[spectre] V2_Newsletter September 2009

V2_ joris at v2.nl
Thu Aug 27 10:19:46 CEST 2009

V2_Newsletter September 2009

V2_Organisation: Vacancy for a Systems Manager

V2_ is immediately seeking a SYSTEMS MANAGER to join its team for 5
days / 38 hours a week. View the complete job description (Dutch version
only) at www.v2.nl. Send your CV and a letter explaining why you’re
right for the job to jobs at v2.nl by 15 September.


V2_Organisation: Volunteers wanted

V2_ is looking for enthusiastic volunteers who’d like to help during
the Wereld van Witte de With festival on 11, 12 and 13 September and the
Bernie Lubell exhibition "The Origins of Innocence" from 16 October to
22 November. Your expenses will be reimbursed. For more information,
contact Anne-Mercedes on v2 at v2.nl.


V2_Lab: Test_Lab at Ars Electronica
4 September, 2–5 p.m.
Brucknerhaus, Linz, Austria

The V2_Lab will stage a special edition of Test_Lab: Summer Sessions at
the Ars Electronica Festival. Work from three artists’ residencies will
be presented to the public in Linz. (See Test_Lab Summer Sessions
below.) Respondent: David Stolarsky (Ars Electronica Futurelab)
Performance: Robot Cowboy (Dan Wilcox, Ars Electronica Futurelab).


V2_Events: V2_ at De Wereld van Witte de With
11–13 September
V2_ (ground floor) and Witte de Withstraat, Rotterdam

During Rotterdam’s popular De Wereld van Witte de With festival, V2_
presents two installations: Boris Debackere’s "probe" and Marnix de
Nijs’s "Physiognomic Scrutinizer". In "probe", the visitor is sucked
into an endless interactive audiovisual trip. "Physiognomic Scrutinizer"
uses biometric technology to pair and compare visitors’ faces with
others in a database of portraits of the worst kind of subversives.


V2_Events: Test_Lab: Summer Sessions
17 September, 8–11 p.m.
V2_ (ground floor), Rotterdam

This summer, V2_Lab artists-in-residence Melissa Coleman, Tarik Barri
and David de Buyser worked on projects respectively related to wearable
technology, augmented reality and the Life&Art series. At this Test_Lab,
we’ll present their work to the public and place the V2_Lab in the
spotlight. Over a refreshing free cocktail, we’ll look back at three
fruitful Summer Sessions. Introduction: Boris Debackere, respondent:
Angela Plohman.

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