Computer als Medium (Medienästhetik)

Michael Huber
Fine Arts and Media Art, Media Theory
2022W, scientific seminar (SEW), 4.0 ECTS, 2.0 semester hours, course number S02742

Description

Based on historical-sociological considerations (cybernetics, Weizenbaum e.a.)
(cybernetics, Weizenbaum e.a.), cornerstones of digital culture are illuminated (Hofstadter, Penrose, Rheingold e.a.).
Besides the consideration of strictly formal systems (Mandelbrot e.a.), the interest is mainly directed to the social effects of technology ("net culture", "social media", Postman e.a.).
The dominant theme of "AI and creativity" is also found here.
Specific "applied" topics such as systemic ornamentation, typo, design, "generic art", spam & "computer poetry art" etc. round out the complex.

Criteria:
- Participation
- Participation in the special seminar: "I as Algorithm
- Preparation of a thesis paper for the impulse presentation
- Impulse presentation on a chapter text from the subject matter
- "No Powerpoint
- Performance welcome!

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Examination Modalities

- Attendance

- Presentation

Dates

18 October 2022, 18:15–19:15 Seminar Room 27 , "Discussion course"
08 November 2022, 18:15–20:15 Seminar Room 27
15 November 2022, 18:15–20:15 Seminar Room 27
22 November 2022, 18:15–20:15 Seminar Room 27
29 November 2022, 18:15–20:15 Seminar Room 27
06 December 2022, 18:15–20:15 Seminar Room 27
13 December 2022, 18:15–20:15 Seminar Room 27
10 January 2023, 18:15–20:15 Seminar Room 27
17 January 2023, 18:15–21:30 Seminar Room 27 , "Finals"

Course Enrolment

From 01 September 2022, 18:30 to 04 October 2022, 01:06
Via online registration

co-registration: possible

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