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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World Aids Day - Call for entries

Mon Oct 28, 2002 01:00

1 December 2002 - WORLD AIDS DAY

A Virtual Memorial -
Memorial Project against the Forgetting and for Humanity

1. "Just Positive! - Call for entries
2. Memorial for the Victims of AIDS
Please contribute!

1. "Just Positive!" - Call for Entries
Deadline 20 November 2002.

It is already a tradition,
the month December on "A Virtual Memorial" is dedicated to the victims of
on occasion of 1st December - WORLD AIDS Day.

This year, A Virtual Memorial would like to feature several "HIV positive"
in an online show, entitled:
"Just Positive!"

Artists of any discipline who are HIV positive are invited to submit
information and images about their artistic work or friends of them: Please
submit information/images of your positive friends!

It is intended to include all serious submissions, some selected artists
will be individually featured.

For submitting, please use this entry form:

*Artist Name
*First name

*Artistic descipline:
*Short biography (not more than 300 words, plain email text or .doc)

*Short artistic statement
(not more than 300 words, plain email text or .doc)

*Works/Images(.jpg/gif/mov/swf/dcr/mp3/URL)/year of origine


Deadline 20 November 2002!

Please send your submission including all
media files at best zipped to


2. Memorial for the Victims of AIDS

Allways active, but now again of particular relevance in connection with 1
December - World AIDS Day:
The Memorial for the Victims of AIDS.

Please contribute!

Go to the start page of
or directly to

Help to keep vivid the Memory of all who suffer(ed), who died - among
friends or anonymously, or who are still alive.

Contribute a digital art work in form of an image, an animation or a text!

All serious submissions arriving until 30 November will be included on 1
December. Submissions after 1 December will be immediately included.

A Virtual Memorial -
Memorial Project against the Forgetting and for Humanity


Violence is looking for sound work

Thu Oct 24, 2002 01:00

Violence Online Festival

is looking for sound works
connected to the subject "Violence"
to be included in Version 3.0 of
Violence Online Festival
going online in November.

*Deadline 30. October 2002.

Sound artists who would like to submit sound/audio works are invited to fill
out this entry form :

**The art works can be submitted only as
.mp3 file (single file not larger than 2 MB)

Name of artist:

Short CV (to be published) not more than 250 words

Title of works

year of origin:
running time:
used software/hardware:

I hold all rights on the submitted work(s) and agree that my submission in
case my work is selected can be included also in future versions of Violence
Online Festival .

email address

**Please send the form together with the media file(s) to

Violence Online Festival


Award for Violence Online Festival


The NewMediaArtProjectNetwork
proudly announces:

*Violence Online Festival*
NewMedia art project
created and curated by Agricola de Cologne
received on 19 October the
*Special Prize of the Organisation Commettee*
Computer Space Festival 2002 Sofia (BG)


* Version 1.0 of Violence Online Festival had been presented as online part
of Violens Festival Tabor (Czech Republic) 17 - 31 August 2002
* Version 1.1 was Featured Project during the month September 2002 on A
Virtual Memorial
* Version 2.0 of Violence Online Festival is presented in October 2002 on
Computer Space Festival 2002 Sofia (Bulgaria) (18-20 Oct 2002) and
Liberarti Festival /Liverpool Biennale 2002 (10 Oct - 01 Dec 2002)

Technical requirements
optimized for VGA resolution 1024x768, PC Pentium III 600 Mhz or better or
comparable MAC, Soundcard, recommended 56K or 64K modem or faster,
browsers: MS Internet Explorer 5.5+ or Netscape Navigator 6.0+
Players/Plug-ins: essential the latest Flash 6, Shockwave, Real Player,

Violence Online Festival
(corporate member of NewMediaArtProjectNetwork)
text, conception, programming, visalization, curator, organizer, artist =
Agricola de Cologne - copyright


Cinematheque - call for submissions

Deadline 30 November!

Cinematheque at MediaCentre /le Musee di-visioniste

is looking for artists' videos
in the streaming formats
Quicktime, Real Video, Flash, Shockwave, Windows Media
to be presented in the next online show.
Slowly the currently running Summer Festival is coming to an end.

Artists are invited to submit works of any subject and genre. No commercial
works are accepted. The running time may not exceed 10 min.

The works can be submitted either as media file (not larger than 5MB) or URL
(file size not limited).

A selection of the best submitted videos will be included in the show.

Deadline 30 November 2002.

Please use this entry form for submitting:

*short bio (not longer than 250 words)

*type of video
*URL or type of submitted media file
*short description (not more than 250 words)

Please send your submission exclusively via email to

Cinematheque at
MediaCentre - le Musee di-visioniste
General Info:

Visit also the currently running show on
Le Musee di-visioniste,
Focus:x? - {self}_representation


JavaMuseum - Press Release

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

announces the launch of the new show
"Fundamental Patterns - Peripheral Basics"
for the beginning of November.
The exact date will be notified in time.

JavaMuseum is proud to announce
the winner of the 2002 competition on JavaMuseum:

the "JavaArtist of the Year Award"
is given this year to one single artist
for the excellence of his art working:

CALIN MAN, media artist from Romania.

"Fundamental Patterns - Peripheral Basics"
is the title of the program series 2002: 2nd of Java Series,
a program of different net based art related events,
and it was the title of the 2002 competition on JavaMuseum.

The Show of
"Fundamental Patterns - Peripheral Basics"
will incorporate following three features:

1. Solo presentation of the "JavaArtist of the Year 2002"

2. Presentation of the finalists of the competition
"Fundamental Patterns - Peripheral Basics"
including the works of 25 artists

3. Presentation of work series, entitled "Mandala",
created by students of the University of the Philippines Manila,
in the framework of "Fundamental Patterns - Peripheral Basics"
but out of the competition concurrence.

In this exciting show, WEST will meet EAST,
and therefore the spiritual element
will play an essential role.

The show will be curated and created by
Agricola de Cologne, director and curator of JavaMuseum.

The winners of the
"JavaArtist of the Year Award"
were in 2001:

the late Tiia Johannson (net artist from Estonia, died on 11 June 2002)
Jody Zellen (USA)
MEZ - Mary Anne Breeze (Australia)

Another project in the framework of "2nd of Java Series"
is the currently running show
"Actual Positions of Italian NetArt"

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

Thanks to
Fatima Lasay,
Digital Media Philippines