"Positive Message ( Lord of the Rainbow )"
Next NYC Broadcast: Thursday 7/18/2013 | Channel 2 | 2:00 am | Manhattan Neighborhood Network
Acid Rain is excited to present work by Bulgarian artist, Neno Belchev. His video was chosen from over one-hundred open call submissions, during our first ever Open Call for Submissions. Artists were asked to submit videos to be shown as the final episode of Acid Rain, related to their concept of "The End"; a cinematic finale, or a fatalistic resolution.
"Positive Message ( Lord of the Rainbow )" offers an interpretation of light transforming into a spectrum, as it passes through a human filter rather than a prism. Neno created a series of these short videos with spectrums appearing from various parts of his anatomy, such as his middle finger, and genitals, for instance. Each of these scenarios represent a different aspect of the artists symbolic understanding of each spectral hue.
Neno Belchev was born in 1971 in Varna, Bulgaria. Lives and works in Varna. He graduated in Mural Painting from the National Academy of Art in Sofia, Bulgaria. Works in the fields of video art, performance, installation, sculpture, new media as well as independent curator. He is one of the founders of the Videoholica International Video Art Festival in Varna, Bulgaria. He has participated in a wide range of solo and group, national and international exhibitions. He has been awarded artist in residence grants (AIR) in Russia, China, Japan and Portugal and awards from international video and film festivals in Russia, the Netherland and Austria. Among others, he has exhibited at the National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Saint Petersburg, Russia (2011); White Box Gallery, New York, USA (2010); Apexart, New York, USA (2010); He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China (2009); Wichita Falls Museum, Texas, USA (2009); DEPO Tutun Deposi, Istanbul, Turkey (2009); Today Art Museum, Beijing, China (2008); Moerenuma Koen Hidamari Museum, Sapporo, Japan (2007) and many others. His works are possession of the He Xiangning Art Museum (Shenzhen, China), SAMCA – Sofia Museum for Contemporary Art (Bulgaria), Varna City Gallery (Bulgaria), private collections in UK, Japan, Canada, Spain, Ukraine and more.
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