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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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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3 calls for entries: Cologne International Videoart Festival

Mon Jul 30, 2012 00:00

Cologne International Videoart Festival

3 Calls for entries
extended deadline: 30 July 2012

CologneOFF VIII - Continental Drift

animateCOLOGNE - Cologne Art & Animation Festival

exDox - Experimental Documentary Film Festival
Cologne International Videoart Festival
info (at) coff.newmediafest.org


SFC - Shoah Film Collection @ A Virtual Memorial Riga 2012

Thu May 31, 2012 19:00 - Fri Jun 08, 2012


SFC_ Shoah Film Collection - http://dts.engad.org -
launched 2010 by Agricola de Cologne, director & curator of
artvideoKOELN & Cologne International Videoart Festival
received a special event context of its own
"A Virtual Memorial - Commemorative Interventions"

artvideoKOELN -
the international curatorial initiative "art & moving images"
is happy to announce

A Virtual Memorial Riga 2012 - Commemorative Interventions
featuring SFC _ Shoah Film Collection
1-8 Juni 2012 @ Culture & Arts Projects NOASS Riga

as a complementary event in the framework of the
International Conference of Holocaust Museums 4-6 June 2012
organised by Riga Ghetto & Latvian Holocaust Museum

in partnership between
Riga Ghetto & Latvian Holocaust Museum, Association of Jewish Culture SHAMIR Riga,
Culture and Arts Projects NOASS Riga & artvideoKOELN -
the international initiative "art & moving images" from Cologne/Germany

As a nomadic memorial, A Virtual Memorial - Commemorative Interventions
is representing the presentation context for
SFC - Shoah Film Collection - http://dts.engad.org
to be embedded in complementary exhibitions, lectures, workshops,
artists talks, discussions and other audience related interventions.

SFC _ Shoah Film Collection - a worldwide unique initiative -
would like to encourage young generations of artists to deal with the topic of SHOAH, and related themes like collective trauma caused by totalitarism, by using new technologies and contemporary approaches in art in order to discuss new ways for keeping vivid the memory.
Founded by Agricola de Cologne on 27 January 2010, the 65th return of the liberation of Auschwitz, SFC - Shoah Film Collection releases each year on 27 January a new call for the running year and includes meanwhile 40 exceptional experimental film and videoart works with a running time between 1 minute and 60 minutes.
The PDF catalogue can be downloaded - http://downloads.nmartproject.net/SFC_collection_2012.pdf

A Virtual Memorial Riga 2012 - Commemorative Interventions
is the first of a series of events to be realised during the coming years
in Europe, Asia, North and South America.
The provisional event schedule can be downloaded as PDF.

international curatorial initiative "Art & Moving Images"

Culture & Art Projects NOASS Riga/Latvia


netEX: calls & deadlines --->> May 2012

Thu May 31, 2012 00:00

netEX: calls & deadlines --->> May 2012
newsletter contents
*calls & deadlines
04 Calls: 2012 deadlines internal
23 Calls: May 2012 deadlines external
15 Calls: ongoing external/internal
News - May 2012

In May, the nomadic festival project
CologneOFF 2012 - videoart in a global context
is jumping between Eastern and Southern Europe

CologneOFF 2012 Greece I
@ Athens International Video Art Festival - May 2012

CologneOFF 2012 Belarus II
@ Urban Culture and Fire Festival Minsk- 18-20 May 2012

CologneOFF 2012 Armenia
@ One Shot - International Film Festival Yerewan - May 2012

CologneOFF 2012 Russia I
@ Now & After Festival Moscow - Museum of Contemporary Art - May/June 2012

Cologne International Videoart Festival
festival site http://coff.newmediafest.org
festival blog http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/

Calls & deadlines
Deadlines internal
4 calls for 2012

extended Deadline 1 July 2012
CologneOFF VIII - Continental Drift
-Human Rights - Memory & Identity-
film and video makers are invited to submit experimental films and videoart

Deadline 1 June 2012
1#minuteCOLOGNE - Cologne One Minute Film Festival
60 second films/videos wanted!

