MEDIA ARTS CULTURES
Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree
Erasmus+ supported - European Program of Excellence
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS OPEN
deadline April 29, 2016 (non-EU)
deadline June 1, 2016 (EU citizens and residents)
We are pleased to announce the call for applications for the Erasmus
Mundus Joint Master of Arts Degree in Media Arts Cultures, organized
jointly by Danube University (Austria), Aalborg University (Denmark),
University of Lodz (Poland) and City University of Hong Kong (China).
Associated partners: Ars Electronica, DAM, FACT, monochrom, Laboratory
of Research in Art and Techno Science, transmediale, ZKM
This new masters of arts program supported by the European Union is
recognized as a European Master of Excellence. This distinction is based
on offering high-quality learning opportunities for students in an
emerging field and also signifies the importance of Media Arts for the
cultural and educational future of Europe.
The objective of this joint master program is to provide education and
training for future specialists in Media Arts Cultures and prepare them
for emerging careers research & academia, as well as the creative &
Students from European or non-European countries will study as a group
and in individually chosen modules on selected topics like Media
Cultural Heritage, Archiving, Experience Design, Media Arts Theory, New
Media Aesthetics, Curating & Arts Management, or Media Arts Futures. The
language of instruction is English. As part of the program, students
will complete an internship at one of the consortium's full or
associated partners and complete a master's thesis supervised by
lecturers from the partner universities. MediaAC faculty include: Ana
PERAICA, Christiane PAUL, Falk HEINRICH, Harald KRAEMER, Andreas
BROECKMANN, Irina ARISTARKHOVA, Jane PROPHET, Jeffrey SHAW, Maciej OZÓG,
Margit ROSEN, Morten SONDERGAARD, Oliver GRAU, Ryszard W. KLUSZCZYZSKI,
Sean CUBITT, Wendy COONES and many others…
Media Arts Cultures is a mobility program, enabling students to study
across Europe and in Asia. During the two-year program, each student
will spend three semesters in at least three universities, and choose
among the EU partners for the final semester. After completing the
program, students will receive a joint master degree in Media Arts
Cultures from the universities they have attended. The program is 120
ECTS and allows graduates to further pursue a PhD within Europe or other
international higher education regions.
For more information on the program, please visit:
- for those who missed Max’s mailout :)
#MINA2016: Call for Films and Papers:
#MINA2016: The 6th International Mobile Creativity and Mobile Innovation Symposium & Screening @ Swinburne University – Melbourne, Australia, 30 November – 1 December 2016.
This year MINA is pleased to announce that Swinburne University (AUS) will host #mina2016 –International Mobile Creativity and Mobile Innovation Symposium & Screening in Melbourne – Australia, in collaboration with Te Rewa O Puanga – School of Music and Creative Media Production and Toi Rauwharangi, the College of Creative Arts (Massey University, NZ), Colab (Auckland University of Technology, NZ), and in association with RMIT University (AUS).
#MINA2016 CALL FOR FILMS:
The #MINA2016 International Mobile Innovation Screening will showcase short films (7 min maximum duration) produced on and with smartphones, mobile and pocket cameras. In addition this year will introduce Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), Drone, Social Media and New Media productions as part of the screening program.
Selected works from the #MINA2016 International Mobile Innovation Screening will be featured in the MINA DVD, eBook and MINA’s international partner festivals.
Please note: Deadline for film submission: 1 June 2016
For more details see: http://mina.pro/cff2016/ <http://mina.pro/cff2016/>
#MINA2016 CALL FOR PAPERS:
The 6th International Mobile Creativity and Mobile Innovation Symposium @ Swinburne University – Melbourne, will specifically focus on the following themes:
Mobile & Making: Film, Documentary, Photography, Sound and Performance.
Mobile & Storytelling: Writing, Poetry, Mobile Journalism (MoJo) and Screenwriting.
Mobile & Identities: Intimacy, Self and Otherness, Mobile Social Media and Ethics.
Mobile & Politics: Activism, Disruption, Hacking, Media Ecology and Big Data.
Mobile & Location: Place, Space, Geo-location based, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Mixed Reality.
Mobile & Play: Games, Interactivity, Ludification, User Experience and Participation.
Mobile & Education: Community of practice, Digital Classrooms, M-Learning and Pedagogy.
Mobile & Health: Public Health, Social innovation, Youth Development, Social Inequalities, Environment, Sports, Medicine and Wellbeing.
Please note: DEADLINE for paper abstracts and presentation/panel
proposals: - Friday 24 June 2016, 5pm (NZ time)
For more details see http://mina.pro/cfp2016/ <http://mina.pro/cfp2016/>
Mobile Innovation Network Australasia http://www.mina.pro <http://www.mina.pro/>
email: Max(a)mina.pro <mailto:Max@mina.pro>
mobile: + 64 (0) 22 692 0872
phone: + 64 (0) 4 801 5799 X 63639
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Mobile filmmaking projects:
Design and arts students, together with emerging to mid-career artists are invited to register for the SCAPE Public Art Development Workshop Re:ACTIVATE in Christchurch on Tuesday 3rd May, 2016 to be held at CoCA.
The workshop will share with participants the essential elements of public art delivery. In addition, the final workshop activity will allow all participants to design their own artwork in response to the brief, and submit their proposal for consideration. This provides an opportunity for participants to design an artwork for selection to be produced by SCAPE for display within the evolving city.
Confirmed speakers include:
Ryan Reynolds – Co-founder Gap Filler
Anne Cunningham – FESTA/ Te Pūtahi
Camia Young- XCHC
Sophie Connell - Urban designer
Nathan Pohio - Artist
Ariana Tikao – Artist
Jane Gregg - LiVS
Sophie Bannan – Artist
Daegan Wells – Artist
Audrey Baldwin – Artist
Chris Reddington – Artist
Jamie Hanton – Curator
Paula Orrell – CoCA
Deborah McCormick – SCAPE Public Art
Jane Leighs – SCAPE Public Art, Trustee
Jo Mair - Christchurch City Council
Sarah Greig – Re:ACTIVATE Artist
Amelia Hitchcock - Assistant Curator
The workshop is being held at CoCA, 66 Gloucester St, Christchurch 8013 on Tuesday 3rd May, 2016.
Find out more here : http://www.scapepublicart.org.nz/workshop-2016
Leila Johnston from Hack Circus in the UK gives a visiting artist lecture during our summer 2015 program.
School of Machines, Making & Make-BelieveCall for Applications | Summer 2016 ProgramsTOPICS | PROGRAM DATES::
See Or Be Seen(topic: Computer Vision): 6 June - 1 July
The Neural Aesthetic(topic: AI & Machine Learning for Artists): 4 July - 29 July
Virtual Fictions:(topic: Storytelling & Virtual Reality): 1 August - 26 August
Early application deadline:3 April
Regular application deadline:Program Begin
Thrilled to announce our open call for applications! Our four-week intensive summer programs will focus on three main areas: computer vision, machine learning for artists, and virtual reality.
Leading figures in the fields of new-media art and technology will unite in Berlin to lead the full-time programs, which have in the past drawn attendees from as far away as Brazil, Mexico, India, and the US, as well as from several countries throughout Europe.
Visit our website to learn more and submit an application:http://schoolofma.org <http://schoolofma.org/>.
In addition, we're excited to offer two scholarships per program to cover tuition cost for refugee applicants with some experience in the areas of art and technology. If you know persons who may be interested in applying, please forward this email!