Agricola de Cologne – artist

Wilfried Agricola de Cologne
Agricola de Cologne

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 The New Museum of Networked Art (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 media art works received numerous prizes and awards.

He is participant in
The Wake-Up! Memorial – Corona! Shut Down?, 2020
video title: The Corona Video, 2020, 4:24

CologneOFF IV – 4th Cologne Online Film Festival
VideoChannel – One Minute Film Collection
VAD – Video Art Database
VideoChannel Cologne – Found Footage!
VideoChannel – Shoah Film Collection
Massada Manifestation

  • media art show ://selfportrait – a show for Bethlehem – show for Peace
  • , 2006
    Title: “Massada Manifestation”. 2006 / digital print

    VideoChannel – video project environments

  • “art cartoons & animates narratives” – selection curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne
  • CologneOFF I – Identityscapes
    Title: House of tomorrow, video, 2005, 3:00

    Gender Identity
    Title: House of tomorrow, video, 2005, 3:00

    CologneOFF II – Image vs Music
    Title:The Rehearsal, video, 2006. 6:00

    Unexpectedly Real

    Title: House of Tomorrow, video, (03:00), 2005
    Title: Evolution-Involution, video, (10:00), 2005

    On Totalitarism
    Title: 4:44 minutes of freedom for Equatorial Guinea, video, 2005, 4:44

    Identity of Colour
    Title: Divisionistic Approach, Flash, 2002, loop

  • JavaMuseum – Forum for Internet Technology in Contemporary Art
  • I-Rivers – Netart from German speaking countries

  • Le Musee divisioniste – the global museum
  • Mirror at the Bottom – artists portraying themselves
    curated by Agricola de Cologne