If you want to read about the activities of V2_ in 2013, you can now download a PDF of the annual report. Please note: the text is in Dutch.
A new book on why art is made, the genetic drive to create, and non-pecuniary values. Forthcoming in May 2014.
A premiere of 8 short horror movies and a festive presentation of the new version of the music software Watch that Sound.
The Turtle 1 exhibition at V2_ was mentioned on news sites in Ghana after the expert meeting and the Museum Night presentation.
Het Nieuwe Instituut is the lead partner and main location for DEAF in 2014.
V2's Michelle Kasprzak will give a presentation on 'Innovation in Extreme Scenario's' at the Oxford Futures Forum 2014.
A new collection of texts by Arjen Mulder: Wat is leven. Queeste van een bioloog. Available from February 18th on.
The call for the Summer Sessions 2014 is on. Deadline for application is extended till May 26.
A lecture by Kees Tazelaar at the Museum Boerhave.
During the International Film Festival a special Vertical Cinema workshop is organised by Sonic Acts in cooperation with Piet Zwart Institute and Filmwerkplaats Rotterdam. On Friday 24 January workshop will be hosted by V2_.
DEAF 2014 will take place in Rotterdam, festival from 21 – 25 May, exhibition 21 May – 9 June 2014.
On Monday 27 January Kees Tazelaar presents his book On the Threshold of Beauty at Club Transmediale in Berlin.
Zbigniew Karkowski, Polish composer and musician who broke many barriers between classical music, avant-garde, electronics and noise, died of cancer in the Peruvian jungle.
Watch that Sound is a digital tool for children and young people to learn and play with the composition and processing of sound and images. Recently Watch that Sound travelled to Surinam.
Another review of the V2_Lab show, in Dutch only, on grazen.nl, a site on culture in Rotterdam.
A nice review of the V2_Lab Show is up at the website of Metropolis M.
On 19 November 2013 Kees Tazelaar will present his new book – in printed format – on De Derde Dinsdag at WORM in Rotterdam.
Kees Tazelaar has made several audio excerpts available to accompany his book On the Threshold of Beauty, about the history of early Dutch electronic music.
On Wednesday 30 October 2013 Kees Tazelaar gave a lecture on his forthcoming book on the history of electronic music in the Netherlands at Baltan Laboratories.
'De Vuurlinie' is a project in which eight young art critics are joined with eight renowned writers and eight cultural institutes to collaboratively develop an art critique for today and the future. V2_ is the partner for the field of new media.