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.
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.
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?
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?
In October V2_ hosts 'De Derde Dinsdag', the live cultural talkshow on cultural events in Rotterdam.
A one day show of works made by students of the minor Art & Technology of the AKV|St. Joost.
Test_Lab: Summer Sessions 2014 presents the outcomes of this year's Summer Sessions residencies. Six projects will be demonstrated live and the audience will be invited to ‘test’ the artworks hands-on.
Video interviews with the artists who worked on a Summer Sessions project at V2_.
Exhibition of new works developed during the Summer Sessions 2014.
Cathrine Kramer and Zack Denfeld of the Center for Genomic Gastronomy are artists in residence at V2_ in 2014.
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 ...
The Festival 'de Wereld van het Witte de With Kwartier' 2014 is a city festival for cutting edge art and culture programmed by the art institutes in the neighbourhood of the Witte de Withstreet in Rotterdam.
V2_ presents the 2014 graduation edition of Test_Lab – a special evening showcasing a selection of installations, demonstrations, performances, prototypes and experiments by a new generation of artists and designers graduating this year from ...
'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?
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 ...