Blog

News on V2_ related events and activities.
Is Wearable Tech Just Bad Fashion?

Is Wearable Tech Just Bad Fashion?

Wearable Technology is often criticized to be merely 'bad fashion'. Being on the verge of art, fashion and technology, one could argue it is therefor not real fashion. Or at least not attractive in it's design. In this e-Textile Workspace edition, we have invited nine fashion masters from ArtEZ Institute of the Arts to discuss this from a fashion point of view.

Read More…

Summer Camp on Master Craftsmanship

Summer Camp on Master Craftsmanship

A selected group of textile designers, DIY hackers and E-Textile experts have been invited by The Swedish School of Textiles to discuss the role of craft in wearable technology. This 4-day hands-on workshop explored the topic of ‘Future E-Textiles Master Craftsmanship’. V2_ was present with four delegates from the eTextile Workspace.

Read More…

TK 730 at TEI 2012

TK 730 at TEI 2012

TK 730 from the E-Textile workspace is part of the sixth international conference TEI, which focuses on the latest results in tangible, embedded, and embodied interaction. TEI 2012 takes place from 19th to 22nd February at Queen's Human Media Lab in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

Read More…

Protei Presentation at MARIN

Protei Presentation at MARIN

On Friday January 20th Piem Wirtz and Alvaro Takiuti presented Protei at the Natural Propulsion Seminar of the Dutch Maritime Research Institute (MARIN).

Read More…

Performative Wearables

Performative Wearables

Since wearable technology pieces are often designed to be interactive, and in most cases are presented to an audience in some sort of way, we thought it was interesting to do a thought experiment: can every ‘wearable’ be considered a performative work, and can this approach help to design and create more meaningful projects?

Read More…

Fashioningtech.com Features V2_ Summer Sessions

Fashioningtech.com Features V2_ Summer Sessions

Guest blogger for "fashioningtech.com" Valerie Lamontagne interviewed this year's participants of V2_'s Summer Session program about the works they developed. Each day, from today on, Valerie will publish one interview on Syuzi Pakhchyan's famous blog. Stay tuned!

Read More…

50 Years of Dutch Media Art at STRP

50 Years of Dutch Media Art at STRP

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.

Read More…

Dick Raaymakers wins Art+Technology Award 2011

Dick Raaymakers wins Art+Technology Award 2011

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.

Read More…

Anouk Wipprecht on Intimacy 2.0

Anouk Wipprecht on Intimacy 2.0

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.

Read More…

Protei Wins 3rd Prize in VIDA 13.2 Competition

Protei Wins 3rd Prize in VIDA 13.2 Competition

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.

Read More…

Kick off DEAF2012

Kick off DEAF2012

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’.

Read More…

Unveiling Protei_006

Unveiling Protei_006

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.

Read More…

Counting down..

Counting down..

One week before presenting Protei 006 to the world..

Read More…

Knitting Typewriter

Knitting Typewriter

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.

Read More…

Testing Protei 005.6 on the water

Testing Protei 005.6 on the water

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!

Read More…

… and yes, they can float!

… and yes, they can float!

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…

Read More…

Statement performed at the protest meeting

Statement performed at the protest meeting

A statement performed at the protest meeting at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam by Jeremiah Day.

Read More…

RE: wins WRO Audience Award

RE: wins WRO Audience Award

RE: by Carolien Teunisse and Bram Snijders wins the 2011 WRO Media Art Biennale Alternative Now Audience Award

Read More…

Curious Corner: Valérie Lamontagne Part III

Curious Corner: Valérie Lamontagne Part III

The last part of the Q&A with Valérie Lamontagne. Questions by Syuzi Pakhchyan (Fashioning Tech) & Simone de Waart (Material Sense).

Read More…

"Starting to feel more like a real workshop!"

"Starting to feel more like a real workshop!"

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.

Read More…

Document Actions
Mailinglist: Subscribe to the English or Dutch version.

Follow usfacebook_16.png twitter_16.png youtube_16.png Favicon Vimeo googleplus
Related Items
V2_ Kunstblock Presentations at Festival WWWk Sep 13, 2014 03:00 PM

Wim Pijbes delivers his 'blockbuster'-lecture in front of V2_. Melle Smets and Ruben Jacobs talk ...

De Derde Dinsdag in December Dec 16, 2014 08:00 PM

'De Derde Dinsdag' is the live cultural talkshow on cultural events in Rotterdam. In December with ...

Iedereen een kunstenaar

Een boek van Ruben Jacobs over authenticiteit, kunstenaarschap en de creatieve industrie.

Festival WWWk Kunstblock Tours Sep 13, 2014 03:00 PM

Kunstblock guided tours (in Dutch) at the Festival 'de Wereld van het Witte de With kwartier'.

Kunstblock Tours

V2_ participates in the Kunstblock Tour, an exciting, accessible, organized visit to the various ...

Art, Economy and Taboo

An afternoon at the HKU (Utrecht) with lectures by Ruben Jacobs and Martijn Jeroen van der Linden ...

V2_ op Wereld van Witte de With Sep 11, 2009

V2_ presenteert tijdens het festival Wereld van Witte de With 2009 de installaties "Physiognomic ...

Februari Kunstavond in het Witte de Withkwartier Feb 06, 2015 06:00 PM

Kunstavond op 6 februari in het Witte de Withkwartier tijdens Art Week Rotterdam. Gratis: ...

Test_Lab: Summer Sessions 2012 Sep 06, 2012 08:00 PM

New artworks by Carina Hesper, Constantijn Smit, Tom Verbruggen (aka TokTek), Jon Stam, and Simon ...

Dick Raaijmakers (1930–2013)

The great artist, composer, theatre maker, machine builder, poet, and thinker Dick Raaijmakers has ...

The Media on The Progress Trap

Here's an overview of some of the media attention for the 2014 DEAF Biennial.

Lecture by Michel van Dartel in Halle

Michel van Dartel talks about V2_ in Halle.

Lecture by Michel van Dartel on Sustainability Lecture by Michel van Dartel on Sustainability

On the 'Day of Sustainability' Michel van Dartel will do a lecture on art as a motor for ...

Blowup preview at DDD Oct 15, 2013 08:00 PM

At 'De Derde Dinsdag' Michelle Kasprzak previews a V2_ event on October 25 -- Blowup: Innovation in ...

Blowup: Fiddling While Rome Burns? Jun 17, 2012

This edition of Blowup will be a "Book Sprint." From June 17 to June 21 we invite a group of ...

Marnix de Nijs at Art in the Parking Space Marnix de Nijs at Art in the Parking Space

Marnix de Nijs' work is part of the Art's Birthday program at M HKA in Antwerp on Saturday 17 ...

more ...
 
Personal tools
Log in