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<nettime-ann> :: Curating :: Exhibiting :: Collecting :: MediaArtHistories, CP

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, 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 in MediaArtHistories or used as
study-abroad credits.  www.donau-uni.ac.at/mah-cp 

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

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 program.

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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