Wilfried Agricola is a visual artist involved with new media and video and founder and director of some of the most known and influential international platforms for new media, such as the online mobile film festival CologneOFF, the web platform VideoChannel (an online collection of thematical/national curatorial contributions from well-known festivals and curators around the globe) and many other networking projects.
His co-operation with Festival Miden started last year, with exchanges of screenings in the context of the mobile festival Cologne OFF.
In this year’s edition of Festival Miden, Wilfried Agricola curates 2 programs, presented on the premiere day of the festival (Thursday 8/7, Screen B): Found Footage! (a thematical screening with videos using found and archive footage) and the interactive program Flash & Thunder (a selection of artistic works created with Flash).
In an interview to Gioula Papadopoulou, Wilfried Agricola talks about his artistic concerns, his work and his plans for the future.
Read the interview here