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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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OPPORTUNITY

netEX: calls & deadlines --> February 2012


Deadline:
Wed Feb 29, 2012 00:00

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

In January 2012,
Cologne International Videoart Festival
started its expansion by adding two new branches to
its festival context

1. 1#minuteCologne - Cologne One Minute Film Festival
http://comf.newmediafest.org

2. animateCOLOGNE - Cologne Art & Animation Festival
http://caaf.newmediafest.org

Both contexts would like these particular artistic expressions more attention, relevance and space by using a new festival format based on an exceptional permament collections of one minute films, as well as animated art contents to be extended once a year via a new festival edition.

Also in February 2012, the nomadic festival project
CologneOFF 2012 - videoart in a global context
continues the tour around the globe by jumping from Belarus to Thailand
CologneOFF 2012 Thailand @ Goethe Institute Bangkok - 1 February 2012 -
http://downloads.nmartproject.net/Coff2012_Beff06_Goethe_Bangkok.pdf

and between 24-26 February up to India
CeC - Carnival of e_Creativity
http://www.theaea.org/cec_cac/cec12/index.htm
at Sattal - an exceptional place in the Himalaya mountains
to present the entire program
of CologneOFF VII - Art and the City and these
curated partner programs
- Videoart from Sweden curated by Eva Olsson/Jonas Nielsson
- Videoart from Austria curated by MACHFELD
- Close to my Heart Videoart from Iran curated by Alysse Stepanian
- Right Now! Videoart from Chile curated by Nicole Rademacher
- Argentinian Dreamers curated by Silvio de Gracia
- Videoart from Lebanon complied by ALBA
Visual Arts School of the Lebanese Academy of Fine Arts (Beirut) - University of Balamand
Abdo Nawar & Agricola de Cologne

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Calls & deadlines
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Deadlines internal
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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
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3791

Deadline 1 June 2012
1#minuteCOLOGNE - Cologne One Minute Film Festival
60 second films/videos wanted!
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3928

Deadline 1 July 2012
animateCOLOGNE - Cologne Art & Animation Festival
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=4024

Deadline 1 July
SFC - SHOAH Film Collection
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=1549

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February 2012 deadlines: external
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29 February
3rd International Taiwan Videoart Exhibition 2012
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3840

29 February
FILE 2012 – Sao Paulo
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3846

29 February
Artist in Residence Program for Artists of Colour
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3781

29 February
Beyond Memory
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3760

29 February
Beyond the Material World
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3907

29 February
Multiplexer – Open Call for Video
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3890

28 February
404 Festival – Art & Technology Rosario/Argentina
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=4017

24 February
Music in Low-fi (photography)
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3946

24 February
18th Media City Festival
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3814

24 February
Synapse Residencies
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3754

20 February
Pervasive Displays Conference
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3766

17 February
Mis-In-FormaTION
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3909

17 February
NC CulturLab & ISIS Arts Residencies
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3974

15 February
Call for Papers by Video Pool Media Arts Centre
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=4021

15 February
Output Award 2012
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3920

15 February
Nida Art Colony Residency Lithuania
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3977

15 February
Muse Award 2012
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3990

15 February
Artist Residency @ Contemporary Artists Center, Woodside – Troy, Ny
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3948

15 February
CineAlfinete screenings Berlin
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3967

15 February
International Computer Music Conference
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3771

15 February
12-13 Terminal Awards
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3994

15 February
Art & Documentation Festival Lodz/PL
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3996

10 February
artscreen fest 2012 Orebro/Sweden
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3876

10 February
Media-N, Journal Of The New Media Caucus – Spring Edition
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3953

10 February
Experimental Media 2012
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3892

10 February
Exhibition proposals for LEVEL Gallery
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3864

6 February:
Low Lives: Occupy!
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3848

5 February
International Journal of Art,Culture and Design Technologies(IJACDT)
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3999

5 February
EMARE Mexico Residency
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3764

1 February
artists long format film – commission
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3969

1 February
Currents 2012 – Santa Fe (USA)
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3692

1 February
Angelholm International Video Art Festival (Sweden)
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3756

1 February
De Ateliers: Residencies in Amsterdam
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3850
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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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http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?cat=3
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http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?cat=9
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netEX - networked experiences
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Le Musee di-visioniste
-the new museum of networked art -
http://www.le-musee-divisioniste.org
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EVENT

CologneOFF 2012 Thailand - Seasons of Memory


Dates:
Wed Feb 01, 2012 19:00 - Wed Feb 01, 2012

Location:
Thailand

CologneOFF 2012 Thailand -
1 February 2012
@ BEFF06 - Bangkok Experimental Film Festival -

Season of Memory
@ Goethe Institute Bangkok
videoart selection from
CologneOFF VII - Art & the City
featuring

Pablo Fernandez-Pujol (Spain) - 142-143 - 2010, 2:10
Andres Jurado (Colombia) - 2:48 minutes with the door, 2009, 3:01
Wrik Mead (Canada) - Winter’s End, 2010, 8:00
Alessandro Amaducci (Italy) - Not With A Bang, 2008, 4:30
Manuela Barile (Portugal) - Morolojam 2008, 8:05
Signe Chiper-Lillemark (Denmark) - Spaces, 2010, 6:31
Yuriy Kruchak, Yulia Kostereva (Ukraine) - The 7th of November, 2009, 3:36
Jean Gabriel Periot (France) - Nijuman no borei , 2008, 7.30
Ann Steuernagel (USA) - Garden, 2010, 10:00
Johanna Reich (Germany) - Black Hole, 2009, 6`00,
Roland Wegerer (Austria) - How to Clean a Puddle, 2008, 1:47
Mohammed Harb (Palestine) - Without Windows, 2009, 5:00
Masha Yozefpolsky (Israel) - Noli Me Tangere, 2008, 6:20
Alysse Stepanian (Iran) - Roghieh, 2009, 5:30 by
Albert Merino (Spain) - The City and The Other, 2010, 3:09
Sai Hua Kuan (Singapore) - Space Drawing No. 5 - , 2009, 1:02

--> http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/?p=2018
--> http://beffbeff.com/beff-programmes/cologneoff-2012-seasons-of-memory/

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VAC - Video Art Consortium
@ Le Musee di-visioniste
- the new museum of networked art -
experimental platform for art and new technologies
http://www.le-musee-divisioniste.org

incorporating

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

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

- 1#minuteCOLOGNE - Cologne One Minute Film Festival
http://comf.newmediafest.org

- VAD - Videoart Database
http://vad.nmartproject.net

- VideoChannel - international videoart platform
http://videochannel.newmediafest.org

- VIP - VideoChannel Interview Project
http://vip.newmediafest.org

info ( at) coff.newmediafest.org
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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
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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