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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.

Links

Agricola de Cologne --> http://www.agricola-de.cologne
artvideoKOELN --> http://artvideo.koeln
Cologne International Videoart Festival --> http://coff.newmediafest.org
Le Musee di-visioniste - the new museum of networked art - http://www.nmartproject.net
SoundLAB - http://soundlab.newmediafest.org
LMD Interview Project - http://interviews.newmediafest.org
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OPPORTUNITY

Crowdfunding: Shoah Film Collection in Lithuania


Deadline:
Mon Jul 22, 2013 23:59

Location:
Lithuania

For the manifestation of
Shoah Film Collection - http://sfc.engad.org
in Lithuania as - A Virtual Memorial Vilnius 2013
http://vilnius2013.a-virtual-memorial.org
23 September - 1 November 2013
standing under the Patronage of the European Parliament

the crowdfunding campaign on IndieGoGo
http://igg.me/p/434062/x/3589375
needs all your encouragement and support,
not only in financial concern, but your visits, votes and clicks on the campaign page
will be supportive, as well. Please spread the word.

The introducing video can be also reviewed on Vimeo - https://vimeo.com/68036770 - and YouTube
http://youtu.be/w2T95Ox6M7w

SFC - Shoah Film Collection - is an international media art & peace initiative by the Cologne based media artist and curator Wilfried Agricola de Cologne addressed to young artists generations to deal with the topic of Shoah & collective trauma caused by totalitarianism by using new technologies and contemporary approaches in order to keep vivid the memory by sensitizing people via art. A special event structure, by name "A Virtual Memorial - Commemorative Interventions" is placing Shoah Film Collection in the context of complementary interventions like lectures, a symposium, exhibitions, performances, artists presentation, talks and discussions.

The realisation of Shoah Film Collection in Lithuania at the venues Vilnius and Kedainiai is of particular relevance, but also particularly difficult.

Founded in 2010 and including meanwhile more than 50 art films & videos, Shoah Film Collection is publishing once a year a call addressed to artists and filmmakers, the extended deadline is - 31 July 2013.
The regulations and entry form can be found on
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=1549

Links:
http://igg.me/p/434062/x/3589375
http://sfc.engad.org/blog/
http://avmci.a-virtual-memorial.org

artvideo (at) koeln.de
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OPPORTUNITY

Final call : 9th Cologne International Videoart Festival


Deadline:
Mon Jul 01, 2013 23:59

Location:
Germany

Final call for entries
deadline: 1 July 2013
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CologneOFF IX
9th Cologne International Videoart Festival
launch in September 2013

Founded in 2006, Cologne International Videoart Festival is celebrating in 2013 its 9th festival edition in sequence devoted to present and encourage the creations in the field of “art and moving images”, whereby the focus is directed to art and not to cinema.

Like previous festival editions also the new one will be aimed to travel in the context of the nomadic festival project - "CologneOFF 2013 - videoart in a global context" - around the globe to the best venues presenting the diversity in the field of “art and moving images” transported via the medium of “video”
More info – http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2013-eng.pdf

CologneOFF IX is
– looking for art works using video as a medium in all its variety, but for submitting only single channel videos are eligible, a hybrid type of work which can be used for different presentation forms like screening, projection and installation.
– expecting new and experimental artistic approaches in transforming essential issues of human existence into the language of the “moving images”.
- inviting film & video creators – to submit up to 3 videos (max duration 10 minutes, exceptions possible)) in following categories –-> (experimental) film – videoart – documentary, whereby animated and very short (60 seconds) forms are particularly encouraged

More info, the regulations and entry form can be found on
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=4787

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Cologne Art & Moving Images Awards
CologneOFF IX - 9th Cologne International Videoart Festival
http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/
artvideo (at) koeln.de


OPPORTUNITY

Final call: Cologne Art & Animation Festival


Deadline:
Sat Jun 01, 2013 23:59

Location:
Germany

Call for entries
Deadline: 1 June 2013
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animateCOLOGNE - Cologne Art & Animation Festival
is looking for new exciting artworks using most different forms of animation

Launched in 2012 in the framework of
Cologne Art & Moving Images Awards
the platform for "art & moving images",
animateCOLOGNE will release in September 2013
its 2nd festival edition - presenting again
the best animated artworks -
hybrids which can be used for diffferent forms of representing -
screening, projection and installation.

The details, regulations and entry form can be found on
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=4954

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Cologne Art & Moving Images Awards
animateCOLOGNE - Cologne Art & Animation Festival
http://caaf.newmediafest.org
http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/

artvideo (at) koeln.de

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OPPORTUNITY

Call: animateCOLOGNE - Cologne Art & Animation Festival


Deadline:
Sat Jun 01, 2013 00:00

Location:
Germany

Call for entries
Deadline: 1 June 2013
-----------------------
animateCOLOGNE - Cologne Art & Animation Festival
is looking for new exciting artworks using most different forms of animation

Launched in 2012 in the framework of
Cologne Art & Moving Images Awards
the platform for "art & moving images",
animateCOLOGNE will release in September 2013
its 2nd festival edition - presenting again
the best animated artworks -
hybrids which can be used for diffferent forms of representing -
screening, projection and installation.

The details, regulations and entry form can be found on
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=4954

--------------------------------------
Cologne Art & Moving Images Awards
animateCOLOGNE - Cologne Art & Animation Festival
http://caaf.newmediafest.org
http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/

artvideo (at) koeln.de

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OPPORTUNITY

call: 9th Cologne International Videoart Festival


Deadline:
Mon Jul 01, 2013 00:00

Location:
Germany

Call for entries
deadline: 1 July 2013
---------------------------

CologneOFF IX
9th Cologne International Videoart Festival
launch in September 2013

Founded in 2006, Cologne International Videoart Festival is celebrating in 2013 its 9th festival edition in sequence devoted to present and encourage the creations in the field of “art and moving images”, whereby the focus is directed to art and not to cinema.

Like previous festival editions also the new one will be aimed to travel in the context of the nomadic festival project - "CologneOFF 2013 - videoart in a global context" - around the globe to the best venues presenting the diversity in the field of “art and moving images” transported via the medium of “video”
More info – http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2013-eng.pdf

CologneOFF IX
has no specific motto or topic, but refers to the general theme “memory & identity” and themes of previous festival editions like (art & the city). The official release of the call on 1 January 2013 and the deadline of 1 July 2013 offers additionally sufficient time for creating new artworks to be submitted.

CologneOFF IX is
– looking for art works using video as a medium in all its variety, but for submitting only single channel videos are eligible, a hybrid type of work which can be used for different presentation forms like screening, projection and installation.
– expecting new and experimental artistic approaches in transforming essential issues of human existence into the language of the “moving images”.
- inviting film & video creators – to submit up to 3 videos (max duration 10 minutes, exceptions possible)) in following categories –-> (experimental) film – videoart – documentary, whereby animated and very short (60 seconds) forms are particularly encouraged

More info, the regulations and entry form can be found on
http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=4787

-----------------------------------------------------------
Cologne Art & Moving Images Awards
CologneOFF IX - 9th Cologne International Videoart Festival
http://coff.newmediafest.org/blog/
info (at) coff.newmediafest.org