Aesthetica Film Festival
Aesthetica Short Film Festival / 2020
November 3–30, 2020
Online / International

The 10th Anniversary Edition of the Aesthetica Short Film Festival will take place from November 3–30, 2020 in a new and exciting way with digital and live streamed events. 2020 has had its challenges for the film and events industry but we have responded with a program that is rich, diverse and captivating.

Film is transformative. It can take you to new places and teach you new things. The films in competition at this year’s Aesthetica Short Film Festival span a range of genres including animation, documentary, drama, dance, fashion and thriller. We are even doing 360 screenings by offering you the chance to get a Festival Pack, which will include a festival bag, printed program, lanyard and VR Cardboards.

    Apr 12 – Dec 31, 2024
    Sapieha Palace
    Vilnius, Lithuania

    The inaugural exhibition of the Sapieha Palace seeks to unfold the spirit and history of the palace itself, as well as the diverse narratives surrounding its past. The works on displays and their arrangement act as a soft, transparent layer placed over the palace spaces, having been painted and repainted multiple times. The spatial and conceptual interaction thus reveals the previous and ongoing influence of a multitude of forces. (more…)

  • Donald Rodney: Visceral Canker
    May 25 – Sep 8, 2024
    Spike Island
    Bristol, UK

    Spike Island presents a major survey exhibition of late British artist Donald Rodney (b. 1961, West Bromwich; d. 1998, London). Rodney worked across sculpture, installation, drawing, painting, and digital media, experimenting with new materials and technologies throughout his life. His work is known for being incisive, acerbic, and evocative in its analysis of the prejudices and injustices surrounding racial identity, Black masculinity, chronic illness, and Britain’s colonial past. (more…)

  • Zimoun
    Featured Profile

    Using simple and functional components, Zimoun builds architecturally-minded platforms of sound. Exploring mechanical rhythm and flow in prepared systems, his installations incorporate commonplace industrial objects. In an obsessive display of simple and functional materials, these works articulate a tension between the orderly patterns of Modernism and the chaotic forces of life. (more…)

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