For its fifth edition, the 2017 /si:n/ festival for video art and performance will run for four days, from june 12th-15th. Events will take place in the central Palestinian cities of Jerusalem, Gaza, Bethlehem and Ramallah. A selection of video art installations, performances and film screenings by noted local and international artists will be exhibited in multiple venues and connected through organized tours of cityscapes in the four localities.
This edition is brought together through the efforts and generous contributions of A. M. Qattan Foundation, Goethe-Institut Ramallah, Les Instants Vidéo Numériques et Poétiques, Palestinian Art Court -al Hoash, Dar al-Kalima University College of Arts and Culture, Eltiqa Group, Shababek for Contemporary Art, Khalil Sakakini Cultural Centre, Ramallah Municipality, RIWAQ and Birzeit University Museum.
This year’s programme encourages festival participants to experience artworks in an urban context and thereby also explore the city through video art and performance.
Video from 2015 Festival
A Festival of Light in Jerusalem’s Old City
Dozens of installations and displays throughout the Old City will offer viewers a uniquely exhilarating experience of light.