Annet Dekker. writes + talks

Published on August 1st, 2021

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writing & talking by Annetd


Dekker, A. and G. Giannachi, eds. 2022. Documentation as Art: Expanded Digital Practices. London: Routledge, Museum & Heritage Studies.
Dekker, A., ed. 2021. Curating Digital Art. From Presenting and Collecting Digital Art to Networked Co-Curation. Amsterdam: Valiz – Making Public.
Dekker, A. 2018. Collecting and Conserving Net Art. Moving Beyond Conventional Methods. London: Routledge, Museum & Heritage Studies.
Dekker, A., ed. 2017. Lost and Living (in) Archives. Collectively Shaping New Memories. Amsterdam: Valiz –Making Public, constributions by: Babak Afrassiabi & Nasrin Tabatabai, Nanna Bonde Thylstrup, Dušan Barok, Tina Bastajian, Özge Çelikaslan, Annet Dekker, Olia Lialina & Dragan Espenschied, Manu Luksch, Aymeric Mansoux, Michael Murtaugh, Stef Scagliola and Josien Pieterse, Katrina Sluis, Femke Snelting and Igor Štromajer & Robert Sakrowski.
Dekker, A., ed. 2012. Speculative Scenarios, or what will happen to born-digital art in the (near) future. Eindhoven/Rotterdam: Baltan Laboratories/Het Nieuwe Instituut, contributions by: Sarah Cook, Annet Dekker, Olga Goriunova, Jussi Parikka, Christiane Paul, Jon Ippolito & Richard Rhinehart, Edward Shanken, Jill Sterrett & Layna White, Nina Wenhart.
Dekker, A. 2012. Born Digital Art in the Netherlands. Amsterdam: Virtueel Platform. Research and publication commissioned by SBMK, Virtueel Platform, Netherlands Media Art Institute and Digital Heritage Netherlands.
Dekker, A. 2011. Research: Archiving the Digital –,, Aktive Archives. Amsterdam: Virtueel Platform (with Rachel Somers Miles).
Dekker, A. 2011. Research: Blast Theory. Amsterdam: Virtueel Platform.
Dekker, A. 2011. Research: Patching Zone. Amsterdam: Virtueel Platform.
Dekker, A., ed. 2011. “I’m an Artist Too…” Amsterdam: SKOR.
Dekker, A., ed. 2010. Archive2020. Sustainable Archiving of Born Digital Cultural Content. Amsterdam: Virtueel Platform, contributions by: Gabriele Blome & Gaby Wijers, Florian Cramer, Annet Dekker, Maurits van der Graaf/Gerhard Jan Nauta, Caitlin Jones, Anne Laforet/Aymeric Mansoux/Marloes de Valk, Jeroen van Mastrigt, Lizzie Muller, Martine Neddam.
Dekker, A. and C. Brickwood, eds. 2009. Navigating e-culture. Amsterdam: Virtueel Platform, contributions by: Shelley Bernstein, Sebastian Chen, Teresa Dillon, Yolande Harris, Martine Neddam, Esther Polak, Nancy Proctor, Nina Simon, Mirjam Struppek.
Dekker, A. and A. Wolfsberger, eds. 2009. Walled Garden. Amsterdam: Virtueel Platform, contributions by: Bronac Ferran, Tom Klinkowstein & Carla Gannis, Tapio Makela, Erin Manning, Aymeric Mansoux, Matt Ratto & Stephen Hockema, Richard Rogers, Edward Shanken.

