BIII Biennale of Moving Image | Expanded Senses: Art, Body, Communication

7/10/2015 - 11/10/2015

Papanikolaou Maria takes part in the collective exhibition Expanded Senses: Experiencing with all Senses and Shifting Boundaries in the context of the B3 Biennial of Moving Image in Frankurt at the Museum of Applied Arts curated by Anita Beckers and Bernd Kracke. Maria participates with her video installation The Art/Act of Escaping produced in 2013 and proposed by the Goethe Institute in Athens."The B3 Biennial of the Moving Image will take place in Frankfurt and the Rhine-Main region from October 7-11, 2015. It will focus on the overarching theme of Expanded Senses: Experiencing with all the Senses and Shifting Boundaries, and the importance of moving images for art, the body, and communication. This thematic triad is observed and examined from various perspectives in the three B3 modules of Parcours, Festival, and Campus/Marketplace.There are more than 200 regional, national, and international artists and media producers from 20 countries expected in the categories of art, film, TV, games, web, design and scholarship. In 20 different locations the B3 will devote itself thoroughly to TV and film projects, spectacular video and media art through exhibitions, screenings, performances, masterclasses, and discussions. It will illuminate the technical as well as thematic innovations in the world of games, and crosses genre boundaries in the field of transmedia storytelling. Star guests include Brian Eno, Mike Reiss, Dean O’Gorman, Anton Corbijn, Federico Solmi, John Gerrard, Lynn Hershman Leeson as well as Helena Acosta and Laurie Anderson.Prof. Bernd Kracke, President of the Academy of Art and Design Offenbach and Artistic Director of the B3 explains the uniqueness and diversity of the Biennial format: “In the B3 2015, the moving image in its manifold and diversified forms will once again be set in relation with our new main theme of Expanded Senses. The goal remains to use the B3 to establish a wide discourse around the moving image with partners from the realms of culture, scholarship, business, and finance in Frankfurt, and to create an event that serves as an international benchmark at the highest levels.” 

Abstract from the Museum Press Release