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15th Media Art Biennale WRO 2013: Pioneering Values
Exhibitions open until mid-June, with selected shows 
remaining open through mid-September

Opening events: May 8–11, 2013

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WRO 2013: Pioneering Values—the 15th WRO Biennale—is taking place during the 50th anniversary of electronic art, and it focusses on the artistic and cultural values that new media art has given rise to. In addition to presentations of works selected from over 1500 submissions from around the world as well as by specially invited artists, the WRO 2013 Biennale will also feature retrospectives of the work of outstanding media art pioneers who have shaped the evolution of artistic expression using new technologies.

The WRO Pioneering Values starts on May 8th with the openings of exhibitions, performances, screenings and concerts at ca. 15 sites, including the WRO Art Center, National Museum, Ballestrem Palace, White Stork Synagogue, Entropia Gallery, DCF Film Center, New Horizons Cinema and several other locations throughout the city of Wrocław, Poland.

Participating artists
((audience)) (USA) / Lucas Abela (AU) / Sara Amido (PT) / ART OF FAILURE – Nicolas Maigret + Jeremy Gravayat + Nicolas Montgerment + Yann Leguay (FR) / Philipp Artus (DE) / Nicky Assmann (NL) / Quentin Aurat (FR) / Kurdwin Ayub (IQ/AT) / Cécile Babiole (FR) / Mirosław Bałka (PL) / Skip Blumberg (USA) / Joanna Bonder (PL) / Dan Boord (USA), Marilyn Marloff (USA), Luis Valdovino (AR) / Michał Brzeziński (PL) / Robert Cahen (FR) / Yaima Carrazana (CU) / Cazabon & McDonald – Lynn Cazabon (USA), Neal McDonald (USA) / Marjan Ciglič (SI) / Cod.Act – André + Michel Décosterd (CH) / Hubert Czerepok (PL) / Paul Destieu (FR) / Wojtek Doroszuk (PL) / Ewa Dyszlewicz (PL) / Yolanda Uriz Elizalde (ES) / VALIE EXPORT (AT) / Karolina Freino (PL) / Małgorzata Goliszewska (PL) / Katie Goodwin (GB) / Tomislav Gotovac (HR) / Mihai Grecu (RO/FR) / Katharina Gruzei (AT) / Markus Hanakam (DE) + Roswitha Schuller (AT) / Denis Handschin (CH) / Neil Harbisson (ES) / Yuto Hasebe (JP) / Bjørn Erik Haugen (NO) / Maarten Isaäk de Heer (NL) / Constantin Hartenstein (DE) / Darsha Hewitt (CA) / Henry Hills (US) / incite/ – Kera Nagel (DE) + André Aspelmeier (DE) / INTK – Rui Guerra (PT) + David Jonas (PT) / IP (Identity Problem Group) – Jakub Lech (PL) + Bogumił Misala (PL) / Marcia Jane (AU) / Karl Heinz Jeron (DE) / KairUs – Linda Kronman (FI) + Andreas Zingerle (AT) / Eemil Karila (FI) / Matt Kenyon (US) / Masahito Koshinaka (JP) / Mandy Krebs (DE) / Igor Krenz (PL) / Naško Križnar OHO – featuring Marko + Marika Pogačnik (SI) / Karolina Kubik (PL) / Julia Kurek (PL) / Agata Kus (PL) / LAb[au] – Els Vermang (BE) + Abendroth Manuel (DE) + Decock Jerome (BE) / Mauri Lehtonen (FI) / Patryk Lichota (PL) / Carolin Liebl (DE) / Pey-Chwen Lin (TW) / Johann Lurf (AT) / Macular – Joris Strijbos (NL) + Daan Johan (NL) / Joanna Malinowska (PL) / Calin Man (RO) / Shahar Marcus (IL) / Ivan Martinac (HR) / Dalibor Martinis (HR) + Sanja Iveković (HR) / Albert Merino (ES) / Miroslav Mikuljan (HR) / Justyna Misiuk (PL) / Rabih Mroué (LB) / David Muth (AT) / Jacek Niegoda (PL) / Marielle Nitoslawska (CA) / Dobrosława Nowak (PL) / Odaibe – Bartek Szlachcic (PL) + Ela Leszczyńska (PL) + Karol Jaśkowiak (PL) / Aki Onda (JP) / Ann Oren (IL) / Mari Ota (JP) / panGenerator – Jakub Koźniewski (PL) + Krzysztof Cybulski (PL) + Piotr Barszczewski (PL) + Krzysztof Goliński (PL) / Vladimir Petek (HR) / Norbert Pfaffenbichler (AT) / Oliver Pietsch (DE) / Antoni Pinent (ES) / Katarzyna Postaremczak (PL) / Precyzja – Patrycja Ochała (PL) + Jakub Hader (PL) / Provmyza – Galina Myznikova (RU) + Sergey Provorov (RU) / Łukasz Prus-Niewiadomski (PL) / Wojtek Pustoła (PL) / Karol Radziszewski (PL) / Diego Ramirez (MX) / Marek Ranis (PL) / Camila Rhodi (BR) / Mária Rišková (SK) / RIXC – Raisa Smite + Raitis Smits + Martins Ratniks + Voldemārs Johansons (LV) / Józef Robakowski (PL) / Hector Rodriguez (ES) / Billy Roisz (AT) / Henrique Roscoe (BR) / Ozge Samanci (TR) / Blacki Li Rudi Migliozzi (USA) / Marko Schiefelbein (DE) / Nikolas Schmid-Pfähler (DE) / Carolee Schneemann (USA) / Volker Schreiner (DE) / Daniel Schwarz (DE) / Michael Scroggins (USA) / Jung Hee Seo (KR) / Anna Sieradzka-Kubacka (PL) / Signal-to-Noise – Oliver Wilshen (GB) + Niall Quinn (GB) / Slobodan Šijan (RS) / Eric Siu (HK) / Natalia Skobeeva (RU) / Kama Sokolnicka (PL) / STRFLD Simulation – Lukas Grundmann (DE) + Max Hoppenstedt (DE) / Ján Šicko (SK) / Ljubomir Šimunić (RS) / Kwok Hin Tang (HK) / Telcosystems – Gideon Kiers (NL) + David Kiers (NL) + Lucas van der Velden (NL) / Gleize Thibault (FR) / Raša Todosijević (RS) / Tina Tonagel (DE) / Petar Trinajstić (CR) / Masahiro Tsutani (JP) / Steina & Woody Vasulka (USA) / Aline Veillat (CH) / Ante Verzotti (HR) / Dorota Walentynowicz (PL) / whoun a.k.a. Juan Cedenilla (ES) / Susanne Wiegner (DE) / Clemens Wilhelm (DE) / Michel Winterberg (CH) / Chi-Tsung Wu (TW) / YOUNG POOR ARTISTS – Gedvile Tamosiunaite + Greta Vileikyte + Stanislovas Marmokas + Vladislav Novicki (LT) / Cyryl Zakrzewski (PL) / Marcelo Zammenhoff (PL) + Maria Apoleika (PL) / ZAPRUDER – Nadia Ranocchi + David Zamagni (IT)