Dekker, A. 2022. “Postcolonial Artistic Tactics.” In Materialities of Postcolonial Heritages and Memories, edited by Ihab Saloul and David Duindam. Palgrave Macmillan (in press).
Dekker, A. 2022. “Non-Institutional Contexts & Museum Challenges.” In The Encyclopedia of New Media Art, Vol. 3, edited by Vince Dzieken and Anna Munster. Bloomsbury (in press).
Dekker, A. and O. Goriunova. 2022. “Absurdity and Art.” In The Encyclopedia of New Media Art, Vol. 2, edited by Charlie Gere and Francesca Franko. Bloomsbury (in press).
Dekker, A. 2022. “Caring for the Networked Image.” In The Networked Image in Post Digital Culture, edited by Andrew Dewdney and Katrina Sluis. Routledge (in press).
Dekker, A. 2021. “Precarious Data Aesthetics. An Exploration of Tactics, Tricksters and Idiocy in Data.” In Dada Data: Contemporary Art Practice in the Era of Post-truth Politics, edited by Mara-Johanna Kölmel & Sarah Hegenbart. Bloomsbury (in press).
Dekker, A. 2021. “Curatorial Perspectives on Collecting Time-based Media Art.” In Time-Based Media Art Handbook, edited by Deena Engel and Joanna Phillips. London: Routledge (in press).
Dekker, A. 2019. “Between Light and Dark Archiving.” In Digital Art through the Looking Glass. New Strategies for Archiving, Collecting and Preserving in Digital Humanities, edited by Oliver Grau, Janina Hoth and Eveline Wandl-Vogt. Krems: Edition Donau-Universität, pp. 133-44.
Dekker, A., G. Giannachi, V. van Saaze. 2017. “Expanding Documentation, and Making the Most of ‘The Cracks in the Wall’.” In: Performing Documentation, edited by Toni Sant. London: Bloomsbury Publishers, pp. 61-78.
Dekker, A. 2016. “Enabling a Future, or How to Survive FOREVER.” In A Companion to Digital Art, edited by Christiane Paul. New York: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 553-74.
Dekker, A. 2016. “Tracing Authenticity in the Computational Age.” In Authenticity in Transition, edited by Erma Hermens and Frances Robertson. London: Archetype Publications.
Dekker, A. 2014. “A Fun Aesthetic and Art.” In Fun and Software: Exploring Pleasure, Paradox, and Pain in Computing, edited by Olga Goriunova. Bloomsbury, pp. 233-52.
Dekker, A. 2013. “Enjoying the Gap. Comparing Contemporary Documentation Strategies.” In Preserving and Exhibiting Media Art: Challenges and Perspectives, edited by Cosetta Saba, Julia Noordegraaf, Barbara Le Maître, Vinzenz Hediger. Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam Press, pp. 149-69.

Dekker, A. 2021. “Project Iceworm – Anastasia Mityukova.” In Curating Images, edited by Anna-Kaisa Rastenberger and Iris Sikking. Amsterdam: Fw-books (in press).
Dekker, A. 2020. “Location, location, location!”. In Olia Lialina, Net Artist, edited by Valerie Perrin. Paris: Les Presses du Réel, pp. 95-139.
Dekker, A. 2020. “Archival Absurdity, or a walk in the park.” In Rehearsing Hospitalities. Companion 2, edited by Yvonne Billimore and Jussi Koileta. Helsinki: Frame, pp. 47-64.
