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
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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


netEX: calls & deadlines --> February 2012

Wed Feb 29, 2012 00:00

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

2. animateCOLOGNE - Cologne Art & Animation Festival

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 -

and between 24-26 February up to India
CeC - Carnival of e_Creativity
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

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

February 2012 deadlines: external
29 February
3rd International Taiwan Videoart Exhibition 2012

29 February
FILE 2012 – Sao Paulo

29 February
Artist in Residence Program for Artists of Colour

29 February
Beyond Memory

29 February
Beyond the Material World

29 February
Multiplexer – Open Call for Video

28 February
404 Festival – Art & Technology Rosario/Argentina

24 February
Music in Low-fi (photography)

24 February
18th Media City Festival

24 February
Synapse Residencies

20 February
Pervasive Displays Conference

17 February

17 February
NC CulturLab & ISIS Arts Residencies

15 February
Call for Papers by Video Pool Media Arts Centre

15 February
Output Award 2012

15 February
Nida Art Colony Residency Lithuania

15 February
Muse Award 2012

15 February
Artist Residency @ Contemporary Artists Center, Woodside – Troy, Ny

15 February
CineAlfinete screenings Berlin

15 February
International Computer Music Conference

15 February
12-13 Terminal Awards

15 February
Art & Documentation Festival Lodz/PL

10 February
artscreen fest 2012 Orebro/Sweden

10 February
Media-N, Journal Of The New Media Caucus – Spring Edition

10 February
Experimental Media 2012

10 February
Exhibition proposals for LEVEL Gallery

6 February:
Low Lives: Occupy!

5 February
International Journal of Art,Culture and Design Technologies(IJACDT)

5 February
EMARE Mexico Residency

1 February
artists long format film – commission

1 February
Currents 2012 – Santa Fe (USA)

1 February
Angelholm International Video Art Festival (Sweden)

1 February
De Ateliers: Residencies in Amsterdam

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-->
This newsletter is also released on
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info & contact:
netex (at) nmartproject.net


CologneOFF 2012 Thailand - Seasons of Memory

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


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

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/


VAC - Video Art Consortium
@ Le Musee di-visioniste
- the new museum of networked art -
experimental platform for art and new technologies


- artvideoKOELN -
The curatorial initiative "art & moving images"

- 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

- VAD - Videoart Database

- VideoChannel - international videoart platform

- VIP - VideoChannel Interview Project

info ( at) coff.newmediafest.org