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2015-2016 news concerning Rencontres Internationales, including our online activities, ongoing collaborations and other projects. News concerning Rencontres Internationales, dates and events in Paris and Berlin announcements, exhibited artist list and call for entries dates announcements. News concerning our online activities, on Tv lab or on our video-on-demand platform, Skybox new programmes announcements, news about our social networks. News concerning our other projects, about "moving_image a contemporary ABC" or temporary exhibitions, occasional screenings and round table participation announcements.
Save the dates for Berlin 2016
Les Rencontres Internationales in Berlin
March 15-20, 2016, at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt
10/02/2016

The next Les Rencontres Internationales in Berlin will be held on March 15-20, 2016, at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt. Premières, cartes blanches, special events, video programmes, performances, discussions... The detailed programme will be posted on the web site on February 29.
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Save the date for Paris 2016
Les Rencontres Internationales in Paris
January 12-17, 2016, at Gaîté Lyrique
16/11/2015

The next Les Rencontres Internationales will be held in Paris at Gaîté Lyrique on January 12-17, 2016. It will offer 6 days of discovery and reflection focused on contemporary moving image practices covering the fields of new cinema and contemporary art. In the presence of artists and filmmakers from all over the world, the event will offer an international programme gathering internationally-known artists and filmmakers and young artists and filmmakers presented for the first time. The programme will be posted on late December. Subscribe to our newsletter to receive more news about the programme.
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Closing of the 2015 call for entries
Programme decisions will be posted soon
02/11/2015

The 2015 call for entries is closed since October 26. A permanent call for entries replaces it, and enables any individual or organization to enter new submissions to the following programme.
The receipt confirmations have been sent at the beginning of November. Programme decisions for the next Rencontres Internationales will be sent in December. Answers concerning entries submitted after October 26, will be sent in October 2016.

This year again, the call for entries has gained a great wide distribution. More than 5 217 entries from 107 different countries have been received, thanks to the relay of hundreds of European and organizations, media, institutions and networks.

Countries of origin of the works are the following one, by decreasing order of the number of submissions: France, Germany, United States, Spain, Canada, United Kingdom, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, Austria, Greece, Portugal, Australia, Brazil, Finland, Argentina, Israel, Sweden, Switzerland, Poland, Colombia, China, India, Iran, Norway, Mexico, Taiwan, Ireland, Denmark, Russia, South Korea, Chile, Romania, Serbia, Peru, Turkey, Hong Kong, Japan, Croatia, New-Zealand, Bulgaria, Morocco, Pakistan, Thailand, Hungary, Estonia, Lithuania, Czech Republic, South Africa, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Egypt, Slovenia, Bangladesh, Philippines, Slovakia, Albania, Iceland, Macedonia, Singapore, Uruguay, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cuba , Ukraine, Venezuela, Ecuador, Tunisia, Cyprus, Indonesia, Kuwait, Malaysia, Moldova, Senegal, Vietnam, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Mauritius, Montenegro, Nigeria, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Belarus, Bolivia, Cameroon, Honduras, Macao, Nepal, Salvador, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Cape Verde, Congo Brazzaville, Dominican Republic, United Arab Emirates, Faeroe islands, Greenland, Kyrgyzstan, Mali, Monaco, Niger, Palestine, Panama, Paraguay, Sri Lanka, Togo, Vanuatu.
European Union
Europe (except EU))
North America
South and Central America
Asia
Middle East
Oceania
Africa
63,34%
5,51%
12,31%
7,14%
3,95%
2,79%
2,54%
2,42%

The selection is underway since July, and will be completed soon. It will be announced on our website at the beginning of December.

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Call for entries. Extended deadline
Prolongation: until October 26, 2015
10/10/2015

The call for entries for the next Les Rencontres Internationales is extended until October 26, 2015. Any individual or organization can submit one or several proposals. The call for entries is open to film, video and multimedia submission, without any restrictions for length or genre. Any submission is free, regardless of geographical origin.

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2015-2016 Call for entries
Deadline: October 15, 2015
30/08/2015

The call for entries for the next Les Rencontres Internationales is open until October 15, 2015. Any individual or organization can submit one or several proposals. The call for entries is open to film, video and multimedia submission, without any restrictions for length or genre. Any submission is free, regardless of geographical origin.

