Weekly global art events agenda: Animamix Biennial

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The Animamix Biennial will take place during the week of December 21. Graphic artists, sculptors, computer art designers and the general public will gather at four different locations in China to discuss the developing trends in Animamix art -- a fusion of comics, animation and derivative artworks.

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The Animamix Biennial will take place during the week of December 21. Graphic artists, sculptors, computer art designers and the general public will gather at four different locations in China to discuss the developing trends in Animamix art - a fusion of comics, animation and derivative artworks.

Animamix Biennial
December 27, 2009 - January 1, 2010
Four different locations, China

Contemporary art and animation collide at the international Biennial of Animamix. The exhibition covers a developing trend of emerging artworks that are created by or are the derivative of comic animation. Animamix examines the subculture and the integration of Animamix (the art of animating comics) with clothing design, food packaging, and within the home. The international Biennial will be hosted by four museums, MoCA Shanghai, MoCA Taipei, MoCA Kaohsiung and Today Art Museum in Beijing. Organized in collaboration with Shanghai eArts Festival.
http://universes-in-universe.org/eng/bien/animamix

Miami International Art Fair
January 7 - 10
Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami, USA

The Miami International Art Fair is the first major art fair in 2010. A worldwide selection of contemporary art, photography, video art and installation art from galleries hailing from every continent will be on show at the event. The Miami International Art Fair will feature more than 100 major public sculptures crafted by renowned artists. A series of lectures with influential speakers from the Latin American and International Contemporary art scenes will run concurrent to the event. Other highlights at the fair include "Next Generation: 30 artists under 40," and a special exhibition, "Focus Argentina."
http://www.mia-artfair.com/

Sydney Festival 2010
January 9 - 30
Various locations in Sydney, Australia

January is a great time to be in Australia, summer is in full swing in the land down under and there are many events taking place under the guise of the Sydney Festival. The festival has been running since 1977 and aims to showcase local and international talent while at the same time celebrating Australian culture and the vibrant state of New South Wales. More than 500 artists in the fields of dance, theater, music, visual arts, and cross media platforms will be involved in the 2010 Sydney Festival. Many of the events will be free to the public.
http://www.sydneyfestival.org.au/2010/

London Art Fair
January 13 - 17, 2010
Business Design Centre in London, UK

The London Art Fair is hailed as the event that "launches the art world year in the UK." This long-standing event is in its 22nd year and will host more than 100 galleries in 2010. Organizers expect more than 22,000 visitors to attend the contemporary art fair - the largest Modern British and Contemporary art fair in the UK. Two curated sections will run alongside the main fair this year. Art Projects exposes 25 projects and new works from emerging artists and Photo50 showcases contemporary photography.
http://www.londonartfair.co.uk/

Photo Los Angeles
January 14 - 17, 2010
Santa Monica Civic in Santa Monica, USA

The 19th Annual International Los Angeles Photographic Art Exhibition will take place at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in California in January. Famed photographer David LaChapelle and actor Chris Lowell will host the opening night reception. The event will include multiple lectures and discussions about international photography whilst photographic experts will run additional lectures and seminars. A preview installation of the upcoming exhibition, Changing the Focus: Latin American Photography (1990 - 2005) that will be held in LA's Museum of Latin American Art (MoLAA) will be shown at the event along with a long list of iconic photos taken by American and international photographers.
http://www.photola.com/

FADA Los Angeles Art Show
January 20 - 24, 2010
Los Angeles Convention Center, USA

The Fine Art Dealers Association's Los Angeles Art Show is in its 15th year. In 2009 35,000 visitors attended the show and organizers expect this year's event to be even bigger. More than 130 international galleries will feature an array of contemporary, modern and historical art. Visitors can also enhance their visit to the show by attending a special program of lectures, mixer events and other specially organized events including the IFPDA Print Fair. There will be a sculpture garden, special exhibit spaces and a dedicated area for works by Californian art school graduates.
http://www.laartshow.com/

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