Code & Repräsentation V

Patrícia Reis
Fine Arts and Media Art, Digital Arts
2021W, artistic Seminar (SEK), 2.0 ECTS, 2.0 semester hours, course number S03770


Code & Repräsentation V is an artistic seminar dedicated to the study and development of interactive video installations with a focus on perception. 


Acknowledging the haptic qualities of images recognised by art theorists (Laura Marks, 2000&2002) as a strategy of body affection, this seminar will focus on innovative ways of employing visual haptic interaction models through video processing and physical interfaces. The students will be encouraged to create their own interactive video installation by combining the use of microcontrollers (Arduino, Lilypad, Flora, Teensy) with video, programmed through


All students, regardless their electronics and programming skills are welcome to join. 

Examination Modalities

Regular attendance, active participation and the development and production of a prototype is a prerequisite for obtaining a mark.

Examination: 80% attendance; Literature study and preparation of project; Research material with design and schematics; Short text explanation of the project; prototype. 


This Seminar is recommended for the 2nd Semester Students of Digital Art.

Key Words

installation, film installation, video, media installation, interactive art, media art, electronic media


22 October 2021, 10:00–12:00 Digital Art, Lecture Room (preliminary discussion)
19 November 2021, 10:00–15:00 online:
14 January 2022, 12:00–15:00
22 January 2022, 12:00–17:00 , "online "
28 January 2022, 10:00–14:00 Digital Art, Lecture Room (examination)

Course Enrolment

From 29 July 2021, 10:33 to 23 October 2021, 10:33
Via online registration
via email:

TransArts - Transdisciplinary Arts (Bachelor): Artistic and art technology foundations: Artistic and art technology foundations

Media Arts: Specialisation in Digital Arts (2. Section): Künstlerische Methodik und Technologie digitaler Kunst: Code & Repräsentation I - V

Co-registration: not possible

Attending individual courses: not possible