Dekker, A. 2018. “Collecting as a Creative and Collaborative Process: Annet Dekker in Conversation with Nadine Wietlisbach.” In 25 YEARS! Fotomuseum Winterthur: Shared Histories, Shared Stories, edited by D. Gassert, T. Seelig, N. Wietlisbach, & F. Kunze. Leipzig: Spector Books, pp. 357-67.
Dekker A. 2018. “Armazenamento de culturas online e o storytelling como método.” In Art es Digitaies, edited by Pablo Gobira. Belo Horizonte, MG: University of Minas Gerais, pp. 89-114.
Dekker, A. 2015. “Curating in Progress. Moving Between Objects and Processes.” In Unplace. A Museum Without a Place, edited by Raquel Pereira, Helena Barranha and Susana Martins. Lisbon: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.
Dekker, A. 2014. “Net Art Challenges Conservation: The Acceptance of Loss and Subjectivity.” In Possible Futures. Art, Museums and Digital Archives, edited by Giselle Beiguelman and Ana Gonçalves Magalhães. São Paolo: Editora Peirópolis Ltda., pp. 64-75.
Dekker, A. 2014. “Ambiguous.” In Nets: Weaving Webs in Art, edited by Anette Hüsch. Kiel: Kunsthalle, pp. 22-3.
Dekker, A. 2013. “Post-Internet Art.” In What’s Next? Kunst Nach der Krise. Ein Reader, edited by Johannes M. Hedinger and Torsten Meyer. Berlin: Kulturverlag Kadmos, pp. 161-3.
Dekker, A. 2011. “The End of the Media Lab as We Know It.” In Blueprint Programme The Future of the Lab, edited by Angela Plohman. Eindhoven: Baltan Laboratories, pp. 276-84.
Dekker, A. 2011. “Naked on Pluto: Dave Griffiths and Aymeric Mansoux and Marloes de Valk with Annet Dekker, Angela Plohman and Irma Földényi.” In Blueprint Programme The Future of the Lab, edited by Angela Plohman. Eindhoven: Baltan Laboratories, pp. 252-61.
Dekker, A. 2010. “Space is Body Centred II. Interview with Sonia Cillari.” In The Poetics of Space, edited by Arie Altena and Sonic Acts. Amsterdam: Sonic Acts Press, pp. 169-78.
Dekker, A. 2009. “City Views from the Artists’ Perspective. The Impact of Technology on the Experience of the City.” In Urban Screens Reader#5, edited by Scott McQuire, Meredith Martin and Sabine Niederer. Amsterdam: Institute of Network Cultures, pp. 221-32.
Dekker, A. 2009. “Aiming for Dead Reckoning.” In Playing the City. Frankfurt: Schirn Kunsthall
Dekker, A. 2009. “Traversing the Route: from MediaMarkt to Cameroon.” In Deep North. Transmediale Parcours2, edited by Stephen Kovats and Thomas Munz. Berlin: Revolver, pp. 56-62.
Dekker, A. 2008. “Through the Looking Glass into the Clubscene.” In Nieuwe Media in Nederland, edited by Geert Lovink and Sabine Niederer. Amsterdam: Institute of Network Cultures.
Dekker, A. 2006. “The New Art of Gaming, or What Gaming Can Learn from Installation Art.” In The Architecture Co-Laboratory: GameSetMatch II on Computer Games, Advanced Geometries and Digital Technologies, edited by Kas Oosterhuis and Lukas Feireiss. Rotterdam: Episode Publishers, pp.116-25.
Dekker, A. 1999. “M/F in the Royal Navy.” In Effectief Beeldvormen. Theorie, Analyse en Praktijk van Beeldvormingsprocessen, edited by Anneke Smelik with Rosemarie Buikema and Maaike Meijer Assen: Van Gorcum.


