ABSTRACT ART IN MOTION
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PUNTO Y RAYA FESTIVAL

ABOUT PYR FESTIVAL


PUNTO y RAYA FESTIVAL, dubbed 'the most abstract in the world' by the Japanese press, fosters audiovisual experimentation through the use of pure Form, Colour, Motion and Sound, avoiding representation. This renders it Timeless and Universal.
Since its launch in 2007, PUNTO y RAYA seeks to overcome intercultural barriers and bring together people from all over the world under the motto Back to basics. With seven installments under its belt and a promotion platform comprising over 50 cities, it has established itself as the benchmark for Abstract Art in Motion.

Ediciones

The event takes place every two years in a different city, and features the comprises sections:


SCREENINGS
INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

No representation, only Dots & Lines as ends in themselves! The imagery cannot feature any representational elements, and the soundtrack must lack any articulated voices. Maximum runtime is 8’. All techniques are welcome. Free online submissions.

NATIONAL PANORAMAS

Curated and introduced by the most relevant experimental film & animation Festivals and Archives, these sessions explore the origins and evolution of abstract film in their respective countries.

RETROSPECTIVES

Key artists who have resignified the genre and boosted its develompent throught history. Introduced by the artists -or curators- in person.


PyRFORMANCES  (LIVE AV SESSIONS)

Abstract imagery and sound produced in realtime.


ACADEMY PROGRAMME

Workshops, MasterClasses, live demonstrations, project launches, discussion pannels, clinics for students, meeting points for the industry, and more.


INSTALLATIONS

Explorations in Architectural space and the Interactivity domain.


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