Pixel by pixel to reality :
Petrus Wandreys' videosculpture Computer-Man is one of the earliest
heralds of digitalism.
This multifunctional sculpture incorporates some technical relics from the 70s.
After many years with no function it is now fully operational again.
The Webinar ”TVs in Art: Conserving Cathode Ray Tubes (CRTs)“ was organised
by The Institue of Fine Art, New York University.
Christine Frohnert of the Time Based Media Art, IFA, NYU compiled a broad
program on the topic of CRT devices in art.
Over one hundred conservators and other enthusiasts joined the webinars via Zoom.
After nearly 30 years: Beuys Video Wall (Beuys Hat) is displayed at
the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart for the first time since 28 years!
The Paik work from 1990 was only shown for two years till its' dissassembly.
All of the 60 CRTs were overhauled in our workshop in Leverkusen.
A robot, built out of 20 CRTs, sitting on a motorcycle whichs exhausts
reach to the top of his head.
All limbs of the sculptur display a line-built image.
On the anniversary "25 Years of Falckenberg" it was the eye-catcher.
Built in 1994 - restored by Colorvac in 2020.
Colorvac was invited for the 25th anniversary of Sammlung Falckenberg
of Nam June Paik and Diana Theater.
One of the eyecatchers of the night, The Palace at 4 A.M. by
Jon Kessler was restored by Colorvac two years ago.
Christian Draheim was invited to speak at the "Day of Restoration - Tag der Restauierung"
in Cologne .
important and irreplacable the tube is as a technical medium for video art.
In the name of Colorvac Jochen Saueracker traveled to Seoul and
examined the biggest video art installation in the world -
The More The Better / Dadaikseon.
Nam June Paiks' gigantic tower of TVs is in need of restoration.
Saueracker came to share our thoughts on the future of this significant artwork.
On invitation of the Shigeko Kubota Art Foundation, Colorvac held
a presentation in Nam June Paik and Shigeko Kubotas' personal
art atelier in the Mercer Street in Manhatten, New York.
Christian Draheim presented his work and ideas in the topic of video art restoration.