Dekker, A., G. Cox. A. Dewdney and K. Sluis. 2021. “The Affordances of the Networked Image.” The Nordic Journal of Aesthetics. The Changing Ontology of the Image. Vol. 30, No. 61-62, pp. 40-45.
Dekker, A. 2021. “Archival Futures. Born Digital Architecture Media. Interview with Annet Dekker by Federica Goffi.” Architecture & Culture, special issue And Yet It Moves: Ethics, Power, and Politics in the Stories of Collecting, Archiving, and Displaying of Drawings and Models, July.
Dekker, A. et al. 2020. “Innovative Digital Infrastructures: The Issue of Sustainability. An Online Rountable Discussion.” Stedelijk Studies #10: Imagining the Future of Digital Archives and Collections.
Dekker, A. and G. Tedone. 2019. “The Practice and Challenges of Networked Co-Curation.” Arts: special issue ‘Art Curation: Challenges in the Digital Age’, edited by Francesca Franco and Colin Chen. Vol. 8, No. 3.
Dekker, A., J. Boschat Thorez, D. Barok, C. Röck and D. Gauthier. 2019. “Archiving Complex Digital Artworks.” Journal of the Institute of Conservation, Vol. 42, No. 2, pp. 94-113.
Dekker, A. 2019. “Capturing Online Cultures, or Storytelling as Method.” In Preserveren: Stappen zetten in een nieuw vakgebied. Jaarboek Stichting Archiefpublicaties, edited by M. van Gorsel, E. Hokke, B. de Nil, and M. Ras, Vol. 19. ‘s-Gravenhage: Stichting Archiefpublicaties, pp. 142-54.
Dekker, A. 2018. “(Re)Coding the Past for the Future.” In Proceedings of the 24th International Symposium on Electronic Art, edited by R. Adebayo, I. Farouk, S. Jones, & M. Rapeane-Mathonsi. Durban: Faculty of Arts and Design, Durban University of Technology, pp. 239-46.
Dekker, A., and A. Wolfsberger. 2018. “Put Evaluation into Practice: The Collaborative Residency Life Cycle.” In Proceedings of the 24th International Symposium on Electronic Art, edited by R. Adebayo, I. Farouk, S. Jones, & M. Rapeane-Mathonsi. Durban: Faculty of Arts and Design, Durban University of Technology, pp. 247-52.
Dekker, A. 2015. “Embracing Authenticity in Net Art.” CHArt, Computers and the History of Art, London: Kings College.
Dekker, A. 2015. “Networks of Care, or How in the Future Museums Will No Longer Be the Sole Caretakers of Art.” Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts. London: University of Greenwich.
Dekker, A., P. Falcão and P. Laurenson. 2015. “An Exploration of Significance and Dependency in the Conservation of Software-based Artworks.” AIC – EMG Journal.
Dekker, A. 2014. “Re-Collecting the Museum. A Review of Re-collection. Art, New Media, and Social Memory by Richard Rinehart and Jon Ippolito (The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA 2014).” Computational Culture, a Journal for Software Studies, November.
Dekker, A. and V. van Saaze. 2013. “Surprising usages of a documentation model: On the notion of boundary objects and beyond.” The International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media (IJPADM), Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 99-113.
Dekker, A., G. Wijers and V. van Saaze. 2010. “The Art of Documentation.” RTRSRCH#4 Vol.2, nr.2, pp.22-7.
Dekker, A. 2009. “New Ways of Seeing: Artistic Usage of Locative Media.” Proceedings of the Digital Arts and Culture Conference. DAC09 after media: embodiment and context. University of California, Irvine.
Dekker, A. 2008. “PPS: PublicPrivateSpace. Where the Public Space Turns Into Private Space and the Private Space Opens Up to the Public’. In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Electronic Art. ISEA2008, Singapore.
Dekker, A. and V. van Saaze. 2005. “Sensational Technologies.” Digital Creativity, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 115-21.
Dekker, A. 2004. “Dancing in the Light of an Information Overload.” In ISEA2004: 12th international symposium in electronic art, edited by Tapio Mäkelä and Mare Tralla. Helsinki: m-cult.
Dekker, A. and V. van Saaze 2004. “Sensational Technologies.” Electronic Art and Animation Catalogue ACM SIGGRAPH 2004, pp.112-15.
Dekker, A. 2003. “De Synaesthetische Ervaring: van Camera Obscura tot Video Jockey.” In Gemedieerde Zintuigelijkheid. Jaarboek voor Esthetica 2003, edited by Bart Vandenabeele and Koen Vermeir. Budel: DAMON, pp. 33-43.
Dekker, A. 2002. “The Influence of Technology on the Uses of Language.” Proceedings ISEA 2002, Nagoya, Japan.

