[NetBehaviour] ::Curating::Exhibiting::Collecting:: MediaArtHistories, CP

jonCates joncates at gmail.com
Sun Sep 27 19:44:26 CEST 2009

The next MediaArtHistories modules in November 2009 and May 2010 will focus
on Curating, Exhibiting and Collecting Media Art with the best experts in
the field like Steve DIETZ, Christiane PAUL, Gunalan NADARAJAN, and others.
These two modules complete a Certified Program in MediaArtHistories :: fully
accredited with 30 ECTS (post graduate), offered low residency, parallel to
employment, in English. The CP can later be extended to complete the full
Master of Arts program incMediaArtHistories or used as study-abroad credits.

The November module will start with an excursion to Berlin and end in a
workshop with Lev MANOVICH. The May module will include a excursion to the
relevant Ars Electronica sites and workshops with main players in Linz.

Module 1.  Nov 2-12, 2009
Berlin and Goettweig/Krems

Module 2. May 1-11, 2010
Goettweig/Krems and Linz

The postgraduate program MediaArtHistories opens a passageway into the most
important developments of contemporary art through a network of renowned
international theorists, artists, curators and many others. Using online
databases and other modern analysis instruments, knowledge of computer
animation, net art, interactive, telematic and genetic art as well as the
most recent reflections on nano art, CAVE installations, augmented reality
and wearables are examined. Historical derivations that go far back into art
and media history are researched in intriguing ways with media art.
Important approaches and methods from Image Science, Media Archaeology and
the History of Science & Technology are extensively integrated into the

The MediaArtHistories MA modules are based on the international practice and
expertise in Curation, Collecting, Preserving and Archiving and Researching
in the Media Arts. Thus setting the conditions necessary for wider
consideration of media art works and the integration of new media into the
international contemporary art scene. New databases and other scientific
tools structuring and visualizing data provide the contexts to enhance and
develop new understanding in the histories of media art.

DANUBE UNIVERSITY - located in a UNESCO world heritage site is the first
public university in Europe which specializes in advanced continuing
education offering low-residency degree programs for working professionals
and lifelong learners. Students come twice a year for 2 week blocks to
Monastery Göttweig in Austria. The Wachau is voted #1 Places Rated by
National Geographic.


Department for Image Science
Danube University Krems

Contact - application information
Andrea Haberson
andrea.haberson at donau-uni.ac.at

Contact - course and content questions
Wendy Coones
wendy.coones at donau-uni.ac.at
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