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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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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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EVENT

CologneOFF 2011 - Mexico & Cuba


Dates:
Thu Nov 10, 2011 20:00 - Fri Dec 02, 2011

Cologne International Videoart Festival
has the extraordinary pleasure
to make the first steps to the "new world",
it's Mexico and Cuba
10 Nov - 2 Dec 2011

http://coff.newmediafest.org
http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/ (Blog)

Download the new PDF catalogue
http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2011_Mexico_Cuba.pdf

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CologneOFF 2011 Mexico
is a collaboration with
ExTeresa Arte Actual Mexico City,
Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Xochimilco Mexico City,
Circuito Electrovisiones Mexico
10-18 November 2011

CologneOFF 2011 Cuba
is a collaboration with
International Videoart Festival Camaguey/Cuba) &
ISA - University of the Arts Havana (Cuba)
25 Nov - 2 December 2011

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Mexico City
@ ExTeresa Arte Actual Mexico City
10 & 11 November - 20h-22h

10 November
20.00 h - CologneOFF VII - Art & the City 1 - Mirrors
20.40 h - CologneOFF VII - Art & the City 2 - A Velvet Underground
21.20 h - CologneOFF VII - Art & the City 3 - Perception of War - Inner Disorder

11 November
20.00 h - CologneOFF VII - Art & the City 4 - A Matter of Identity
20.40 h - CologneOFF VII - Art & the City 5 - Mysterious Entanglements
21.20 h - CologneOFF VII - Art & the City 6 - Black & White

@ Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Xochimilco Mexico City
14 & 15 November - Media Fest - 10h - 19h
16-18 November - Congress: New Paradigms in Art

14 November 2011
10h introducing lecture – Agricola de Cologne
screenings
11h    CologneOFF VII - Art & the City 1
12h    Digitalis – aspects of digital video
13h    Copy the Truth - Videoart from Portugal – featuring Margarida Paiva
14h    Black & White
15h    Mexican Visions I . Videoart from Mexico
16h    Forever- The Ball  – Football & Videoart
17h    Disturbed Beauty - Landscape in Videoart
18h    CologneOFF VII - Art & the City 2

15 November 2011
screenings
10h    CologneOFF VII - Art & the City 3
11h    Still Fighting  - Videoart from Africa
12h    Still Burning  - Videoart from Middle East
13h    Still Reflecting  - Videoart from China – Lily & Hong Lei
14h    Still Facing - Performance in Videoart
15h    Mexican Visions II: Videoart Mexico
16h    Still Lightning – SFC  - Shoah Film Collection
17h    CologneOFF VII - Art & the City 4
17h -   19h  finalization – panel discussion

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Cuba
25-29 November - International Videoart Festival Camaguey
2 December  - ISA - University of the Arts Havana

Screening of a selection from CologneOFF VII - Art & the City
http://coff.newmediafest.org

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For all details, schedule of screenings and the lists of the programs,
please download the new PDF catalogue
http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2011_Mexico_Cuba.pdf

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CologneOFF 2011 - videoart in a global context
nomadic festival project
1 January 2011 - 31 December 2012

is operated by
Cologne International Videoart Festival
http://coff.newmediafest.org
http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/
& artvideoKOELN -
the curatorial initiative "art & moving images"
http://video.mediaartcologne.org

powered by
Le Musee di-visioniste
- the new museum of networked art -
http://www.le-musee-divisioniste.org

info (at) coff.newmediafest.org
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EVENT

CologneOFF 2011 - Rome & Gdansk - 21-23 Oct 2011


Dates:
Fri Oct 21, 2011 18:00 - Sun Oct 23, 2011

Cologne International Videoart Festival
http://coff.newmediafest.org
is happy to announce the two manifestations in October
see also catalogue to be downloaded as PDF for free
http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2011_Rome_Gdansk.pdf
1.
CologeOFF 2011 Rome
@ Arte Video Roma Festival 2011
www.artevideoromafestival.org/
21-23 October 2011
presenting the screeningsprogram
CologneOFF VII - Art & the City: Mirrors
This selection includes videos from the 7th CologneOFF festival edition
which was launched in in September 2011 in Beirut-Budapest-Riga.
"Art & the City" - is the title of a series of selections dealing with the urban context
and how artists reflect and experience it -
as a machine producing continuously memory, as a mysterious, frightening,
absurd, creative or hopeless environment -
once initiated now endlessly looping like a perpetuum mobile.
1, Ramon Suau Lleal (Spain) - Hoax, 2010, 4:23
2. Marko Batista (Slovenia) - The Machine of Memory, 2008, 1:29
3. Matthias Härenstam (Sweden) - Closed Circuit, 2011, 3:01
4. Shahar Marcus (Israel) - Leap of Faith, 2010, 3:02
5. Johanna Reich (Germany) - A State of Crystal, 2010, 3'19
6. Sarah Mock (Germany) - Is there a way out, 2011, 3 :47
7. Albert Merino Gomez (Spain) - The City and The Other, 2010, 3:09
8. Francesca Fini (Italy) - Oasis in The Desert, 2010, 5:05
9. Yuriy Kruchak, Yulia Kostereva (Ukraine) - The 7th of November, 2009, 3:36
10. Ana Brotas (Portugal) - Okupa, 2009, 2:14
11. Ezra Wube (Ethiopia) - Amora, 2011, 2:26
12. Liu Wei (China) - Hopeless Land, 2009,
13. Andrew Fedak (USA) - Orange County Surreality, 2011, 3:00
14. My Name is Scot (Canada) - Independance, 2011, 7:57
15. Tim Stokes (UK) - Untitled, 2011, 2:00

