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.


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Convocatoria - CTF - Collective Trauma Film Collections

Mon Jul 01, 2013 00:00

Buenos Aires, Lima, Cuzco, Mexico City

Fecha de cierre: 1º de Julio de 2013

CTF - Collective Trauma Film Collections (Colección de Films sobre Traumas Colectivos) convoca la participación de cortos y trabajos de video.

CTF - Collective Trauma Film Collections - - es una iniciativa de alcance global, única en su género, de Agricola de Cologne (director del Cologne International Videoart Festival, Festival Internacional de Video Arte de Colonia: y del Cologne Art & Moving Images Awards, Premios en Arte e Imágenes en Movimiento de Colonia -, orientada hacia las generaciones jóvenes de artistas y realizadores de videos, enfocada en la temática de los traumas colectivos causados por el totalitarismo, tratada por medio de las nuevas tecnologías y los métodos artísticos contemporáneos, con el objetivo de mantener vívida la memoria para las futuras generaciones a través del arte.

Los detalles de la entrada completa, reglamentos y formulario de inscripción se puede encontrar en
la convocatoria se pueden descargar en formato PDF en español

Por favor reenvía este convocatoria a otros artistas y cineastas que pudieran estar interesados.


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animateCOLOGNE @ Corfu Animation Festival

Thu Apr 04, 2013 16:45 - Sun Apr 07, 2013


Cologne Art & Moving Images Awards
is pleased to announce

CologneOFF 2013 Greece I
animateCOLOGNE - Cologne Art & Animation Festival
@ Be There! - Corfu Animation Festival 2013
4-7 April 2013

featuring one of its unique programs

Dario Bardic (Croatia) - Etude, 3:17, 2007
Francesca Fini (Italy) - Virus,2012, 5:00
Arjan Brentjes (Netherlands) - Il était une fois un Artiste, 2011, 6:34
Ezra Wube (Ethiopia) - Amora, 2009, 2:41
Ben Fox (UK) - Wounds, 2012, 2:38
Shuai Cheng Pu (Taiwan) - Ferry Paradise, 2012, 3:48
DoDomani Studio (Italy) - The Box, 2012, 3:00
gruppoGruppo (Italy/Sweden) - Secrete Lives, 2012, 6:00
David Clark (UK) - Odd Jobs, 2010, 4:16
Phillipp Haffner (Germany) - Car chase (part1), 2012, 7:00
Pablo Fernandez-Pujol (Spain)- Pigman, 2012, 3:00
Brett Underhill (USA) - Threadbare, 2012, 4:40
Todd Fuller (Australia) - Tin Man, 2010, 4:37
Susanne Wiegner (Germany) - At the Museum, 2012, 3:00
Marlena Rask (Denmark) - The Signal, 2011, 07:13
Kristina Frank (Sweden) - Take to the woods, 2011, 6:01
Wei-Ming Ho (Taiwan) - Selfdestruction for Eternity, 2011, 6:26

animateCOLOGNE is happy to collaborate in 2013 with
Be There! Corfu Animation Festival
4-7 April 2013 Corf/Ionian Island/Greece

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Call for entries: animateCOLOGNE - Cologne Art and Animation Festival

Sat Jun 01, 2013 00:00


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

Cologne Art & Moving Images Awards
animateCOLOGNE - Cologne Art & Animation Festival

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CologneOFF 2013 USA @ Aferro Gallery

Sat Feb 23, 2013 19:00 - Thu May 30, 2013

Newark, New Jersey
United States of America

CologneOFF 2013 USA
@ Aferro Gallery Newark/NJ/USA
New Media Room
February 23 – March 30, 2013
Opening Reception February 23, 7-10 PM

CologneOFF, Cologne International Videoart Festival is a nomadic festival project travelling around the globe during 2013,
making a stop on its tour in Newark to present 5 programs of single channel videos.The four programs are curated by the director of Cologne International Videoart Festival, Wilfried Agricola de Cologne. CologneOFF VII - Art & the City explores how artists experience the urban environment, while CologneOFF VIII -Memory & Identity tackles essential questions of human existence
in relation with others. The third program, entitled "[self]~imaging" include artists portraying themselves via the medium of video.
The two final programs are "Visionary Insights" a selection from animateCOLOGNE - Cologne Art & Animation Festival, and "Look! That's it!" presents selections curated from 12 international festivals. In its totality, the show presents the diversity of global video art creation by presenting a variety of artistic and curatorial approaches.

Artists: Matthias Härenstam (Sweden), Albert Merino (Spain), Francesca Fini (Italy), Sarah Mock (Germany), Yuriy Kruchak, Yulia Kostereva (UA), Oksana Chepelyk (Ukraine), Liu Wei (China), Eva Olsson (Sweden), Andres Jurado (Colombia), Alessandro Amaducci (Italy), Johanna Reich ( Germany), Susanne Wiegner (Germany), My Name is Scot (Canada), Ryota Hamasaki (Japan), Przemek Węgrzyn (Poland), Emanuela Iorga (Moldova), Mark Kadota (Japan), David King (Australia), Jonathan Minard and James George (USA), Beate Hecher/Markus Keim (Austria), Emilio Bassail (Mexico), Nicola Bergström Hansen (Sweden), Jean-Michel Rolland (France), Dario Bardic (Croatia), Mihai Grecu (Rumania), Shuai Cheng Pu (Taiwan), Arjan Brentjes (Netherlands), Wrik Mead (Canada), Kaspars Groshevs (Latvia), Karolien Soete (Belgium), Sergio Sotomayor (Spain), Caro Estrada (Austria), Pablo Fernandez-Pujol (España), Lee Welch (Ireland), Jen Ross (UK), Cyane Tornatzky (USA), Cynthia Whelan (UK), Barry Morse (USA) , Shiftwork (UK), Jonas Nilsson (Sweden), Luc Gut (CH), Sally & Mo (Iceland), Andre Rangel ( Brazil), Angela Washko (USA), Sibylle Trickes (Germany), Agricola de Cologne (Germany), Lara Salinas (Spain), Virginie Foloppe (France), Sonja Vuk (Croatia), Doug Williams (USA), Owen Eric Wood (Canada), Yiotis Vrantzas (Greece), Guli Silberstein (UK/Israel), Alexandra Mitlyanskaya (Russia), Jacob Tonsky (USA), Jean Paul Zelada (Peru), Tiberiu Fekete (Romania), Juan Pablo Zaramella (Argentina), Arab Media Lab Project, (Morocco/NL), Khanyisile Mbongwa, James Taylor (RSA), Shahar Marcus (Israel)

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CologneOFF 2013 USA @ Aferro Gallery Newark/NJ
23 Feb -30 March 2013
PDF for download

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Call for entries: Cologne International Videoart Festival

Mon Jul 01, 2013 00:00

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 –

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

Cologne Art & Moving Images Awards
CologneOFF IX - 9th Cologne International Videoart Festival
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