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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 -->
http://www.google.com/search?q=agricola+de+cologne
http://www.google.com/search?q=CologneOFF
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OPPORTUNITY

3 calls for videoart: deadline 1 October 2011


Deadline:
Sat Oct 01, 2011 00:00

Location:
Germany

Calls for entries
deadline: 1 October 2011

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

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3 calls:

1. Football - Soccer - Fussball
2. Let's Save the World!?
2. "Mexican Visions" - videoart from Mexico wanted!
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1. Football - Soccer - Fussball

In 2012, in Poland and Ukraine the "European Football Championships"
will be held showing once again how deeply rooted football (US- soccer)
is in the contemporary society.

Cologne International Videoart Festival
is looking for its nomadic festival project
CologneOFF (2011/2012) - videoart in a globale context
1 January 2011 - 31 December 2012

for experimental films and video art - dealing with
--> football (soccer) as an artistic topic,
--> the enthusiasm people all over the world is encouraging,
but also not to forget
--> phenomenons like hoogligans, violence or drugs.

Football is a complex social phenomenon
which is more than worth to be reflected in new forms of contemporary art.

CologneOFF is inviting film- and videomakers all over the world
to contribute and submit experimental films and video art
by using the entry form on - http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3245

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Call for entries
extended deadline: 1 October 2011

Cologne International Videoart Festival
released a new call in the framework of its
nomadic festival project
CologneOFF 2011 - videoart in a global context

Let's Save the World !?

2011 was the year when people all over the world became aware again
how vurnerable nature, but also the human species are.

Especially, the disasters in Japan - earthquake/tsunami and nuclear -
were causing countless human tragedies making all of us clear,
neither nature nor technology can be controlled by humans.

But these desasters stand in a long row of phenomenons with increasing
negative effects on the enviroments we humans are living in, like global climate warming,
global migrating, misuse of natural resources etc,
and there is the real danger that our living sources are
already destroyed before we actually are ready to react.

Let's Save the World!? - is the theme of a special selection
to be made in the framework of the nomadic festival project
"CologneOFF 2011/2012 - videoart in a global context"
http://coff.newmediafest.org
which is not only appealing to work actively for the survival of our blue planet,
but dealing with the questions what can be done to save the world and how can it be done,
with environmental issues & substainability, social & global responsibility and much more.

Artists working with "moving images" are invited  to deal with all these and many more questions
in their experimental films and videoart, to contribute and submit to this call
by using the entry form on - http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3251

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3. Call for entries
Deadline: 1 October 2011
"Mexican Visions"

open call for national (Mexican) videomakers

Circuito Electrovisiones Mexico & CologneOFF
released a comon open call –>
Mexican visions // art and moving images
experimental films and videoart wanted!

In order to promote the dissemination of video art and experimental
film, Cologne International Videoart Festival (CologneOFF) and Circuito
Electrovisiones open this call for anyone interested in participating
in the selection of videos “Mexican visions / / art and moving images”
which will become part of the festival context CologneOFF 2012. –

Mexican visions / / art and moving images will be presented in the
framework of CologneOFF 2012 online, as well as in physical events to
be scheduled in different countries.

More details and entry form on
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3525

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

operated & powered by
artvideoKOELN-
the curatorial initiative "art and moving images"
http.//video.mediaartcologne.org

2011 (at) coff.newmediafest.org
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OPPORTUNITY

netEX: calls & deadlines --> September 2011


Deadline:
Fri Sep 30, 2011 00:00

netEX: calls & deadlines --> September 2011
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newsletter contents
*news
*calls & deadlines
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04 Calls:  2011 deadlines internal
29 Calls:  September 2011 deadlines external
15 Calls:  ongoing external/internal
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News
CologneOFF VII - Art & the City
the 7th festival edition of
Cologne International Videoart Festival
will be launched on 31 August simultaneously online and the venues
in the framework of -->

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

countinues its successfull tour once around the globe in Septemner 2011
jumping from one venue to another

—> CologneOFF 2011 Beirut -
@ Shams - the Sunflower Beirut/Lebanon
31 August - 3 September 2011
http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/?page_id=1621

CologneOFF 2011 Budapest
is a collaboration with
BuSho - Budapest International Shortfilm Festival
1-5 September 2011
http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/?page_id=1581

CologneOFF 2011 - Baltic Sea V - Riga
is a collaboration with the cultural organisation NOASS and
Waterpieces Contemporary and Video Art Festival Riga/Latvia
8-10 September 2011
http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/?page_id=1568

--> CologneOFF 2011 will be presenting in September
solo featuring
Irina Gabiani, video artist from Georgia

All details can be found in time on the project site
--> CologneOFF 2011  - videoart in a global context
http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/
http://coff.newmediafest.org

