[Air-L] Video Vortex # 6 Conference (Amsterdam, March 2011)

Patrícia Dias da Silva pdiasdasilva at gmail.com
Wed Feb 9 07:53:03 PST 2011


*Video Vortex Conference in Amsterdam | 11-12 March 2011*

On *March 11th and 12th, 2011*, the Institute of Network
Cultures<http://networkcultures.org/> presents
Video Vortex#6, a conference about online video, hosted in TrouwAmsterdam.

Conference themes: Online Video Aesthetics; It’s not a Dead Collection, it’s
a Dynamic Database; The World of Online Video - Country Reports; Platforms,
Standards and the Trouble with Translation; Online Video as a Political
Tool; and Online Video Art.

Speakers include: Natalie Bookchin, Vito Campanelli, Andrew Clay, Dagan
Cohen (Upload Cinema), Florian Cramer, Patrícia Dias da Silva, Arjon
Dunnewind (Impakt Festival), Sandra Fauconnier (NIMk), Sam Gregory
(WITNESS), Mél Hogan, Nuraini Juliastuti and Ferdiansyah Thajib (KUNCI), Ashiq
Jahan Khondker and Eugene Kotlyarenko, Koen Leurs, And Lowenthal
(EngageMedia), Ben Moskowitz, Joanne Richardson, Evan Roth, Florian
Schneider, Teague Schneiter (IsumaTV), Catrien Schreuder (Museum Boijmans
Van Beuningen), Michael Strangelove, Matthew Williamson, Holmes Wilson
(Participatory Culture Foundation/Universal Subtitles), and Roel Wouters.

On *Thursday March 10th*, the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, in
collaboration with INC and the Netherlands Media Art Institute (NIMk),
organize two workshops<http://networkcultures.org/wpmu/videovortex/6amsterdam/workshops>
NIMk. Workshops offer participants the opportunity to gather hands-on
experience with moving images on the internet, playing with a range of
online video tools and technologies. Facilitated by artists, the topics are:
Remixing and Re-Use of Open Video Collections and an Animated Gif Mashup

On the evening of *Saturday March 12th*, the INC hosts a closing party,
offering a lively evening of artist performances, projections and music.

More information and full conference program:

Tickets for Conference:

This conference takes place within the SIA-RAAK Publiek program Culture
Vortex. Culture Vortex is an innovation program to encourage public
participation in online cultural collections.

Consortium Partners: University of Amsterdam, MediaLAB Amsterdam, Institute
for Sound and Vision, Netherlands Media Art Institute, Virtual Platform,
VPRO, Amsterdam City Archive, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, IDFA, and the
International Urban Screens Association.

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