[artinfo] FIRST INTERNATIONAL MASTER MEDIA.ART.HISTORIES
oliver.grau at donau-uni.ac.at
Tue Aug 29 13:19:02 CEST 2006
Course is filling up, but still open for applications:
=> FIRST INTERNATIONAL MASTER MEDIA.ART.HISTORIES.
(Low residency; English language)
The postgraduate program MediaArtHistories conveys the most important
developments of contemporary art through a network of renowned
international theorists, artists and curators like:
Steve DIETZ, Erkki HUHTAMO, Lev MANOVICH, Christiane PAUL, Paul SERMON,
Edward SHANKEN; Jens HAUSER, Oliver GRAU and many others..
Artists and programers give new insights into the latest and most
interface developments and their interdisciplinary and intercultural praxis.
Keywords are: Strategies of Interaction & Interface Design, Social Software,
Immersion & Emotion, Artistic Invention.
Using online databases and other modern aids, knowledge of computer animation,
net art, interactive, telematic and genetic art as well as the most
on nano art, CAVE installations, augmented reality and wearables are
Historical derivations that go far back into art and media history
are tied in intriguing
ways to digital art. Important approaches and methods from Image Science,
Media Archaeology and the History of Science & Technology will be discussed.
MediaArtHistories MA is also based on the international praxis and
expertise in Curation,
Collecting, Preserving and Archiving and Researching in the Media
Arts. What are,
for example, the conditions necessary for a wider consideration of
media art works
and of new media in these collectionsof the international
contemporary art scene?
And in which way can new Databases and other scientific tools of
visualizing data provide new contexts and enhance our understanding
Application Deadline: Sept. 15th 2006
DANUBE UNIVERSITY -- located in the UNESCO world heritage WACHAU
is the first public university in Europe which specializes in advanced
continuing education offering low-residency degree programs for working
professionals and lifelong learners.
The CENTER FOR IMAGE SCIENCE, where most MediaArtHistories courses take
place, is housed in a 14th century Monastary, remodeled to fit the
needs of modern
research in singular surroundings.
With its new modular courses starting in November 2006 the Center for Image
Science (CIS) at Danube University offers an educational program
unique in Europe.
Without interrupting the career students have the opportunity to learn through
direct, hands-on experience, social learning in small groups and contacts with
labs and industry. They gain key qualifications for the contemporary art and
International experts analyze the image worlds of art, science,
politics and economy
and elucidate how they originated, became established and how they
have stood the
test of time. The innovative approach at CIS is reinforced by
Mag. Petra Gratzl
Tel: +43(0)2732 893-2542
petra.gratzl at donau-uni.ac.at
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