Dekker, A. 2019. “Canonisation as an Activist Act.” Digital Art Canon, LIMA, Amsterdam.
Dekker, A. 2019. “The Good, the Bad and the Playful Fake.” Haus der Elektronische Kunst, Basel, Online.
Dekker, A. 2019. “The [dis]empowering of the like.” SLEEK magazine.
Dekker, A. 2017. “Digitalisierung und Kulturelles Erbe: Von der Expansion der Betrachter zu einer Neuen Form des Kolonialismus.” Kunstforum, 251.
Dekker, A. 2017. “New Archive Interpretations: Five Research Commissions.” Het Nieuwe Instituut, March.
Dekker, A. 2017. “The Need to Archive: What Kind of Archivist Are You.” Het Nieuwe Instituut, February.
Dekker, A. and P. Falcão. 2017. “Interdisciplinary Discussions about the Conservation of Software-Based Art.” Report PERICLES FP7, Tate, London.
Dekker, A. 2016. “A Celebration of Twenty Years on the Web: My Boyfriend Came Back From The War.” MU Eindhoven and H3K Basel, 25 January.
Dekker, A. 2016. “Archiving Our (Dark) Lives. Interview with Erica Scourti.” Het Nieuwe Instituut, January.
Dekker, A. 2015. “A Paradise of Big Data. Harm van den Dorpel.” Metropolis M, No.6, December/January.
Dekker, A. 2015. “Algorithmic Rubbish: Daring to Defy Misfortune.” SMBA Newsletter, Nr. 142, July-August.
Dekker, A. 2015. “Consequences of ‘Living’ and ‘Fluid’ Archives, Het Nieuwe Instituut, Webdossier, June.
Dekker, A. 2015. “The Creative Promise and Open Collections. An interview with Template.” Het Nieuwe Instituut, Webdossier, June, and, August.
Dekker, A. 2015. “The Museum Archive: From Managing and Storing Memories to Predicting the Future.” Het Nieuwe Instituut, Webdossier, January.
Dekker, A. 2015. “A Landscape of Boxes, or the Archive as Digital Playground. An Interview with Richard Vijgen.” Het Nieuwe Instituut, Webdossier, January, and, University Delft, September.
Dekker, A. 2014. “Is Digital Art the New Hype?” Tubelight, #92, October.
Dekker, A. 2014. “The Absurdity of Art Speak, Art Worlds, and What We Can Learn from Big Data. Interview with Jonas Lund.”, April.
Dekker, A. 2014. “The SKOR Codex Launched into the Future. Interview with La Société Anonyme.” Open! Platform for Art, Culture and the Public Domain, April.
Dekker, A. 2013. “A Quest for Silence and Bewilderment in Minecraft’s Vast Expanses. An Interview with Jan Robert Leegte.” Metropolis M, December/January, No. 6.
Dekker, A. 2013. “Foundland: Critical Stories.”, January; and, February.
Dekker, A. 2012. “Post-Internet Kunst.” Metropolis M, December/January 2012.
Dekker, A. 2012. “Glass Houses, Roman Numbers and Shady Worlds,, September; and, December.
Dekker, A. 2012. “The More Random the Better.” Tubelight, December
Dekker, A., et al. 2012. “Transnational, Collaborative Artists in Residency Programmes. A Practice-led Evaluation with Suggestions and Recommendations.” Digimag Journal: Places and Spaces, Vol. 7, No. 73, pp. 31-44.
Dekker, A. 2012. “Kunnen GPS-data Mensen Ontroeren?”, July.
Dekker, A. 2012. “Composting the Net. An Interview with Shu Lea Cheang.” SKOR NetArtWorks #3, June.
Dekker, A. 2012. “The use(fullness) of a Portable SKOR. An Interview With Michael Murtaugh.” SKOR NetArtWorks #3, June.
Dekker, A. 2012. “Van Oude Technology en Nieuwe Gebouwen.”, May.
Dekker, A. 2012. “Review Art Plaforms, by Olga Goriunova.” Open! Platform for Art, Culture and the Public Domain, May.
Dekker, A. 2012. “Het Documenteren van Netkunst.”, March.
Dekker, A. 2012. “Cloud Coins. An Interview with Metahaven.” SKOR NetArtWorks #2, January 2012.
Dekker, A. 2012. “Restrictions and Reservations, Examining National Public Domains. An Interview with Linda Hilfling.” SKOR NetArtWorks #2, January 2012.
Dekker, A. 2011. “Starting to Talk About Databases. An Interview with YoHa.” SKOR NetArtWorks #2, August.
Dekker, A. 2011. “How to be Pink and Conceptual. Annet Dekker in Conversation with Martine Neddam.” SKOR NetArtWorks #1, June.
Dekker, A. 2011. “Data is the New Narrative. ‘Pay with Your Privacy’. Annet Dekker in Conversation with Lernert & Sander.” SKOR NetArtWorks #1, May.
Dekker, A. 2011. “The World of an Administrative Content Provider. An Interview with Heath Bunting.” SKOR NetArtWorks #1, February and May.
Dekker, A. 2011. “Natural and Artificial Identities, or The Ease of Interaction. A Conversation Between Heath Bunting (artist), Bob Colover (UK barrister) and Annet Dekker (SKOR).” SKOR NetArtWorks #1, February
