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PAST SCREENNGS & EVENTS


September 1, 2013 (SUN) 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Manipulated Image #23

A LABOR DAY WEEKEND SPECIAL @ Coagula Curatorial

NEW PERFORMANCES by Los Angeles-based artists:
Gelare Khoshgozaran (HAIRIE BROWN: THE TIMES THEY ARE X'CHANGIN')
Christy Roberts

Don't Eat the Yellow Snow
videoart curated by
Alysse Stepanian of Manipulated Image

Christopher Coleman (USA)
Wei-Ming Ho (Taiwan)
M.R.Adytama Pranada Charda (Indonesia)
Guli Silberstein (UK)
Alysse Stepanian (USA)
Farideh Shahsavarani (Iran/USA)
Morehshin Allahyari (USA)
Jonathan Monaghan (USA)
Eric Hynynen (Finland)
Kasumi (USA)
Michael Lasater (USA)

Trial & Error
videoart curated by MI's Swedish partners
Eva Olsson and Jonas Nilsson of art:screen

work by Swedish artists:
Radmila Knezevic
Dorna Aslanzadeh
Eva Olsson
Anders Weberg
Nina Lassila
Caroline Näslund
Rasmus Albertsen
Jonas Nilsson
Mattias Härenstam
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June 30, 2013 (SUN) 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Manipulated Image #22
Sunday Night Screenings @ Coagula Curatorial
inaugural event
Joe Merrell (Los Angeles)
Payam Mofidi (Iran & Montreal/Canada)
Kathy Rose (Philadelphia, USA)
Christine Schiavo (Brooklyn, New York)
Alysse Stepanian (Los Angeles)
WIFE (Los Angeles)
Dorian Wood (Los Angeles)
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Manipulated Image #21

Nietzsche Was A Man
videoart by 19 Iranian women from 7 countries
co-curated by Alysse Stepanian(USA) and Neda Darzi (Iran)

Malmö konsthall, Sweden
April 10 - June 15, 2014

Fonlad Digital Art Festival Coimbra/Portugal
Espaço Artes Multimédia e Performance
September 28, 2013

Museo Ex-Teresa Arte Actual in Mexico City
June 7- July 21, 2013

Fereshteh Alamshah (Iran)
Morehshin Allahyari (USA)
Maneli Aygani (USA/Iran)
Neda Darzi (Iran)
Mozhgan Erfani (France)
Samira Eskandarfar (Iran)
Celia Eslamieh Shomal (Netherlands)
Roxy Farhat (Sweden)
Tara Goudarzi (Iran)
Samira Hashemi (Iran/USA)
Haleh Jamali (UK)
Gelare Khoshgozaran (USA)
Shahrzad Malekian (Iran)
Azadeh Nilchiani (France)
Raha Rastifard (Iran/Germany)
Farideh Shahsavarani (Iran/USA)
Alysse Stepanian (USA)
Parya Vatankhah (France)
Raheleh (Minoosh) Zomorodinia (USA)
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Manipulated Image #20

selections by Alysse Stepanian for the
Global Art & Moving Images Awards Directed by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne
screenings at various international venues/ dates
Guli Silberstein (London/UK) | Wei-Ming Ho (Taipei/Taiwan)

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In 2013 this curation travels to the following venues (scroll down this page for information on these festivals)

July 5, 2013
Festival Miden
Kalamata's Historic Center (Amfeias' square)
Kalamata, Greece


March 9 - April 21, 2013
Vetlanda Museum in Sweden (art:screen fest on tour)

Friday, Feb 8, 22:30 and Saturday, Feb 9, 18:30
700IS Reindeerland event @ the Nordic House in Reykjavík, Iceland


October 5, 2012; 13:30
Manipulated Image #19

Bio Roxy (Örebro, Sweden) - art:screen Fest 2012
Don't Eat the Yellow Snow

10 artists, 5 countries: curated by Alysse Stepanian
Christopher Coleman (Colorado, USA) | Wei-Ming Ho (Taipei/Taiwan) |M.R.Adytama Pranada Charda (Bandung and Jakarta/Indonesia) | Guli Silberstein (London/UK) | Farideh Shahsavarani (Tehran/Iran & Chicago/USA) |Morehshin Allahyari (Dallas & Denver/USA) | Jonathan Monaghan (New York/USA) Eric Hynynen (Ivalo/Finland) | Kasumi (USA) | Michael Lasater (Indiana/USA)