2.
CologneOFF 2011 Gdansk
@ In Out Festival 2011
at Laznia - Centre for Contemporary Art Gdansk/Poland
http://www.laznia.pl
22 -23 October 2011
presenting
"Young German Videoart"
curated by Agricola de Cologne
featuring videos by
Daniel Lo Iacono - Digital Snapshots, (2:30), 2003
Johanna Reich - A State of Crystal, 2010, 3'19
Sarah Berger - Inside out #3, 2010, 4:02
Ebert Brothers - Bluescape, 2006, 2:54
Ascan Breuer - The Kurukshetra-Report, 8:00, 2009
Philip Matousek - A Beautiful Day, 3:12, 2009
Sarah Mock - Is there a Way Out, 2011, 3:47
Lars Nagler - Krypt, 2007, 6:16
Anna Porzelt - One's Bits and Pieces (Siebensachen), 2004, 3:00
Daniela Risch - When we are in heaven, 2008, 4:00
Sibylle Trickes - ,Cyclic Islands: Meme´s,, 2009, 9:00
Susanne Wiegner - Just Midnight, 2010, 3:43
Constantin Hartenstein - Title: LIFTN, 2008, 1:20
see also the common catalogue to be downloaded as PDF for free
http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2011_Rome_Gdansk.pdf
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CologneOFF 2011 - videoart in a global context
nomadic festival project
1 January 2011 - 31 December 2012
is operated by
Cologne International Videoart Festival
http://coff.newmediafest.org
http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/
& artvideoKOELN -
the curatorial initiative "art & moving images"
http://video.mediaartcologne.org
powered by
Le Musee di-visioniste
- the new museum of networked art -
http://www.le-musee-divisioniste.org
info (at) coff.newmediafest.org
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EVENT

Announcement: CologneOFF 2011 Mexico City


Dates:
Thu Nov 10, 2011 20:00 - Fri Nov 18, 2011

Location:
Mexico

Cologne International Videoart Festival
is happy to announce

CologneOFF 2011 Mexico City
a collaboration with
ExTeresa Arte Actual &
Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana
Media Fest & Congress: New Paradigms in Art
10 - 18 November 2011

In the framework of the nomadic festival project
CologneOFF 2011 - videoart in a global context,
Agricola de Cologne, the director of
Cologne International Videoart Festival
will present in Mexico City  selections from
"CologneOFF VII - Art & the City"
the 7th festival edition -
in total 22 screening programs

including the special compilations -->
videoart from Portugal featuring Margarida Paiva
videoart from China featuring Lily & Honglei
videoart from Africa & Middle East
Performance in Videoart - Landscape in Videoart
Football (Soccer) in videoart, a world premiere
and
Mexican Visions I & II - videoart from Mexico -
a collaboration with Circuito Electrovisiones Mexico City

in collaboration with the curators
Sérgio Gomes & Pedro Almeida, Lisbon (VideoLAB Portugal)
Kisito Assangni, Togo (Africa)
Kai Lossgott Cape Town (South Africa)
Abdo Nawar, Beirut (Lebanon)

The detailed festival schedule will be released soon.
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CologneOFF 2011 - videoart in a global context
nomadic festival project
1 January 2011 - 31 December 2012

is operated by
Cologne International Videoart Festival
http://coff.newmediafest.org
http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/
& artvideoKOELN -
the curatorial initiative "art & moving images"
http://video.mediaartcologne.org

directed & curated by Agricola de Cologne

powered by
Le Musee di-visioniste
- the new museum of networked art -
http://www.le-musee-divisioniste.org

info (at) coff.newmediafest.org
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EVENT

CologneOFF 2011: videoart in October


Dates:
Sat Oct 01, 2011 10:00 - Mon Oct 31, 2011

Location:
Germany

CologneOFF 2011 - videoart in a global context
nomadic festival project 2011 - 2012
http://coff.newmediafest.org

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CologneOFF is happy to launch on 2 October
two videoart features online

1. The solo artists of the month October
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Lily & Honglei (China)
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1. The Forbidden City, 2007-2008, 5:48

2. Home, 2010, 3:00

3. Butterfly Lovers, 2011, 5:00

4. Window: April, 2010, 1:30

5. Window: May, 2010, 1:35

6. The Peony Pavillon, 2011, 5:46

presenting  a selection of six animated colourful video works
created in a special way combining old & new media,
but reporting also about the cultural heritage, tradition & history
embedded in the modern times -->