Dekker, A. 2011. “Clickable Art, or, What Does Participation Mean?” Culture Vortex, Institute for Network Cultures, Virtueel Platform, December.
Dekker, A. 2011. “Interview Nancy Proctor.” Metropolis M, December-January.
Dekker, A. 2010. “The Art of Platforms.” You Tube Play, Guggenheim Museum, 2 November.
Dekker, A., et al. 2010. “Tubelight Special#67 Media Art.” Tubelight, Virtueel Platform, Domein voor Kunstkritiek.
Dekker, A. 2009. “Versions. Interviews with Harm van den Dorpel, Constant Dullaart, JODI, Martijn Hendriks, Theodore Watson.” News. Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam.
Dekker, A. 2009. “Revolutionary Postcard From Berlin (With Crows). Interview with Simon Faithfull.” Visual Foreign Correspondents_Berlin.
Dekker, A. 2009. “Border Soldier. Interview with Lena Merhej.” Visual Foreign Correspondents_Berlin.
Dekker, A. 2008. “Beeldcultuur in Beweging.” Items, 5, September/October.
Dekker, A. 2008. “Claiming bio-diversity. Interview with Tea Mäkipää.” Visual Foreign Correspondents; and I-Nettime, August.
Dekker, A. 2008. “The Fight Against Climate Change Takes Effect Through Creative Design and Green Consumerism. Interview with Tiffany Holmes.” Visual Foreign Correspondents; and I-Nettime, May.
Dekker, A. 2008. “A Journey Through Sound. Interview with Yolande Harris.” <>TAGMag Nr. 5, March.
Dekker, A. 2008. “Review Peter Mechant.” LabforCulture, February.
Dekker, A. 2008. “The Netherlands is Respectful. Russia is Corrupt. Interview with Igor Stromajer.” Visual Foreign Correspondents; and I-Nettime, February.
Dekker, A. 2008. “The Flow in the Public Space, Where Architecture and Interactive Art Meet.” News. Netherlands Media Art Institute, January.
Dekker, A. 2008. “TBT [Time Based Text]: an Experiment(al) (in) Writing.” Impakt Online, January.
Dekker, A. 2008. “Silke Wawro.” Masters of Rietveld Dutch Design Education in the 21st Century by the Sandberg Institute. Amsterdam: All Media.
Dekker, A. 2008. “Chroma by Dominik Bartkowski.” Impakt Online, January.
Dekker, A. 2007. “The Politics of Association on Display. An Interview with”: News. Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam, March.
Dekker, A. 2007. “Looking for Nature 2.0. An Interview with Daan Roosegaarde.” News. Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam, January.
Dekker, A. 2007. “Parasitaeres Verhalten als Vorslag zum Umgang mit Ueberangebot und Massenproduktion.” Kunstforum, Band 185, pp. 193-209.
Dekker, A. 2006. “Natural Habitat. Artistic Positions Between Art, Nature and Technology.” News. Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam, December
Dekker, A. 2006. “Sensorium.” News. Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam, June.
Dekker, A. 2006. “Dutch Installation Art.” In Dutch Installation Art, MNAC Romania, May
Dekker, A. 2005. “World Wide Wrong – JODI.” News. Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam, September.
Dekker, A. 2005. “VJ Culture.” PixelACHE 2005 Catalogue. Helsinki.
Dekker, A. 2005. “What’s in a Name”. In microscope sessions 2.0, DVD. Dresden: TMA Festival Hellerau.
Dekker, A. 2004. “Stories Visualised. ‘My Story’.” News. Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam, January.
Dekker, A., J. Ballintijn, N. Bors and T. Zwakhals. 2003. “Media Art and Festival Culture.” kM Mediakunst. Nr. 46, Summer.
Dekker, A. 2003. “Marina Abramović. Videoworks and Installations 1977-2003.” 20. World Wide Video Festival 2003 Catalogue. Amsterdam.
Dekker, A. 2003. “The Synaesthetic Experience: From Camera Obscura to Video Jockey.” News. Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam, January.
Dekker, A. 2002. “The Pleasures of Language.” News. Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam, September.
Dekker, A. 2002. “VOLKSWARE Home. Manifest on Contemporary Design.” Volksware, Silke Wawro, June
Dekker, A. 2002. “Blast Theory – an introduction.” News. Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam, May.
Dekker, A. 2002. “VJ Cultuur, a state of flux.” Website
Dekker, A. 2000. “Over_Game.” News. Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam, October.
Dekker, A. 2000. “Volksware, Interview Silke Wawro.” News. Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam, June.
Dekker, A. 1999. “The Royal Navy Recruits M/F; the Perspective of the Navy-Photographer.” Lover, Magazine on Feminism, Culture and Science, Vol. 26, No. 2.



