Institute for the Unstable Media
V2_ is an interdisciplinary center for art and technology in Rotterdam (the Netherlands). V2_'s activities include organizing presentations, exhibitions and workshops; research and development of artworks in its own lab; and publishing in the field of art and media technology.
'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 ...
Test_Lab: Genomic Gastronomy features The Center for Genomic Gastronomy (Zack Denfield, Cathrine Kramer and Emma Conley) with special guests.
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 ...
'De Derde Dinsdag' is the live cultural talkshow on cultural events in Rotterdam. In December with Ruben Jacobs on his book 'Iedereen een kunstenaar'.
'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?
Only in December: up to 40% discount on almost all the V2_ books!!!
The same small circle of experts circulate on the world's conference stages... but what of all the specialist knowledge under our noses? Who are the unacknowledged experts in our midst?
A massive ship made of ice was the dream of the 1940s, what is the impossible dream for new materials today? An interview, a lecture, and a re-enactment touch on the subject of innovation and creativity in a multiplicity of ways.
The second prize of the VIDA Awards is awarded to Cecilia Jonsson for 'The Iron Ring'.
V2_ is the production partner for a new project by Renzo Martens' Institute for Human Activities.
A workshop with the Center for Genomic Gastronomy.
An evening combining a workshop with talks on new materials and new methods. A massive ship made of ice was the dream of the 1940s, what is the impossible dream for new materials today?
A London event on 'Innovation in Extreme Scenarios'.
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 ...