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The next Les Rencontres Internationales in Paris
January 12-17, 2016, at Gaîté Lyrique
16/08/2015

The next Les Rencontres Internationales will be held in Paris at Gaîté Lyrique on January 12-17, 2016. It will offer 6 days of discovery and reflection focused on contemporary moving image practices covering the fields of new cinema and contemporary art. In the presence of artists and filmmakers from all over the world, the event will offer an international programme gathering internationally-known artists and filmmakers and young artists and filmmakers presented for the first time. Subscribe to our newsletter to receive more news about the programme.
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Image_lab
A new project in the works
20/07/2015
A new section of the art-action.org website is being created. Practices and cultural uses online alter our relationship to images and we want to question this development and its challenges. Image_lab will be developed over a two year period, with the gradual implementation of different modules and their successive versions acting as stages of reflection. The streaming channel, Tv lab, will expand with the hosting of archived debates and round tables which were held as part of the Rencontres Internationales in recent years. The event is attended by over a hundred curators, museum directors and programmers from around the world, who provide an important reflection on contemporary audiovisual and multimedia practices. This expanded version, Tv lab plus, also presents an opportunity to broadcast specific works and allows the user the possibility of sharing the content. In parallel, a video-on-demand platform will be created, intended primarily for media libraries, art schools and universities. An application is being specifically developed to allow anyone to experience the work involved in programming, to express their point of views and to share them. Finally, Skybox will complement this reflection on the dissemination of moving images, through regular screenings and a space to experiment with text, image and sound treatment.

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Press and professionals accreditations
Requests for 2015-2016
16/07/2015

Accreditation request for the next Les Rencontres Internationales in Paris is open until January 8, 2016. Accreditation/pass - for press and professionals only - grants priority access to the programme. Each request is submitted to the approval of the departments concerned.

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Some highlights
of the next Rencontres Intenationales in Berlin
02/06/2015

Here are some highlights of the next Les Rencontres Internationales which will be held in Berlin on June 23-28, 2015, at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt:
The Opening night on Tuesday, June 23. Les Rencontres Internationales invites you to discover a surprise programme gathering 5 rare films and videos shown as German Première..
Wednesday, June 24, German Première of “Kommunisten”, the latest film by Jean-Marie Straub.
Thursday, June 25, German Première of the latest film by Claire Denis, from a text by Christine Angot, “Voilà l’enchaînement”, in the presence of the filmmaker.
Friday, June 26, German Première of “Tonight and the People” by Neil Beloufa.
Saturday, June 27, German Première of the video performance “Film noir 001” by La Ribot, in the presence of the artist.
The closing screening on Sunday, June 28, Berlin Première of “Ming of Harlem” by Phillip Warnell, in the presence of the filmmaker.
Among the 110 programmed films and videos, often in German Première: Sandro Aguilar (pt), Jane et Louise Wilson (uk), Thom Andersen (us), Knut Asdam (no), Christian Barani (fr), Magnus Bärtås (se), Neil Beloufa (fr), Laurence Bonvin (ch), Manon De Boer et George Van Dam (be), Sebastian Diaz Morales (ar/nl), Clemencia Echeverri (co), Kevin Jerome Everson (us), Christoph Girardet (de), Maj Hasager (dk), Isabelle Hayeur (ca), Aglaia Konrad (be), Masbedo (it), Carlos Motta (co), Hans Op De Beeck (be), Cristina Picchi (it), Kerstin Schroedinger et Mareike Bernien (de), Hannes Schüpbach (ch), Lina Selander et Oscar Mangione (se), Deborah Stratman (us), Salla Tykkä (fi), Eduardo Williams (ar).

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Les Rencontres Internationales in Berlin
From June 23rd to 28th, 2015 at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt
20/05/2015

Contemporary visual culture occupies the interface between aesthetic, social and political issues and adapts to the continuing development of production and dissemination technologies. The Rencontres Internationales offers a future-oriented way of observing these practices.
After Paris last December at Gaîté Lyrique, Les Rencontres Internationales will offer during 6 days a space for discovery and thought covering the fields of new cinema and contemporary art.

