Agricola de Cologne

launched on 1 January 2000 as an artist brand, is standing for the

--> interdisciplinary media artist, director of experimental shortfilms and videos, curator of media art
--> founder & director of artvideoKOELN – the curatorial initiative „art & moving images“ serving since 2010 as the operating platform for a wide range of activities around "art & moving images", running CologneOFF - Cologne International Videoart Festival and Le Musee di-visioniste - the new museum of networked art

Agricola de Cologne is standing also for a broad bandwidth of dynamic curatorial contexts he is initiating in physical and virtual space, the co-curator and co-organiser of external festivals and exhibitions, the jury member of divers festivals, and not to forget the designer of a cross-platform culture.

Since its/his launch in 2000, Agricola de Cologne was presented @ more than 600 festivals and media art events in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Knoxville, Pittsburgh, Mexico City, Caracas, Maracaibo, Buenos Aires, Rosario, Montevideo, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Santiago de Chile, Quito, Bogota, London, Paris, Lyon, Marseille, Madrid, Gijon, Sevilla, Valencia, Barcelona, Lisbon, Oslo, Stockholm, Helsinki, Tampere, Kopenhagen, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Tokyo, Nagoya, Seoul, Manila, Hongkong, Bangkok, Phnom Penh, New Delhi, Guwahati, Mumbai, Jakarta, Perth, Melbourne, Casablanca, Rabat, Marrakesh, Istanbul, Ankara, Yerewan, Damaskus, Jerusalem, Tel-Aviv, Bethlehem, Gaza, Basel, Zurich, Vienna, Linz, Salzburg, Graz, Kiev, Kharkiv, Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius, Moscow, St.Petersburg, Kansk, Perm, Yekaterinburg, Sofia, Varna, Bukarest, Arad, Timisoara, Budapest, Belgrade, Zagreb, Split, Lubljana, Rome, Naples, Milan, Pescara, Venice, Torino, Bologna, Berlin, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Karlsruhe, Nuremberg, & elsewhere, but also on biennials like ISEA Nagoya (2002), Venice Biennale 2003, 2005, 2007, Biennale of New Media Art Merida/MX 2003, Biennale of Electronic Arts Perth/Australia (2004), Biennale de Montreal (2004), Biennale of Video & New Media Santiago de Chile (2005), ISEA Singapore 2008.

His media art projects and videos were honoured with prizes and awards.


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[R] - [R] - [F] - Festival - call for proposals

[R] - [R] - [F] - Festival

is looking for proposals of net based art projects
connected to the subject "Memory"
to be included in the Version 1.0 or
one of the following project versions.

Version 1.0 will participate in
InteractivA'03 - Biennale for New Media Art at
Museum of Contemporary Art Merida (Yucatan/Mexico)
10 July - 20 September 2003.

Please include in your proposal:

1. firstname/name of artist, email, URL
2. title and URL of the project/work,
3. a short work description (not more than 300 words),
4. a brief bio (not more than 300 words)
5. a screen shot (max 800x600 pixels, .jpg)

and send it via email to

deadline for Version 1.0:
31 March 2003
more info on:

[R] - [R] - [F] - Festival


Violence - Version 6.0 - Call for new entries

Violence Online Festival News

1. Version 4.1 - TURBULENCE Spotlight
2. Version 5.0
3. Version 6.0 - Call for new entries

1. On occasion of New York's TURBULENCE Spotlight on:
Agricola de Cologne and his Violence Online Festival
online since 4 March
Violence Online Festival launches Version 4.1
on 7 March 2003.
<see also press release from 4 March below>

Version 4.1 includes some new artists/works
among them Mark Palmer, Atana Dojonv, Igor Marinkovic and Roland Schappert,
and different additional changes.

2. On 17 March 2003, Version 5.0 of Violence Online Festival
will be launched.

4. Looking for new entries for inclusion in Version 6.0 to be launched on 4
on occasion of the participation in
1st New Media Art Festival Chiang Mai (Thailand) 4-15 April 2003.
Violence Online Festival is looking for new artists
reflecting violence. Special subject is this time "Rape".
Subject<war!!> is still ongoing, as well as violence of any kind.

You find the entry form for this current call on


TURBULENCE Spotlight on: Agricola de Cologne

For Immediate Release
March 4, 2003
Turbulence Spotlight: Agricola de Cologne



Winter Streams - part II now online!

5 March 2003

Cinematheque at MediaCentre
Le Musee di-visioniste

is happy to launch part II of its first program for 2003,
streaming video works.

After the successful start in 2002 with "LMD Mediacentre Summer Festival",
Cinematheque continues its showcases of streaming media.

"Winter Streams" does not only refer to winter in Europe
but also to human, psychological, emotional aspects
manifested in the presented art works in different ways.

*Stream* as a technological term refers to streaming media,
and in the case of the show to different aspects of streaming video,
including interactive and animated components.
Most of the included works are developed as streaming applications
(Flash, Shockwave, Quicktime)
and represent not only analogue or digital videos
transformed into one of the streaming formats.

