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Shop Talk GARAGE D ‘SMATI Turtle 1’

Garage D. SMATI Turtle 1 System D. A small minority of the world’s population lives in a planned, well organized and regulated society – think […]

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Festival Opening: Capitalist Futures

The festival curators present a number of brief presentations on the highlights of the Capitalism Catch-22 programme. Artists and other guests will provide short previews. […]

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Capitalism Catch-22: 30 October – 3 November

On the theme

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Impakt x HKU Exhibition: Value This

What can the subject Capitalism Catch-22 elicit from young artists? For the second year running, the HKU university of the Arts Utrecht and Impakt will […]

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To The Reader : Opening 18 October

To The Reader emerges from the understanding that capitalism is, first and foremost, a social relation that defines our behaviour. The exhibition is grounded in […]

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Xavier Fourt, Impakt Event: Psychology of the Crash

Bureau d’Études The Paris-based artists Léonore Bonaccini and Xavier Fourt form the duo Bureau d’Études. For the last several years, the French group has been […]

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Fred van Raaij, Impakt Event: Psychology of the Crash

Fred van Raaij (Universiteit van Tilburg) Professor Fred van Raaij researches the underlying psychology of economic processes. In his talk he visualizes the effects of […]

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Marije Meerman, Impakt Event: Psychology of the Crash

Marije Meerman (VPRO Tegenlicht) Documentary film maker Marije Meerman developed ‘Money & Speed: Inside the Black Box’, one of the first iPad documentaries. This thriller, […]

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Impakt Festival 2013: Many thanks to our sponsors

Impakt Festival 2013 would not have been possible without these funds and sponsors.

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Festival Exhibition: To The Reader

Festival Exhibition curated by Benjamin Fallon.
BAK, Utrecht.

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On Group Formation: Impakt Online Exhibition 2013

On Group Formation: Impakt Net Art 2013. About the concept, projects and the artists.

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Net Art: About

Impakt Net Art is Impakt’s platform for online art, previously known as Impakt Online. Impakt Net Art stimulates the development of new art projects on […]

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Impakt Abroad: New Orleans Film Festival 2013

A wholesome 90 minutes Eurotrip, in an Impakt Abroad Screening at the New Orleans Film Festival.

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The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology – Sophie Fiennes and Slavoj Žižek

Dutch tour Impakt Festival 2013

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Music

Friday Night = Music Night

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Impakt Online: On Group Formation and POW!

Impakt Net Art Yearly, Impakt Online commissions three online artworks that are launched on the website in an online exhibition. During the Impakt festival, the […]

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Crude Economy

Film Programme curated by Florian Wüst

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Work Songs

Special Projects curated by Monnik

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The Residence

The Residence (A wager for the afterlife)
Vermeir & Heiremans, Belgium 2012, 37:00 min

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Tatort Fraport

Tatort Fraport (Crime Scene: Fraport)
David Ruf, DE 2009, 25:00 min

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Shell Spirit

Shell Spirit
Geoffrey Jones, GB 1963, 2:00 min

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The Shoemaker and the Hatter

The Shoemaker and the Hatter
John Halas & Joy Batchelor, GB 1950, 16:00 min

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The Anarchist Banker

The Anarchist Banker
Jan Peter Hammer, DE 2010, 30:00 min

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Nicht ohne Risiko

Nicht ohne Risiko (Nothing Ventured)
Harun Farocki, DE 2004, 52:00 min

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The Shutdown

The Shutdown Adam Stafford, GB 2009, 10:00 min Based on a collaboration with Scottish scriptwriter Alan Bissett, The Shutdown recalls the experience of growing up […]

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Utlänningar, Del 1: Båtar och Kanoner

Utlänningar, Del 1: Båtar och Kanoner (Foreigners, Part 1: Ships and Guns) Peter Nestler, Sweden 1977, 44:00 Documentary filmmaker Peter Nestler is known for his […]

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I am 20

I am 20 S.N.S. Sastry, India 1967, 14:00 min 20 years after India’s independence, Sastry travelled all over the country and interviewed its youth, those […]

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Men and Machines

Men and Machines Diana Pine, GB 1951, 17:00 min This survey of Europe’s Marshall Plan-aided economic recovery conveys harmony between men and machines. To lower […]

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Fictions and Futures #1 – Happiness in the Abstract

Fictions and Futures #1 – Happiness in the Abstract
Arne Hector & Minze Tummescheit, DE 2013, 35:00 min