OPENING
TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 2015 - FROM 8PM
Keynote / Screening / Party

Unique event in Europe, Les Rencontres Internationales provides a rare opening on contemporary audiovisual practices. Documentary approaches, experimental fictions, videos, hybrid forms: the programme of Rencontres Internationales is the result of a thorough research and invitations to some artists, personalities from the cinema and the contemporary art.
In the presence of artists and filmmakers from all over the world, the event will offer an international program gathering 110 works from 40 countries, internationally-known artists and filmmakers and young artists and filmmakers presented for the first time: screenings - Premières, cartes blanches, video programme -, performances, and panel discussion in the presence of art centre and museum directors. curators, artists and distributors who will share their experience and concerns about current moving image practices.

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Berlin 2015 shortlist
Artists at the next Les Rencontres Internationales
10/05/2015

We are glad to announce the complete list of the artists who will be presented in the framework of the next Les Rencontres Internationales in Berlin:
Sandro Aguilar, Thom Andersen, Knut Asdam, Christian Barani, Magnus Bärtås, Neil Beloufa, Louidgi Beltrame, Manuel Billi, Piotr Blajerski, Laurence Bonvin, Nicolas Boone, Louise Botkay, Halida Boughriet, Jamie Buckley, Michael Busch, Jeannette Castioni, Wim Catrysse, Kent Chan, Emma Charles, Assila Cherfi, Chen Hung Chiu, Adam Chodzko, Davy Chou, Aleesa Cohene, Roberto Collío, Eli Cortiñas Hidalgo, Josef Dabernig, Felice D'Agostino et Arturo Lavorato, Manon De Boer et George Van Dam, Anouk De Clercq, Eléonore De Montesquiou, Claire Denis, Robbrecht Desmet, Sebastian Diaz Morales, Benjamin Dufour et Régis Feugère, Pierre Edouard Dumora, Clemencia Echeverri, Teboho Joscha Edkins, Mélissa Epaminondi, Micael Espinha, Kevin Jerome Everson, Kevin Jerome Everson, Soren Thilo Funder, Anton Ginzburg, Christoph Girardet, Felipe Guerrero, Simon Gush, Michael Hanna, Maj Hasager, Isabelle Hayeur, Tomas Hendriks, Juliane Henrich, Jan Hoeft, Adla Isanovic, Nick Jordan et Jacob Cartwright, Claudia Joskowicz, Ernst Karel et Pawel Wojtasik, Toby Lee, Thomas Kneubühler, Aglaia Konrad, Konstantina Kotzamani, Hayoun Kwon, La Ribot, Eelyn Lee, Boaz Levin et Adam Kaplan, Nicolas Maigret, Elke Marhöfer, Masbedo, Dan Mihaltianu, Carlos Motta, Jorunn Myklebust Syversen, Arash Nassiri, Gerald Nestler, Arjuna Neuman, Bettina Nürnberg et Dirk Peuker, Hans Op De Beeck, Katarzyna Pacura et Jan Szewczyk, Dan Perez et Benjamin Klintoe, Désirée Pfenninger, Cristina Picchi, Theo Prodromidis, Ella Raidel, Sj Ramir, Miguel Rato, Dominik Ritszel, Paul Ritt, Michael Robinson, Rajee Samarasinghe, Denis Savary, Justin Schmitz, Kerstin Schroedinger et Mareike Bernien, Hannes Schüpbach, Lina Selander et Oscar Mangione, Marta Serna, Ding Shiwei, Rafiqul Shuvo, John Skoog, Sam Smith, Deborah Stratman, Jesse Sugarmann, Theodore Tagholm, Mont Tesprateep, Salla Tykkä, Loïc Vanderstichelen et Jean-Paul Jacquet, Ana Vaz, Matthew Verdon, Kay Walkowiak, Phillip Warnell, Willoh S. Weiland, Eduardo Williams, Jane et Louise Wilson, Andrew Norman Wilson, Juan Alfonso Zapata, Julius Ziz.

