VIDEO ART PROJECT II
Phoenicia Beirut, in collaboration with Rebecca Russo, President of Videoinsight® Foundation, launches VIDEO ART PROJECT II: LOVE TO LOVE exhibition
A new phase in the collaboration between Phoenicia Hotel and Rebecca Russo, President of Videoinsight® Foundation, was launched on 20th May 2016, with the opening of VIDEO ART PROJECT II: LOVE TO LOVE. This new exhibition of seven pieces of contemporary video art, courtesy of Rebecca Russo and Videoinsight® Foundation, is open to the general public and on display in the Phoenicia lobby space. Those staying at the Phoenicia will also be able to view a number of other new video art works in guest rooms, adding to the existing selection on the exclusive dedicated Video Art channel. Videoinsight® Foundation, one of the worlds’ largest video art collections, has collaborated with the Phoenicia since 2014 to display Video Art from its collection.
VIDEO ART PROJECT II: LOVE TO LOVE also incorporates the launch of a Video Art Competition, whose aim is to encourage and inspire artists in Lebanon. Entrants will compete for the grand prize of having their video work showcased at the Videoinsight® Foundation in Italy and the Phoenicia Hotel as well as a weekend stay at the Phoenicia for the winning artist. Artists interested in taking part in the competition are invited to inquire for more details by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The Video Art Competition and VIDEO ART PROJECT II: LOVE TO LOVE continues the commitment of the Videoinsight® Foundation’s vision and inspiration in Video Art, and adds to the Phoenicia’s established reputation as an art hotel that not only features many world-class works throughout its premises, but also seeks to support artists in Lebanon and the region, encouraging their talent to grow.
New Video Art works on display include works from Arjona Maria Jose’, Camerani Maurizio, Dvorak Filip, Duaia Eduardo, Garofalo Orazio, Gokcek Burcu, Goldiechiari, Lindholm Petra To Anne Marie, Logutov Vladimir, Momose Aya, Nezaket Ekici - Shahar Marcus, Pediconi Beatrice, Polska Agnieszka, Sissi as well as up and coming artist Duaia Eduardo.