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Calls & deadlines
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Deadlines internal
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4 calls for 2011

extended Deadline 1 October2011
CologneOFF2011  - Football - Soccer - Fussball
film and video makers are invited to submit experimental films and
videoart
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3245

extended Deadline: 1 September 2011
CologneOFF2011 - Let's Save the World!?
film and video makers are invited to submit experimental films and
videoart
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3251

Deadline: 1 October 2011
CologneOFF 2012 in collaboration with Circuito Electrovisiones_ México
Mexican Visions - art & moving images
Mexican film & video makers wanted!
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3525

Deadline: 1 December 2011
a+b=ba - art + blog = blogart?
released by JavaMuseum
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3569

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September 2011  deadlines: external
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30 September
Artist Residency in Rajastan/India
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3616

30 September
Arte Video Roma Festival – Rome/Italy
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3527

30 September
S1/ salon – biennial – Sheffield/UK
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3589

30 September
Swedenborg Shortfilm Festival London/UK
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3344

30 September
4th International Thermaikos 2 Minutes Film Festival – Thessaloniki/Gr
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3439

30 September
Luminale 2012 – Light Art Festival
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3330

23 September
3331 Artists Residency in Tokyo
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3611

21 September
Serial Box Videoart festival – Columbus/Mo/USA
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3593

15 September
8th Animateka – Animated Film Festival – Maribor/Slovenia
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3407

15 September
NonBiennale – Web Art Center
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3435

15 September
manifestaZOOne 2011 – Cuneo/Italy
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3520

15 September
Sincronie Remix
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3355

15 September
Cinesonika 2 – Surrey/BC – Canada
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3425

12 September
Artists Work for Urban Screens
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3609

12 September
Designer & Artists 4 Genomics Award 2011 – Leiden/NL
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3579

12 September
Exhibitions 2012 at DUMBO Art Center New York
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3497

10 September
Experimenta India – Bangalore/India
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3550

10 September
5th L’Aquila Film Festival
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3392

9 September
7th Renderyard Film Festival – Think Tic
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3267

7 September
Vox Feminae Film Festival Zagreb
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3490

5 September
News from Art – Festival – Ferrara/Italy
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3581

5 September
“Set in Concrete” – Urban Screening Paris
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3476

5 September
Transfera TV & Madatac 03 Madrid/Spain
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=2984

1 September
Linoleum Animation Festival Moskow
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3194

1 September
Moebius – new journal of iARTA
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3469

1 September
East European Forum 2011 – Jilava/CZ
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3577

1 September
Qwartz New Media Art Award 2012 – Sound in Process
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3399

1 September
Stuttgarter Filmwinter 2012 – Stuttgart/Germany
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3327

1 September
Interactive ART – ACM Multimedia 2011
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3502

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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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NetEX - networked experience
http://netex.nmartproject.net
#
calls in the external section-->
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?cat=3
#
calls in the internal section-->
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?cat=1
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#
This newsletter is also released on
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?cat=9
#
netEX - networked experiences
is a free information service powered by
Le Musee di-visioniste
-the new museum of networked art -
http://www.le-musee-divisioniste.org
#
info & contact:
netex (at) nmartproject.net
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EVENT

videoart: CologneOFF VII - now online for preview


Dates:
Fri Aug 26, 2011 10:00 - Sat Sep 10, 2011

Friday, 26 August 2011
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Cologne International Videoart Festival
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Today it is so far,
desperately expected - now available for preview online
CologneOFF VII - Art & the City -
the 7th festival edition in sequence -
to be officially launched on 31 August 2001
on occasion of the opening of CologneOFF VII in Beirut/Lebanon
---> http://coff.newmediafest.org
http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF7_catalogue.pdf
http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2011_Riga.pdf
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Art & the City
Standing under the motto of "art & the city", CologneOFF VII will represent the hightlight of all until now realised festival editions. More than 150 single channel films and videos by 120 artists/directors packed in 12 thematic compilations around "art & the city" represent a magnificent manifestation of a specific hybrid type of video art, which can be celebrated in different presentation formats.
more info about the selected film and videos--->
http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/?page_id=1686
The 7th festival edition is the most comprehenive one so far, and it’s also the first time, that a festival edition is simultaneously launched online and in physical space on three different venues - Beirut/Lebanon- Budapest/Hungary and Riga/Latvia.
But CologneOFF VII is not standing alone, but will become the 2nd column of the nomadic festival project "CologneOFF 2011/ 2012 - videoart in global context" and will extend and enrich it profoundly.
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The venues - Beirut- Budapest - Riga
CologneOFF 2011 Beirut
is a cooperation with Shams - The Sunflower Beirut/Lebanon
31 Aug - 3 September 2011
learn more about this Lebanese art center on netMAXX ---> http://maxx.nmartproject.net/?p=198
more info on---> http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/?page_id=1621
CologneOFF 2011 Budapest
is a collaboration with
BuSho - Budapest International Shortfilm Festival
1-5 September 2011
learn more about this festival on netMAXX --->
http://maxx.nmartproject.net/?p=22
CologneOFF 2011 - Baltic Sea V - Riga
is a collaboration with the cultural organisation NOASS and
Waterpieces Contemporary and Video Art Festival Riga/Latvia
8-10 September 2011
learn more about NOASS on netMAXX --->
http://maxx.nmartproject.net/?p=209
more info on---> http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/?page_id=1568
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The catalogues
On occasion of this collaboration in the framework of the series of CologneOFF 2011 manifestations in countries around the Baltic Sea, a special catalogue has been released for Riga as an additional venue, which can be downloaded as PDF for free
--->  http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2011_Riga.pdf
On occasion of CologneOFF VII online and offline launch, a catalogue has been released which can be downloaded as PDF for free --->  http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF7_catalogue.pdf
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CologneOFF VII - Art & the City
is a coproduction of
Cologne International Videoart Festival
http://coff.newmediafest.org
&
Le Musee - divisioniste
--> the new museum of networked art
http://www.le-musee-divisioniste.org
&
artvideoKOELN
the curatorial initiative
"art & moving images"
http://video.mediaartcologne.org
contact
info (at) coff.newmediafest.org
-----------------------------


