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April 17, 2007



the Insurrection Internationale

Version>07 the Insurrection Internationale is starting this week: April 19 - May 6, 2007.

Produced by the Public Media Institute, a non profit 501 3c corporation, Version is an annual springtime convergence that brings together over 500 artists, musicians, and educators from around the world to present some of the most challenging ideas and progressive art projects of our day. The eighteen day festival showcases emerging trends in art, technology and music and has earned critical accolades here in Chicago and abroad.

The hybrid art festival / art fair brings together individuals, groups and networks that utilize visual and conceptual art strategies, innovative social practices, public art projects, and new music to push the counter cultures forwards.

Version festival presents a diverse program of activities featuring an exposition/art fair called the NFO EXPO, multiple art exhibitions, urban events, film screenings, interactive technologies, performances, street art, presentations, talks, workshops, and art rendezvous and action.

Alternative spaces open for staging actions. Public spaces and corporate places become terrains of intervention. Much of Version>07 Insurrection Internationale was programmed via an open online submissions platform.Other projects and programs were selected and curated by the Version>07 Organisers

Posted by jo at April 17, 2007 02:05 PM