This solo will be presented during the screenings on
CologneOFF 2011 Mexico City
10-18 November 2011

Enter the feature here--->
http://vad.nmartproject.net/?page_id=2386

2. In the framework of the series "The Female Eye",
CologneOFF releases the online version of the screening program
"Contextual Face", curated by Evelin Stermitz (Austria)
presenting a feminist view on the selected artists themeselves
featuring -->

1. Duba Sambolec (Slovenia) - NoHomeVideos© CODE II - 2000, 01:32 Min.
2. Michelle Handelman (USA) - I hate You, 2002, 02:48 Min.
3. Evelin Stermitz (Austria) - Water Portrait I, Portrait of Carmen Lipush, 2010, 02:06 Min.
4. Ana Grobler (Slovenia) - Migraine, 2007, 05:23 Min.
5. Liana Zanfrisco (Italy) - Like Me, 2009, 01:30 Min.
6. Kika Nicolela (Brazil) - Ecstasy Poem, 2006, 02:46 Min.
7. Vesna Bukovec (Slovenia) - Endless Game, 2006, 01:32 Min.
8. Alison Williams (South Africa) - Sit Stay, 2008, 03:20 Min.
9. Angelika Rinnhofer (Germany) - traumraum revised:insomnia, 2009, 04:41 Min.
10. Grace Graupe Pillard (USA) - What I Worry About????, 2007, 02:57 Min.
11. Dominique Buchtala (Germany) - Collecting, 2006, 04:00 Min.
12. Evelin Stermitz (Austria) - Rose is a Rose, 2008, 03:52 Min.

"Contextual Face" was already screened several times in the framework of
CologneOFF 2011 - videoart in a global context

Enter the feature here
http://vad.nmartproject.net/?page_id=2386

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In October also two physical presentations take place

1. CologneOFF 2011 Gdansk
@ In Out Festival 2011 - Laznia Contemporary Art Center Gdansk/Poland
22-23 October 2011 - www.laznia.pl

presenting "Young German Videoart"
curated by Agricola de Cologne

Daniel Lo Iacono - Digital Snapshots, (2:30), 2003
Johanna Reich  - A State of Crystal, 2010, 3’19
Sarah Berger  - Inside out #3, 2010, 4:02
Ebert Brothers   - “Bluescape” 2006, 2:54
Ascan Breuer  - The Kurukshetra-Report, 8:00, 2009
Philip Matousek  - A Beautiful Day, 3:12, 2009
Sarah Mock  - Is there a Way Out, 2011, 3:47
Lars Nagler - Krypt, 2007, 6:16
Anna Porzelt - One’s Bits and Pieces (Siebensachen), 2004, 3:00
Daniela Risch - When we are in heaven, 2008, 4:00
Sibylle Trickes - “Cyclic Islands: Meme´s“, 2009, 9:00
Susanne Wiegner - Just Midnight, 2010, 3:43
Constantin Hartenstein - Title: LIFTN, 2008, 1:20

2. CologneOFF 2011 Rome
@ Arte Video Roma Festival 2011
21 - 23 October 2011 - http://www.artevideoromafestival.org/

presenting --> Art & the City: Mirrors
curated by Agricola de Cologne

1, Ramon Suau Lleal (Spain) – Hoax, 2010, 4:23
2. Marko Batista (Slovenia) - The Machine of Memory, 2008, 1:29
3. Matthias Härenstam (Sweden) - Closed Circuit, 2011, 3:01
4. Shahar Marcus (Israel) - Leap of Faith, 2010, 3:02
5. Johanna Reich (Germany) - A State of Crystal, 2010, 3’19
6. Sarah Mock (Germany) - Is there a way out, 2011, 3 :47
7. Albert Merino Gomez (Spain) – The City and The Other, 2010, 3:09
8. Francesca Fini (Italy) - Oasis in The Desert, 2010, 5:05
9. Yuriy Kruchak, Yulia Kostereva (Ukraine) - The 7th of November, 2009, 3:36
10. Ana Brotas (Portugal) - Okupa, 2009, 2:14
11. Ezra Wube (Ethiopia) – Amora, 2011, 2:26
12. Liu Wei (China) - Hopeless Land, 2009,
13. Andrew Fedak (USA) - Orange County Surreality, 2011, 3:00
14. My Name is Scot (Canada) - Independance, 2011, 7:57
15. Tim Stokes (UK) - Untitled, 2011, 2:00

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CologneOFF 2011 - videoart in a global context
nomadic festival project
1 January 2011 - 31 December 2012

is operated by
Cologne International Videoart Festival
http://coff.newmediafest.org
http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/
& artvideoKOELN -
the curatorial initiative "art & moving images"
http://video.mediaartcologne.org

powered by
Le Musee di-visioniste
 - the new museum of networked art -
http://www.le-musee-divisioniste.org

info (at) coff.newmediafest.org
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