Aesthetics of New Media Art: Interactivity and Digital Culture

Aesthetics of New Media Art: Interactivity and Digital Culture

Type of Event Training
Date of Event 2020-12-09 ~ 2020-12-11 (Wednesday, Thursday & Friday) 18:30 - 21:30
Location University of Saint Joseph – Ilha Verde Campus (Address: Estrada Marginal da Ilha Verde, 14-17, Macau)
Registration description From now until 02/12/2020
Audience Teaching staff
Quota 25 25
Fee Free
Performer Professor Carlos Caires, University of Saint Joseph
Organization Centre of Educational Resources, Education and Youth Affairs Bureau
Producer Centre of Educational Resources, Education and Youth Affairs Bureau
Language English
Information 8395 9169 (Ms. Wong)
Goal 1. Visual elements and New Media principles as fundamental elements of the digital aesthetic world; 2. Visual art and digital aesthetics; 3. The notion of interactivity and digital arts. The interactive condition in contemporary aesthetics and culture; 4. Elements for a dramaturgical history of interactivity: from the Renaissance perspective to the interactive cinema; 5. The aesthetic condition of the digital interface (devices and art installation); 6. Interpretation and aesthetic appreciation of the new media art and its respective meaning; 7. Analysis and description of relevant works of new media art; 8. The contemporary development of new media art, its interpretation, understanding and effects in society.
Message 1. to foster the theoretical and practical discourse in articulation with the different areas of contemporary digital art production; 2. to stimulate the critical and analytical reflection of the digital aesthetics and digital culture; 3. to know how to contextualise from a historical and theoretical point of view the digital culture and the aesthetics of interactivity; 4. to recognise the typologies of the aesthetics of the new media art, in particular to their production and reception devices; 5. to recognise the different typologies of digital production: from the Internet to net-art; from text to hypertext; from video art to interactive cinema; from the aesthetics of the real to the aesthetics of the virtual.

Content provider: Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ)

Last modified: 2020-11-16 12:30

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