CYLAND Media Art Lab invites artists worldwide to participate in the 13th CYFEST International Media Art Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia. The festival will take place in the first quarter of 2021 with the theme ‘Cosmos and Chaos’.
CYFEST is one of the biggest international festivals of media art in Eastern Europe, founded by a group of independent artists and curators in Saint Petersburg in 2007. CYFEST unites art professionals, programmers, engineers and media activists all over the world, expands territories and possibilities of contemporary art, intertwining it with various disciplines of science and technology.
CYFEST is an exceptional international project. In 2019, the festival projects were presented at the leading cultural institutions in New York, Rome, Venice, Moscow and St. Petersburg.
Saint Petersburg CYFEST will engage city’s largest art spaces, including Saint Petersburg Stieglitz State Academy of Art and Design, the State Hermitage Youth Educational Center, Art.ITMO.Residency.
CYFEST are accepting applications for multimedia projects that match the festival theme. They may be projects that you have worked on in the past, or completely new ones made specially for the festival. The festival provides technical support in production of artistic projects for display at the festival; if it is necessary to be present in setting up the project, they cover expenses connected with attending the festival (visa, tickets, transfer, accommodation) and the cost of transporting the art project to and from the festival. They do not pay fees for participating in the festival.