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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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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 ofRotterdam International Film Festival, followed by venues in Finland and India in Februaryand the Ukraine and Romania in March and April.

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 the7th edition of CologneOFF - Cologne International Videoart Festivalto 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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OPPORTUNITY

netEX: calls & deadlines --> April 2011


Deadline:
Sat Apr 30, 2011 00:00

Location:
Germany

netEX: calls & deadlines --> April 2011
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newsletter contents
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*calls & deadlines
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01 Call:  2011 deadlines internal
19 Calls:  April 2011 deadlines external
12 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 April 2011 in Romania
where CologneoFF 2011 ARAD - 31 March 2 April
is taking place at Art Museum of Arad (Romania)
a collaboration with Art Museum of Arad & Kinema Ikon Arad

More info on
http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/?page_id=953
PDF catalogue for free download
http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2011_ARAD.pdf

There will be just a short jump from Arad to Timisoara/Ro
where the German Cultural Center is organising a CologneOFF 2011 screening
in the week 11-17 April 2011.
More info to come, yet.

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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April 2011  deadlines: external
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30 April
Aesthetica Short Film Festival
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3023

30 April
Kratkofil 2011 Banja Luka/Bosnia-Herzegovina
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=2763

30 April (for artists)
Abraaj Capital Art Prize Dubai
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=2907

29 April
Avanca Festival of Cinema & Multimedia
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=2958

19 April
Pixilarations Festival – Providence/Rhode Island/USA
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3175

15 April
Festival Images Vevey/CH
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3080

15 April
New Media Art Residency on a Farm in USA
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3172

15 April
Lenola Film Festival Italy
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=2910

15 April
Werkkamp 01 – Antwerp/Belgium
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3135

15 April
The Power of Self
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3166

15 April
2 Minutes Film Festival Cincinatti/USA
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3164

15 April
Onion City Experimental Film & Video Festival Chicago/USA
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3133

14 April
Rhizome Commissions
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3077

10 April
ACM Siggraph
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3127

9 April
FILMIDEO Screenings – Newark/USA
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3155

8 April
Art By Chance Film Festival
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3053

1 April
West Virginia Mounteneer Film Festival
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3121

1 April
Electron Festival Geneva/CH
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=3161

1 Apil
Ambience’ 2011 – conference & exhibition
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=2845

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Ongoing calls: external/internal
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---> 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
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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
is a free information service powered by
[NewMediaArtProjectNetwork]:||cologne
http://www.nmartproject.net -
the experimental platform for art and new media
from Cologne/Germany
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info & contact:
info (at) nmartproject.net


EVENT

CologneOFF 2011 ARAD - videoart in a global context


Dates:
Thu Mar 31, 2011 14:00 - Sat Apr 02, 2011

Location:
ARAD, Romania

CologneOFF 2011 - videoart in a global context
nomadic festival project
1 January - 31 December 2011
http://coff.newmediafest.org
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After the most successful event series recently in Ukraine
Kiev (14 & 15 March) and Kharkiv (16-20 March),
CologneOFF 2011 is making the next stop on its global tour in Romanania,
where the Art Museum of Arad is hosting CologneOFF 2011 ARAD
between 31 March and 2 April 2011.
CologneOFF 2011 ARAD
is a collaboration between Cologne International Videoart Festival,
artvideoKOELN & Le Musee di-visioniste - the new museum of networked art
directed & coordinated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne
and
Art Museum of Arad and Kinema Ikon Arad (Romania)
curated by Calin Man
presenting in total 21 programs featuring "art and moving images".
This is the event schedule
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31 March - Thursday
Opening 18h lecture
screening  - special  selection Cologne OFF VI - "Corporate III"
1 April - Friday
15h- -20h video art screenings
15h - 16h UK & Ireland:  Occasionally Unusual
16h - 17h ASIA: Hongkong curated by Alvis Choi & Ellen Pau
17h - 18h Latin America: Mexico - Resistance & Burning Desire
18h - 19h Asia: Near West/Near East
19h - 20h Digitalis I - aspects of digital art
Projections/installations
1. Balkan countries: A very  loud voice - Boris Sribar - solo (Serbia)
2. Mediterranean: France:  Frank Gatti - Slapstick Social
3.  Baltic Sea: Finland curated by Pekka Ruuska
4.  Baltic Sea: Russia/ curated by Vika Ilyushkina/
5.  Balkan countries: Croatia I  curated by Darko Fritz & Croatia  II by VideoChannel
6. Mediterranean:  Italy curated by Giorgio Fedeli & Mario Gorni
7.  Baltic Sea: Estonia  - Estonian Art Academy curated by Raivo Kelomees
2 April - Saturday
15h-20h screenings
15h - 16h Mediterranean: Spain curated by Maite Camacho & Mario Gutierrez Cru
16h - 17h Balkan countries: Romania - Kinema Ikon  curated by Calin Man
17h - 18h Baltic Sea: Latvia: Waterpieces Videoart Festival Riga
18h - 19h Asia.: Iran: "Close to My Heart" curated  Alysse Stepanian
19h - 20h Balkan Countries: Slovenia curated by Kolektiva /Ljubljana
Projections/installations
 1 Asia: Fear West/Far East - Laos
 2 SFC - Shoah Film Collection (selection I)
 3 Figure it out!  - performance in video art
 4 Africa: Still Fighting curated by Kisito Assangni (Togo)
 5 Baltic Sea: Poland I  curated by Antoni Karwowski
 6 Austria: curated by MACHFELD
 7 Australia: Jamil Yamani - All Quiet on the Western Front

A detailed PDF catalogue is available for download
http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2011_ARAD.pdf
The poster is also available as PDF
http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2011_Arad_poster.pdf

See you in Arad or in virtual space online,
since the entire basic festival program of CologneOFF 2011
presenting all videos in full length is available 24h a day
online via http://coff.newmediafest.org
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CologneOFF 2011 - videoart in a global context
nomadic festival project
1 January - 31 December 2011
A media art project
culturally designed (c) by AGRICOLA de Cologne
http://coff.newmediafest.org
2011 (at) coff.newmediafest.org
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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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