With seven installations on show at the popular STRP festival – kicking off again in Eindhoven on Friday, November 18 – V2_ can call itself an official purveyor of 50 years of media art in the Netherlands.
Composer and theatre maker Dick Raaymakers is to receive the Witteveen+Bos Art+Technology Award 2011 for his entire oeuvre. The award ceremony will take place in the Bergkerk Church in Deventer on November 10, 2011 and will be celebrated with a Raaymakers exhibition which will run until December 4, 2011.
Anouk Wipprecht, fashion designer and former "Summer Sessionista" at V2_Lab, talks about the new designs she made for the successful Intimacy series together with Studio Roosegaarde.
Protei has won third place in the Vida 13.2 Art & Artificial Life International Competition. The project, represented by Cesar Harada will receive €8,000 and will be part of an exhibition in Madrid.
The Dutch Electronic Art Festival - DEAF - makes a big come back next year. The 2012 edition of DEAF takes place from May 16 till June 3 in both Rotterdam and Amsterdam, and explores ‘The Power of Things’.
Protei_006, the first full-scale prototype sailing robot that could clean oil spills in the ocean was unveiled for the first time to the audience at the press conference that took place at the Protei team’s workshop last Friday September 2nd 2011.
One week before presenting Protei 006 to the world..
The eTextiles Workspace group (Anja Hertenberger, Leonie Urff, Ricardo O Nascimento and Meg Grant) started their project "TK Series" as part of the V2_ Summer Sessions 2011. The project takes the form of a typewriter that produces knitting.
On Saturday July 23rd and almost six weeks before the unveiling of Protei +006 during the World Port Days (September 2) and its presentation in the World of Witte de With festival (September 9, 10, 11), the Protei team travelled to De Kaag to test Protei 005.6 on the water!
While trying to make a revolution in the streets of The Hague to save the arts in the Netherlands, another kind of revolution was taking place in Rotterdam…
A statement performed at the protest meeting at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam by Jeremiah Day.
RE: by Carolien Teunisse and Bram Snijders wins the 2011 WRO Media Art Biennale Alternative Now Audience Award
The last part of the Q&A with Valérie Lamontagne. Questions by Syuzi Pakhchyan (Fashioning Tech) & Simone de Waart (Material Sense).
Although it’s been a short week in Holland, the protei team knows no days off! For the past two weeks the team has been working really hard to set a comfortable and creative environment for the development of the protei 006.
Q&A with Valérie Lamontagne Part 2 . Questions by Deborah Hustic (Body Pixel) & Francesca Granata (Fashion Projects). Next part will continue with more questions from Syuzi Pakhchyan (Fashioning Tech) & Simone de Waart (Material Sense).
As the outside temperature rises, so does it rise inside the V2_Lab – the 2011 Summer Sessions have begun!
Often life in the city becomes quieter in the summer. But this year the arrival of the Protei working team promises exactly the opposite for V2_. It is going to be a busy and creative summer.
Q&A with Valérie Lamontagne Part 1. Questions by Evelyn Lebis & Melissa Coleman. Next part will continue with more questions from Francesca Granata & Syuzi Pakhchyan!
Q & A with Edwin van der Heide by our online followers.
In preparation for his residency, Cesar Harada visited V2_Lab last week. Together with Etienne Gernez and Henrik Rudstrøm, he built this test model for Protei, in which the basic principles of an inflatable, articulated hull were tested. Constructed from low-cost materials, the model sailed the Maas successfully.