SAVE THE DATE – VOD platform presents new Art Channels for media artists at CTM.12 – Festival for Adventurous Music and Related Arts on February 5, 2012

Online since 2009, the Berlin-based video on demand platform presents acclaimed arthouse films and creative documentaries from around the world.'s catalogue also includes works which cross genre boundaries and explore the artistic possibilities of film and video.

Now, has just launched an Art Channel section devoted to presenting media art – from Super 8 films to digital animation – for online viewing. Later this year we will also offer high quality files on storage media which themselves are limited edition art objects, signed by the artist. is proud to present the emerging Art Channels at the screening and talk: “ALL ACCESS OR LIMITED EDITION? ONLINE PRESENTATION OF MEDIA ART”, on February 5, 2012,15:00, at Kunstraum Kreuzberg. The presentation is an official event of CTM.12 – Festival for Adventurous Music and Related Arts, and part of the Ghosts Off the Shelf exhibition. Corresponding with the themes of CTM.12, our event explores aspects of using digital means to rescue analogue works from oblivion. Another focus will be on the various models for presenting media art online: from free online archives on the one side, to fee based download-to-own products that give artists remuneration for their work.'s Art Channels aim to provide revenue opportunities for artists. This event is also geared to reach out to media artists interested in presenting their work online.

Two artists associated with the Art Channel will screen samples of their work:

› Media artist Jakobine Engel presents excerpts of her work in both Super 8 and video that deal with Berlin as a divided city during the Cold War and the aftermath after the fall of the Berlin Wall.

› Musician/composer and CTM.12 performer Manuel Göttsching will show a rarely seen gem taken from his own extensive performances and art happenings video archives from 1970s and 1980s West Berlin. Following the screening, the artists will be available for Q&A with the audience.

Hosting this event is Mario Mentrup (filmmaker/actor/musician/art journalist/publisher). Mentrup has co-directed such films as The Eagle Is Gone and I Do Adore, and is also a member of the band Pasadena Project. He also writes and broadcasts about art and culture for and

Date/Time: February 5, 2012, 15:00
Venue: Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Mariannenplatz 2, 10997 Berlin
Free entrance is a partner of this year's CTM festival. is producing the official daily CTM videoblog which includes interviews, performances and installation clips ( All CTM accreditation packages come with a special discount code for two weeks free access to


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