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 Le Musee Di-visioniste The new museum of networked art – 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 20XX – videoart in a global context” is travelling as a nomadic festival project during each year once a round the globe.
His media art works received numerous prizes and awards.
Agricola de Cologne