Video Art Lectures 1960 - NOW with Brunno Silva

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Past Dates & Times

  • Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019 6-7:30PM
  • Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019 6-7:30PM
  • Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019 6-7:30PM
  • Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019 6-7:30PM
  • Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 6-7:30PM
  • Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019 6-7:30PM
  • Wednesday, May 29, 2019 6-7:30PM
  • Wednesday, May 22, 2019 6-7:30PM
  • Wednesday, May 15, 2019 6-7:30PM
  • Wednesday, May 8, 2019 6-7:30PM


  Porto Vista Hotel - 1835 Columbia Street

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A Porto Vista Hotel Artist and Curatorial Residency

As part of his curator residency, Brunno Silva will present 10 lectures that will compare and contrast 20 artworks from the period of 1960 - now. The lectures will present two artworks each and will cover video art history, its production, forms of display and themes.

Participation is free and open to all. No previous knowledge is required and material will be made available at the end of each lecture. From Andy Warhol to Hito Steyerl, Silva will examine how video art has altered the art production landscape and will provide participants key information on video art today.

Register to secure your seat. This is a unique opportunity to learn more about video art.

Lectures will be held at Porto Vista Hotel’s Conference Room Costa Del Sol every Wednesday from 6-7:30 PM starting May 8 through July 10, 2019.


May 8, 2019 | Lecture 1: Time
May 15, 2019 | Lecture 2: Apparatus
May 22, 2019 | Lecture 3: Body
May 29, 2019 | Lecture 4: Performance
June 5, 2019 | Lecture 5: Document
June 12, 2019 | Lecture 6: Classic
June 19, 2019 | Lecture 7: Cognition
June 26, 2019 | Lecture 8: Politics
July 3, 2019 | Lecture 9: Technology
July 10, 2019 | Lecture 10: Affect

After registration, participants will receive further details on the programme. Please, notice that you are free to participate in all or any of the lectures.

About Porto Vista Hotel

Porto Vista Hotel is a family owned and operated boutique hotel in Little Italy that welcomes all individuals seeking a unique experience of San Diego, California. After converting and expanding the original motel structure into a full-service facility in 2008, the hotel now offers 190 guest rooms, fitness room, spa pool, multiple rooftop venues, lounges, business kiosk, lobby art gallery and the GlassDoor restaurant on the 4th floor.

Porto Vista Hotel aims to engage arts and culture on a global scale with the launch of an international Curatorial and Artist Residency in 2019. The hotel invites international curators and artists to live and work on-site while engaging the local community. Porto Vista Hotel is located at 1835 Columbia Street in San Diego, California.

The art program is organised by 1805 Gallery Director Lauren Siry.