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The Crises of Capitalism

David Harvey: The Crises of Capitalism
RSA Animate, GB 2011, 11:00 min

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Nieuwe Gronden

Nieuwe Gronden (New Earth)
Joris Ivens, NL 1934, 28:00 min

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Hands

Hands
Ralph Steiner & Willard Van Dyke, US 1934, 4:00 min

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unsupported transit

unsupported transit Zachary Formwalt, NL 2011, 14:00 min Set on the construction site of the new stock exchange in Shenzhen, China, the video tells a […]

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Paradise Later

Paradise Later Ascan Breuer, AT/DE/ID 2010, 13:00 min The camera follows a polluted river while we hear the annual report of a disillusioned Western businessman. […]

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Una Ciudad En Una Ciudad

Una Ciudad En Una Ciudad (A City Within A City) cylixe, DE 2012, 18:00 min When the construction of a high-rise financial centre in Caracas, […]

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Ilha das Flores

Ilha das Flores (Isle of Flowers) Jorge Furtado, Brazil 1989, 13:00 min Furtado’s acclaimed short film explores the economic relationship between humans, animals and food. […]

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Arrival

Arrival Mani Kaul, India 1980, 19:00 min Men, women, fruits, flowers, vegetables, goats and sheep come to the city—all ready for consumption. In a collage […]

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Kopfende Haßloch

Kopfende Haßloch (Mapping the German) Jürgen Brügger & Jörg Haaßengier, DE 2006, 37:00 min Imagine a cartographic map produced on a 1:1 scale, exactly the […]

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Lobbyists

Lobbyists Libia Castro & Ólafur Ólafsson, NL 2009, 19:00 min In this video Castro and Ólafsson portray the activity of lobbyists in Brussels and Strasbourg. […]

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Free To Choose, Vol. 1 – The Power of the Market: The Pencil

Free To Choose, Vol. 1 – The Power of the Market: The Pencil Milton Friedman, US 1980, 2:20 min In his PBS television series Free […]

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Marketing

Marketing Pierre Long, FR/GB 1953, 17:00 min Marketing takes France as an example to show the necessity of product standardization and market research. In order […]

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Last Men Standing

Last Men Standing Sasha Maja Djurkovic, GB 2005, 17:00 min In 1994 the Tower Colliery Coal Mine in Wales was bought by the miners themselves, […]

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Inflation

Inflation Hans Richter, DE 1928, 3:00 min Richter’s films of the 1920s, although abstract and surrealist in style, express a strong sense of reality. Inflation […]

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A Day in the Life of a Coal Miner

A Day in the Life of a Coal Miner Kineto Production Company, GB 1910, 9:00 min Sponsored by L.N.W. Railway, this early film provides a […]

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Die Börsenkönigin

Die Börsenkönigin (The Queen of the Stock Exchange) Edmund Edel, DE 1916, 52:00 min Live piano score by Wim van Tuyl Silent film star Asta […]

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The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology

The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology Sophie Fiennes  (GB/IE 2012) English spoken| 136 min Six years after the acclaimed The Pervert’s Guide to Cinema , Sophie […]

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Curators Walk Monnik

During the curators walk Monnik will discuss their curatorial choices during a tour where they will visit the artists and participants on location. They will […]

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Uncertainty Seminars – Andrew Norman Wilson

Uncertainty Seminars – Andrew Norman Wilson (USA 2013 | 11:55 min) A series of therapeutic self-help techniques suggested in an abstract manner. Historic references to […]

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Lecture: Free Libraries for Every Soul

Lecture: Free Libraries for Every Soul  

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Closing Night: YouTube Battle 2013

Calling all youTube freaks! The closing night of the festival will once again give stage to this notorious live show. The best youTube connoisseurs, the […]

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Call For Hosts

For the Impakt Festival 2013 artists, film makers, curators and festival organizers from all around the world will travel to Utrecht. In order to make their stay a pleasant […]

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Academy of Work : The Nootropics Bar

Partizan Publik and Arne Hendriks – ‘Academy of Work: the Nootropics Bar’ At the Nootropics Bar, Arne Hendriks and Joost Janmaat will present a kaleidoscope […]

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Free Libraries for Every Soul

Marcell Mars – ‘Free Libraries for Every Soul’ CALL FOR PARTICIPATION! Long before the slogan ‘Information wants to be Free’ was coined, the founder of […]

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Saccades

Reimer van Tuinen and Gawie Keyser – ‘Saccades’ Supermarket shelves, a glimpse of cleavage, open heart surgery and smiling faces. Researchers have known for quite […]

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