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A Virtual Memorial -
Memorial Project against the Forgetting and for Humanity
New Media art project environment by Agricola de Cologne
Table of Contents:
a) News
b) Features of the month February 2004
 a) News in February
On 20 February 2004  the global networking project, entitled
[R][R][F] 2004
provisional website on www.newmediafest.org/rrf2004
will be starting simultaneously with the physical presentations at
National Museum of Contemporary Art/Kalinderu MediaLab Bucaresti/Romania
and BEK Bergen/Norway and FOLLY Lancaster (UK)
The project will contain a changing number of Memory Channels, among them
[R][R][F] v.2.0 including these curators
Raul Ferrera Balanquet (Cuba), Gita Hashemi (Iran/Canada), Winston Yang
(China), Raquel Partnoy (Argentina), Björn Norberg (Sweden), Eva Sjuve
and others to be nominated later.
Basic subject -->"memory and identity"
Basic operational aspect -->"networking as artworking"
Basic presentation aspect-->"exchange between virtual and physical space"
The project is a networking collaboration
with numerous institutions, organisations, curators, artists and
and will be developing and operating until the end of 2004.

Detailled information are available on the provisional project site on
to be updated continuously until the official launch on
18 February 2004.

In a few days, a series of calls will be published.

Call for artists submissions for "My Mission".
More details on
Meanwhile more than 70 artists' statements could be added.

Since 30 September, the new show
"{self}_representation 2003,
a co-operation with Le Musee di-visioniste
is online on www.le-musee-divisioniste.org or
including 250 artists from 40 countries

New month - new subject
c) ***Features of the Month

Memorial days in February

2004 International Year to Commemorate
         the struggle against Slavery and its Abolition

   06 February  1904 -           First Russian-Japanes War
   08 February  1940  -          Lodz Ghetto established by the Nazis
   13 February  1945  -          American and British bombs destroy Dresden
   21 February  2004  -          International Mother Language Day (Unesco)

*The Features of the Month are monthly changing
collections of multimedia works and links which form in the
totality of the composition an artwork of theirown
to be created on a webpage of theirown
within the Memorial project.*


Subject of the Month -->Hidden and visible??
Featured Artist -->Antarctica by John Murphy
TextObject -->Kashmir
ArtObject -->Carnaval
Witnesses of Eternity -->Trebic (part 1)
Animal of the month -->Condor
People of the month -->Bushmen
Perceptions of the month -->Speech Exercises

Until the next time
all the best,

Wilfried Agricola de Cologne
info {AT} a-virtual-memorial.org
Memorial project against the Forgetting and for Humanity -
ongoing New Media art project by Agricola de Cologne
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