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BIO

Agricola de Cologne

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

--> interdisciplinary media artist, director of experimental shortfilms and videos, curator of media art and the designer of culture
--> founder & director of artvideoKOELN – the curatorial initiative „art & moving images“ (2010),
--> founder & director of CologneOFF - Cologne International Videoart Festival (2006)
--> founder and director of [NewMediaArtProjectNetwork]:||cologne –the experimental platform for art and new media (2000), a global network on different virtual and physical levels

Besides for a broad bandwidth of dynamic curatorial contexts he is initiating in physical & virtual space like JavaMuseum (2001), NewMediaFest (2002), Violence Online Festival (2003), SoundLAB & VideoChannel (2004), CologneOFF (2006), netEX (2007), Agricola de Cologne is standing also for
the co-curator & co-organiser of events like festivals & exhibitions of contemporary art, but also for the jury member of divers festivals.

Since its introduction in 2000, Agricola de Cologne is represented as an artist on more than 500 festivals and media art exhibitions in New York, Chicago, London, Paris, Marseille, Madrid, Barcelona, Lisbon, Oslo, Seoul, Bangkok, New Delhi, Basel, Vienna, Linz (Ars Electronica), Graz, Kiev, Riga, Moskow, St.Petersburg, Tallinn, Tokyo, Rome, Milan, Turin, Karlsruhe (ZKM), Berlin & elsewhere, but also on Biennials like ISEA Nagoya (2002), Venice Biennale 2003, 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 Singapur 2008.

His most recent media art context "CologneOFF 2011/2012 - videoart in a global context" is travelling as a nomadic festival project during 2011 and 2012 once a round the globe.

His media art works received numerous prizes and awards.

Links

Agricola de Cologne --> http://www.agricola-de-cologne.de
Agricola de Cologne Moving Picture Collection --> http://movingpictures.agricola-de-cologne.de
artvideoKOELN --> http://video.mediaartcologne.org
Cologne International Videoart Festival --> http://coff.newmediafest.org
[NewMediaArtProjectNetwork]:||cologne --> http://www.nmartproject.net

Google has the most Agricola de Cologne + CologneOFF listings -->
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EVENT

CologneOFF 2012 Belarus


Dates:
Mon Jan 16, 2012 14:00 - Wed Jan 18, 2012

Location:
Belarus

Le Musee - di-visioniste -
the new museum of networked art
&
Cologne International Videoart Festival

proudly present

CologneOFF 2012 - videoart in a global context
nomadic festival project 2012

and the 1st screening event in 2012
--->

CologneOFF 2012 Belarus I
@ Cinema Perpetuum Mobile Film Festival Minsk
http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/?page_id=1993
http://cpm.kinaklub.org/en
16-18 January 2012

presenting following selection from

CologneOFF VII - Art & the City
http://coff07.newmediafest.org
curated by Agricola de Cologne

Ramon Suau Lleal (Spain) - Hoax, 2010, 4:23
Mattias Härenstam (Sweden) - Closed Circuit, 2011, 3:01
Albert Merino (Spain) - The City and The Other, 2010, 3:09
Johanna Reich ( Germany) - A State of Crystal, 2010, 3’19
Octavian Federovici (Romania) - Around 7 o’clock, 2007, 3:06
Yuriy Kruchak, Yulia Kostereva (Ukraine) - The 7th of November, 2009, 3:36
Francesca Fini (Italy) - Oasis in The Desert, 2010, 5:05
Manuela Barile (PT) - Moroloja, 2008, 8:05
Sarah Mock (Germany) - Is there a way out, 2011, 3 :47
Pablo Fernandez-Pujol (ES) - 142-143 - 2010, 2:10
Ezra Wube (Ethiopia) - Amora, 2011, 2:26
Liu Wei (China) - Hopeless Land, 2009, 7:28
My Name is Scot (Canada) - Independence, 2011, 7:57

PDF catalogue for download
http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2012_Belarus_1.pdf

Agricola de Cologne, director of
Cologne International Videoart Festival
is also jury member for Cinema Perpetuum Mobile Film Festival Minsk.

