In case you haven’t heard, Nitehawk has partnered up with the Moving Image Contemporary Video Art Fair this year (see the official release below). We’ll be there to select three video works to screen in the theater before our new signature series, Art Seen. The chosen videos will be announced here on Hatched next week!

The fair opens in New York this Thursday and, if you’ve never been before, trust us that you won’t want to miss it. Entry is free and the fair includes video works being shown by 30 galleries. The fair also includes a $1000 prize and exhibition opportunities in conjunction with the James Hotel and a curatorial project by Postmasters called The Shortest Art Video Ever Sold.

Here’s the scoop

Nitehawk Cinema to screen selected Films from Moving Image New York 2013
Moving Image and Nitehawk Cinema are happy to announce their partnership for the Moving Image Contemporary Video Art Fair New York in which three videos from the 2013 fair will be selected to screen in the cinema this spring.

Fostering the relationship between artist moving images and the cinematic space, Nitehawk programmer Caryn Coleman will choose the three video works from this year’s Moving Image to be screened in the cinema this upcoming April, May, and June. One video will be shown each month on the theater’s big screen before Nitehawk’s new signature series Art Seen that launches in April. Art Seen a monthly art-focused program showing artist documentaries, the art world in film, and artist directed features that also includes guest-curated artist moving image program pre-show. The April debut is a 35mm presentaton of Orson Welle’sF for Fake (1973).