VIDEO BOX is an events series that has been developed by the IMAI Foundation and the Haus der Universität Düsseldorf. During the semester you are invited to thematic video evenings that offer insight into the rich holdings of the IMAI Foundation.
VIDEO BOX 9
The mediality of language in sound (voice) and image (writing) is the point of departure for numerous audiovisual works of art. How does communication occur? By which cultural features and conventions is it guided? And what happens when it fails? These are several of the questions around which the thematic series “On Writing” revolves.
VIDEO BOX 8
As part of the “Videoarchive erzählen” project, video collections from North Rhine–Westphalia present themselves. “Videoarchive erzählen” is an initiative of the Videonale Bonn in cooperation with the Kunstmuseum Bonn; the Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst Aachen; the Museum Folkwang, Essen; and the IMAI Foundation, Düsseldorf.
VIDEO BOX 7
The events of the seventh edition, “On 18,” revolve around the age of 18: films about privacy/intimacy/sexuality and about transgressions and taboo violations.
VIDEO BOX 6
The sixth edition, “On Life,” probes in screenings and conversations with artists various narratives of the biographical, the border between life and death, and the finiteness of life.
VIDEO BOX 5
On Views II
For the second time, under the motto “On Views,” VIDEO BOX is now dedicated to the oeuvres of individual artists and groups of artists. These “overviews” are examined in greater depth in accompany conversations with the artists.
VIDEO BOX 4
Following the thematic focuses “On Borders,” “On Self,” and “On Morning,” VIDEO BOX is now dedicated to the oeuvres of individual artists under the motto “On Views.” The artists in question will be guests of the evening and speak about their work.
VIDEO BOX 3
The third VIDEO BOX series, under the motto “On Morning,” will show how artists discuss the future.
VIDEO BOX 2
"On Self," on self-empowerments, self-experiments, and how others’ gazes influence one’s self.
VIDEO BOX 1
The first series of VIDEO BOX addresses the theme "On Borders. "
VIDEO BOX 8.3
Narrating Video Archives: Even better than a real thing; The Object in Early Video Art
Curated by Holger Otten, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst Aachen
VIDEO BOX 3.2
Machine Dreams: Art between Science Fiction and Plan for the Future
Curated by Dr. Renate Buschmann
Conversation with Prof. Dr. Marcel René Marburger (FH Dortmund)