<videovortex> INC Video Vortex news december 2010

Margreet Riphagen margreet at networkcultures.org
Thu Dec 23 12:23:00 CET 2010

Video Vortex Conference in Amsterdam | 11-12 March 2011
On the 11th and 12th of March 2011 a next conference about Video Vortex will be organized in TrouwAmsterdam. Conference themes are: Online Video Aesthetics; It’s not a Dead Collection, it’s a Dynamic Database; Country Reports; Platforms, Standards and the Trouble with Translation; Online Video as a Political Tool; and Online Video Art.
The following speakers have confirmed their participation: Natalie Bookchin, Andrew Clay, Florian Cramer, Sandra Fouconnier, Sam Gregory, Nuraini Juliastuti, Koen Leurs, Florian Schneider, Teague Schneiter, Patrícia Dias da Silva, Ferdiansyah Thajib en Holmes Wilson.
On Thursday the 10th of March, the Institute for Sound and Vision (in collaboration with INC and NIMk) organizes two workshops at NIMk. These workshops offer participants the opportunity to gather hands-on experience with online video. Participants can work in different creative workshops and play with a range of online video tools and technologies. Facilitated by experts, the topics are: remixe and re-use of open video collections, open source webcasting and participatory video production. On Saturday evening the 12th of March, performances and video projections will take place during an evening program.

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The registration for the conference is now open:

This conference is taken 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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Sponsors: Foundation Innovation Alliance, University of Amsterdam, University of Applied Science, Domain Media Creation and Communication, and Mondriaan Foundation. 


Second Video Vortex Reader
Following the success of the first Video Vortex Reader, The Institute of Network Cultures will launch the second Video Vortex reader during the Video Vortex conference, to be held on the 11th and 12th of March 2011. It’s a publication dedicated to examining significant issues that are surfacing around the production and distribution of online video content. 
The first reader, Video Vortex Reader: Responses to Youtube, is available as a free pdf on the INC website: http://networkcultures.org/wpmu/portal/publications/inc-readers/videovortex/
The content table of the publication will be published online at the beginning of January 2011 on the blog: http://networkcultures.org/wpmu/videovortex/vv-reader
More information:

Institute of Network Cultures
HvA Interactive Media, room 05A07
Rhijnspoorplein 1
NL-1091 GC Amsterdam

Institute of Network Cultures
HvA Interactive Media, room 05A07
PO BOX 1025
NL-1000 BA Amsterdam

t: +31 20 5951866
f: +31 20 5951840

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