Posts Tagged: 2011
Koen Leurs on the Constitution of Identity by Moroccan-Dutch Youth Through Their Use of YouTube
By Stijnie Thuijs After praising the wonderful lunch that was sure to revitalize the Video Vortex audience, Koen Leurs introduces his topic: the YouTube use of Dutch-Moroccan youth, born in the Netherlands but with natively Moroccan parents. Leurs explains how the right-wing politics in Holland are casting a shadow of negativity on the former immigrants [...]
In Conversation with Natalie Bookchin (part 1)
(Part 1 of 2) Artist Natalie Bookchin took time to talk to Geert Lovink about online video and her artistic practice at yesterday's Video Vortex #6 in Amsterdam.
In Conversation with Natalie Bookchin (part 2)
(Part 2 of 2) Artist Natalie Bookchin took time to talk to Geert Lovink about online video and her artistic practice at yesterday's Video Vortex #6 in Amsterdam.
Online Video as a Political Tool: Sam Gregory on Video Activism and Advocacy
Sam Gregory, program director at WITNESS presented his thoughts on using online video as a political tool at Video Vortex #6 in Amsterdam yesterday.
Arjon Dunnewind: Content with Context
By Stijnie Thuijs Being the festival, artistic and general director of Impakt, Arjon Dunnewind is in charge of a database of art related content for which he has to decide the most appropriate way of uploading to the web. An important factor to take into account, he explains, is that the audience on the web [...]
Book Launch: Video Vortex Reader II
On Saturday, the 12th of March 2011, a few minutes before six, the second Video Vortex reader was being presented to the audience of the sixth edition of the Video Vortex conference. Editors Geert Lovink and Rachel Somers Miles invited the contributors to the second volume, who were present en masse, to celebrate the launch [...]
Annelies Termeer on InstantCinema.org
Annelies Termeer was the third speaker during the lecture themed It’s Not a Dead Collection, It’s a Dynamic Database. She is ad interim head of digital presentation at the EYE Film Institute, formerly known as the Film Museum. The project she is affliated with is called InstantCinema. The goal of the website is to facilitate [...]
Sandra Fauconnier on Video Art Distribution and the NIMk Collection
Sandra Fauconnier spoke about her role - concerning video art distribution - within the Netherlands Media Art Institute (NIMk) during Video Vortex 6, on the theme 'It's not a dead collection, it's a dynamic database'.
ArtTube: Balancing Expert Knowledge with Connectivity and Interactivity
By Diana Soto De Jesús First things first: ArtTube is not an art collection database, and is not an archive; it is an educational platform bringing videos about art and design. With this remark Catrien Schreuder opened her presentation on Museum Boijmans van Beningen‘s video platform, ArtTube. This amidst a panel, “It’s Not a Dead [...]
Joanne Richardson on the Critical Distance in Political Filmmaking
By Sjoerd Tuinema Video artist Joanne Richardson (GER) was invited to give a presentation in the session called “Online Video as a Political Tool”, beginning her talk with a critical look at the terms ‘online’, ‘political’ and ‘tool’. As Marx had wrote in the Economic Transcript, a social revolution will “not get to the next [...]