CLOSE ENCOUNTERS #6: Silke Schönfeld
Artists Silke Schönfeld and Winnie Herbstein get together at the Hafenkombüse, to talk about the work of the Dortmund filmmaker and about her relationship to the protagonists she films.
Recording Revisited: An evening on the history of experimental electronic music in the region
The recording of the panel and three live concerts is now available online for all those who could not join.
Podcast behind the screens – behind the scenes | Erweiterte Welten
In Marl-Hüls, Olga experienced the digital exhibition project “Expanded Worlds” on site, taking an outside tour of media art works.
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS #5: sputnic
Above the rooftops of Krefeld, Klaas Werner talked to the sputnic collective about the use of analogue, digital and media technologies on stage and live animation cinema.
Podcast behind the screens – behind the scenes | Forms of Kinship
Media Art Fellow Kris Dittel talks about her research on more diverse kinship forms beyond the traditional nuclear family.
Podcast behind the screens – behind the scenes | TAB TALKS
The new episode is all about literary work, digital environments and writing as a craft.
Revisited: VIDEONALE.1 X Perspectives #2
Together with the Videonale Association, the Office invited curator Giorgi Spanderashvili to place works from the Videonale’s online video archive into a new context.
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS #4: ISABELLA FÜRNKÄS
Beate Scheder met with artist Isabella Fürnkäs at her childhood home in Cologne to learn more about recurring motifs in her performances, videos and drawings.
Revisited: Space as Method. Thoughts based on VIDEONALE.1 #essay
In her essay curator Katrin Mundt explores the history of the renowned festival Videonale and the challenges and claims towards art festivals to come.
Podcast behind the screens – behind the scenes | Sharing Space
In episode 4, Olga Felker talks to Fellow Fehime Seven and the fringe ensemble team about research on interactive performance design in Bonn.
Podcast behind the screens – behind the scenes | THE CASSETTE UNDERGROUND
Olga Felker visits the Inter Media Art Institute to talk about “The Cassette Underground” with Fellow Wouter de Romph and Director Linnea Semmerling.
Podcast behind the screens – behind the scenes | A MODEL WORLD
In this episode curators Juliette Bibasse and Julia Kaganskiy speak about Geo-engineering and their experiences as Fellows in the Ruhr area.
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS #3: Axel Braun
In conversation with Fabian Saavedra-Lara, the artist delves deeper into his working methods and thereby into man-made climate change.
Highly speculative review of the year 2022 by Anna Klapdor
How will we look back on the year 2022 in the future? In a writing experiment, author Anna-Lena Klapdor has devoted herself to this perspective.
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS #2.1: Nico Joana Weber
The artist talks to curator Kerstin Meincke about a joint trip to Nigeria and her work Tropic Telecom.
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS #2.2: VANJA SMILJANIĆ
In the studio, the artist talks with Nada Schroer about her artistic research on Past-Life Therapy and other projects.
REVISITED: ZONES OF DESIRE #essay
Daniel G. Andújar recalls his stay in Dortmund, a city in transition, where he was involved in the groundbreaking exhibition in 1998.
REVISITED: RESERVATE DER SEHNSUCHT #film
In the film “Just want you to be”, Ale Bachlechner visualises the results of her research on the exhibition by using private mobile phone videos.
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS #1: JANA KERIMA STOLZER AND LEX RÜTTEN
The artists talk to curator Marijke Lukowicz at the surface mine around Hambacher Forst.
THROWBACK 2017: Speculative Technologies | Workshop with Jaromil
In 2017, the Office medienwerk.nrw invited students, artists, hackers and makers to work on hardware and software solutions for alternative ideas of technology.