December 8, 2012
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Screening of Blow-Up is a 1966 film directed by Michelangelo Antonioni about a photographer played by David Hemmings, who believes he may have witnessed a murder and unwittingly taken photographs of the killing.
Location: Italian Cultural Institute.
5:30pm – 8:00pm
The Institut für Raumexperimente (Institute for Spatial Experiments) is an educational research project initiated by Prof. Olafur Eliasson, directed by Eric Ellingsen and Christina Werner. It is affiliated to the College of Fine Arts at the Berlin University of the Arts (UdK). The program of the Institut für Raumexperimente includes lectures, workshops, exhibitions, experiments and teaching collaborations. From October- December 2012, the institute has moved to the Alle School of Fine Art and Design, University of Addis Ababa. Twenty-five of the institute’s participants are living, working, and learning together in Addis.
For the Addis Foto Festival 2012 some of the participants will be producing site specific things engaging public space and the perception of images in the city.
Location: Ale School of Fine Art and Design/Addis Ababa University
8:30pm – 11:00pm
Life In My City Art Festival (LIMCAF)
The year's edition of Life in My City Art Festival (LIMCAF) introduced for the first time the 'Photo Africa' contest. The theme of this first Photo Africa contest was Life in My City. Unlike the other aspects of the festival open only to young Nigerian artists, Photo Africa is an international photo contest for African photographers living and working in Africa. Photo Africa gives an international scale to Life in my City Art Festival, inviting all young Africans below 35 to portray current living conditions and situations in our African cities. Youth from all over Africa were invited to be a witness of the changes and challenges that all our cities are facing including transport, sanitation, social dynamics and the link between tradition and modernity. Organised by Kevin Ejiofor.
Screening of Synchronicity.
Featuring 12 photographers and video artists, the projection is a showcase of the multitude of visual artistic talents in Africa and the Diaspora. As part of the “On the Roof” project and curated by Elise Atangana, Yves Chatap and Christine Eyene, the projection is an opportunity for the audience to witness the power of moving and still images.
Location: Five Art Studio.
Location: Addis Ababa City Hall and Edna Mall
PUMA presents the works of 7 international film
makers shown at the World Peace Festival 2011.
“Peace starts with me” is the theme for these
shorts. Curated by Mark Coetzee, and produced by