CYBERFEST is the first and only annual Russian International Media Arts festival founded in 2007 by artists and curators Anna Frants and Marina Koldobskaya.
Since 2007 the festival is held in Saint-Petersburg (Russia) on the basis of Media Art Laboratory CYLAND.
The festival's partners include the leading art institutions and museums, such as the Hermitage Youth Education Center, Saint-Petersburg State University, the Association of Contemporary Art Galleries, Creative Space TKACHI and others.
CYBERFEST program includes:
— an exhibition (of media objects and media installations);
— live performances;
— sound and video art programs;
— an educational program (with lectures, workshops, master classes);
— an Internet conference;
— a concert.
Each year the festival gathers more than 80 artists and art professionals from more than 20 countries. CYBERFEST's map covers the globe from the U.S. to the Philippines, from Germany to Japan, from Canada to Brazil, from Finland to Italy.
CYBERFEST is a democratic festival, where newcomers participate on a par with the stars from media art world.
The festival aims to develop the Russian media art scene by creating a network of professional contacts around the world and engaging new participants in it.
This compilation is excerpt from sound-art program curated by Sergei Komarov.