opening event

Technology Requested opening

Friday November 26 start 17.00 hrs

Performances during the opening
From 18.30 – 19.30 hrs Sonia Cillari will perform in her installation Sensitive to Pleasure and at 18.00, 18.45 and 19.30 hrs Alfredo Ciannameo will give a performance in his installation ionesis.

Work by artists who apply new technologies to initiate interaction with their audience will be central to the exhibition Technology Requested. The artworks only come to life when the visitor enters the artwork's physical space. With the exhibition Technology Requested Heiner Holtappels will be saying his farewell as general and artistic director of the Netherlands Media Art Institute. Heiner Holtappels has held that position since1998, and wraps up his work here as of the end of February, 2011. The artists in the exhibition have a special relation with the Netherlands Media Art Institute, with their work having been shown a number of times at the Institute during the past twelve years. Technology Requested shows new installations that were realized in 2010.

The exhibition is on show from 27 November 2010 – 6 February 2011
With works from Alfredo Ciannameo, Sonia Cillari, Kirsten Geisler, Edwin van der Heide, Marnix de Nijs and Christiaan Zwanikken

On Friday, 4 February, a special finissage will be organized, around the theme of Heiner Holtappels's upcoming departure. More information will be available after the beginning of 2011 on