germany 2013 - Videobrasil 18th Edition, Sao Paulo, Brazil - International Film Festival Rotterdam 2013, Rotterdam, Netherlands - Senatsreservenspeicher Berlin Gallery, Berlin Art Week 2013, Berlin, Germany - Parallel Vienna 2013, Vienna, Austria 2012 - The Garden of Eden - Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France - Home Workspace Program, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, Lebano 2011 - Video Works 2011, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, Lebanon Works 2014 A Spectacle of Privacy Video Installation, 9 min 2014 Mondial 2010 Short Film, 19 min 30 s 2012 “Objects in Mirror are Closer Than They Appear” Video Installation, 2 channels, 15 min 2011 “Under a Rainbow” Video, 17 min 2004 “B Mitl Beirut” (B Like Beirut) Short Film, 17 min Institute of Fine Arts, Lebanese University – Beirut, Lebanon Awards - Best Short Film - The TEDDY Award, Berlinale, Berlin 2014 - Best First Film, Lebanese Film Festival, Beirut 2014 - Inntravel Award for Best Short Film, Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival, Berwick-Upon-Tweed 2014 - Best Short Film - Queer Lisboa International Film Festival, Lisbon 2014 - Uppsala Grand Prix - Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Uppsala 2014 - Best Film Award - Sicilia Queer FilmFest Award, Sicily 2015 - Special Mention - Palermo Pride, Sicilia Queer FilmFest Award, Sicily 2015

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