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July 25, 2012; 7PM – 8PM Tehran’s time
Q&A with the curators via the internet: 8-8:30PM
Manipulated Image #18

Sazmanab (Tehran, Iran): Private Negations
Experimental video animations by 14 aritsts Co-curated by Morehshin Allahyari (Dallas & Denver, USA) Alysse Stepanian (Los Angeles)

Christopher Coleman (Colorado, USA) | Sachiko Hayashi *Sweden) | Shane Mecklenburger (Ohio, USA) | Jonathan Monaghan (Brooklyn, NY) | Morehshin Allahyari (Dallas & Denver, USA) | Jon Satrom (Chicago, USA) | Alysse Stepanian & Philip Mantione (Los Angeles) | Michael Lasater (Indiana, USA) | Jenny Vogel (New York & Dallas, USA ) | Claudia Hart (Chicago, USA) | Lily & Hongle i(New York) | Gerald Guthrie (Illinois, USA) | Albert Merino (Barcelona, Spain) | Julia Zastava (Moscow, Russia)
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2012

MI_LosAngeles2012

video screenings, performances and installations at various locations in
Los Angeles
curated by Alysse Stepanian


April 29, 2012 (SUN) 7pm - 10pm
Manipulated Image #17
ARENA 1 Gallery (Santa Monica, California)
memory and identity
video art, sound and video installations, performances, presentation of PROJECT [SFIP] BY KISITO ASSANGNI (video art from Africa)...

collection of "memory" and "identity"videos by 10 US artists:
Lana Z. Caplan (Boston)
Brian DeLevie (Denver)
Ron Diorio (NYC)
Michael Greathouse (NYC)
Soyeon Jung (Milwaukee)
Laleh Mehran (Colorado)
Joe Merrell (L.A.)
David Montgomery (Florida)
Christine Schiavo (NY)
Brooks Williams (NYC)

also video by Alysse Stepanian

PERFORMANCES
Mariel Carranza (L.A.)
Soyeon Jung (Milwaukee)

INSTALLATIONS
Philip Mantione (L.A./sound)
Joe Merrell (L.A./video)

ARTIST TALK
Soyeon Jung, Philip Mantione, and Joe Merrell discuss their work

PROJECT [SFIP]
by Kisito Assangni (MI's invited guest curator):
Still Fighting Ignorance & Intellectual Perfidy... a selection of African video art that moves beyond cliché.
Jude Anogwih (Nigeria)
Younes Baba-Ali (Morocco)
Saidou Dicko (Burkina Faso)
Ndoye Douts (Senegal)
Kokou Ekouagou (Togo)
Mohamed El Baz (Morocco)
Samba Fall (Senegal)
Nicene Kossentini (Tunisia)
Kai Lossgott (South Africa)
Michele Magema (D.Congo)
Nathalie M'ba Bikoro & Iris Musolf (Gabon)
Johan Thom (South Africa)
Saliou traoré (Burkina Faso)
Guy Woueté (Cameroon)
Ezra Wube (Ethiopia)

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February 25, 2012 (SAT) 8pm-10pm
Manipulated Image #16
Echo Park Film Center (EPFC) (Los Angeles)
GUTTURAL!

WILFRIED AGRICOLA DE COLOGNE (Germany)
MARTIN BACK (Texas)
PAULO R. C. BARROS (Brazil)
NICLAS HALLBERG & STINA PEHRSDOTTER (Sweden)
HEY-YEUN JANG (New York City)
RKDB (Oakland, California) - discussed his work

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January 28, 2012 (SAT) 5pm - 7pm
Manipulated Image #15
Torrance Art Museum - TAM (Torrance, California)
A Curious Sense of Calm

GERALD GUTHRIE (Illinois, USA)
ADNAN HUSSAIN (Los Angeles, USA) - discussed his work
KIKA NICOLELA (São Paulo, Brazil)
YUKO TAKEMURA (London, UK)