The opening events also include:
– Retrospectives of outstanding media art pioneers—Steina & Woody Vasulka and VALIE EXPORT
– European premiere of Breaking the Frame, a film by Mariell Nitoslawska about Carolee Schneemann
– An exhibition of Mirosław Bałka’s new works, prepared specially for the WRO Art Center
– Pendulum Choir, an innovative, awarded production by the Cod.Act group
– Tune in Screening: Psychedelic Moving Images from Socialist Yugoslavia 1966–1976, a program curated by Branko Franceschi
– Films and videos from the Arteast 2000+ Collection, prepared by the Museum of Modern Art in Ljubljana
– WRO 2013 Talks and Discussion Forums with the keynote addresses on the Pioneering Valuesconference by Kristine Stiles, Michał Paweł Markowski, Erkki Huhtamo and talks by artists including Skip Blumberg and Michael Scroggins, as well as the final summations of the EU-Projects Artist Talk and DCA – Digitising Contemporary Art

About
The WRO International Media Art Biennale is the major forum for contemporary art in Poland, and one of the leading international media art and digital culture events in Europe. Since its inception in 1989, WRO has been presenting art forms created using new media for artistic expression and communication.

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The WRO Art Center
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Artistic director: Piotr Krajewski
WRO Art Center director: Viola Kutlubasis-Krajewska
The main organizer: The WRO Media Art Center Foundation 
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