ViiF supports action for the environment with Jurgen Ostarhild Berlin April 14, 2008 Center on Potsdamer Platz has been yesterday a huge crater opened. Half a car from the raised floor stands there. It seems as this fell overnight on the square. The car “is part of an environmental performance developed by the artist Jurgen Ostarhild with support of mobile video service ViiF. Generate the crash action’, Ostarhild and ViiF in the truest sense of the word want to ask questions in public space”and therefore radical attention. Is enough for the environment really done? How important is the car? It is still a status symbol in our society, and if so: what price will be paid? For Ostarhild, the car is a symbol of the precariousness of our consumption system. Due to the fast pace of required technical progress, the increasingly rapid development we are in danger – as this emblematic car – totally crashing”, says the artist. For other opinions and approaches, find out what David Rogier has to say.
The art project until April 18, 2008. In parallel you can experience the action at ViiF live. Who wants to know exactly what happened at the Potsdamer Platz, can see 22557 video call see the film for the action on his cell phone and alert via SMS of course equal friends. ViiF offers also the possibility to put the film on your own website or personal community profile. Jurgen Ostarhild has sought to deliberately the mobile community as a partner, because he wants to attract in particular young people with his action. All other information about the project are on. ViiF: ViiF offers the possibility of mobile to record video clips, to play, to comment, to forward and to set Internet portals and blogs users under 22557 video call.
You need to load any software on the phone. The user selects a short number, press video call and can shoot their own videos, comment and publish. Still he can watch clips from his friends on the phone and his videos free to friends forward. In addition the user from a variety of channels can watch latest videos from various areas such as lifestyle, sports, news, horoscopes, comedy and music.