Artists presented in the video library:
Soufiane Adel, Jean-baptiste Alazard, Michele Amaglio, Annabelle Amoros, Daniel Aschwanden et Conny Zenk, Kush Badhwar, Bridget Ann Baker, Steven Ball et Rastko Novakovic, Gregg Biermann, Caroline Campbell, Mi Chai, Teresa Delgado et Jakob Kirchheim, Ruben Desiere, Irineu Destourelles, Daniel Nicolae Djamo, Pranjal Dua, Charlotte Dunker, Sara Eliassen, Simohammed Fettaka, Felice Hapetzeder, Paul Hendrikse, Henri Herré, Wei-ming Ho, Do Hoang, Philippine Hoegen, Chia-wei Hsu, Artem Iurchenko, Stefan Ivancic, Benny Jaberg, Daniel Jacoby, Pablo Kaes, Jane Jin Kaisen, Daniel Kötter, Yunjoo Kwak, Salomé Lamas, Ardina(ine) Lamers, Lucrezia Lippi, Jenny Marketou, Francesco Mattuzzi, Theis Mølstrøm Christensen, Jonathan Monaghan, Gavin Murphy, Francis Naranjo, Art Collective Neozoon, Christoph Oertli, Nour Ouayda, Kelvin Kyung Kun Park, Lucy Parker, Vijai Patchineelam, Chinmoyi Patel, Agustín Peralta Lemes, Kanchanit Phosawat, Joana Pimenta, Pascal Piron et Karolina Markiewicz, Michael Poetschko, Joakim Pusenius, Rodd Rathjen, Steve Reinke, Jessica Sarah Rinland, Philippe Rouy, Fette Sans, Renu Savant, Victoria Sayago et Bruno Stecconi, Sabine Schöbel, Maya Schweizer, Michaela Schwentner, Abigail Sidebotham, Federico Solmi, Thomas Taube, Rob Todd, Minh-quy Truong, Arthur Tuoto, Carlos Vásquez Méndez, Ivar Veermäe, Fernando Vilchez Rodriguez, Cristian Villavicencio Ruiz, Helena Wittmann, Chao Yong.

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Social networks
Online posting of a summary page
03/05/2015

All our social networks have been grouped on the same page. We can be found on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram of course, but also on Vimeo, Tumblr, Pinterest, Vine, LinkedIn, Google+, Livestream and Flikr. We are active on all of these networks in order to increase interactive opportunities with the different communities to which you contribute. To keep you up to date and informed of our news, we regularly post pictures, videos, invitations and links on our networks.

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Membership
Become a member
15/04/2015

As january 2016 we are pleased to announce the opportunity to benefit from the many advantages we offer during our regular or one-time events, which can also to be found on our website throughout the year. Priority and free access to all events, invitations to the opening and closing ceremonies, professional cocktails and parties, access to a video-on-demand platform, live broadcasting, gifts and many surprises..

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Tv lab
Interviews and reports
04/04/2015

The streaming channel TV Lab is once again available on our website. Regularly updated with interviews, reports and summaries of recent Rencontres Internationales programmes, the event is a yearly opportunity to host global artists and professionals where they can present their work and research. TV Lab re-visits the event and extends the experience of the artists' work through their words.
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Moving_image. Closing of the screening series
Z as Zarathoustra - Wednesday, March 4th 2015 at the Gaîté Lyrique
20/02/2015

Using the 26th letter of their Alphabet book, MOVING_IMAGE presents six unique films questioning the possibility of sight and sound. The "disparate singularities" mentioned by Gilles Deleuze at the end of his Alphabet book, suddenly make sense: the assertion of a perspective and a position in the world. The screenings include a special presentation of "Our Man" (O Homem nosso) by Pedro Costa, as well as films by Rafiqul Shuvo, Christian Barani, Dominik Ritszel, Halida Boughriet and Louise Botkay.
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Moving_image #23
W as Wonderland - Wednesday, February 4th 2015 at the Gaîté Lyrique
18/01/2015

For the 23rd letter of their Alphabet book Moving_Image revisits and transposes Lewis Carroll's inverted world of "Alice in Wonderland" with 6 rare films and videos, which question the logic and randomness of our contemporary world. The screenings include a special presentation of "Ghosts Before Breakfast" by Hans Richter, as well as films by Loic Vanderstichelen and Jean-Paul Jacquet, Eduardo Williams, Bjørn Melhus, Federico Solmi and Konstantina Kotzamani.
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Moving_image #22
V as Vestige - Wednesday, January 7th 2015, at the Gaîté Lyrique
25/12/2014

For the 22nd letter of their Alphabet book, MOVING_IMAGE questions the notion of vestiges and of memories. The remains of ancient utopias or those of a society out of time, memories of history, fragile traces of our dreams and invisible monuments. Five rare films and videos by Ding Shiwei, Hans Op de Beeck, Lina Selander, Jonathan Perel and Apichatpong Weerasethakul.
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