OPPORTUNITY

2 calls for video art: extended deadline - 1 October 2011


Deadline:
Sat Oct 01, 2011 00:00

Location:
Germany

Calls for entries
extended deadline: 1 October 2011

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

---------------------------------
2 thematic calls:

1. Football - Soccer - Fussball
2. Let's Save the World!?
---------------------------------
1. Football - Soccer - Fussball

In 2012, in Poland and Ukraine the "European Football Championships"
will be held showing once again how deeply rooted football (US- soccer)
is in the contemporary society.

Cologne International Videoart Festival
is looking for its nomadic festival project
CologneOFF (2011/2012) - videoart in a globale context
1 January 2011 - 31 December 2012

for experimental films and video art - dealing with
--> football (soccer) as an artistic topic,
--> the enthusiasm people all over the world is encouraging,
but also not to forget
--> phenomenons like hoogligans, violence or drugs.

Football is a complex social phenomenon
which is more than worth to be reflected in new forms of contemporary art.

CologneOFF is inviting film- and videomakers all over the world
to contribute and submit experimental films and video art
by using the entry form on - http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3245

Deadline: 1 October 2011

------------------------------------------------------
Call for entries
extended deadline: 1 October 2011

Cologne International Videoart Festival
released a new call in the framework of its
nomadic festival project
CologneOFF 2011 - videoart in a global context

Let's Save the World !?

2011 was the year when people all over the world became aware again
how vurnerable nature, but also the human species are.

Especially, the disasters in Japan - earthquake/tsunami and nuclear -
were causing countless human tragedies making all of us clear,
neither nature nor technology can be controlled by humans.

But these desasters stand in a long row of phenomenons with increasing
negative effects on the enviroments we humans are living in, like global climate warming,
global migrating, misuse of natural resources etc,
and there is the real danger that our living sources are
already destroyed before we actually are ready to react.

Let's Save the World!? - is the theme of a special selection
to be made in the framework of the nomadic festival project
"CologneOFF 2011/2012 - videoart in a global context"
http://coff.newmediafest.org
which is not only appealing to work actively for the survival of our blue planet,
but dealing with the questions what can be done to save the world and how can it be done,
with environmental issues & substainability, social & global responsibility and much more.

Artists working with "moving images" are invited  to deal with all these and many more questions
in their experimental films and videoart, to contribute and submit to this call
by using the entry form on - http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3251

Deadline: 1 October 2011

-------------------------------------------
Cologne International Videoart Festival
http://coff.newmediafest.org

operated & powered by
artvideoKOELN-
the curatorial initiative "art and moving images"
http.//video.mediaartcologne.org

2011 (at) coff.newmediafest.org
--------------------------------------------


OPPORTUNITY

call:CologneOFF 2011 - videoart in a global context


Deadline:
Tue Mar 01, 2011 00:00

Location:
Germany

Call for entries
Deadline: 1 March 2011
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CologneOFF 2011 - videoart in a global context
is a world wide unique nomadic festival project by
- Cologne International Videoart Festival -
starting on 1 January 2011 and lasting until 31 December 2011
simultaneously in physical & virtual space.

It's goal is to show during one year at many venues around the globe
the diversity of the creative potential of “art and moving images”
transported via the global medium of “video”.

The videos can be submitted only online.
Selected works will be featured on CologneOFF individually online
and will become later in 2011 the
7th edition of CologneOFF - Cologne International Videoart Festival.

More info about CologneOFF 2011
http://maxx.nmartproject.net/?p=153

CologneOFF 2011 is inviting creators in the field of “art and moving images” -
this may be experimental forms of film and video art - to submit up to 3 works ->

Please find the entry details and form on
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=2729

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

is powered by

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

2011 (at) coff.newmediafest.org
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