V2_, Institute for the Unstable Media, founded in 1981, is an interdisciplinary center for art and media technology in Rotterdam (the Netherlands). V2_ is doing research at the interface of art, technology and society. V2_ presents, produces, archives and publishes about art made with new technologies and encourages the debate on these issues. V2_ offers a platform where artists, scientists, developers of software and hardware, researchers and theorists from various disciplines can share their findings. In V2_'s view, art and culture play an essential role in the social embedment of and attitude towards technological developments. V2_ creates a context in which technological issues are explored through critical reflection and practice-oriented research.
Eendrachtsstraat 10, 3012 XL Rotterdam, the Netherlands
A brief history of V2_.
Information about vacancies, volunteers and V2_staff.
Media and technology are omnipresent in contemporary society, and the same technological developments that are changing communication, production, trade, urban culture and medicine, are also transforming the arts.
Structural funding and project sponsors.
Press releases, images and logos. For further information on the organization or its projects or to request a press kit, please contact Joke Brouwer.