Typographie und Medien I

Alexander Nussbaumer
Institute of Fine Arts and Media Art, Transmedia Art
2023W, artistic Seminar (SEK), 2.0 ECTS, 2.0 semester hours, course number S04003


The seminar provides insights into the extensive topic of typography and related fields in analog and digital media. How does typography affect content and/or media? What influences do the media have on typography? With a focus on artistic practice, basic knowledge is provided through research, case studies, and exercises that can be applied as a foundation for future projects and collaborations.

Basic typographic knowledge (micro and macro typography)
Research / analysis
Type foundries
Applications in analog and digital media
Commercial and experimental use of typography

Technologies (tools / software / web applications)
Editing (content and image selection)
Printing and production techniques


Examination Modalities

Attendance, Exercises


19 October 2023, 13:00–16:00 Studio 1, Transmedia Art
09 November 2023, 13:00–16:00 , "Location: Werdertorgasse 4/2/13, 1010 Vienna, https://goo.gl/maps/ySyBVTTJiWbY2so17"
16 November 2023, 13:00–16:00 Computer Studio, Transmedia Art
30 November 2023, 13:00–16:00 Computer Studio, Transmedia Art
14 December 2023, 13:00–16:00 Computer Studio, Transmedia Art
11 January 2024, 13:00–16:00 Location: Werdertorgasse 4/2/13, 1010 Vienna, https://goo.gl/maps/ySyBVTTJiWbY2so17
18 January 2024, 13:00–16:00 Computer Studio, Transmedia Art

Course Enrolment

From 27 June 2023, 16:00
The online registration was already closed

Media Arts: Specialisation in Transmedia Arts (2. Section): Bild und Text: Typografie und Medien I - II 566/205.02

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

Co-registration: not possible

Attending individual courses: not possible