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.


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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Call for entries: CologneOFF VIII - Continental Drift

Tue May 01, 2012 00:00

Call for entries
Deadline 1 May 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/

email info (at) coff.newmediafest.org


netEX: calls & deadlines --> March 2012

Sat Mar 31, 2012 00:00

netEX: calls & deadlines --> March 2012
newsletter contents
*calls & deadlines
04 Call: 2012 deadline internal
27 Calls: March 2012 deadlines external
15 Calls: ongoing external/internal
News - March 2012

In March 2012, the nomadic festival project
CologneOFF 2012 - videoart in a global context
continues the tour around the globe by jumping from India to the Phippines
CologneOFF 2012 Philiipnes @ GenerationLoss Festival Manila -

more info

Calls & deadlines
Deadlines internal
4 calls 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

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

March 2012 deadlines: external
31 March
Contravisions Film Festival Berlin

31 March
FONLAD – Digital Art Festival

31 March
KunstRePublik – International Residencies Berlin

31 March
New Technology Art Award Foundation Liets-Meesen 2012

31 March
Arteles Residencies Finland

30 March
Crosstalk Video Art Festival Budapest

30 March
CYNETART Competition 2012

22 March
Anima Mundi Festival 2012 Sao Paulo

17 March
Filmideo – video screenings

17 March
11th Euganea Film Festival

15 March
Videoart Festival Miden

15 March
Athen Video Art Festival 2012

10 March
Brigade des Images Festival Paris

9 March
The Open network Exhibition

10 March
SoundVisions by Video-Gang

7 March
DocVille 2012 Leuven

2 March
8th International Festival de la Imagen

2 March
Ars Electronica 2012

1 March
Re-New/Imac 2012

1 March
Kunsthalle Exnergasse Vienna – Exhibition proposals

1 March
Provisions Research Residencies

1 March
Image Contre Nature Marseille/F

1 March
The Global Composition – Conference

1 March
Sardinia Film Festival

1 March
Ready, Able: A Mobile Literary Project

1 March
Residency in Celje/Slovenia

1 March
Fullframe 2012 screenings – Vienna

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 http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?page_id=4

NetEX - networked experience
calls in the external section-->
calls in the internal section-->
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Call for experimental films and videoart

Tue May 15, 2012 00:00

Call for experimental film and videoart

For its presentation in the framework of the International Conference of Holocaust Museums in Riga/Latvia in June 2012, SFC - Shoah Film Collection is looking for experimental films and videoart dealing with the topic of SHOAH and related thematic fields - Deadline: 15 Nay 2012
Please use the entry form on http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=1549

SFC - Shoah Film Collection - is an unique initiative to encourage young generations of artists to deal with the topic of SHOAH by using new technologies in art. Founded on 27 January 2010, the International Memorial Day of the Liberation of Auschwitz, SFC is releasing each year on 27 January a new call in order to extend the collection of currently 38 experimental films and videoart.

website http://dts.engad.org
PDF catalogue http://downloads.nmartproject.net/SFC_collection_2012.pdf
email videochannel (at) newmediafest.org


CologneOFF: 4 calls for entries

Tue May 01, 2012 00:00


Cologne International Videoart Festival
released meanwhile 4 calls for 2012

- 8th Cologne International Videoart Festival - deadline 1 May 2012

- SFC -Shoah Film Colection - deadline: 1 July 2012

- 1#minute Cologne - Cologne One Minute Film festival - deadline: 1 June

- animateCOLOGNE - Cologne art & Animation Festival - deadline: 1 July


Festival Internacional de Videoarte de Colonia
liberados, mientras tanto 4 convocatorias de 2012

- 8vo Cologne International Videoart Festival - decha limite: 1 de mayo

- SFC -Shoah Film Collection - fecha limite: 1 de julio 2012

- 1#minute Cologne - Festival de Cortometrajes "Colonia - Un Minuto" - fecha limite: 1 de junio

- animateCOLOGNE - Festival de Arte y Animación de Colonia - deadline: 1 de julio

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

info(at) coff.newmediafest.org


Call for entries: Cologne Art & Animation Festival

Thu Feb 02, 2012 00:00 - Sun Jul 01, 2012


Call for entries
deadline: 1 July 2012

animateCOLOGNE – Cologne Art & Animation Festival
a new branch of Cologne International Videoart Festival
to be launched in September 2012 will run in the framework of the nomadic festival project “CologneOFF 2012 – videoart in a global context” http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2012_eng.pdf

animateCologne – Cologne Art & Animation Festival – founded in 2012 in the framework of Cologne International Videoart Festival – would like give the animation as a particular artistic expression more attention, relevance and space by using a new festival format based on an exceptional permament collection of animated art contents to be extended once a year via a new festival edition.

animateCOLOGNE is looking
– for animated art contents in digital video in all its varietyon the themes “memory & identity”
– for new and experimental approaches in transforming artistic concepts via animation into the language of the “moving images”,
- and is inviting film & video creators – to submit up to 3 works of experimental forms of film and video art – (exclusively) online .

Regulations and entry form

Cologne International Videoart Festival
animateCOLOGNE - Cologne Art & Animation Festival

info (at) coff.newmediafest.org