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MediaArtHistories, CP

Certified Program
MediaArtHistories, CP
This Certified Program MediaArtHistories Basic offers a theoretical introduction to the history of media art and introduces key developments in contemporary art practice of the last 3 decades – for example from computer animation, netart, interactive, telematic and genetic art to the most recent reflections of artists about nano-art. For the first time national and international experts convey theory models of multimedia systems in a compact form. Moreover, students are given insight into the area between Art & Science. The latest developments in cognition theory are taught as well as media archaeology, techniques of visualisation and history of science.

International theoreticians, artists and curators, among them Erkki Huhtamo and Lev Manovich, point out key-developments and historic contexts and lead through the latest know-how in media scientific occupation of humanities and natural sciences. The students are introduced to a network of international experts and have the possibility to reflect in small groups and on a high level about contemporary developments of the art market, the culture and media sector, technical achievements and media science. This knowledge is deepened in an essay and may be specialized in your own field of interest.

Target group Employees of museums, promoters of exhibitions, media scientists, artists, gallery owners and all persons interested in art
Language English
Teaching method Blended learning
Start November 20, 2017
Certificate Certified Program
Duration 2 semesters, parallel to employment, low residency, 2 modules each 10 - 14 days
ECTS-Points 30  (Info about ECTS)
Course fee EUR 4.850,-
Organizer
Contact Wendy Jo Coones, M.Ed.
Phone: +43 (0)2732 893-2543,  Fax: +43 (0)2732 893-4551
E-Mail: wendy.coones@donau-uni.ac.at
Details about the MediaArtHistories MA
www.virtualart.at
www.mediaarthistory.org