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2011 - 2012
Manipulated Image #14
Various international locations: invitational curation for CologneOFF 2011
Close To My Heart

video art by 9 Iranian artists
Morehshin Allahyari (Iran/USA), Maneli Aygan (Iran/USA), Neda Darzi (Iran), Samira Eskandarfar (Iran), Gelare Khoshgozaran (Iran/USA), Laleh Mehran (Iran/USA), Payam Mofidi (Iran/France), Hamed Shahihi (Iran), Parya Vatankhah (Iran/France)

CologneOFF 2011 (& 2012) touring exhibitions:

Digital Marrakech (Morocco) December 6-8, 2012
CeC - Carnival of e_Creativity (Sattal, India) February 24-26, 2012
Shams - The Sunflower (Beirut, Lebanon) September 2, 2011
Arteles & Galleria Rajatila (Tampere, Finland) May 28, 2011
OFFizyna Szczecin & Szczecin 2016 Culture’s Observatory (Szczecin, Poland) May 14, 2011
Arad Art Museum (Romania) April 2, 2011
CologneOFF 2011 VideoChannel (online)

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MANIPULATED IMAGE HAS NOW MOVED TO LOS ANGELES & CONTINUES ITS INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS
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Sunday, May 16, 2010, 8:00 - 10:00pm
Manipulated Image #13
Center For Contemporary Art cinematheque (Santa Fe, USA)
Absence||Presence
Ausência || Presença

EXPERIMENTAL SHORT VIDEOS BY 20 ARTISTS FROM 6 COUNTRIES
Curated by Kika Nicolela of Brazil and Alysse Stepanian
SELECTIONS BY ALYSSE STEPANIAN: GERALD GUTHRIE (Illinois, USA), NIKOLAY KURBATSKY (Saint Petersburg, Russia), YARON LAPID (London, UK), EVA OLSSON (Sweden), SIMONE STOLL (Germany and USA), ANDERS WEBERG (Malmö, Sweden)
SELECTIONS BY KIKA NICOLELA (videos from Brazil): RENATA PADOVAN, CARLOSMAGNO RODRIGUES, GISELLE BEIGUELMAN, NINO CAIS, LUIZ ROQUE, FELIPE BARROS, MARCELO AMORIM, DELLANI LIMA and ANA MORAVI, JULIANA MUNDIM, LUCAS BAMBOZZI, FERNANDO VELÁZQUEZ, ROBERTO BELLINI
Also work by KIKA NICOLELA and ALYSSE STEPANIAN

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Friday, April 2, 2010, 7:30 - 9:30pm
Manipulated Image #12

"memory″ and "identity"
Curated by Alysse Stepanian for Santa Fe screening and VideoChannel Cologne:
Lana Z. Caplan (Boston, Massachusetts), Chris Coleman: guest presenter (Colorado), Brian DeLevie (Denver, Colorado), Ron Diorio (Manhattan, New York), Michael Greathouse (Brooklyn, New York), Soyeon Jung (Milwaukee, Wisconsin), Penny Lane (New York, New York), Laleh Mehran: guest presenter (Colorado), Joe Merrell (Los Angeles, California), David Montgomery (Fernandina Beach, Florida), Christine Schiavo (Staten Island, New York), Brooks Williams: guest presenter (New York City)

Alysse Stepanian has also screened this curation here:
April 29, 2012
ARENA 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, California

(see above, MI #17)

Other VideoChannel Cologne touring exhibitions:

February 19-21, 2011
CeC - Carnival of e-Creativity in India

December 11-12, 2010
Delhi International Arts Festival

June 14 - 30, 2010
VideoChannel - US Video Art on VAD

April 2010
feature of the month on VideoChannel Cologne: NewMediaFest'2010

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Friday, March 12, 2010, 6:30 - 11:00pm
Manipulated Image #11: First Year Anniversary Celebration
"For Action's Sake"

EXPERIMENTAL SHORT VIDEOS CO-CURATED BY WILFRIED AGRICOLA DE COLOGNE (of VideoChannel/CologneOFF) & ALYSSE STEPANIAN (of Manipulated Image)

