Pineapple Videobar is our latest platform developed in an organically
sense from our established method how to deal with the framework
extended art space as a tool for artistic practice.
Video is today a common media among artists. Lots of galleries and
are temporarily showing videos, some institutions even
have a special room
for casual screenings but there are not so many
who are focusing on video as
the main topic.
Process and joint operations combined with an extensive networking
make the non-profit space Videobar to a physical site and
a position for video
and motion pictures. The name implies a space
for social intercourse, a
meeting-place where, parallell to experiencing
the head acts, you can make
research in the video library or in other
documents together with refreshments
or just to chill out with a
The visitors will not only have access to video detached from its
rather it's an extended audiovisual ambience for motion
kindred medias like sound art,
music, digital experiments,
Production, presentation, dialogue and reflection are important components
to make border-crossing and experimental video plus its close
medias accessible to a broad audience of various ages. Our forth-
informative program will offer interesting possibilities to deepen
the knowledge, including e.g solo, group and thematic exhibitions,
talks, lectures, music, Djays.....
Our basis is to act regional in an international context to stimulate
and flow. Videoart will be situated in a creative centre
which will accumulate
and generate showing potentials for a huge amount of artists.
Within the Videobar project, we are collaborating with Digitala Bildverkstaden-
the Digital Lab in Malmö. The junction with their resource of technique
knowledge will link together the facilities of realizing and presentation
become a powerful asset.
The first part of the Videobar project will be the mobile screening tour which
will be launched in Stockholm at Galleri ID:I the 10th of September 2005. The
touring program will have an international character as well as guests and live
On the road, it will gather new contributions extending and varying the
at the same time as the library becomes wider and more assorted.
When The Videobar screening Tour stops at Malmö Konsthall (Kunsthalle
the 24th of September during the popular Gallery Night, when all
galleries are open late, the VideoMiniBar or the so called
join in. This, the very first time, it will present nine artists and
Digitala Bildverkstaden. The presentation will be the first co-
Bildverkstaden and The Pineapple. The Video-
MiniBar is an old slot-machine transformed
into a presentation channel and
are having nice prices.
Anders Remmer from Copenhagen, Denmark is the man behind the music
and the environmental sound for the
Videobar space. During the stop at Kunsthalle Malmö he will bring
his equipment over the bridge giving a concert.
Web responsibility and project manager: Torbjörn Limé
Bar- and environmental photos: Magnus Denker
The Pineapple Videobar has been realized through and supported by
Konstnärsnämnden - Sveriges Bildkonstnärsfond
(the Arts Grants Committee) in Stockholm and Digitala Bildverkstaden - Skåne