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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

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EVENT

CologneOFF 2011: Focus in March ---> Germany & Austria


Dates:
Mon Mar 14, 2011 14:00 - Sat Apr 02, 2011

Location:
Kiev, Kharkiv, Arad, Ukraine

CologneOFF 2011 - videoart in a global context
nomadic festival project
1 January - 31 December 2011
http://coff.newmediafest.org
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CologneOFF 2011 in March
is marked by two outstanding screening events
CologneOFF 2011 UKRAINE - 14-20 March - in Kiev and Kharkiv
http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2011_UKRAINE.pdf
- and
CologneOFF 2011 ARAD - 31 March - 2 April 2011 at Art Museum of Arad (Romania)
http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2011_ARAD.pdf
In March 2011, the geographic focus is directed on Germany and Austria
featuring online and in  solo screenings in Kiev and Kharkiv
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Videoartist of the Month March 2011, the Cologne based Johanna Reich,
born in Minden/Germany, Johanna Reich lives  and works
currently in Cologne, after her studies at Academy of Fine Arts Muenster ,
Academy of Fine Arts in Hamburg (HfbK Hamburg)and Academy of Media Arts Cologne, Germany.
She participates  in all major festivals and received prestigeous prizes and awards.
Her video work is visualizing artistic processes via the moving images in a very origial way.
Her solo feature can be acessed directly via
http://www.newmediafest.org &
http://vad.nmartproject.net/?p=2288
The second German feature to be screened in Kiev and Kharkiv is entitled
"Enigmatic" including videos by Daniel Lo iocono, Alfred Banze, Boris Eldagsen,
Philipp Matousek, The Ebert Brothers & Ascan Breuer.
More videoart from Germany on
http://videochannel.newmediafest.org/2009/german-index.html
The Austrian part of CologneOFF March 2011 consists of sceeening programs
contributed by MACHFELD (Vienna) presenting Austrian videoart
http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/?page_id=911
featuring videos by Eva Ursprung, Florian Kmet, Birgit Graschopf
Christoph  Freidhöfer, Karin Fisslthaler, Thomas Fürhapter
Philipp Hauss, elffried interdisziplinäre aufzeichnensysteme
Johann Lurf, Eva Brunner-Szabo , Hans Nevídal, Joel Curtz ,
Martin Krenn, Gerald Zahn
to be screened at Arad Art Museum on 2 April 2011
&  Evelin Stermitz curating "Contextual Face" -
a selection from a feminist point of view.
http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/?page_id=803
featuring videos by Duba Sambolec, Michelle Handelman (USA
Evelin Stermitz (Austria) , Ana Grobler (Slovenia)
Liana Zanfrisco (Italy), Kika Nicolela (Brazil)
Vesna Bukovec (Slovenia), Alison Williams (South Africa)
Angelika Rinnhofer (Germany, Grace Graupe Pillard (USA)
Dominique Buchtala (Germany)
to be presented at Kharkiv City Art Gallery on 18 March 2011.
CologneOFF 2011 UKRAINE - 14-20 March 2011
http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/?page_id=924
is a collaboration between Cologne International Videoart Festival, artvideoKOEL ,
Le Musee di-visioniste - the new museum of networked art
and
Goethe Institute Ukraine Kiev, CCA - Center for Contemporary Art Foundation Kiev,
MediaArt Lab Kiev, Kharkiv City Art Gallery, Nuremberg House Kharkiv
and Kharkiv National University.
CologneOFF ARAD - 31 March - 2 April 2011
http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/?p=953
is a collaboration between Cologne International Videoart Festival,
artvideoKOELN, Le Musee -divisioniste - the new museum of networked art
and
ARAD Art Museum & Kinema Ikon Arad (Romania)
curated by Calin Man - Arad Art Museum
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CologneOFF 2011 - videoart in a global context
nomadic festival project
1 January - 31 December 2011
http:// coff.newmediafest.org
is a media art project context
desiged, curated, coordinated and directed by
Agricola de Cologne,
the only true encoded and virtual artist & new media curator
http://www.agricola-de-cologne.de
2011 (at) newmediafest.org
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EVENT

