Video Art Match Porto is a free continuation of a series of events presenting student video art in a non-gallery environment in various locations in Slovakia. The title references the match between young artists competing for the attention of the audience. Curator Štefan Oliš, contemporary artist and pedagogue, presents a selection of his favorites from the era of the first ten years of the millenium, highlighting videos from artists from the V4 countries.

Opening: 22 September, from 18:00h
Location: Café Candelabro – Rua da Conceição 3, Porto
Dates: 22–25 September, during opening hours (Thu–Sat 14:30–02:00, Sun 17:00–24:00)
Curated by: Štefan Oliš / TRAKT –

The project is being presented as part of the VISEGRAD FILM HUB, organised by BEAST IFF with the support of International Visegrad Fund, provides support for the audiovisual works from the V4 region (Czechia, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia) through activation of networks and educational events. This collaborative experience with relevant institutions from the region will focus on presenting regular screenings, exhibitions, workshops and masterclasses while accessing new audiences on the Portugal territory. This is to be the fourth edition of VFH, a gathering of film enthusiasts, young professionals and a step further to building the identity of the New East.

The project is being presented as part of Visegrad Film Hub and is supported by International Visegrad Fund and co-financed by the Governments of Czechia, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia – The mission of the fund is to advance ideas for sustainable regional cooperation in Central Europe.