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28 October 2008

video feature
Gran Canaria
10th -13th Canariasmediafest

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Today, Wilfried is making a big jump to the Canary Island Gran Canaria, where 13th Canariasmediafest 2008 is taking place in Las Palmas, including one multimedia work by Wilfried, entitled: Bareback – serial DIScharge” in its video version and his latest curated work created for SoundLAB, entitled: “soundSTORY – sound as a tool for story telling” – including two curatorial contributions by Julian Jonker from South-Africa and Ruben Garcia from Spain. The project includes about 80 artists and as many sonic art works. But Wilfried is making another jump through time and space exactly 2 years earlier, as well, because he is participating also in 12th Canariasmediafest 2006 and even 6 years earlier in 2002, when his interactive work “]and_scape[” was selected for 10th Canariasmediafest. Unfortunately, after 2010 this important media art festival organised by the local government will be discontinued.

13th Canariasmediafest 2008 – Gran Canaria
13th Canariasmediafest 2008 – Gran Canaria (Spain) – 28 Oct – 1 Nov 2008 Bareback

Bareback – serialDIScharge, 2007, 4:50
The experimental film tells the story of a homeless person, who lost its identity in all the traumatic experiences it was undergoing. Again, Agricola de Cologne uses the form of the allegorical representation for pointing to essential questions of human existence. All people are homeless in on or the other way, most however, suffer from it without being aware of it. The film is a mirror of our time which has lost its roots.


explores the capabilities of sound as a tool for storytelling.
Enter SoundLab V – >here

4th World Orchestra, Mauro Arrighi, Tautvydas Bajarkevicius, Nat Bates, Andrea Callard, Bronwen Casson, Budhaditya Chattopadhyay, Matthew Claire, Jessica Curry, Martin Desloovere, Paul Devens, Marcin Dopieralski, Dorsey Dunn, Jared Dunne, Chad Eby, Edward Ficklin, Satoshi Fukushima, David Goard (unclejim), Ido Govrin, Scott F. Hall, Le Tuan Hung, Zoe Irvine, Margaret Jameson, Sirpa Jokinen, Leonel Kaplan, Jane Fenton Keane, Elsa Lankford, Dario Lazzaretto, les riches douaniers, Matt MacKissack, Isabelle Mairiaux, Wittwulf O.Malik, John Maters, Jenni Meredith, David Mooney, Jeff Morris, Monica Ong, Jo Pearson, John Plenge, Ailis Ni Riain, Roland Roos, Benjamin Rossignol, Khaled Sabsabi, Mukherjee Sayandeb, Janek Schaefer, Yolanda Spinola, Aleksei Stevens, Eldad Tsabary, Yohann Walter, Simon Whetham, Robyn Yost // Brendon Bussy, Garth Erasmus, Neo Muyanga, James Webb & James Sey, James Webb, Righard Kapp, Brydon Bolton, Julian Jonker // Coeval (Madrid), Xabi Erkizia (Basque Country), Roc Jiménez (EVOL) (Barcelona), Feran Fages (Barcelona), Rubén García (Valencia)

NewMediaFest 2020 selection

Mauro Arrighi
Jessica Curry
Dorsey Dunn
Les Riches Douaniers
Wittwulf Y. Malik
Scot f. Hall
Zoe Irvine
Leonel Kaplan
John Maters
Jeff Morris
Eldad Tsabary
Yohann Walter
Simon Whetham

12th Canariamediafest 2006 – Gran Canaria
12th Canariasmediafest 2006 encoded

En[code]ed, 2008, 5:00
Digital video inspired by a visit of Thessaloniki.
The work describes the principle of “code” or “coding” in form of an allegory, a metaphoric story as a ritual of meeting, dominating and resigning. The code is identified as a state of the static, dogmatic and conservative, which asks for obedience, but gives no chance to escape.

10th Canariasmediafest 2002 – Gran Canaria
X Canarias International Festival of Video & Multimedia 2002

]and-scape[, 2002, interactive

)and_scape( on NEURAL


Interactive moving picture created in Flash by media artist Agricola de Cologne
inspired by poetic texts of Liubov Sirota, an Ukrainian Tchernobyl survivor.

The work is telling something about landscapes
imaginary landscapes, flourishing landscapes
landscapes of illusion, landscape of hope, landscape of innocence
landscapes of being home, landscapes of unscathed genetics
landscape of giving home to all beings of the Creation.
Are there any landscapes any longer, did not they dry out, blasted, shrinked to minimalism through the will for destruction, the bombs over Hiroshima, Chernobyl the completely mined enviroment which leaves no air to breath, the mountains of garbage collapsing……………..
who will remember all those little children
who will be born again and again
who will never get any chance to survive.
We will remember,
we will reconstruct forgotten landscapes
But will we succeed?

The work is developed according the principle of SAMAC
(Simultaneous Associative Media Art Composing) which describes Agricola’s individual way of experimental electronic writing: words, sound, images, animation, music and voice performance are developed simultaneously –depending on each other – in one long single process.

Voice and sound performance by Agricola de Cologne.

Director, producer, editor, script/concept, cinematography, programming: Agricola de Cologne

Copyright © 2002 by Agricola de Cologne. All rights reserved.


*MAXXI – Museo of 21st centrury Rome 2006/2007
*Fibreculture Conference 2003 – Brisbane/Australia :: Digital Literacies 2003
*PEAM 2003 – Electronic Art Festival 2003 Pescara/Italy 2003
*Chiang Mai 1st New Media Art Festival – Chiang Mai (Thailand) 2003
*File 2002 – Electronic Language Festival Sao Paulo (Brazil) 2002
*X Canarias International Festival of Video & Multimedia 2002
*August Art 2002 Festival New York (USA) 2002
*Con|text – Stasis_Space – curated by John Kannenberg (USA)2002

Schedule for – 28 October

  • BEAP – Biennale of Electronic Art Perth/Australia – 1 September – 17 November 2004
  • La Biennale de Montreal – 23 September – 31 October 2004
  • FestiNova Festival Garikula/Georgia – 5 Aug – 20 Oct 2009
  • A Virtual Memorial Vilnius 2013 – 23 sept – 29 Oct 2013
  • Corona! Shut Down? – 23-31 October 2020
  • MIVA _ Centro de las Artes – La Ronda Quito/Ecuador / 2 October – 8 Nov 2015
  • Regional Museum Kedianiai/Lithuania – 02-29 October 2013
  • Sguardi Sonori 2008 Festival of media and time based art -CAM_Casoria – Casoria (Napoli) – 5-30 October 2008
  • Le Studio Art & You Paris/F – 13-31 October 2007
  • *V-Art05 – Videofestival Cagliari/Sardinien – 25-29 October – 2005
  • Anima – International Animation Festival Banja Luka /Bosnia-Herzegovina -23-28 October 2012
  • Szemlétek Audiovisual Filmfest and Art Meeting Pécs (Hungary) – 25-28 October 2007 –
  • Streaming Festival The Hague/NL – 25-28 October 2007 –
  • DigiFestival Florence/Italy – 25-28 October 2007