Institute for the Unstable Media
V2_ is an interdisciplinary center for art and media technology in Rotterdam (the Netherlands). V2_'s activities include organizing presentations, exhibitions and workshops, research and development of artworks in its own lab, distributing artworks through its Agency, publishing in the field of art and media technology, and developing an online archive.
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 ...
Habakkuk is a research project initiated by V2_ in 2013. It researches and re-enacts the improbable but true historical top secret project ‘Habakkuk’.
"Vital Beauty: Reclaiming Aesthetics in the Tangle of Technology and Nature" focuses on the question of how the age-old notion of beauty can have a meaning fit for the 21st century.
Text (2013) by Arjen Mulder about Marnix de Nijs's work 'Exploded Views 2.0'.
The Summer Sessions are short-term residencies for young artists organized by a network of cultural organizations all over the world. The deadline for applications for 2013 is April 14th -- extended to 28th !!!
Marrow & Bone is research project and form experiment by Ishèle Levy and Lee Rammelt, aiming at material innovation.
The app N0things (spelled N-zero-things) has been launched October 13th 2012. Available for free in the iTunes store! Download it and start collecting!
SPASM 4 Live (Spatial Audio Sound Mixer) gives you the possibility to create intuitive audio mixes by staging sounds in a virtual space.
(e-Book) What are the ethical, aesthetic and political stakes in understanding a world view in which humans are no longer at the centre?
"The Sympathy of Things: Ruskin and the Ecology of Design," the new publication by Lars Spuybroek is now available in V2_'s webshop.