Now online: Perspective #9

In Perspective #9, jury member Erik Martinson assembles a selection of works from the VIDEONALE.19 that unite the thematization of multiple forms of borders and the different means by which they can be penetrated.

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Now online: VIDEONALE.19

The VIDEONALE.19 presented 27 works by international artists and discussed the themes immanent in the works in numerous events with the artists and visitors.


Award winner of the VIDEONALE.19

This year's Videonale Award of Fluentum went to Eliane Esther Bots (Amsterdam, 1986) for her work In Flow of Words.

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And the winner is...

Videonale award winners since 1984

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The online video archive of the Videonale presents

With the online video archive, VIDEONALE makes the contents of its archives available to the public and offers a platform for its artists beyond the runtime of the festival.

The video archive is intended to provide artists, curators, galleries, academics, students and all those interested in moving image art works with a tool for research and education, and enable them to inform themselves about works and artists exhibited at the Videonale.

The online video archive of Videonale is in constant development and will be successively supplemented with further videos.



'Repeat, Relate – Reflections on the ongoing performativity of video works as a form of cultural-analytical narration' by Sigrid Adorf

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Technology Visions

Early video art was characterized by experimentation with the possibilities of the new technology.

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Identity & Self/Staging

by Kristina Lutscher

Whenever an artist brings himself into the picture, stages or projects himself, the scene becomes a disquisition about his person.

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Body Images and Gender Roles

by Birgit Bertram

From the very beginning of video art at the end of the 60s/the beginning of the 70s, it became clear that this fresh medium gave rise to a very strong response on the part of female artists, offering as it did the possibility to work as an artist outside the classical, male-dominated media such as painting and sculpture.

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Screens and Architecture

by Lilian Haberer

The open semantics of the term screen, which describe not only the surface, but also the interface, shelter or shield, and the various functions of display, from its use as filter or protection, to the transmission or translation of analogue and digital video-information [1] is conducive to the multiple projection of images in the exhibition space.

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by Philipp Scheid and Johanna Hoberg

›Landscape‹ in moving images - what is it and how does it function? Is it merely a natural backdrop or does it occasionally provide us with something more than the picturesque setting for a film? Can landscapes themselves therefore be treated artistically?

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Perspective #9: Borders of many types, porous through many means

A perspective on the exhibition of VIDEONALE.19

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Perspective #8: Object and narration

A perspective on the exhibition of VIDEONALE.19

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Perspective #7: Connecting/Dividing in other words

A perspective on the exhibition of VIDEONALE.19

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Perspective #6: Audio/Vision

A perspective on the exhibition of VIDEONALE.19

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Perspective #5: The Space Between

We try to balance between reality and fantasy, between actual and virtual imagery, between the natural and the artificial.

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Perspective #4: How to Video

All I Ever Wanted to Know About Video Art

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Perspective #3: THAT CLOUD

…Quick get your bullets…Quick get your gun powder…I can shoot all of them because I have the fastest and the biggest airplane in the whole world and I have a lot of guns!

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Perspective #2: Conflicted Landscapes

or, Losing the Ground from under One’s Feet

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Perspective #1: feminist foreign policy

As simple as it is revolutionary, feminist foreign policy does not place economic and territorial interests at the center of its guiding principles but the interests and rights of all humans.

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