Palm Top Theater exhibition will continue on until February 13. Open daily from 13:00 to 19:00 (closed on Mondays).
The International Film Festival Rotterdam has brought cinema to the large screen. We think that the intimacy of small mobile screens are giving new impulses to the cinematic experience. V2_ will present a series of films and animations small enough to watch in the palm of your hand.
Acquaint yourself with a new 3D film experience on the iPod or iPad at the Palm Top Theater exhibition. V2_ initiated a workshop for students and artists to generate new artworks for this intimate 3D environment. Experiments with space and interaction will form the heart of the exhibition.
Visitors will experience film and animation in a way that is strikingly similar to pre-cinema, when watching a moving image was an intimate and individual experience. At the same time, the Palm Top Theater will offer a glimpse of a cinema of the future in which the developments in mobile communication technology and the changing roles of users and producers will have a profound effect on the future of cinema.
Short video art from artists from 1989.
As a result to previous manifestations, V2_ now aims at communicative systems, (in which electronic media are represented as the ultimate exponents of our electronic society). The manifestation investigates the possibilities of art as a stimulating medium within our communicative systems, inside the network of systems and / or cultures. If you see the developments in the area of communication, then scientists and media experts agree that this new techniques will change our society drastically. Our observations will be determined by new codes who are being developed in the terrain of tele communication media. They will leed to dislocation of certain functions in our society. Concepts as time and space get new content in this new media. Through screens we are being flooded with images and sound from other times and other cultures. We have access over an unlimited stream of information; one of the dangerous sides of this is the fact that this information will be meaningless (with the pleasure of a drink we watch the world problems in 15 minutes). The relation between see and feel is being disturbed. What can art add in this medium and the use of it, or how can art unravel the function of this. Can art give a value to this media and how can artists communicate through this media? Art as a communicating medium can't extract from this new questions. The use of this communicative media and the consequences of this media on a cultural and social area also includes them...