The Videolounge at NRW-Forum Düsseldorf invites visitors to interactively explore the history of video art from the 1970s to the present. Info sheets on more than 1,000 videos are posted along the walls of the lounge and make it possible to experience physically the principle of searching and finding. The videos can be called up individually on available tablets or on personal smartphones. Comfortable seating furniture invites visitors to linger. The selection of videos is constantly expanded.
Constantly changing programs are curated for the large-scale projection in the videolounge.
Flowers from the Underground
Independent music videos of the 1980s between concert, home video and music television
Screening program with independent music videos from IMAI's archive
Conrad Schnitzler - "Sometimes it gets out of hand and turns into music"
Exhibition with concerts and performances at Kunsthalle Düsseldorf.
Screening program with video works from and about Düsseldorf.
PROLONGED: also on view from 8/31 to 9/3/2022!
Episode 5 - selected by Hedda Schattanik and Roman Szczesny
The Düsseldorf artists Hedda Schattanik and Roman Szczesny have put together a screening program with works from the IMAI archive, including works by Chris Newman and Marcel Odenbach.
Episode 4 - selected by Ji Su Kang-Gatto
Düsseldorf-based artist Ji Su Kang-Gatto has put together a screening program with works from the IMAI archive. In addition to her own videos, she is showing works by Róbert Olawuyi and Margot Zanni.
Episode 3 - selected by Lukas Marxt
As part of the anniversary program HITTING PUBERTY - 15 Jahre Stiftung IMAI, young artists from the Foundation's distribution program present their own work relating to historical videos from the IMAI archive, which have been groundbreaking for their personal development.
The exhibition in the NRW Forum is open to visitors again.
Do Videos Dream of Glitching?
The students of the Master of Arts in Art Education Curatorial Studies at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste discovered work on the subject of glitching as an aesthetic-conceptual tool and emancipatory strategy in the video art archive of the IMAI.
Episode 2 - selected by Ale Bachlechner
The Cologne-based performance artist Ale Bachlechner has selected for the fifteenth anniversary of the IMAI historical and current video works in which language and performance are impressively employed.