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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.

Links

Agricola de Cologne --> http://www.agricola-de.cologne
artvideoKOELN --> http://artvideo.koeln
Cologne International Videoart Festival --> http://coff.newmediafest.org
Le Musee di-visioniste - the new museum of networked art - http://www.nmartproject.net
SoundLAB - http://soundlab.newmediafest.org
LMD Interview Project - http://interviews.newmediafest.org
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Update - Winter Streams on Cinematheque


Cinematheque at MediaCentre
Le Musee di-visioniste
http://www.le-musee-divisioniste.org/mediacentre
is happy to launch its first program for 2003,
entitled
"WINTER STREAMS" Part I
streaming video works.

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

"Winter Streams" refers not only 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" will be presented in two parts:
part I, opening 10 January 2003, including following 11 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),

part II will go online at the end of February 2003,
including following 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 Coloni (Italy)
Guillaume Dimanche (France), Eunjung Hwang (Korea)

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
www.le-musee-divisioniste.org
Cinematheque - Mediacentre
www.le-musee-divisioniste.org/mediacentre/index.html

Le Musee di-visioniste is a corporate member of
NewMediaArtProjectNetwork

Contacts:
pr@le-musee-divisioniste.org

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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
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DISCUSSION

Cinematheque presents - Winter Streams!


PRESS RELEASE
10 January 2003

Cinematheque at MediaCentre
Le Musee di-visioniste
http://www.le-musee-divisioniste.org/mediacentre
is happy to launch its first program for 2003,
entitled
"WINTER STREAMS" Part I
streaming video works.

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

"Winter Streams" refers not only 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" will be presented in two parts:
part I, opening 10 January 2003, including following 11 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),

part II will go online at the end of February 2003,
including following artists
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 Coloni (Italy)
Guillaume Dimanche (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
www.le-musee-divisioniste.org
Cinematheque - Mediacentre
www.le-musee-divisioniste.org/mediacentre/index.html

Le Musee di-visioniste is a corporate member of
NewMediaArtProjectNetwork

Contacts:
pr@le-musee-divisioniste.org

*******************************
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
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DISCUSSION

A Virtual Memorial in January 2003


Press Release January 2003
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A Virtual Memorial -
Memorial Project against the Forgetting and for Humanity
www.a-virtual-memorial.org
New Media art project by Agricola de Cologne
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>>wishes all its friends and visitors a Happy New Year!!
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New month - new subject
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Table of Contents:
*News
*Features of the Month January 2003
**Project of the Month:
Who are the pioneers? results of a poll -
contributions by Darko Fritz, Sergio Maltagliati,
Peter Rubin, Eva Lewarne and many others.
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*News:
1.
On 1 January 2003, award winning A Virtual Memorial was three years old.
A Virtual Memorial went online on 1 January 2000
and became meanwhile a very successful project
which had been presented in numerous exhibition and festival events.
During the years, a lot of art initiatives started from A Virtual Memorial.
Violence Online Festival www.newmediafest.org/violence
initiated in 2002, is now co-organized by A Virtual Memorial.
In Spring 2003, A Virtual Memorial will get a festival of
itsown.

2.
Since a few days, "Family Portrait"
created and produced by Agricola de Cologne
for A Virtual Memorial can be found also on
Rhizome Art Base http://rhizome.org/object.rhiz?10784
"Family Portrait" is
a collaborative ongoing New Media art project
with the female members of Partnoy Family, eg
Raquel Partnoy, Alicia Partnoy , Ruth Irupe Sanabria,
who escaped from the so-called "Argentine Holocaust".

3.
Interview with Agricola de Cologne on Wigged.net
A Virtual Memorial featured on Wigged.net
http://www.wigged.net/html/news/cologne/cologne.html

4.
The exhibition "Mirror at the Bottom - artists portraiting themselves"
organized earlier this year on A Virtual Memorial
is featured project in the online show
"Focus:x? - {self}_representation" on
Le Musee di-visioniste www.le-musee-divisioniste.org

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***Features of the Month

The Subject of the Month
"Voices of a new age?!

