3rd INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP on Media Art and Culture – enrollment open

Art, Technology, Cultural Heritage

Rieti, July 11-25 2011

come to study and experiment how to merge innovative interactive technology with history and culture.

full description and past editions here

It is a 2-week full-time course on visual arts, media theory and technology in their relation to the place. The workshop is designed for students, scholars and artists from architecture, design, media arts and science fields. Classes are in English with a high quality tutoring, they are thought for the students to produce at the end of the training, an interactive multimedia art work that will be exhibited in the medieval town. Moreover, this experience abroad has already established an ongoing and growing dialogue between international artists.

This workshop is organized by the non-profit association MEDIARS (Centro Sperimentale di Media Interattivi per l’Arte e lo Spettacolo www.mediars.eu ) in collaboration with the local municipality and invites international faculties and scholars from the University of Southern California, University of Florence, University of California Los Angeles, University of Sabine (Rieti) and University of Rome. With regard to the final work the students will use the technology owned by the Center, and they are free to bring theirs as well. The teachers would support and work as facilitators for the students to get the collective projects done.