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But to this presentation belongs also the simultaneous launch
of "Videoart from Belarus" online
a selection and compilation of experimental films and videoart
curated by Vera Antimova (Minsk) for
CologneOFF 2012 - videoart in a global context
which becomes part of the nomadic festival project

featuring 9 videos by 5 Belarussian artists

1. Shenja Berline
Miniatures /year 2010 /duration 04:45
Vide /year 2010 /duration 06:21

2. Sergey Kolosovski
ŚWIATŁO/year 2011 /duration 01:49
Return/year 2011 /duration 02:04

3. Natali Fi
Dance, Dance, Dance /year 2011 /duration 13:29

4. Artem Lobach
Twilight /year 2011 /duration 06:21
Without you /year 2011 /duration 03:06

5. Helen Yasinskaya
Red Dream /year 2011/duration 4:20
Headache/year 2010/duration 4:58

Access online via
1. http://coff.newmediafest.org/belarus-index.html
2. http://coff.newmediafest.org
3. http://videochannel.newmediafest.org

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Cologne International Videoart Festival

CologneOFF 2012 - videoart in a global context
nomadic festival project 2011 & 2012

festival site - http://coff.newmediafest.org
festival blog - http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/
email - info (at) coff.newmediafest.org

Info to be downloaded as PDF
English - http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2012_eng.pdf
Deutsch - http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2012_deu.pdf
Espanol - http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2012_es.pdf



EVENT

Mexican Visions - videoart from Mexico


Dates:
Sun Jan 01, 2012 00:00 - Mon Dec 31, 2012

Happy New Year!
Happy New Feature!

Cologne International Videoart Festival
is happy to launch on 1 January 2012
the new feature of video art online

MEXICAN VISIONS
videoart from Mexico
a collaboration with Circuito Electrovisiones Mexico City

featuring 21 videos by 21 Mexican video artists

MEXICAN VISIONS was released as a screening program and presented in the framework of CologneOFF 2011 Mexico
@ Media Fest UAM - Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana
14 & 15 November 2011.
--> http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/?page_id=1826

Enter this feature via
http://coff.newmediafest.org
or
http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/?p=1981

via VideoChannel
http://videochannel.newmediafest.org/blog/?p=1262

or directly via
http://videochannel.newmediafest.org/2012/mexican-index.html

(Please deactivate the pop-up blocker of your browser and enable Javascript!)

The new PDF catalogue is available for download
http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2012_Mexican-Visions.pdf

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Cologne International Videoart Festival

CologneOFF 2012 - videoart in a global context
nomadic festival project 2011 & 2012
http://coff.newmediafest.org (Englisch)
http://coff2011.newmediafest.org (German)

Info to be downloaded as PDF
Deutsch - http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2012_deu.pdf
English - http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2012_eng.pdf
Espanol - http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2012_es.pdf

info (at) coff.newmediafest.org



OPPORTUNITY

Call for entries: 8th Cologne International Videoart Festival


Deadline:
Tue May 01, 2012 00:00



On 1 January 2012, Cologne International Videoart Festival is officially launching the new call for for entries for the 8th festival edition -
CologneOFF VIII - Continental Drift .

“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 will be premiered in September 2012 in the framework of the nomadic festival project CologneOFF 2012 - videoart in a global context.

Artists are invited to submit exclusively online up to 3 experimental films and videoart dealing with human rights, memory and identity

All details and the entry form can be found here --->
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3791


OPPORTUNITY

netEX: calls & deadlines --> January 2012


Deadline:
Tue Jan 31, 2012 00:00

netEX: calls & deadlines --> January 2012
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newsletter contents
*news
*calls & deadlines
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01 Call: 2012 deadline internal
15 Calls: January 2012 deadlines external
15 Calls: ongoing external/internal
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News - January 2012

NetEX and its team wish all friends, partners and customers
a Happy, Peaceful and Successful New Year 2012!!

On 1 January 2012, the new call for the 8th festival edition of
Cologne International Videoart Festival will be officially released.
The globalized world gets more and more structured in a totalitarian way
without any democratic controle. The festival motto
"Continental Drift" is representing a metaphore for really fatale developments.
CologneOFF is looking for experimental films and videos dealing
with human rights and related fields.
"CologneOFF VIII - Continental Drift" will be premiered
in September 2012 in the framework of
CologneOFF 2012 - videoart in a global context.