Selected Memorial Days in January

2003 International Year of Fresh Water

18 January 2003 - Tu b'Shvat (New year of the trees)
20 January 2003 - Martin Luther King Memorial Day
22 January 1905 - First Russian Revolution
27 January 2003 - Liberation of Auschwitz Memorial Day

*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.*
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Features of the Month

Subject: Voices of a new Age?!
Featured project: Who are the pioneers?
Featured artists: Michael von Karkowski
VoiceObject 1: Martin Luther King
VoiceObject 2: Harry Truman
VoiceObject 3: Adolf Hitler
Animal: Snow leopard (Irbis)
People: Sami
Witnesses of Eternity: Worms/Germany

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Until the next time
all the best,

Wilfried Agricola de Cologne
info@a-virtual-memorial.org
www.a-virtual-memorial.org
Memorial project against the Forgetting and for Humanity -
ongoing New Media art project by Agricola de Cologne
A short description as PDF file for free download from
http://www.a-virtual-memorial.org/downloads/pdf/pdf.htm

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MS IE 6.0+ and NN 6.0+,
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DISCUSSION

Call for entries/convocatoria - Latinonetarte.net


JavaMuseum
Foro para Tecnologias de Internet en Artes Contemporaneas.
www.javamuseum.org
(Java="Joint Advanced Virtual Affairs"; Acciones Virtuales Colectivas de
Avanzada)

2003 - "2

DISCUSSION

December program


**NewMediaArtProjectNetwork
**December 2002 Program

>>The virtual team of
NewMediaArtProjectNetwork
wishes all its visitors and friends a
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!<<

In December the corporate members of
NewMediaArtProjectNetwork
have following showcases

1.
JavaMuseum -
Forum for Internet Technologies in Contemporary Art
(JAVA = Joint Advanced Virtual Affairs)
www.javamuseum.org

New in December!!
"Current Positions of French Netart"
a comprehensive collection of net based art works of more than 30 French
artists

New in November!!
*Calin Man, media artist from Romania
received the "JavaArtist of the Year Award"

*Fundamental Patterns- Peripheral Basics"
online show including the solo presentation of Calin Man, the finalists of
the Competition 2002 and "Mandala" -young artist from the Philippines.

*Current Positions of Italian Netart"
26 artists are featured in this show

2. Violence Online Festival
www.newmediafest.org/violence

Version 3.0 of Violence Online Festival is
online since 11 November 2002.
More than 180 artists from 30 countries reflecting the phenomenon of
violence in its variety, curated project by
Agricola de Cologne

Version 4.0 of Violence Online Festival is foreseen to go online in February
2004.

3. Le Musee di-visioniste
www.le-musee-di-visioniste.org
exhibition
"Focus:x? - {self}_representation"
including four features:
"Mirror at the Bottom - artists portraiting themselves"
Coco Gordon (New York), Melissa Ulto (New York), Valerie Rose (Tampa,USA)

Focus:X?.... is a new type of curatorial work of realizing cross platform
projects in the framework of NewMediaArtProjectNetwork

In January 2003, edition 06 of "Featured Artists series" will go online
including Dan Norton, jimpunk, Patrick Simons, Nicolas Clauss and Daniel
Young.

4. Cinematheque
MediaCentre/le Musee di-visioniste
www.le-musee-divisioniste.org/mediacentre

only running until beginning of January 2003! (but available online for
permanent)
LMD MediaCentre Summer Festival
including streaming works of
Doron Golan (USA), Michael Bryntrupp (Germany), Christina McPhee (USA),
Tony Mestrovic (Croatia) Melissa Ulto (USA), Fernando Llanos (Mexico),
Seth Thompson (USA), Agricola de Cologne (Germany).

*The new program of streaming media applications, entitled
"Winter Streaming"
will go online in January 2003.

5. A Virtual Memorial -
Memorial project against the Forgetting and for Humanity
www.a-virtual-memorial.org

Featured project in December
*Just Positive!"
Four HIV positive artists from USA:
Michael Berube, Ian Moyer, Max Greenberg, Alex Aleixio
alternative access via:
http://www.nmartproject.net/cur/positive

and
Memorial for the Victims of AIDS
alternative access via:
http://www.a-virtual-memorial.org/memorials/aids/entrance.htm

6. New!!
Agricola TV, - Documentary Channel
currently streaming:
Interview - Canal (a) Artenet
Argentine television with
Agricola de Cologne
www.agricola-de-cologne.de/tv/inter001/index.html

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is founded and created by Agricola de Cologne.
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