The prestigious festival "The Screen of Art" is preparing for its 17th edition, a celebration of the encounter between the world of cinema and the world of contemporary art.

However, in a special preview, the festival makes a stop in Venice, bringing a selection of the previous year's best films directly to Palazzo Grassi.

Let's find out all about the 17th edition Screen of Art Venice in Palazzo Grassi.

17th Edition Screen of Art Venice

17th edition Screen of Art Venice

The 17th edition Schermo dell'Arte Venezia will be held from November 13 to 17.

Meanwhile, the Florentine festival celebrating the marriage of cinema and contemporary art makes an exceptional stop in Venice, just before the opening of the Biennale.

17th Edition Screen of Art Venice: Evening program

From April 4-7, art and film lovers will enjoy a series of events designed especially for Venetian audiences.

The festival opens with an unconventional "lecture" by Lebanese director Rabih Mroué, who presents his "The Pixelated Revolution," a collage of videos shot during protests against the regime of Bashar al-Assad.

17th Venice Art Screen: From George Stubbs' Case Study to Nam June Paik

The program also includes must-see screenings such as Amie Siegel's "Bloodline," which explores the cultural significance of artworks through the study of George Stubbs' paintings.

Amanda Kim brings to the screen the documentary "Nam June Paik: Moon is the Oldest TV," an in-depth analysis of the father of video art.

The evening concludes with a viewing of "Dead Dance," a fascinating account of the installation created by Giulia Cenci for the Biennale Arte 2022.

17th edition Screen of Art Venice: history

Founded in 2008 by Massimo Carotti, Luca Dini and Silvia Lucchesi, "The Screen of Art" is much more than an annual festival.

Through exhibitions, productions of works and the VISIO European Programme on Artists' Moving Image artistic residency, the project offers a unique platform for the exploration of contemporary art and film.

Silvia Lucchesi's artistic direction and Leonardo Bigazzi's curatorship ensure rich programming and experiences.

For those who want to know more

The full program of the Venetian edition is available online, inviting all interested to participate in this extraordinary dialogue between art and cinema, which spreads across the waters of the evocative Venice Lagoon.

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