@Erica_Scourti, panel discussion, Share This! Art and Social Networks at Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 5 March.

Collecting and Documenting Media Arts, CRUMB Curating Course, London, 22 February.

Curating and the Web, Maastricht University, 10 February.


Tracing authenticity in the computational age by looking at alliances in net art practices. Authenticity in Transition: Changing Practices in Contemporary Art Making and Conservation, University of Glasgow, 1-2 December.

Curating in Progress. Moving between objects and processes. Uncertain Spaces. Virtual Configurations in Contemporary Art and Museums. Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal, 31 October.

The ‘act’ of net art. Extending the performative act by looking at its circular behaviour, Theatre & Performance Research Association (TaPRA2014), Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, 3 September.

Networks of care, or how in the future museums will no longer be the sole caretakers of art, Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts (DRHA2014), University of Greenwich, London, 1 September.

Discussion: Re:source – Fashion Heritage and in the Digital Age, Modekern/The New Institute, Arnhem, 20 June.

Internet en Kunst. Kunst Nu @ De Appel, Amsterdam and Witte de With, Rotterdam, 8 April/7 October.

Contemporary Curating, Danube University Austria, Department for Arts and Image Science @ Moes/De Appel, Amsterdam, 15 February.

The Question of Documents, Post Digital research, Aarhus University @ Transmediale, Berlin, Germany, 2 February.

Curating and the Web, Maastricht University, 14 January.


The Dilemma of the Museum, FREE?! A one-day journey into the cultures of sharing, The New Institute, Rotterdam, 29 November.

Born-Digital seminar, Pnek, Oslo, Norway, 26 September.

The value of authenticity for net art: a call for authentic alliances. Digital / Moving Image and Networked Performance: On Cultural Transformations. University of Warwick, UK, 9 July.

Turning the table: De kunstenaar als conservator. SBMK, The New Institute, Rotterdam, 26 June.

The quest for the survival of net art, or a speculative approach to documentation, Performing Documentation, NECCAR, Lisbon, Portugal, 20 June.

Future, or How to Live Forever, American Institute for Conservation (AIC2013) Indianapolis, 31 May.

Future, or How to Live Forever, on Artists’ Documentation, Event as an artistic, cultural and political practice, ASCA/University of Amsterdam, 26-8 March.

Fun, Thematic Project:Media Object, Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam, 14 March.

Documentation and Net Art, Rietveld Academy, Fine Arts #2, 27 February / 1 March.


Net art challenges conservation. The Acceptance of loss and subjectivity. Possible Futures, International Symposium, São Paolo, 1-5 October.

Van Memex, Wiki’s en Art Platforms. Een willekeurige wandeling langs voorbeelden van online publishing, of hoe informatie op verschillende manieren tot stand komt. Nieuwe Manieren van Publiceren over Kunst en Cultuur, Jorinde Seijdel: OPEN / SKOR, Amsterdam, 12 September.

Panellist DEAF2012, 25 May.

Conserveren van netkunst. Stichting Toekomstbeeld der Techniek, Amsterdam, 26 April.

Dance Documentation. Amsterdam School for the Arts, department Image Media, 24 April.

Workshop: Advancing Collaboration in Museums, with SFMoma (Jill Sterrett and Layna White) and HotStudio (Chris Jones and Kelly Meanley). Museums and the Web2012, San Diego, 11 April.

Online Curating. University of Amsterdam, department Preservation and Presentation of the Moving Image, 13 March.

Enjoying the gap. Different layers, directions and uses of documentation. CCS, Goldsmiths University of London, 8 February.


Mediakunst en Stedelijke Ervaring. Universiteit Utrecht, 20 October.

What media art (documentation) can learn from performance documentation. Recollecting the Act, Basel, 6-7 October.

Preserving net art. The acceptance of loss and subjectivity. Re:wire Conference, Liverpool, 1 October.

Versions, comments and authenticity. ISEA2011 Istanbul, 19 September.

Panel: Medialabs. Lab2Lab, Nantes, 8-10 June.

Esther Polak, from painting to locative media and public space. Netherlands Media Art Institute, 4 May.


Moderator: Archive/Presentation II. ISEA2010 Ruhr, 27 August.

Workshop: Art at the age of its digital reproduction, Vincent Everywhere: a symposium on visual culture and national identity. UvA & Stedelijk Museum, 11 June.

What can media art (documentation) learn from performance documentation? Contemporary Art: Who Cares?, 9 June.

Remember conservation?. Performances of Memory in the Arts, Nijmegen University, 28 May.

Panel: Symposium Interactieve Kunst. SKOR, 23 April.

Moderator: Symposium Recycled Film. AVFestival Newcastle, 12 February.

Online Curating. University of Amsterdam, department Preservation and Presentation of the Moving Image, 17 March.


Synchronising Media. Urban Screens Conference, Institute of Network Cultures Amsterdam, 4 Dec.

Future of the Lab: aan@NIMk. Baltan Laboratories, Eindhoven, 2 Dec.

Conservering van netkunst. SIMIN/NCDD, Amersfoort, 30 Nov.

