ALPAHABET – is representing the screening platform of – The New Museum of Networked Art. From January 2021 on, ALPHABET will present an unique and exclusive program of audio-visual art, not only video, but also sonic art @ the new soundspace – and interactive art.

ALPHABET screenings

January-February 2021
Cinema SThe DarkRooms
27 January – 27 February 2021

On occasion of the
International Holocaust Commemoration Day – 27 January 2021
commemorating the Liberation of Auschwitz Concentration Camp on 27 January 1945

The d/i/light Memorial
100 Artists Commemorate the Victims of the Holocaust- Artists Against Racism & anti-Semitism
is happy to present a selection from SHoah Film Collection

featuring videos by

Tova Beck-Friedman, Irena Paskali, Dova Cahan, Peter Freund, Deborah Sfez, Istvan Horkay, Mária Júdová, Isabel Perez del Pulgar, Alessandro Fonte , Alicia Felberbaum, Myriam Thyes, Susanne Wiegner, Paolo Ottonello, Maria Korporal, Valerio Murat and Antonio Poce, Mariusz Wirski, Brigitte Neufeldt, Steven Ausherman, Doron Polak & Uri Dushy, Shelley Jordon, Marcantonio Lunardi, Jacob J. Podber, Isabelle Rozenbaum, Felice Hapetzeder , Christiano Berti, Doris Neidl, Anetta Kapon, Angelina Voskopoulos, Ekaterina Shapiro-Obermair, Maja Schweizer, Rolanda Teicher Yekutiel , KirsiMarja Metsähuone, Boris Sribar, Theme Bannenberg & Nok Snel, Brian Delevie, Yochai Avrahami & Karin Eliyahu, Grace Graupe Pillard, Tammy Mike Laufer

Enter Cinema S

ALPHABET @ The New Museum of Networked Art

is the new name of Cinematheque @ Le Musèe di-vistioniste, launched in 2001 as a forum for streaming media at a time when streaming media in the actual sense did not exist, yet, because the technological conditions, for instance, broad bandwith Internet did not exist, yet. At that time, only FLASH & Shockwave by Macromedia, the famous vector based multimedia software allowed low bandwidth streaming, but meanwhile the technology is obsolete and since some time “Cinematheque” was out of date.

Cinematheque realized until 2010 numerous projects developed in FLASH, which were available for the users until 2015, when the entire project context of The New Museum of Networked Art was re-structured – but streaming media had become usual meanwhile due to new technologies, so that the actual concept of “Cinematheque” was obsolete, as well.
Only in 2020, “Cinematheque” got a new relevance during the Corona pandemic, when suddenly all cultural institutions which had refused to go online before, saw their future in realising their projects in virtual space.

On occasion of the collaboration of The New Museum of Networked Art with Torrance Art Museum Los Angeles – starting on 18 July 2020 – Cinematheque. now renamed simply to Cinema @ The New Museum of Netwoerked Art, started hosting the 7 streaming video programs to be presented at the Darkroom of Torrance Art Museum (18 July – 20 September).
Now, after 20 September 2020, Cinema is renamed to ALPHABET Cinema @ The New Museum of Networked Art, because ALPHABET will be serving from 23 September 2020 on as the cinema platform of the museum, hosting 26 spaces for 26 individual program structures.

ALPHABET will promote the already existing and future film collections of The New Museum of Networked Art in the public space of the Internet via curated programs, individual filmic works and their creators, as well as in an excange between virtual and physical space via networking partners.

Until 31 December 2020, ALPHABET will serve as the cinema space for NewMediaFest2020, afterwards act as the independent event structure of The New Museum of Networked Art.

directed & curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne
The New Museum of Networked Art