Deadline 1 July 2012
animateCOLOGNE - Cologne Art & Animation Festival

Deadline 1 July
SFC - SHOAH Film Collection

May 2012 deadlines: external

31 May
Aesthetia Short Film Festival

31 May
Facade Video Festival Plovdiv/Bulgaria

27 May
12 International Art Exhibition - La Coruna/Spain

25 May
Rovas Artists Residencies Kosice/Slovakia

21 May
Evora International Short Film Festival (Portugal)

20 May
Balkan Beyond Borders Film Festival - Tirana/Albania

20 May
Begehungen Arts Festival Chemnitz/Germany

19 May
Santorini Biennale of Arts 2012

17 May
The Shortfilm Movement London/UK

15 May
Holy Bos Film & Videos

11 May
Zero1 Biennial Spaces

10 May
Invisble Boarders 2012

8 May
Sarajewo Talent Campus 2012

7 May
Pixel Palace - Artists Residencies - Newcastle/UK

7 May
Botin Foundation Visual Arts Scholarships 2012/2013

6 May
TROVE - call for toys and films on toys

6 May
Movie Night on 19 May - Dresden/Germany

4 May
Regent Part Film festival 2012 - Toronto/Ca

2 May
Wanted: New films for a poem!

2 May
Zebra Poetry Film Festival Berlin

1 May
25FPS Festival Zagreb

1 May
This is not a Gateway - 4th Festival on Cities - London/UK

1 May
Residency in Medellin/Colombia
15 Ongoing calls: external/internal
-> Digital Art Wanted by Hex Gallery Kansas City
-> Writers who explore the visual arts - wanted for online magazine
-> Radius - Radio as Art (Chicago)
-> Artsit Residency in Alaska
-> SFC - Shoah Film Collection by VideoChannel & A Virtual Memorial Foundation
-> Selfshadows 2.= - net based project by Javier Bedrina
-> Videos for Bivouac Projects Sumter/USA
-> OUTCASTING - web based screenings
-> Films and video screenings Sioux City (USA)
-> Laisle screenings Rio de Janeiro/Brazil
-> Videos for Helsinki based video gallery - 00130 Gallery
-> Web based works for 00130 Gallery Helsinki/Finland
-> Project: Repetition as a Model for Progression by Marianne Holm Hansen
-> US webjournal Atomic Unicorn seeks netart and video art for coming editions
-> TAGallery

and more deadlines on

NetEX - networked experience
calls in the external section->
calls in the internal section->
This newsletter is also released on
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is a free information service powered by
Le Musee di-visioniste
-the new museum of networked art -
info & contact:
netex (at) nmartproject.net


Videoart: CologneOFF 2012 France

Thu Apr 26, 2012 16:00 - Wed May 09, 2012


Cologne International Videoart Festival
& artvideoKOELN - the international curatorial initiative "art & moving images"
are happy to announce

CologneOFF2012 France
@ ARTchSO Video Festival Rennes/France
26 Apil -9 May 2012

Here We Are!
Videoart from African countries
curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne

Selection I
Esra Wube (Ethiopia) - Amora, 2010, 3:26
Jude Anogwih (Nigeria) - UNSTABLE STABLES, 2009, 1:20
Simohammed Fettaka (Morocco) - Creatruction, 2011, 10:00
Michele MAGEMA (D.Congo) - Interiority-Fresco IV / 2010 / 2′31″
Kai Lossgott (South Africa) “alpha”, 2007, 3:17
Samba Fall (Senegal) - Yesterday, I had a Dream, 2011, 7:08
Kisito ASSANGNI (Togo) Explosion, 2009, 2′22″
Henok Getachew (Ethiopia) – Framed Embryo, 2008, 4:12
Hamza Halloubi (Morocco) - untiltled (lait), 2009, 0:57

Selection II
Ezra Wube (Ethiopia) – Hisab, 2011, 7:56
Alpha Sadou Gano & Jacques Faton (Senegal/Belgium) – Laar, 2011, 19:00
Khanyisile Mbongwa/ James Tayler (South Africa) - Fragmented, 2009, 4′53”,
Jeanette Ginslov (South Africa) – Korohano, 2009, 3:40,
Emeka Ogboh (Nigeria) - [dis] connection - 2009, 1:58

Cologne International Videoart Festival
festival site http://coff.newmediafest.org
festival blog http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/

Current calls for entries

info (at) coff.newmediafest.org


Call for entries: 8th Cologne International Videoart Festival

Sun Jul 01, 2012 00:00


Call for entries
extended deadline 1 July 2012

CologneOFF VIII – Continental Drift
Human Rights – Memory & Identity

The 8th edition of Cologne International Videoart Festival
since the foundation in 2006 is focussed thematically on “human rights” and their manifestation in memory & identity.
Launch in September 2012 and run in the framework of the nomadic festival project
“CologneOFF 2012 – videoart in a global context”

“Continental Drift” is used as a metaphore for the instabile political,
economical and ecological situation, people live on the globe currently,
which is representing also a moral crisis of all systems in power.

CologneOFF VIII is looking for experimental forms of film and video art –
to be submitted online by using the entry form on

Cologne International Videoart Festival
Festival site http://coff.newmediafest.org
Festival blog http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/

more calls

Deadline: 1 June 2012
1#minuteCologne - Cologne One Minute Film Festival

Deadline: 1 July 2012
exDox - Cologne Experimental Documentary Film Festival

animateCOLOGNE - Cologne Art & Animation Festival

info (at) coff.newmediafest.org