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Panorama Event #2: The Young Ones

‘Culturele Zondag’ 28 October carries the them ‘Young/Younger/Youngest’. THE YOUNG ONES gives a stage to new talent and young makers. FREE ENTRANCE. Language: Dutch.

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HKU <3 NMW

from 19 Oct till 28 Oct, opening 19 October, 17:00h Sat 20 October from 13:00 till 18:00h Wed 24 until Sat 27 October from 11:00 […]

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Sarah Carlier – Family Portrait ( Romania 2010, 2:38 mins.)

This film was shown as part of the Panorama programme at the Impakt festival in 2011.

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Sorry, This Video is No Longer Available on YouTube

Film expert Kate Taylor explores how Japan’s most popular video site, Nico Nico Douga, started out as a simple website that linked videos from YouTube, […]

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Fourth Culture Kids

The term “Third Culture Kid” has grown in popularity as a way to describe children who are raised between two cultures – the daughter of […]

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Global South Futurism: Local mythologies and Science Fiction + Futures Dreaming

To paraphrase the novelist William Gibson, ‘The future is already here – it’s just not very well distributed’. This program explores the very real proof of this […]

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Sino-African Silk Road + Fake, Hack, Innovate

China’s increasing economic involvement in broader Africa is one of the biggest current stories in the ongoing narrative of China’s rise as a world power. […]

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How the West was One (part 2) Westerns from the East

The “Western” film genre may have originated in the USA, but has been an astoundingly flexible export, embraced and adapted by cultures around the world […]

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Imagining a Future-West / Just Another Country

“The Collapse of the West” has always been a “problematic” concept, usually wielded by right-wing ideologues as an all-purpose scare tactic to oppose diversity, change, […]

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Infiltrating the Chinese meme

Zafka Zhang (China Youthology) brings his experience doing field research with youth communities across various cities of China into this workshop on what’s now and what’s next in Chinese Internet […]

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Non-Western shoot out: The Musical

DJ, artist and curator Jonas Ohlsson (DJ Lonely) and historian, activist and organiser Friso Wiersum (dubcovsky) are both underground music fanatics with a passion for […]

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An A to Z of K-Pop + Astropical Dub and Time-travel

Utrecht Hallyu community – unite! This experimental DJ set/multimedia presentation by Heather Corcoran outlines an A to Z of Korea’s mainstream pop music, K-Pop, with […]

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Artist presentation: Foundland – Smoke and mirrors: Syrian digital propaganda

Artist duo Foundland discuss their investigation into found Internet images manipulated by the Syrian Electronic army for the purpose of creating pro-Syrian propaganda, focusing on […]

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Tarzan and Arab: Gazawood

Writer and curator Omar Kholeif, will present and reflect on “Tarzan and Arab: Gazawood” (co-commission with Cornerhouse Manchester), a duo that makes pastiches of Hollywood […]

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Round Tables

A daily (real-time) selection of NMW festival guests from the fields of art, design, criticism, futurism and technology discussing and proposing structures for a fresh […]

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Translating Foreign Television Formats

Starting from Albert Robida’s early visions of the future of TV in 1883 to the rise of todays expanded satellite services (IPTV), William Uricchio, Director […]

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Mapping Creative Internet Activism in the Arab World

Since the beginning of the popular uprisings in the Arab world in late 2010, the Internet has seen an increasing amount of activist videos commenting […]

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Mixed Media

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Virtual Agoras – Six videos from Syria inspired by the events of the Uprising

The video program Virtual Agoras, curated by Charlotte Bank, previously screened at KW Institute for Contemporary Art as part of the 7th Berlin Biennale and at an Impakt Event in June is now on show in De Balie, Amsterdam, on the 7th of October.

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VJ op de Dom: Impakt presents Filastine

In case you already had plans for this friday night, you can hereby cancel them and join us for what is to be a historical […]

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Benjamin Fallon

Curator of the Capitalism Catch-22 Exhibition: To The Reader

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Cannibalizing Cannibal Myth (part 2)

How Brazilian cannibals captured Western thinking, devoured and digested it.

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VIRTUAL AGORAS: ARTISTIC VIDEO ACTIVISM IN SYRIA – Screening at The Balie

This event will take place at De Balie in Amsterdam. In March 2011, at the peak of enthusiasm over the successful overthrow of Tunisia’s Zine […]

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François Chastanet: Lettering in Public Space Lecture

François Chastanet has a background in architecture and graphic design specializing in typography. His published work is an anthropological and historical approach to typography in […]

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Ode To the Past & the Future

Panorama Event #3

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Make It Happen: Do It Yourself

Panorama Event #2

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Virtual Abstraction

Panorama Event #1

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Staged Relations²

Panorama Screening #4

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Overpowered

Panorama Screening #3

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(Un)bodily behaviour

Panorama Screening #2

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Order at the border

Panorama Screening #1

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Hybrids and bastards, or: Musical archeology in a GIF cave

by Friso Wiersum Music, amongst many other things, can take you home. In a world with 43 million people living on the run, multitudes of […]

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#NMW curator Cher Potter in Utrecht

Last week one of our two festival curators, the lovely Cher Potter, visited the Impakt headquarters in Utrecht. Cher covers 50% of the curatorial team […]

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Oppan Gangnam Style!

MTV once was short for ‘Music Television’. Although the name is still the same, these days most of the programming consists of showing the daily […]

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Simba, the last Prince of Ba’ath Country

Foundland, a young art, design and research practice based in Amsterdam, presented a sparkling new version of the publication and a video installation called “Simba, the last Prince […]

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Ideas Waiting To Happen 2

We’re pleased to announce the second series of Ideas Waiting To Happen (IWTH) in October. IWTH brings together creative and technical professionals and selected students, […]

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Impakt Festival 2011 leaflet

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