News on V2_ related events and activities.

IDEAbook book-video of On the Threshold of Beauty

Arie Altena — May 20, 2014

IDEAbooks – who also sell and distribute Kees Tazelaar's 'On the Threshold of Beauty' has added a nice book-video for this publication.


Arie Altena — May 05, 2014

This is the complete press release for the Thingworld exhibition in Beijing in which V2_ participates.

Annual Report of 2013 available

Arie Altena — Mar 31, 2014

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.

New Book: Giving and Taking

Arie Altena — May 14, 2014

A new book on why art is made, the genetic drive to create, and non-pecuniary values. Forthcoming in May 2014.

Watch That Sound presents 'Horror in Sound'

Arie Altena — Mar 20, 2014

A premiere of 8 short horror movies and a festive presentation of the new version of the music software Watch that Sound.

V2_ in the news – in Ghana

Arie Altena — Mar 14, 2014

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 together with V2_ lead partners of DEAF 2014

Arie Altena — Oct 15, 2014

Het Nieuwe Instituut is the lead partner and main location for DEAF in 2014.

Michelle Kasprzak presentation in Oxford

Arie Altena — Feb 17, 2014

V2's Michelle Kasprzak will give a presentation on 'Innovation in Extreme Scenario's' at the Oxford Futures Forum 2014.

Wat is leven? New book by Arjen Mulder

Arie Altena — Feb 17, 2014

A new collection of texts by Arjen Mulder: Wat is leven. Queeste van een bioloog. Available from February 18th on.

Summer Sessions 2014 Call

Arie Altena — May 12, 2014

The call for the Summer Sessions 2014 is on. Deadline for application is extended till May 26.

Salon Boerhaave with Kees Tazelaar

Arie Altena — Feb 05, 2014

A lecture by Kees Tazelaar at the Museum Boerhave.

V2_ hosts Vertical Cinema workshop

Arie Altena — Jan 16, 2014

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_.

Save the Date: DEAF 2014

Arie Altena — Jan 08, 2014

DEAF 2014 will take place in Rotterdam, festival from 21 – 25 May, exhibition 21 May – 9 June 2014.

Kees Tazelaar at CTM

Arie Altena — Jan 08, 2014

On Monday 27 January Kees Tazelaar presents his book On the Threshold of Beauty at Club Transmediale in Berlin.

Zbigniew Karkowski (1958 - 2013)

Arie Altena — Dec 17, 2013

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 in Surinam

Arie Altena — Dec 02, 2013

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.

Art as a Problem Solver

Arie Altena — Nov 25, 2013

Another review of the V2_Lab show, in Dutch only, on, a site on culture in Rotterdam.

The best way to predict our future, is to invent it

Arie Altena — Nov 21, 2013

A nice review of the V2_Lab Show is up at the website of Metropolis M.

Kees Tazelaar at De Derde Dinsdag

Arie Altena — Nov 13, 2013

On 19 November 2013 Kees Tazelaar will present his new book – in printed format – on De Derde Dinsdag at WORM in Rotterdam.

Website for On the Threshold of Beauty

Arie Altena — Nov 13, 2013

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.

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