ikono On Air Festival

Just a few days left to ikono’s very first on air and online art festival. Get ready to celebrate this pioneering moment in TV history: from the 6th to the 29th of September you can watch more than 200 hours of video art. The daily program will feature artworks from established and emerging artists from all over the world. The festival will present contemporary perspectives on film, video art, and other time-based art forms, exclusively broadcasted on TV and on live stream. Wherever you are, you can now become part of a global community of art lovers.

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Ikono On Air Festival Opening Event at .chb

Ikono On Air Festival Opening Event at .chb

September 1st, 2013 | Festival

For the first time in TV history an art festival will take place exclusively on TV: From the 6th to 29th September 2013, the ikono On Air Festival will air a daily program of international video art, featuring artworks from highly celebrated established and emerging… Read More

ikono On Air Festival – Official trailer

ikono On Air Festival – Official trailer

September 1st, 2013 | Festival

The ikono On Air Festival is the first ever on air art festival to be broadcasted exclusively on TV and on live stream. The festival (6th – 29th September 2013) follows ikono‘s main aim of creating visual bridges between periods of time, various movements and… Read More

Yoko Ono – Painting to Shake Hands

Yoko Ono – Painting to Shake Hands

August 30th, 2013 | Festival

Yoko Ono was born in Tokyo in 1933, and moved to New York in 1953, following her studies in philosophy in Japan. As a pioneer of conceptual art, Ono has been creating unique and progressive works since the 1960s, which challenge how we think about… Read More

Mustafa Hulusi – Extasis

Mustafa Hulusi – Extasis

August 30th, 2013 | Festival

Mustafa Hulusi (born 1971) is a London based conceptual artist who uses a diverse set of mediums for his work, such as painting, photography, video and installation. Being of Cypriot-Turkish origin Hulusi explores his dislocated cultural background in his work which deals with hybrid identities…. Read More

Shepard Fairey – Mandala

Shepard Fairey – Mandala

August 30th, 2013 | Festival

Shepard Fairey is the man behind OBEY GIANT, the graphics that have changed the way people see art and the urban landscape. What started with an absurd sticker he created in 1989 while studying at the Rhode Island School of Design has since evolved into… Read More

Jenny Holzer – Sense

Jenny Holzer – Sense

August 30th, 2013 | Festival

For more than thirty years, Jenny Holzer has presented her astringent ideas, arguments, and sorrows in public places and international exhibitions, including 7 World Trade Center, the Reichstag, the Venice Biennale, the Guggenheim Museums in New York and Bilbao, and the Whitney Museum of American… Read More

Matt Pyke – Transfiguration

Matt Pyke – Transfiguration

August 30th, 2013 | Festival

Matt Pyke (b.1975) is one of the most innovative digital-motion artists of his time. Pyke’s body of work, which explores the tensions between abstract and figurative form and the synesthesia of sound and image, encompasses a striking diversity: it ranges from interactive design and branded… Read More

Doug Foster – Veil of Light

Doug Foster – Veil of Light

August 30th, 2013 | Festival

British artist and filmmaker Doug Foster (b.1961) produces large scale digital film installations that play with symmetry and exploit the human eye’s susceptibility to optical illusion. Foster has exhibited internationally, including at Works from the David Roberts Collection, DRAF, London (2007); Only Human, The Fine… Read More

ikono On Air Festival presents: Bill Viola

ikono On Air Festival presents: Bill Viola

August 30th, 2013 | Festival

Bill Viola (b. 1951) is internationally recognised as one of today’s leading artists. He has been instrumental in the establishment of video as a vital form of contemporary art, and in so doing has helped to greatly expand its scope in terms of technology, content,… Read More

Tracey Emin – I Listen To The Ocean And All I Hear Is You

Tracey Emin – I Listen To The Ocean And All I Hear Is You

August 30th, 2013 | Festival

Tracey Emin (1963, Croydon, UK) is one of the most well-known artists from the YBA (Young British Artist) generation. Her work can be romantic, humorous, tragic, angry, hard-hitting and hopeful and is often animated by playful wit. Working across a range of media her body… Read More

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