[artinfo] MediaArtHistories Practice new low residency Course

Image Science image.science at donau-uni.ac.at
Mon Mar 5 23:55:33 CET 2007

MediaArtHistories Practice low residency Course open for enrolment

The new unique program combines a practice-oriented introduction to
artistic forms of
digital culture with its theory and history. Students are being provided
with the possibility
for gaining valuable practical experiences and discuss new developments
in the field with
experts such as Christiane PAUL (Whitney Museum), Prof. Paul SERMON,
& Wolfgang STRAUSS (www.netzspannung.org), Christa SOMMERER, Steve DIETZ
(Curator of ISEA 2006),
Margit ROSEN (ZKM), Edward SHANKEN, Lev MANOVICH or Oliver GRAU.

Participants are invited to start on May 18th 2007 with
MediaArtHistories Practice.
This course consists of two modules of 13 and 11 days suplemented by
online training activities.
Artists and programmers give new insights into the latest and most
controversial software, interface developments
and their interdisciplinary and intercultural praxis. Keywords are:
Strategies of Interaction & Interface Design,
Social Software, Immersion & Emotion, and Artistic Invention. A core
theme will be the latest knowledge of Curation,
Collection, Documentation and Archiving of Media Art. Experts present
their new tools for collective web archives.
Excursions to the ZKM and the re:place conference in Berlin are
integrated into the curriculum.
An internationally unique asset of the program is access to originals
from a variety of historical and contemporary
image forms. The program offers maximum flexibility in designing
Should you combine the  MediaArtHistories Practice  - program with two
more theory modules you attain the MASTER OF ARTS.

Setting, Location and Technical Facilities The Center for Image Science
(CIS) is situated in the beautiful landscape of the Wachau,
Austria a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the 1000 year old Goettweig
Monastary. The idyllic surroundings,
home to first-class wines and food, with a rich and wide variety of
cultural events, plus facilities for a wide range of sports,
all offer students the highest quality of life.

Additional resources for students use: - The Goettweig Monastery s
collection of 30,000 prints (15th-20th century).
- The Database for Virtual Art (www.virtualart.at), the large pioneering
archive of digital art.
- The library for European Art History containing 24,000 volumes.
- The new Text and Video Database on media art history
- The slide collection with 130,000 original records of European art
history, including lost works.

Applications for admission are possible NOW!
For further information, and application please refer to

Sabine Lindner
Department for Image Science, Danube University Krems
Dr.-Karl-Dorrek-Str. 30, A-3500 Krems
Tel: +43(0)2732.893.2569
Fax: +43(0)2732.893.4550
sabine.lindner at donau-uni.ac.at
MediaArtHistories Practice http://www.donau-uni.ac.at/mahpractice

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