More details and entry form
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3791

In 2012, the nomadic festival project
CologneOFF 2012 - videoart in a global context
will continue the tour around the globe in Belarus -
CologneOFF 2012 Belarus @
Cinema Perpetuum Mobile Festival Minsk - 16-18 January 2012 -
a tour which has started in January 2011 in the Netherlands.
31 screening and exhibitions events give evidence
of an usual success during the past year.
Download the updated info as PDF
http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2012_eng.pdf

On 1 January 2012, the new online feature will be released
"Mexican Visions" - videoart from Mexico -
which is based on a common open call in collaboration with
Circuito Electrovisiones Mexico City.
The 2 screening programs resulting from this call were screened as
a world premiere on 14 & 15 November 2011 in the framework of
CologneOFF 2011 Mexico @ Media Fest CologneOFF 2011
@ UAM - Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana Xochimilco - Mexico City
Access via http://coff.newmediafest.org

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Calls & deadlines
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Deadlines internal
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1 call for 2012

Deadline 1 May 2012
CologneOFF VIII - Continental Drift
"Human Rights - Memory & Identity"
film and video makers are invited to submit experimental films and videoart
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3791

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January 2012 deadlines: external
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31 January
eva international biennale
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3735

31 January
ARTchSo Festival Rennes/F
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3758

30 January
VideoEX - Experimental Film Festival Zurich
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3726

30 January
Le CUBE - Int. Digital Art Festival
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3750

29 January
"All Women" - Juried Art Competition
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3785

20 January
Generator X 3.0
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3788

16 January
3rd International Conference on Computational Creativity
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3692

16 January
Utopia? @ Carbondadale Film Festival
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3812

16 January
Residency: Blue Sky Project
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3709

14 January
Collision Collective Boston seeks Art/Tech works
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3709

11 January
Occupy
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3827

10 January
Mediawave Festival Hungary
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3713

9 January
Multi Arts Festival Toronto/Ca
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3810

8 January
#FFFFFF Space
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3739
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Ongoing calls: external/internal
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--> 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 http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?page_id=4

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http://netex.nmartproject.net
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DISCUSSION

Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year


Cologne International Videoart Festival,
Agricola de Cologne
& the entire team of le Musee di-visioniste
the new museum of networked art

wish all their friends, partners and supporters
a Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year,

and thank them for the success of 31 presentation events
of CologneOFF 2011 - videoart in a global context
on the nomadic tour around the globe including
Netherlands, Ukraine, Russia, Finland, Estonia, Latvia,
Poland, Romania, Hungary, Greece, Italy, France,
Armenia, Lebanon,Morocco, India, Laos, Mexico, Cuba -
to be continued in 2012.

You are invited to download
the revised festival PDF catalogue of CologneOFF VII - Art & the City
http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF7_catalogue.pdf

the recently revised PDF catalogue for CologneOFF 2011 Mexico
http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2011_Mexico_Cuba.pdf

and the latest project information for
CologneOFF 2012 - videoart in a global context

English - http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2012_eng.pdf
Deutsch - http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2012_deu.pdf
Espanol - http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2012_es.pdf

But if you have the time over Christmas you may also review the entire
festival program of Art & the City on http://coff.newmediafest.org
or the 6 previous festival editions to be accessed via http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/
Just deactivate the pop-up blocker of your browser and enable Javascript.

Happy holidays ! and all best

--
Wilfried Agricola de Cologne

Founder & director of
Le Musee di-visioniste
- the new museum of networked art -
http://www.le-musee-divisioniste.org
formerly -->
[NewMediaArtProjectNetwork]:||cologne

Director of - artvideoKOELN -
The curatorial initiative "art & moving images"
http://video.mediaartcologne.org

Director of CologneOFF -
Cologne International Videoart Festival

CologneOFF 2012 - videoart in a global context
nomadic festival project 2011 & 2012
http://coff.newmediafest.org (Englisch)
http://coff2011.newmediafest.org (German)

info (at) coff.newmediafest.org
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