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memorial://March 2005
{A Virtual Memorial} -
Memorial Project against the Forgetting and for Humanity
~New Media art project environment~
www.a-virtual-memorial.org <http://www.a-virtual-memorial.org>
Commemorates in March -
the victims of torture.
Not only in totalitarian systems, but also in Western democracies, 
torture seems to be and become an appropriate way
to deal with people who do fit in the respective system
08 March 2005 World Women Day
21 March 2005 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (UN)
22 March 2005 World Day for the Water 
23 March 1945 Allied Forces cross the Rhine river near Cologne 
Table of Contents:
a) Tsunami - call for artists submissions
b) Features of the month
c) News
March 2005
a) Tsunami - a call for submissions- an invitation to artists
Tsunami -
call for submissions
1st deadline 31 March 2005
The current Asian tsunami disaster made it again evident:
the human being cannot control the destructive powers of nature.
A Virtual Memorial
and [R][R][F]2005---XP
initiate on occasion of this disaster
and in solidarity with all affected people in this human tragedy
a net based art project environment, entitled: Tsunami.
The title: "Tsunami" does thematically not only refer to this or similiar
disasters in Present or Past,
but beyond that "Tsunami" is primarily also understood as a symbol for the
Inevitable, the Immutable,
for Powers of Nature, Powers of Destiny which cannot be controlled by the
human being,
situations of helplessness the human being is irrevocably at the mercy of.
Has he any chance to escape or take influence?
Nearly everybody whereever he may live has made experiences of that kind in
one or the other way already.
Artists around the globe are invited to reflect these traumatic conditions
of human life and submit art works, documents, texts or any other material
connected the thematical context
which can be submitted as digital file .
"Tsunami" -
this collaborative project will be published and featured on
and <http://rrf2005.newmediafest.org>
simultaneously and will take part
in all coming physical events of [R][R][F]2005--->XP,
global networking project by Agricola de Cologne.
Following file typs are accepted:
Text: .txt, .rtf, plain email
Image: .jpg,.gif., png
sound: .mpg3
movie: .mov, .avi, wmv, .swf, .drc, .mpeg2
The submission can consist of different parts, works or documents but must
not exceed 5MB.
All serious contributions will be accepted.
1st deadline 31 March 2005, afterwards ongoing,
to be continously updated.
Please use this form for submitting
1.Name, Email, URL
2.brief bio (not more than 50 words/English)
3.work(s) (number of entries, titles, year of origin, medium of original
work, submitted media file types)
4. Short description for each submitted work (not more than 50
Please send the submission
as individual files attached
info at a-virtual-memorial.org <mailto:info at a-virtual-memorial.org>
subject: tsunami
New month - new subject
*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.*
b) ***Features of the Month March 
Subject: -->
Captured in despair - Tribute to the Victims of Torture
Featured Artist: -->47 Reds by Christina McPhee
TextObject: -->Torture (poem) by Wislawa Szymborska
Women. -->Dalia Gilboa's -Mass Rape: War on Women
ArtObject: -->Watch: Seconds: Forever (video)
Animal: -->Siberian Tiger
People: -->Siberian peoples
Enter this feature environment via www.a-virtual-memorial.org <http://www.a-virtual-memorial.org>
d) News
[R][R][R]2005--->XP and {A Virtual Memorial}
continue the physical event series to be realized in
Palestine, Israel and Germany,
entitled IMPACT ME'05.
On 2 March,
[R][R][R]2005--->XP lecture at 
Camera Obscura Academy Tel-Aviv/Israel 
All and the next following events are listed on
[R][R][R]2005--->XP site
Videoformes - International Festival of Video and New Media 
Clermont-Ferrand/France - www.videoformes.com <http://www.videoformes.com> 
14-19 March 2005 
show two net based works by Agricola de Cologne 
originating from [R][R][R]2005--->XP environment 
a) En (code) ed 
b) 138 seconds of peace? 
The net.art show "Violencia sin cuerpos" at 
National Museum for Contemporary Art Reina Sofia Madrid/Spain 
MUSEO NACIONAL CENTRO DE ARTE REINA SOFIA. <http://www.carceldeamor.net/> 
is including the netart piece "Compressed Affair" 
another work by Agricola de Cologne from "A Virtual Memorial" environment. 
31 March - 8 May 2005 
Until the next time
all the best,
{A Virtual Memorial}
www.a-virtual-memorial.org <http://www.a-virtual-memorial.org>
award wining Memorial project against the Forgetting and for Humanity -
since 2000 ongoing New Media art project by Agricola de Cologne.
A short description as PDF file for free download from
info at a-virtual-memorial.org <mailto:info at a-virtual-memorial.org>
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