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Designing Networked Interactions

Instructor: Brian Larson Clark
Credits: 6 ECTS, 4 SWS
Capacity: max. 10 students
Language: English
Location: Online
First Meeting: 8 April 2021'


This course focuses on topics related to the development of functional prototypes of networked objects. It will focus on relevant theory, literature, and practical concepts for designing, constructing, and programming objects. Moving beyond the interface paradigm of the screen, keyboard, and mouse, this course will ponder alternate models for interaction with (and through) computational devices that afford more subtle and complex relations between a range of human and non-human actors.

Topics include: interface design, networked objects, affordances, post-optimal objects, media ecology, among others. This is a student-driven course and topics will be determined by the interests/needs of the class.

Admission requirements

For Masters students with a basic knowledge in electronics.

Things you need

  • TBA


Evaluation will be determined by regular class participation, responses to weekly readings, and the completion of a final project/paper.

Eligible participants

Qualified MFA Medienkunst/-gestaltung, MFA Media Art and Design, MSc MediaArchitecture candidates



Course Material