Buy your ticket here Shorts programme Although the advent of film lies more than one hundred years behind us, the visual language of that period […]
Penny Lane, USA, 2010, video, 16:30 min
Anna Baumgart, Poland/Norway, 2010, video, 18:00 min
Bojan Fajfric, The Netherlands, 2010, video, 17:00 min
Looking forward into the future has always tickled our imagination.
Palesa Shongwe, South Africa, 2010, video, 7:45 min
Buy your ticket here Shorts programme A rainy Sunday visit to a military air show, a transvestite’s lonely Christmas, projections of your mother on strangers […]
Bjørn Melhus, Germany, 2010, video, 12:50 min
Meiro Koizumi, Japan, 2009, video, 11:26 min
Jonathan Caouette, USA, 2010, video, 13:00 min
Buy your ticket here Program with short films Reliving past events can give us surprising new insights. Major historic events are comprehendible only when they […]
Daniel Chester, UK, 2010, video, 4:42 min
Sarah Bijlsma, The Netherlands, 2010, video, 16:19 min
Sarah Carlier, Romania, 2010, video, 2:38 min
Yuri A, R Mond, Switzerland, 2011, video, 4:02 min
Petr Hatle, Czech Republic, 2010, video, 18:00 min
Elisabeth Smolarz, USA, 2011, video, 4:20 min
Richard Wilhelmer, Austria/USA, 2010, video, 5:00 min
Xiaohu Zhou, China, 2010, video, 6:20 min
Hendrick Dusollier, France, 2010, video, 15:00 min
Neïl Beloufa, France, 2010, video, 14:57 min
Klára Tasovská Czech Republic, 2010, video, 40:00 min
Mark Aerial Waller, UK, 2010, video, 8:20 min
Statistics and visualizations are used by both the government and the private sector to make political statements; sometimes playfully, sometimes out of necessity. With contributors from Amsterdam, Bratislava and Novi Sad, this event explores the politics of visualizations.
And suddenly it appears, the so-called Wikileaks Truck, driving around the Capitol or in New York. He suddenly appears in the background of one of […]
On Friday September 30th there will be a symposium on the different and new forms of protests and their corresponding media at De Balie in Amsterdam. This event will […]
As promised, I am coming back from Den Haag with a report on Todaysart, a media art festival that animated several cultural venues in town […]
Dominic Gagnon, Canada, 2009, video, 21:00 min.
Stuart Baker, UK, 1988, video, 4:00 min.
Oliver Laric, Germany, 2009, video, 6:30 min.
General Idea, Canada, 1979, video, 28:00 min.
Tom Klinkowstein, Netherlands, 1982, video, 9:00 min.
Hans Richter, Netherlands, 1931, 35mm, 9:00 min.
Babak Afrassiabi & Nasrin Tabatabai, The Netherlands, 2010, video, 29:00 min.
Kristin Lucas, USA, 1996, video, 5:00 min.
Jaime Davidovich, USA, 1980, video, 10:30 min.
Stan Vanderbeek, USA, 1971, 16mm, 6:00 min.
Ferdinand Khittl, West Germany, 1959, video, 21:00 min.
VJ op de Dom 2011 marked this year’s event from Treaty of Utrecht. Impakt presented a delightful part of the program, with two true sound- and visual artists.
One of the most popular tweet relating to the #yeswecamp and @OccupyWallStNYC was one that originated from Ara Rubya and reads “I refuse to believe […]
Impakt will present a delightful part of the program, with two true sound- and visual artists.
Radio Corporation of America, USA, 1939, video, 9:00 min.
The Netherlands are particularly rich in media art festivals and conferences, but the Den Haag-based Todaysart (September 23-24) seems especially interesting to us. Not only because, strictly […]
we proudly present this year’s festival fellow: Mercedes Bunz. Her fellowship will address digital truth, critical approaches to data visualization, and socio-political issues of digitalization and citizenship.
Curated by Florian Wüst. Starting with early television and computer technology, Jailbreak #1 looks at the realities behind the production of media content.
Curated by Florian Wüst. The constantly shifting power relationship between users and owners, producers and mediators, individuals and corporations functions as a thematic denominator to the films in Jailbreak #2
Curated by Johan Grimonprez. The WE-tube-o-theek functions as a temporary short circuit of the management regime of fear and the distraction of overconsumption.
Impakt Online Event: The Right to Database in collaboration with SKOR | Stichting Kunst en Openbare Ruimte
The widespread availability of data has led to an explosion of creative practices formulated around the collection, analysis, and visualization of information. The inevitable backend of these exercises, the database, will be forefronted in this program by Impakt Online and SKOR NetArtWorks.
This ongoing online exhibition explores the impossibility of secrecy and the limits to openness. With: Metahaven, Dagan Cohen and Hendrik Jan Grievink & Coralie Vogelaar.
Public Domain invites you to explore, in unexpected places, the tensions between language, ownership and code in networked environments.
Saturday, November 5th is another one of those nights when Utrecht’s cultural souls gather on the streets together to play games.
Join other do-gooders, code-heroes and pizza-lovers to wrestle with the raw data from municipalities, provinces etc. Participants will have the opportunity to develop a concept and present it during the festival. Nerds Unite!
Sacral Ceremonies delves into the rhythms and sounds of the music that usually exists behind the closed-door ceremonies of Voodoo, Candomble or Winti.
DJ Rashad and DJ Spinn of the Chicago Footwork movement will bring a barrage of click, breaks and samples based on crunk and ghettotech.
This year the Impakt Festival is organizing a Free State; a temporary autonomous zone in which visiters can partake in a variety of out-of-the-box activities.
Focusing on the ‘need to know’ the Summit discusses how digital media – engulfing our daily lives – are now open in not only new but perhaps previously unimagined ways.
Coordinated by Ann-Sophie Lehmann, Mirko Tobias Schaefer and Imar de Vries (MA New Media and Digital Culture, Utrecht University)
One thing we haven’t properly discussed yet, here at the Impakt blog, is data-driven journalism. If websites like WikiLeaks and open data initiatives all over […]
A special edition of the Metro – a free newspaper in The Netherlands – is coming out on September 30th, filled with articles made by […]
On the 17th of September you are all welcome to join some urban campers near different stock exchanges around the world. There are going to be campsites […]
Flickr has upgraded their privacy settings via a new ‘Geofence’ in order to protect your geoprivacy. Other than either disclosing or hiding your location information, you can now create […]
So far we’ve been discussing the Right to Know in terms of information. There is usually some knowledge out there, some tools to extract it […]
I love Al Jazeera. I use it all the time for finding news reports that are different from the mass repetition we find in Western news outlets. […]
In 2007, before the infamous financial crackdown hit the the country’s economy almost overnight, Iceland was ranked 1st on the United Nations’ Human Development Index. Unemployment was at […]
Ever wondered how many murders and road fatalities have occurred in your neighborhood? Well there is an app for it . Its name is the death app. It features […]
Fred Worden, USA, 2010, video, 9:00 min
Celebrate the annual Uitfeest in Utrecht in your boat or on the wharf of the Bumuurde Weerd at the “Drijf In” cinema
Peter Tscherkassky, Austria, 2010, 35mm, 25:10 min
Sebastian Buerkner, UK, 2010, video 2:00 min
Björn Kämmerer, Austria, 2010, 35mm, 9:00 min
Max Philipp Schmid, Switzerland, 2010, video, 10:22 min
Ever since seeing the VICE guide to North Korea in 2009, I’ve been fascinated by the notion of going to this country. It might sound strange wanting to […]