Agricola de Cologne Videos 2.0

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Latin Haze

Latin Haze is Agricola de Cologne’s video project completed in 2012, incorporating videos based on his experiences and original footage he made during his travels in Latin America (Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico and Cuba in the years 2005, 2006,…
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What Happened 2011?

What happened 2011, 1:00, 2011 Short synopsis The title refers to the social revolution in 2011 in the Arab countries, as well as in European countries like Greece. The citizens do not accept the current social, economical and political circumstances…
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Passion

Video title Passion, 2010, 1:00 Short synopsis Maria knows what passion is. Technical details Year of production: 2010 Duration: 1:00 | 1:30 | 2:00 Format : Video Video format : PAL 16:9 Shooting format : DVD, miniDV Exhibition format: DVD…
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Predator

Title: Predator Synopsis The video is a metaphoric view on the predator in each of us telling the everyday life story when youth gangs are attacking other people at lonesome locations without any witnesses. The predator as the victim of…
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Trauma

Trauma, 2010, 1:30 Short synopsis “Trauma” turns the inside out, it vizualizes the internal traces of violence, grief, rage and helplessness. Details: Technical notes : Title: Trauma Year of production: 2010 Duration: 1:00 | 1:30 | loop Date of completion:…
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Memory Game

strong>Memory Game, 7:40, 2010 Short synopsis Five friends meet each other once a year at another place on the globe for one day and play their memory game. In 2010, they meet in Berlin, a place where countless strings of…
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Radio Flyer

RadioFlyer, 2009, 5:20 Short synopsis A former skater remembers the time when he was young and skating. He tells the story of that past phase of his life by reciting the English lyrics of the famous Charles Aznavour song “Yesterday…
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The Pleasure Code

The Pleasure Code, 1:00, 2009 Short synopsis Short, usual and painful. . Technical details Title: The Pleasure Code Year of production: 2009 Duration: 1:00 | 1:30 Format : Video screen ratio:: PAL 4:3 Shooting/exhibition format : DVD, miniDV Sound: yes…
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Mi Nombre Es Wilfried

Mi Nombre Es Wilfried, 6:00, 2009 Short synopsis Visiting Santa Rosa Dell’Agua (a village located at Lake Maracaibo )becomes an allegory how the author is perceiving his own identity. The Spanish language used in the film, has a specific relevance,…
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Burning Phantom

Video title Burning Phantom, 2009, 1:00 Short synopsis Love is a burning phantom – it appears unexpectedly and is vanishing without any warning. Technical details Year of production: 2009 Duration: 1:00 | 1:30 | 2:00 Format : Video Video format…
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Silent Cry

Silent Cry, 2016, 3:40 Short synopsis Silent Cry is the visualization of an internal cry happening all the time, when society does not allow to show deep emotional affection. The silent cry is always present caused by never ending traumatizations…
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Timed Out

Short synopsis English title: Timed Out, 2008, 9:30 The experimental video is dedicated to the artists dying mother. It offers an intimate view on a relation based on a deep emotional closeness and long distance. German title: “ausZEIT” Der Künstler…
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Hairdryer

Title: Hairdryer, 2008, 1:30 Synopsis The hairdryer becomes a symbol for desire. Technical notes : Title: Hairdryer Year of production: 2008 Duration: 1:00 | 1:30 Format : Video Video format : PAL 4:3 Shooting format : miniDV Exhibition format: DVD…
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en [code] ed

En [code] ed (II) Synopsis Digital video inspired by a visit of Thessaloniki. The work describes the principle of “code” or “coding” in form of an allegory, a metaphoric story as a ritual of meeting, dominating and resigning. The code…
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The Rehearsal

Title: The Rehearsal, 2006, 5:00 Synopsis The video shows the orchestra rehearsal of a composition by Hector Villa-Lobos performed by an orchestra of young women at San Francis Convent in Havanna/Cuba. The rehearsal becomes a metaphor for the course of…
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Morire Cuba

Title: Morire Cuba, 2006, 4:00 Short synopsis Street scene in Havanna/Cuba. A real Cuban would die only on Cuba. Based on a traditional Cuban song. Details: Technical notes : Year of production: 2006 Format : Video Video format : PAL…
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Orfeo Negro

Title: Orfeo Negro, 2006, 4:20 Synopsis Filmed on the performance festival Interferencias in Junin-Buenos Aires/Argentina and Retiro railway station Buenos Aires in 2005, the video takes a performance by the Argentine artist Vera Baxter as the basis for a contemporary…
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Distortion Projected

Title: [Dis]tortion_Projected, 2005, 4:50 Synopsis In 1998, Agricola de Cologne became a victim of a terror attack. The video is the attempt to make the traumatic experiences perceivable via metaphoric images on an emotional level . The artist’s voice performing…
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Rivals and Friends

Title: Rivals & Friends, 2005, 2:20 Synopsis Experimental film about the conflict of being friends and rivals. Technical notes : Year of production: December 2005 Format : Video Video format : PAL 4:3 Shooting format : DVD Exhibition format: DVD…
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Inability of Being Nude

Title Inability of Being Nude View the video Synopsis The moving picture takes the classical theme of the “nude” in a contemporary interpretation as a psychological condition. The viewer is confronted with different levels of movements of baring/exposing. He becomes…
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Trash! – True Lies

“Trash! – True Lies” Synopsis Streaming moving picture created in Flash by media artist Agricola de Cologne. Trash !! – true lies is a moving picture created in Flash, edited, directed and produced, sound, music and voice by Agricola de…
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]and_scape[

“]and_scape[” View the work Synopsis Interactive moving picture created in Flash by media artist Agricola de Cologne inspired by poetic texts of Liubov Sirota, an Ukrainian Tchernobyl survivor. The work is telling something about landscapes imaginary landscapes, flourishing landscapes landscapes…
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Beyond All Media

Beyond all Media View the work Synopsis Beyond all Media describes counter positions and dimensions of contemporary environmental and social developments and aesthetics which find their result in polarisation and conflicts on different levels. The work is net based and…
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Transience

Transience an atonal composition View the work Synopsis Transience is an interactive, experimental Flash composition based on different text, sound and music components created by Agricola de Cologne. Both the creator and user are or become composers of sensual perceptions…
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Compressed Affair

Compressed Affair, 2001, interactive Synopsis is an interactive Flash play , created by media artist Agricola de Cologne. Love, passion, sexual and human relations are reduced to three basic actions. The work is developed according the principle of SAMAC (Simultaneous…
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Never Wake Up

Never wake up Synopsis The “anti-war” moving image is based on Agricola de Cologne’s lyrics and musical composition “Never Wake Up” referring to the netart piece of the same name, he created 2001. Subject: Loss of identity: Soldiers become distorted,…
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Pocket Camera

Title: Pocket Camera, 2001, loop The video – originally created for the net in Flash (Macromedia) – is referring to the aspect of documenting one’s doing online and ofline with an omni-present camera, like it happens nowadays with the omni-present…
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Identity of Colour

“Identity of Colour”, 07:07:07, 2016 Film created by media artist Agricola de Cologne, based on the artist’s poem and voice performance of the same name created and executed in 2001. The work combines DaDa like poetic texts, vector grafics and…
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