Agricola de Cologne, Wilfried
(1950, Black Forest, Southern Germany)
A surviving victim of torture is damaged for the rest of his life. Persons and elements surrounding are pulsing and acting while the victim is paralyzed. The seconds of torture become eternity during the procedure and the rest of his life.
since 1984 living and working in Cologne (Germany)
1969-1991 Stuttgart State Academy of Fine Arts (Graphic &
1971-1974 Munich University (History of Art, Journalism and Dramatic Arts)
1974-1978 Rijksakademie Amsterdam (Painting)
Since 1979 freelancing
Since 1989, the artist realized several collaborative and media related art works
1989-1993 Foundation of ARCHA Society- a temporary non -profit organization/cultural exchange between Western and eastern Europe
As the director of ARCHA, organized several international conferences and cultural projects in Germany and Poland.
Since 1994 working with New Media
Between 1995 and 1999 realisation of the Memorial project
"A Living Memorial" in 43 installations at 43 places in Germany, Poland and Czech Republic including Krakow, Auschwitz, Terezin, Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne and others.
a multi-media art work, including photography, video, computer and sound installations
Since 1999 development of the NewMediaArtProjectNetwork - le Musйe di-visioniste
consisting of several websites:
since 1967 Collective in Germany and abroad
since 1980 Individual in Germany and abroad
since 1987 realisation of 12 major touring exhibition projects in co-operation with more than 70 museums in Great Britain, France, Belgium, Poland, Lithuania, Russia, Czech Republic and Germany.
2000 - A Virtual Memorial
Memorial project against the Forgetting and for Humanity