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Founded in 1971 as an artists and cultural producers initiative, the Video-Forum with over 1,300 works of video art is the oldest collection of video art in Germany. The focal points of the collection are Fluxus, feminist video, historical and contemporary video art of Berlin, as well as approaches reflecting on the media. 
Key works by Marina Abramović, Rebecca Horn, Bruce Nauman, Nam June Paik, Ulrike Rosenbach, Bill Viola, and Wolf Vostell dating back to the early phase of video art are represented on an equal footing with contemporary productions by Reynold Reynolds, Corinna Schnitt, Hito Steyerl, or Hague Yang. Over the last few years, a particular emphasis on art from Eastern Europe has developed, with pieces by artists such as Olga Chernysheva, Călin Dan, Oleg Kulik, Zoran Naskovski, or Tanja Ostojić. 
The Video-Forum regularly co-produces new works — most recently with Ciprian Mureşan, Anetta Mona Chişa & Lucia Tkáčová, Christian Jankowski, Bjørn Melhus, Mathilde ter Heijne, and Artur Żmijewski — and organizes regular screenings and projects relating to video art. 
Visitors may view works in the collection free of charge.