Creating Digital Documentation of Performance. JISC Digital Media and the University of Bristol Drama Department, Bristol, 23-25 Sept.

Online Archiving of Born Digital Art. Ars Electronica Festival, Linz, 5 Sept.

Moderator: booklaunch Art and Electronic Media by Edward Shanken. Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam, April 17.

Beeldhonger of Plaatjesmoe? De veranderende betekenis van het beeld. 21Rozendaal, Enschede, April 4.

Methods for Curating, workshop i.c.w. Alex Hodby. CRUMB / Culturelab, Newcastle, March 10.

Opening: exhibition Echolocation: Geert Mul. 21Rozendaal, Enschede, February 13.


Beyond Physical Space, symposium Living in the data cloud. Image Radio, Eindhoven, November 1.

Keynote: Art Mediated by Technology. International Symposium [New] Media Art in Museums – production, keeping, presentation, Rijeka, Croatia, October 15-17.

PPS: PublicPrivateSpace. Where the public space turns into private space and the private space opens up to the public. ISEA2008, Singapore, July.

The Sensational, and meaning of Urban Screens. Art Mediated by Technology, Virtueel Platform, Amsterdam, May 29.

Art in Virtual reality, from VR to PR. University of Nijmegen, May 13.

Wonderwall: Live Visuals. Contemporary Image Collective, Cairo, Egypt, April 3-5.

Moderator: Real Cinema. Sonic Acts, Amsterdam, February 24.

Visual Image Culture. Plaza+, Eindhoven, January 12.


Croatian and Dutch Identities, Do they exist, do they meet? Roundtable discussion organised by Embassy of the Netherlands in Croatia, Split, November 20.

Silence in Art, at: De grote stilte – in filosofie, kunst en spiritualiteit. Symposium Soeterbeeck, Ravenstein, Nov. 15.

Bringing the flow into public space. Kunst en Openbaarheid, NGE symposium, Utrecht, October 5.

Moving in Flow. Architecture in the Space of Flows, Culture Lab New Castle, June 22.

Killer TV: How much interactivity can we take. De Waag, streaming InTV, Amsterdam, April 18.

Games and Art. Communication & Multimedia Design, Avans Hogeschool, Breda, March 22.

VJ Culture in perspective, CBK Assen, March 1.


Moderator: VJ: audio-visual art debate. MU, Eindhoven, Dec. 6.

Vliegende Hollanders, Science & Technology Summit, Amsterdam, discussiant for Very-Disco activity, Nov. 15.

VJ Culture a phenomenon. Vrije Academie Den Haag, May 26.

The new art of gaming, or what gaming can learn from Installation Art. GameSetMatch II Technical University Delft, March 29.


VJ Culture. ’t Hoogt / Lazy Marie, Utrecht, December 1.

Gaming in Art. Das Arts, Amsterdam, September 30.

Synaesthetics is Club Performances. Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, June 3.

Re:Vision/It Takes Two. Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, May 24.

VJ in the Netherlands. Grafisch Lyceum, Amsterdam, April 26 and 27.

VJ Culture. Pixelache 2005, April 16.


VJ-Culture in the Netherlands. Institute of Network Cultures, HvA, Dec. 4.

Warped Vision. Filmbank at De Balie, Amsterdam, IDFA Nov. 23

Cultural Community. Cimatics Festival, Beursschouwburg Brussels, Belgium, October 28.

Dancing in the Light of an Information Overload. ISEA 2004, Helsinki, August 20.

Sensational Technologies. Siggraph 2004, Los Angeles, August 10.

Art & Games. Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Rotterdam, April 21.

The Art of Narrative – Impakt Online. University Utrecht, January 16.


VJ in perspectief, at: Academy of the Arts, Arnhem, November.

Synaesthetics in the clubscene. Cosign 2003 Computational Semiotics in Games and New Media, University of Teesside, Middlesbrough (UK), September 10-12.

VJ as a life style. University Maastricht, Maastricht, April 25.

Impakt Online. Festival of Festivals, Bratislava, Feb. 19-22.


VJ in perspective. Academy of the Arts, Arnhem, Nov. 9.

VJ: from Video to Visual to Virtual Jockey. NGE Symposium ‘Mediated Sensorial’, University of Maastricht, October 5.

A historical perspective on VJ. Club Modern at LUX, Nijmegen, April 13.

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