Tag Archives: soccer

Jak Peters

‘Fifa Aldi’,  the beautiful new paper-cut stopmotion video by Jak Peters.

Helmut Smits

‘Greenscreen’ (2009) by Helmut Smits.

A football summary were the grass is used as a greenscreen for commercial messages.

Polder Cup


Last Saturday the art-/soccer-event Polder Cup was held in the ‘polders’ of Ottoland, near Rotterdam. Ottoland was an open event conceived by Spanish artist Maider Lopez, on invitation of Witte de With and SKOR.

Polder Cup was a soccer tournament in the middle of the polders of Ottoland, which meant that the (bumpy) field was crossed by trenches with water that the players were not allowed to cross. This made the game a little more unpredictable than usual.

It was a nice day, reminiscing of high school sporting day events and village-parties…

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Harun Farocki




‘Deep Play’ (2007) by Harun Farocki.

‘Deep Play’ brings together 12 different perspectives on one of the biggest broadcasting events ever – the 2006 FIFA World Cup held in Germany, seen by an estimated 1.5 billion viewers worldwide. The screens combine the artist’s own footage, FIFA footage, digital analyses and 2D and 3D animation sequences, so that we see the event from unexpected viewpoints.

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