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FILE: Electronic language international festival 2022 SUPERCRIATIVIDADE

July 13th to August 14th, 2022
Edifício Banco do Brasil /Torre Matarazzo
Av.Paulista, 1230, Bela Vista, São Paulo/SP

 The theme of the amazing Brazilian festival is SUPERCREATIVITY, which is described by the organizers and founders of FILE, Ricardo Barreto and Paula Perissinotto, as

Creativity overcomes obstacles and builds new realities. In each moment, as said in Philosophy, art lies confined in the cloister of its time. From time to time, however, creativity produces gaps that enable art to break through into new realms. And it’s almost a norm to say that creativity is an exclusive property of art.
Creativity is not limited to the arts. It also takes place in all disciplines of Culture. Thus, in the aesthetic sense, it ceases to be creativity and becomes Supercreativity: the sum of all creative engines that permeate and connect to our culture. In economics, we see it emerge in Joseph Schumpeter’s “destructive creativity” and Clayton Christensen’s “disruptive theory”. In mathematics, we see it in the creation of Alan Turing’s universal machine, in John von Neumann’s autonomous cells and in Claude Shannon’s logic electronic circuits. They created, along with many other creative geniuses, the intelligent machines that originated Artificial Intelligence. Supercreativity, however, is not a property of Artificial Intelligence, but its very inventor. Supercreativity, teaming with Artificial Intelligence or not, is and will be the main condition to the world’s development in all its nuances.

This year's program features an insane amount of terrific projects, including (but not limited to):

Lu Yang – The Great Adventure of Material World (China)

Jon Rafman – Disasters Under the Sun (Canada)

Leo Castaneda – Levels and Bosses – (United States, Colombia)

Save MeOh - Save Generosa (France)

Glasz DeCuir You Have NO CHOICE. Yes I saw an angel (Spain)

and many more...

Of huge interest for this space is a special program entitled

ANIMA+GAMES 2022 – Augmented Reality

Featured artist: Raquel Meyers (Spain)

Conception: Ricardo Barreto

Curatorship: Clarissa Oliveira

Design: Estúdio Quadradão

Guest artist and performer Raquel Meyers talks about using obsolete technologies to create real-time animation, storytelling and 8-bit aesthetics.

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Featuring works by

Melodie Mousset – HanaHana AR  (France, Switzerland)

Theo Triantafyllidis – Genius Loci AR(Greece)

Amanita Design – Samorost 3 (Czech Republic)

Dinosaur Polo Club – Mini Metro (United States)

Giant Squid – The Pathless (United States)

Joel McDonald – Prune (United States)

Ludopium Studio – Vectronom (Germany)

and many more...