Lecturer: Darsha Hewitt
Credits: 6 ECTS, 4 SWS
Date: Wednesday, 17:00 bis 20:30
Venue: Marienstraße 5, Room 204
First meeting: 16 April, 2014

Please sign up for this course with Melanie Birnschein at the Secretary's Office until April 12th.

In addition please send a short application email to Darsha Hewitt (darsha@artengine.ca) to outline your expectations for this course.


Im Kurs wird die Geschichte von Apparaten zur Wahrnehmung erläutert. Die Kursteilnehmer werden angeleitet, selbst neue visuelle und auditive Eindrücke mittels Apparaturen zu entwerfen. Kurssprache ist Englisch.


This course explores devices and machines for visual and acoustic perception. Participants will build a machine supporting their perception and develop tools to communicate their ideas. It emphasizes a bottom-up approach to electronic systems through experimentation, deconstruction and reverse-engineering of common-place technology.

Some of the topics, themes and methods we will look at include: Do-it-yourself electronics, electromechanical systems, beauti-tronics, speculative technologies, experimental hardware, structures for cyborging, art-making robots, baumarkt aesthetics

Please Note: - There is a 10 euro material fee for this class - This course will be taught in English


Fertigstellung eines Objektes, eines Apparats/Geräts, einer Performance

Eligible participants

BfA MKGMedienkunst/Mediengestaltung, BfA MKMedienkultur, MI