SELECTIONS BY STEPANIAN: John Criscitello - guest presenter (Ithaca, New York); David Kareyan (Yerevan, Armenia); Ulf Kristiansen (Norway); Jonas Nilsson (Örebro, Sweden); Roland Wegerer (Austria); Julia Zastava (Moscow, Russia)

SELECTIONS BY AGRICOLA DE COLOGNE: Daniel LoIocono (Germany); David Jakubovic (USA); Ioannis Roumeliotis (Greece); Rafael (Belgium);
Ascan Breuer (Germany); Alex Lora (Spain); Casey McKee (USA); Daniel Rodrigo (Spain)

ONLINE PERFORMANCES:
Niclas Hallberg, Stina Pehrsdotter (Sweden - online live performance)
Igor Stromajer (Hamburg, Germany - online live performance)

PERFORMANCES BY LOCAL ARTISTS
Ian Anderson
The Autotelics: Philip Mantione, Al Faaet - premiere performance
Martin Back, April Mae Bassett
Anthony Buchanan
Alaina R. Alexander
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Friday, January 29, 2010, 7:00pm
Manipulated Image #10

“Exquisite Corpse Video Project Vol.1″
Compilation of videos by 36 artists from 16 countries (coordinated by Brazilian filmmaker, Kika Nicolela), & world premiere by David Enoch (Santa Fe)

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Friday, December 18, 2009, 7:00pm
Manipulated Image #9

“GUTTURAL!”
Curated by Alysse Stepanian
Wilfried Agricola de Cologne (Germany), Martin Back (Santa Fe): guest presenter, Paulo R.C. Barros (Brazil), Niclas Hallberg with his collaborator Stina Pehrsdotter (Sweden), Hey-Yeun Jang (New York City): guest presenter

This curation has also been presented at:

February 25, 2012
Manipulated Image #16 (see above)
Echo Park Film Center (EPFC) (Los Angeles)

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Friday, October 30, 2009, 7:30pm
Manipulated Image #8

The Moving Still
Curated by Alysse Stepanian
James Coker (Albuquerque, USA): guest presenter, Krišs Salmanis (Latvia), Kika Nicolela (Brazil)

Friday, August 28, 2009, 8:30pm
Manipulated Image #7

Work from Four Continents and Virtual Second Life
Curated by Alysse Stepanian
Andrew Edwards (Santa Fe): guest presenter, Mohamed Ezoubeiri (Morocco/Chicago), Kelly Monico (Colorado, USA), Fabio Scacchioli (Rome, Italy), Selfburning (Russia)

Friday, July 24, 2009, 8:30pm
Manipulated Image #6

The Whole Truth, the Space in Between, and Chopping Heads…
Curated by Alysse Stepanian
Keep Adding’s Brian Bixby (Santa Fe): guest presenter, Gerald Guthrie (Illinois, USA), Scott Pagano (Los Angeles), Yuko Takemura (London)

Friday, June 26, 2009, 8:30pm
Manipulated Image #5

Curated by Alysse Stepanian
Dennis H. Miller (Boston, USA), Donald O’Finn (New York City), Peter Rand, Paul Rudy (Albuquerque and Kansas City, USA): guest presenters/ live performance

Friday, May 29, 2009, 8:00pm
Manipulated Image #4

Live cinema performance, videos, and discussion with Potter-Belmar Labs: Leslie Raymond and Jason Jay Stevens (San Antonio, Texas, USA)

Friday, April 24, 2009, 8:00pm
Manipulated Image #3

Presentation by the pioneers of video art, Steina and Woody Vasulka, of historical video art from the Vasulka Archives (Santa Fe)

Friday, March 27, 2009
Manipulated Image #2

Curated by Alysse Stepanian
Benton C. Bainbridge (New York City), Susanna Carlisle (Santa Fe): guest presenter, Matt Marello (New York City), David Stout and Cory Metcalf (Santa Fe): guest presenters

Friday, February 27, 2009
Manipulated Image #1

A non-curated event with videos by Verena Grimm (Berlin, Germany and Mexico), Merrill Kazanjian (New York), Leslie Raymond & Jason Jay Stevens: Potter-Belmar Labs (San Antonio, Texas, USA, and local guest presenters: Ethan Bach, Anne Farrel, Flame Schon