[artinfo] Fwd: SCHOLARSHIP FOR NEW EU-MEMBERS IMAGE SCIENCE AND
peternak at c3.hu
Thu Jan 25 11:09:43 CET 2007
>SCHOLARSHIP FOR NEW EU-MEMBERS
>IMAGE SCIENCE AND MEDIAARTHISTORIES
>The Department for Image Science will award scholarships for the
>Master of Arts courses "MediaArtHistories" and "Image Science" which
>take place at Danube University Krems and accommodate full-time employment.
>The scholarships provide artists and scientists from Eastern Europe
>with the possibility to join this special program.
>Because of the EU expansion, the media art scene of Eastern Europe
>is getting closer to the center of Europe and paving its way into
>the visual field of international critics and collectors.
>Art and culture are gaining more importance for tourism and as an
>economic factor. Furthermore, countries like Hungary, Estonia and
>Bulgaria are making first steps to document treasures of art and
>culture in a digital way in order to offer access to their national
>heritage for a wide audience. New media allow the integration and
>presentation of historic treasures spanning to contemporary art
>installations and show exemplary ways of international co-operation
>in order to open new insights for scholars.
>=> Sponsorship from the Department for Image Science
>With the scholarship offering 50% of the tuition fee, artists and
>scientists from the new European member states will get easier
>access to knowledge and are offered the opportunity to develop and
>discuss innovative projects and initiatives in the field of art and
>culture and to work towards their realization assisted by some of
>the most renowned experts in the field.
>The Department for Image Science considers these scholarships,
>besides the support, as a possibility to intensify the quality of
>the study through the formation of a transnational and
>=> Eastern Europe Scholarship for MediaArtHistories
>The scholarship should go to artists and researchers from the
>eastern countries working in the field of conservation,
>documentation and presentation of media arts or persons interested
>in doing research in this field.
>=> Transdisciplinary study with international background:
>The unique program "MediaArtHistories, MA" addresses artists,
>employees of museums, exhibitions personnel, gallerists, art
>historians, media scientists or people interested in the field and
>provides the key developments of recent and contemporary art.
>Supported by online databases and other high end teaching equipment
>the post-graduate university course introduces students to the
>various forms of media art - from computer animation, net art,
>interactive, Telematic and Genetic art spanning over
>CAVE-installations and Augmented Reality to the latest reflections
>of artists in the area of Nano Art - which are being presented and
>discussed by international experts. Specialists like Lev Manovich
>and Erkki Huthamo are among the famous lecturers. Students come from
>USA, Austria, Hungary and Switzerland. Because of the modular
>structure of the course, it is possible to enroll several times a year.
>Applications for the scholarship should contain a letter of
>motivation and may be submitted in German or English. Time for
>applications will end on the 15th of March 2007.
>MediaArtHistories, MA (in English)
>Further information and applications for the scholarship
>Phone: +43 (0)2732/893-2569
>Fax: +43 (0)2732/893-4551
>e-mail: sabine.lindner at donau-uni.ac.at
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