The department of the moving image
Who are we?
VAV is an education in visual art that focuses on the moving image. The notion of the moving image is very actual in the contemporary art world. In the international practice of making exhibitions and art, the moving image has developed as one of the major means of expression.
As an artist you are able to ‘animate’ a dead object and give it a life of its own. This happens both in a metaphorical and literal way. As soon as the student manages to infuse his object with ‘anima’ the Greek word for ‘life’ the work starts communicating with its public.
VAV is and education were idea, content, form, technique and the vehicles of expression are questioned. We regard this as essential for the quality in art. Typical for a VAV student is the inventors mentality. We as your teachers stimulate experiment and an independent and quirky attitude.