Press Release: CologneOFF 2011- UKRAINE


Dates:
Mon Mar 14, 2011 14:00 - Sat Mar 19, 2011

Location:
Ukraine

CologneOFF 2011 - videoart in a global context
nomadic festival project
1 January - 31 December 2011
[Focus in March: Germany & Austria]
returns in March 2011 from India back to Europe
precisely to Ukraine, where
CologneOFF 2011 UKRAINE
is taking place between 14 and 20 March 2011 in Kiev & Kharkiv,
a collaboration with the Goethe Institut Ukraine Kiev,
the Center for Contemporary Art Foundation Kiev, Media Lab Kiev,
Kharkiv City Art Gallery, Nuremberg House Kharkiv,
and Kharkiv National University.
The detailed program is available as PDF for download
http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2011_UKRAINE.pdf
On 14 March 2011, the Center for Contemporary Art Kiev is organising between 14h and 18h a series of videoart screenings
featuring also the internationally reknwon German videoartist Johanna
Reich in a solo at the Goethe Institute Ukraine Kiev, at 19h the
lecture by Agricola de Cologne is scheduled, entitled: "CologneOFF 2011
- a festival as a creative tool", followed by a special screening at
20h, entitled "Corporate I" consisting of a selection of the basic
festival program CologneOFF VI and afterwards a discussion with local
artists, curators and the audience.
http://www.cca.kiev.ua/catalog/?id=213
On 15 March 2011, the Center for Contemporary Art Kiev is organising at
Media Art Lab Kiev a workshop with Agricola de Cologne, a pioneer on
the field of art and new media, entitled: "artONLINE" between 10h and
17h -   http://www.cca.kiev.ua/catalog/?id=208
The 2nd event place in Ukraine is the second largest city Kharkiv,
where the prestigeous City Art Gallery is organising "CologneOFF 2011"
as a three days festival between 17 and 20 March, starting on Thursday,
17 March at 17h with a lecture by Agricola de Cologne, a special
screening of Corporate II, followed by a meeting and discussions with
students of the local art school and university -
http://www.mgallery.kharkov.ua/galery-e.php
The actual screenings take place on 18 and 19 March presenting 12 hours
different screenings programs, including about 190 videos by 180
artists from 60 countries, featuring in a solo presentation "Henry
Gwiazda (USA) videoartist of the month February 2011.
CologneOFF 2011 UKRAINE is very proud to present in Kiev and Kharkiv a
wide range of different aspects of video as a global art medium, which
is underlined by numerous contributions by corporate or curatorial
partners like Athens Video Art Festival, Videoart Festival Miden
Kalamata/Griechenland, Oslo Screen Festival, City Breath Festival Cape
Town (RSA), Ventianale - International Film Festival Vientiane/Laos,
Kisito Assangni - curator from Togo, Nicole Rademacher - curator from 
Chile, Abir Boukhari - curator from Syria, Silvio de Gracia -  curator
from Argentina, Evelin Stermitz - curator from Austria, Yarina
Butkovska - curator from Ukraine and  Jonas Nilsson & Eva Olsson -
curators from Sweden.
The diversity of the video creation is manifesting itself also in
several thematic programs, like  "Performance in Videoart", "Digitalis
- aspects of digital video", or "The Female Eye" - videoart by young
female artists, all in total a celebration of videoart in a global
context.
In the framework of these events and days in Ukraine, the meetings,
discussions and exchange with local artists, students and the
interested audience has a special relevance.
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CologneOFF 2011 - videoart in a global context
nomadic festival project
1 January - 31 December 2011
http://coff.newmediafest.org
Blog (Deutsch) http://coff2011.newmediafest.org
Blog (English) http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/
initiated by
Cologne International Videoart Festival
http://coff.newmediafest.org
artvideoKOELN - curatorial initiative "art & moving images"
http://video.mediaartcologne.org
and
Le Musee di-visionsite - the new museum of networked art
http://www.le-musee-divisioniste.org
is designed, curated, coordinated and directed by
Agricola de Cologne - http://www.agricola-de-cologne.de
CologneOFF 2011 Ukraine is funded by Goethe Institut Ukraine Kiev
http://www.goethe.de/ins/ua/kie/deindex.htm
2011 (at) coff.newmediafest.org
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OPPORTUNITY

netEX: calls & deadlines --> March 2011


Deadline:
Thu Mar 31, 2011 00:00

netEX: calls & deadlines --> March 2011
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newsletter contents
*news
*calls & deadlines
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01 Call:  2011 deadlines internal
20 Calls:  March 2011 deadlines external
11 Calls: ongoing external/internal
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News

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

launched on 1 January 2011,
countinues its global tour in March 2011 to Ukraine
where CologneoFF 2011 Ukraine
14-20 March - Kiev & Kharkiv
is taking place -
a collaboration with Goethe Institute Ukraine,
Center for Contemporary Art Kiev, Media art Lab Kiev,
City Art Gallery Kharkiv & Nuremberg House Kharkiv.
More info on
http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/?page_id=924
http://maxx.nmartproject.net/?p=185
http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2011_UKRAINE.pdf

