Monday, July 26, 2010

FILE, International Festival of Electronic Language

FILE, International Festival of Electronic Language, the largest event of this kind in Brazil and Latin America, it started eleven years ago and it places Brazil in the global context of art and technology. This is a festival of artistic productions in the field of electronic and digital arts, besides being an indicator of the plurality of language in the contemporary world. In 2010, FILE accomplishes two achievements: FILE PRIX LUX and FILE PAI. The Festival takes place in Sao Paulo, from July 27th to August 29th, and involves the entire city with performances in various locations, all with free access.

FILE PAI (Public Interactive Art) is an art project which will occupy several areas of Paulista Avenue with interactive works. Instituto Cervantes, Conjunto Nacional, MASP, Fnac Bookstore, stations of the green line subway, buses circulating in the avenue, interactive projections and Fiesp will be all part of the places involved in FILE PAI.

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In 2010, FILE launches FILE PRIX LUX, an international prize for professionals in the area of electronic-digital languages. This is an unprecedented initiative in Latin America. This initiative was conceived to complement FILE's actions in the area of electronic and digital languages, with the intent of rewarding, motivating and stimulating the emergence of new talents.

FILE intends with FILE PRIX LUX, besides the exhibition and presentation of works, to add value to such manifestations, conferring to the awarded artists a national and international impact. The prize had received 1.235 registrations of 44 countries and then 90 works were nominated. The Awards ceremony happens on July 26th, 2010, at Teatro do SESI - São Paulo, with the opening of FILE exhibition.

When: July 27th to August 29th
How much: For free

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