Code & Repräsentation I

Stefano D'Alessio
Institute of Fine Arts and Media Art, Digital Arts
2023W, artistic Seminar (SEK), 2.0 ECTS, 2.0 semester hours, course number S04070



This Lecture is associated with the Angewandte Performance Lab.

We will research on internet-spread theories, stories, folklore, conspiracies and other -most likely- fictional stories. Each student will dig in their favourite internet rabbit-hole and realise a project about it or with-in it. Students are invited to experiment more performative, real-time, volatile way of working rather than realising fixed media products.

The objective is to delve into specific, unique, and lesser-known internet narratives and theories. The intention is not to verify or invalidate them, but to understand why they exist, how they spread, and to use them as creative resource. Students will undertake small projects that reflects on specific corners of modern society through the lens of the internet. Participants will document and share their research with the class using the platform MIRO.

Students are encouraged to creatively transform and apply their research to crafting content that resonates with their audience. They are encouraged to explore a diverse range of technologies and assistance is available for those interested in delving into the following fields: media performance, interactivity, real-time machine learning, reactive video-mapping, computer vision with different sensors (webcam, Kinect, Smartphones, Leap Motion), computer and software networking (OSC), sound design, composition and time-based dramaturgy, using softwares and platforms like MAX(, Unity, Live, Logic and Mozilla Hubs.

Students can register on the BASE

Examination Modalities

Attendance and exercises

Key Words

machine learning, Unity, Max, 3D, time-based, dramaturgy, internet art, interactive art, performance


08 November 2023, 14:00–18:00 Conference Room 17
15 November 2023, 14:00–18:00 Conference Room 17
22 November 2023, 14:00–18:00 Conference Room 17
06 December 2023, 14:00–18:00 Seminar Room 30
10 January 2024, 14:00–18:00 Conference Room 17

Course Enrolment

From 04 September 2023, 12:13 to 09 November 2023, 12:13
Via online registration

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

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