Every year during the winter semester out students work on the project „StadtWerkstatt Medien“. On a weekend IMC students conduct self developed media art workshops on the marketplace in Dieburg and invite Dieburg citizens to participate. With the content gathered a social media sculpture is then been created by the students. Have a look at the last virtual social sculpture „Apart but Connected„.
The ongoing research and creation project Hörweg – Mit dem Ohr unterwegs im Dieburger Forst (Listening Path. Led by the ear through the forests around Dieburg/Germany) will implement an Augmented Reality listening path in the forests near the campus. Students of International Media Cultural Work are currently contributing with their planning and designing to the Listening Path based on principles and methods of Acoustic Ecology and Audience Development. Furthermore, they will develop practices for the project´s sustainability after its opening to the general public (end of September 2019).
28-30 June 2019, Cityhall of Dieburg/Magistratssaal: Convention Medienästhetische Bildung: Ein Projekt im Zeitalter des Digitalen. Von der Medienökologie zur schöpferischen Autonomie/Media Aesthetic Education: A project in the age of the digital. From media ecology to creative autonomy. This conference explores and discusses the term Media Aesthetic Education, a key term of fostering media culture in contemporary societies, by scholars, scientists and practitioners. 28 June 2019 will be dedicated to the IMC students’ poster presentation, connecting the convention’s topic to the development of the artistic avant-garde and the emergence of media art. More info coming up soon.
13 June 2019, Planetarium Mannheim: IMC students will present their Fulldome films as part of a “Fulldome Party”, starting at 7 p.m.
5 – 10 June 2019, Next Generation 8.0”-Festival at the Center for Art and Media Technologie ZKM/Karlsruhe in Karlsruhe. Students and lecturers, active in the Soundscape- and Environmental Media-Lab’s research will present their 3D audio compositions, and give presentations and lectures on subjects related to AR/VR-audio.
29 May, 6.30 p.m.: Museum Schloss Fechenbach/Dieburg: Vernissage of the media art exhibition Das digitale Ich. Wege zu einer neuen Ökologie der Sinne/The digital self. Towards a new ecology of the senses”. This exhibition curated and organized by International Media Cultural Work’s students, showcases media art works by co-students from Darmstadt UAS’ Media Campus. The exhibition will end with the Dieburg Newcomer Award of Media Culture being confered to the exhibition’s three best student exhibits. More info coming up on the exhibition’s website and on Facebook. You can also check out the previous exhibitions which all were curated and set up by our students within the framework of their semester projects.
In 2014, with the beginning of the first media art exhibition organized by students, our collaboration with the Museum Schloss Fechenbach in Dieburg started and became soon an important and permanent place for students to test and develop further skills in curation, media cultural management and publishing work.
If you have more questions about our work, don´t hesitate to ask us.