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26 - 30  APRIL 1996
 
installations, video and CD-Rom on exhibit in the Haags
Gemeentemuseum through 2 June 1996
 
The festival focusses on the achievements of media art in the
widest sense; drawing attention to new developments in
international media art; the critical consideration of the place
and possibilities of media arts; publicizing new productions both
to the general public and to the artistic world; the provision of
opportunities for artists to illustrate their work and to
dialogue with each other and with the general public; the
stimulation of interest in media art; the provision of a meeting
place for artists, distributors, curators, programme compilers,
television directors, press,=20producers and public.
 
The fourteenth World Wide Video Festival will presents around 15
installations and more than 100 video and CD-Rom productions,
lectures, performances and interviews. The festival will be held
at various locations in The Hague. Haags Gemeentemuseum
(installations, video tapes and CD-Rom), Theater aan het Spui
(performances, auditorium presentations, viewing on request, CD-
Rom, interviews), World Wide Video Centre (Priva-Lite projection,
installations, projections) and the Atrium of the Town Hall
(installation). The installations, video tapes and CD-Rom in the
Haags Gemeentemuseum  will be exhibited in various rooms in the
Museum for five weeks after the opening of the Festival (from 26
April through 2 June 1996). There will also be another 'Academy
Day' for the audio visual departments of the High Schools for
Art. This will be held on 26 April 1996. Recent interest in media
art generated through CD-Rom and the internet will be represented
in the 1996 edition.
 
The official opening of the 14th World Wide Video Festival will
take place on Friday, 26th April 1996 in the Haags Gemeentemuseum
at 17.00 hours. The exhibition will be opened by Catherine David,
Director of the Documenta X' in Kassel.
 
=46or more information about the programme and the selected
productions, as well as previews of video and CD-Rom and for
illustration material, please contact Antoinette te Paske, or
Sonja van der Burg.
 
WORLD WIDE VIDEO FESTIVAL
tel: +31 70 3644 805
fax: +31 70 3614 448
e-mail: [log in to unmask]
 
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