"Winter Streams" is presented in two parts:
part II, launch on 5 March 2003, including following 13 artists:

Jody Zellen (USA), Michael Szpakowski (UK),
Carla Della Beffa (Italy),
Judson Wright (USA), Emilie Pitoiset (France),
ERP (USA), Bulent Bas (Turkey),
Pascal Bruandet (France), Mona Vatamanu (Romania),
Gabriel Otero (Argentina), Elena Cologni (Italy)
Guillaume Dimanche (France), Eunjung Hwang (Korea)

part I was launched on 10 January 2003,
including following artists:

Marc Lafia (USA), Anette Weintraub (USA),
Alvin Soon (Singapore),Sukaimi Sukri (Singapore),
Irene Coremberg (Argentina), Patricia Erbelding (France),
Elia Alba (USA/Domenican Republic),
Raphael Lyon (USA) and Andres Ingoglia (Argentina),
Michael Alstad (Canada), Vadim Bernard (France),

This online exhibition is designed, created and curated by
Agricola de Cologne, director of Le Musee di-visioniste
and founder of NewMediaArtProjectNetwork.

Le Musee di-visioniste -
the online museum based on a philosophical idea
Cinematheque - Mediacentre

Le Musee di-visioniste is a corporate member of


Cinematheque is designed and optimized for
DSL Internet connection
fast computer Pentium III 800 Mhz or better
or comparable MAC
VGA resolution 1024x768
following players/plug-ins are required
Flash6, Quicktime, Real, Shockwave


AVM News March 2003

A Virtual Memorial -
Memorial Project against the Forgetting and for Humanity
New Media art project by Agricola de Cologne
Table of Contents:
a) News
b) [R]-[R]-[F] - Festival - Call for submissions
c) Features of the month February 2003
a) News
1.Agricola de Cologne,
brand of the virtual instance,
media artist and founder of NewMediaArtProjectNetwork
of the same name,
who manifests himself physically only a few times a year,
had his first physical manifestation in 2003
recently during "New Media Nation - Festival of Festivals"
Bratislava 20-23 February 2003.

Side aside of 11 festivals (among them Prix Ars Electronica/Austria,
Impakt Festival (Netherlands), Lumpen Chicago/USA
Transmediale Berlin/Germany and others)
he presented as a participant his Violence Online Festival

2. on 7 March TURBULENCE/New York
will launch the Spotlight on three interactive works of
Agricola de Cologne, which all are connected to "A Virtual Memorial":
Violence Online Festival Version 4.1
Family Portrait and ]and_scape[

3. On 17 March, Version 5.0 of Violence Online Festival
will be launched on occasion of the participation in
Videoformes Festival Clermont-Ferrand )France) 19-23 March
The new *Violence Play Station* promises to be pure fun!!
where all the little Bush's in the world
can play their privat or public wars

4. Violence Online Festival
calls for submissions to be included in Version 6.0.
Launch in April 2003: subject "RAPE!"
Deadline: 3 April -
Use the submission form on

b) [R]-[R]-[F] - Festival
Call for submissions for inclusion in Version 1.0
- new deadline 15 April!! -
subject: "Memory"
terms and submissions form on

New month - new subject
c) ***Features of the Month

Selected Memorial Days in March

2003 International Year of Fresh Water

08 March 2003 - World Women Day
21 March 2003 - South Africa Human Rights Day
22 March 2003 - World Day for the Water
23 March 1945 - Allied Forces cross the river Rhine near Cologne/Germany

*The Features of the Month are monthly changing
collections of multimedia works and links which form in the
totality of the composition an artwork of theirown
to be created on a webpage of theirown
within the Memorial project.*
Features of the Month March 2003

Subject of the Month: Hidden and yet visible??
Featured Project: Antarctica by John Murphy
TextObject: Kashmir
ArtObject: Carnaval
Witnesses of Eternity: Trebic/Moravia (part 1)
Animal of the month: Condor
People of the month: Bushmen/South Africa
Perceptions: Speech Exercises

Until the next time
all the best,

Wilfried Agricola de Cologne
Memorial project against the Forgetting and for Humanity -
ongoing New Media art project by Agricola de Cologne
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Final call - Netart from Canada

Netart from Canada
***Final call for submissions***

Deadline 28 February 2003

JavaMuseum -
Forum for Internet Technologies in Contemporary Art
(JAVA= Joint Advanced Virtual Affairs)

is currently preparing
a new feature in the framework of
2nd of Java Series
focussed on Netart coming from Canada,

and would like to invite
all artists with residence in Canada working with Internet related media
to participate in this feature of NetArt from Canada.

The feature will go online in April 2003.
Each artist can submit up to three works (URLs), please no works as files

Please use this entry form for participating and send it to

first name

short bio (not more than 300 words in English or bi-lingual English/French)

Screen shot to be attached as .jpg (max 800x600 pixels)

short description (not more than 300 words, in English or bi-lingual

Screen shot to be attached as .jpg (max 800x600 pixels)

short description (not more than 300 words, in English or bi-lingual

Screen shot to be attached as .jpg (max 800x600 pixels)

short description (not more than 300 words, in English or bi-lingual

Please send this form together with attached the screen shots exclusively to

Deadline 28 February 2003.
All serious submissions will be considered for inclusion.
The online exhibition will run during the year 2003 and
will remain online afterwards for permanent as an art recourse.

JavaMuseum -
Forum for Internet Technologies in Contemporary Art
(Java=Joint Advanced Virtual Affairs)