DokuArts art film festival

Bart Rutten of the Stedelijk invited me to come up with a short film introduction and live visual mix for this upcoming conference on museum as content creator. Thinking of Zabriskie point slow-motion explosions of the Guggenheim, youtube tourist videos from outside the represented museums, postcards and snapshots, classicism and iconography. Free entry, reserve via

June 11, TrouwAmsterdam, Witbautstraat 127, 1091 GL Amsterdam

12.30 coffee and tea / visual prologue Emile Zile

Emile Zile is an artist and performer engaged with popular screen iconography, hybrid performance and single-channel video.

13.10 lecture Margriet Schavemaker, Head of Collections, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

A critical analysis of the history of the intricate relationships between museums and media productions: from the early films and television productions up to the latest digital presentations of moving images on the internet and locative media.

13.45 lecture Jane Burton, Head of Content and Creative Director, Tate Media

Besides the wide variety of Tate Media productions and its online platform from which these moving images (lectures, interviews and documentation of exhibitions) are broadcast, Jane Burton will discuss the new Tate plans to produce a feature animation film.

14.45 lecture Anne-Michèle Ulrich, Director audio-visual department, Centre Pompidou

Centre Pompidou is coproducer of the film on Alexander Calder, presented by Doku.Arts. Anne-Michèle Ulrich will present a new iPhone application, and show a preview of the new internet channel, which will premiere in November 2010.
A critical retrospective of the first year of Arttube will be offered, tuning in on the pros and cons, and focusing on the development of this media channel from marketing tool to ‘curatorial depth’.