From the Ukraine, CologneOFF 2011 is jumping at the end of March to
Romania, where CologneOFF 2011 ARA is scheduled
31 March - 2 April - Arad Art Museum

All details on
CologneOFF 2011  - videoart in a global context
http://coff.newmediafest.org
http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/

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Calls & deadlines
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Deadlines internal
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Call for 2011

CologneOFF 2011 - videoart in a global context
artists are invited to submit experimental film and videoart

extended deadline: 1 May 2011
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=2729

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March 2011  deadlines: external
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31 March
Fonlöad ’07 – Digital Art Festival – Coimbra/PT
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3099

31 March
Artistic projects related to water
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=2989

31 March
19th Contravision Int. Film Festival Berlin
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3061

31 March
Sardinia Film Festival – Sassari/IT
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3075

21 March
Visualizar 2011: Understanding Infrastructures – Workshop Madrid/Spain
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3095

21 March
Arteles Residencies in Finland
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3046

20 March
Low Lives 3
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3089

18 March
Facing the artwork – the viewer in moving images – festival Halle/Germany
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=2853

15 March
Emergeandsee Media Arts Festival Berlin
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=2967

15 March
Project survey on “Repetition” for a book
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3016

10 March
17th International Contemporary Art Festival SESC_Videobrasil
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=2511

10 March
Videoart Festival Miden Kalamata/Greece
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=2956

7 March
Temporary art Show 3 – Wakefield/UK
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=2997

4 March
Docville Festival – Leuven/Belgium
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3093

4 March
Facade Media Art Seattle/USA
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=2914

1 March
Images contre nature – experimental film festival Marseille/F
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=2880

1 March
FILE Sao Paulo/Brazil
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3057

1 March
Kunsthalle Exnergasse Vienna – proposals
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3018

1 March
FILE Symposion Sao Paulo/Brazil
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3059

1 March
Tabor Film Festival
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3083

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Ongoing calls: external/internal
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---> 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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OPPORTUNITY

Call: CologneOFF 2011 - videoart in a global context


Deadline:
Sun May 01, 2011 00:00

Location:
Germany

Call for entries
extended deadline: 1 May 2011
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CologneOFF 2011 - videoart in a global context -
 - a world wide unique festival project by
 - Cologne International Videoart Festival -
started its virtual tour on 1 January 2011 and the physical tour
around the globe on 26 January 2011 in the framework of
Rotterdam International Film Festival,
followed by venues in Finland and India in February
and the Ukraine and Romania in March.

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
to be screened in physical space, as well.

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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EVENT

CologneOFF 2011 on CeC - Carnival of e-Creativity in India


Dates:
Fri Feb 18, 2011 00:00 - Sun Feb 20, 2011

Location:
India

CologneOFF 2011 - videoart in a global context
nomadic festival project
1 January - 31 December 2011
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CologneOFF 2011 Sattal/Uttarakhand-India
18-19-20 February 2011
at CeC - Carnival of e-Creativity
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While CologneOFF 2011 is still being present
at Keuruu Museum, in Finland,
http://maxx.nmartproject.net/?p=170
it is also already on the way to India for
making a stop at Sattal,
a magnificent place in the Himalaya mountains not too far from New Delhi,where since some years in February each year -
CeC - Carnival of e-Creativity  - is taking place,
a festival of digital and electronic art
where Western and Eastern art and philosophy meet each other
http://maxx.nmartproject.net/?p=175
In India - CologneOFF 2011 - videoart in a global context -
is presenting not only the entire festival program of CologneOFF VI
http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/?page_id=752
including more than 80 videos, but also the series of compilations of videoart fromUSA (Alysse Stepanian, Los Angeles), Norway (Margarida Paiva, Oslo Screen Festival), Italy (Giorgio Fedeli, Visual Container Milan), South Africa (Kai Lossgott, City Breath Festival Cape Town, RSA) andPortugal (Pedro Almeida & Sergio Gomes, VideoLab Project Portugal)
The same programs were previously presented on
Delhi International Art Festival
in the framework of "Edgelogue" at
Alliance Francaise, New Delhi - 12-13 December 2010.
http://downloads.nmartproject.net/Edgelogue_New-Delhi_CologneOFF2011.pdf

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CologneOFF 2011 - videoart in a global context
1 January 2011 - 31 December 2011
http://coff.newmediafest.org
is collabortative project between
--> Le Musee di-visioniste - the new museum of networked art
http://www.le-musee-divisioniste.org
--> Cologne International Videoart Festival
http://coff.newmediafest.org
powered by
--> artvideoKOELN - the initiative "art & moving images"
http://video.mediaartcologne.org
contact --> info (at) coff.newmediafest.org
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