Code & Repräsentation V

Patrícia Reis
Institute of Fine Arts and Media Art, Digital Arts
2023S, 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.


10 March 2023, 11:30–12:30 Digital Art, Lecture Room (preliminary discussion)
31 March 2023, 13:00–18:00 Digital Art, Lecture Room
28 April 2023, 13:00–18:00 Digital Art, Lecture Room
19 May 2023, 13:00–18:00 Digital Art, Lecture Room
09 June 2023, 10:00–16:00 Digital Art, Lecture Room (examination)

Course Enrolment

From 06 February 2023, 13:18 to 31 March 2023, 13:18
Via online registration

TransArts - Transdisciplinary Arts (Bachelor): Artistic and art technology foundations: Artistic and art technology foundations 180/002.01

Media Arts: Specialisation in Digital Arts (2. Section): Künstlerische Methodik und Technologie digitaler Kunst: Code & Repräsentation I - V 567/202.07

Co-registration: not possible

Attending individual courses: not possible