Institute for the Unstable Media

V2_ is an interdisciplinary center for art and technology in Rotterdam (the Netherlands). V2_'s activities include organizing presentationsexhibitions and workshops; research and development of artworks in its own lab; and publishing in the field of art and media technology.

Kunstavond XL

Kunstavond XL
6
Mar 2015

During Kunstavond XL the arts initiatives in the Witte de With neighborhood open their doors in the evening time.

Lecture by Renzo Martens

Lecture by Renzo Martens
6
Mar 2015

In a short lecture, Renzo Martens will provide an in-depth look at the workflow behind the chocolate sculptures that are sold through the Institute for Human Activities pop-up store at V2_.

Museum Night 010

Museum Night 010
7
Mar 2015

25 museums and cultural initiatives in Rotterdam open their doors on Saturday night 7 March, from 20:00 till midnight.

Media Technology Exhibition: Integrity

Media Technology Exhibition: Integrity
12
Feb 2015
22
Feb 2015

Exhibition of work made by MSc students of Media Technology in Leiden. The theme this year is 'Integrity'.

IHA Pop-Up Store at V2_

IHA Pop-Up Store at V2_
4
Feb 2015
8
Mar 2015

V2_ hosts the special pop-up store of the Institute for Human Activities, an initiative by Renzo Martens.

On the Threshold of Beauty

On the Threshold of Beauty

In this lavishly illustrated book Kees Tazelaar meticulously reconstructs the birth and evolution of electronic music in the Netherlands from 1925 till 1965. It is the compelling story of the development of electronic music at the Philips research ...

Digital Craft Exhibition

Digital Craft Exhibition
23
Jan 2015
24
Jan 2015

A two-day exhibition. Nine students of the Willem de Kooning's Digital Craft program present new work: objects to inspire and make us wonder and reflect on our relationship with electronic, networked and digital media.

Julien Maire: Relief

Julien Maire: Relief
26
Jan 2015
30
Jan 2015

Julien Maire's 'Relief' (2014) is on show at V2_ during the IFFR 2015.

Julien Maire performs Model for the Apocalypse

Julien Maire performs Model for the Apocalypse
25
Jan 2015

Julien Maire performs Model for the Apocalypse at V2_ as part of the International Film Festival Rotterdam

Watch That Sound at IFFR kids

Watch That Sound at IFFR kids
25
Jan 2015

A festive presentation of the new composition app of Watch That Sound at the International Film Festival Rotterdam Kids.

Giving and Taking, Antidotes to a Culture of Greed

Giving and Taking, Antidotes to a Culture of Greed

'Giving and Taking, Antidotes to a Culture of Greed' is a collected effort to establish the significance of the so-called non-pecuniary value of art and society. In the broadest sense of these terms: what is art about and after?

New Materials New Methods (Blowup Reader 8)

New Materials New Methods (Blowup Reader 8)

'New Materials New Methods ', is the eighth in the series of Blowup Readers. It explores the relation between innovation, art and science, and the hopes projected onto the possibilities of new materials and new methods: a massive ship made of ice ...

Cecilia Jonsson wins Prize

Cecilia Jonsson wins Prize

The second prize of the VIDA Awards is awarded to Cecilia Jonsson for 'The Iron Ring'.

Een stuk van mij gaat een paar keer

Een stuk van mij gaat een paar keer

Een ‘snelcursus’ kunst en documentatie door Arjen Mulder.

Iedereen een kunstenaar

Iedereen een kunstenaar

Een boek van Ruben Jacobs over authenticiteit, kunstenaarschap en de creatieve industrie.

The Iron Ring

The Iron Ring

V2_ presents an e-book about the art project 'The Iron Ring' by Cecilia Jonsson. With an extensive visual essay reporting on the seven chronological steps that were required to create an iron ring out of 24kg of grass harvested from the acidic river ...

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