George Legrady – Machine Vision

02. January 2012 News
George Legrady – Machine Vision
George Legrady is the director of the Experimental Visualization Lab of the interdisciplinary PhD program for Media Arts & Technology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. \"Machine Vision: Directions in Computational Photography & Sensing Systems for Arts & Engineering\" was the title of his lecture. The lab focuses on new forms of visual representation in the intersection of interactivity and data processing / data visualization.

Talking Doors and Sounding Architectures

02. January 2012 News
Talking Doors and Sounding Architectures
From 2nd till 11th September 2011 the art exhibition “OPEN DOORS” showed interactive installations in public space of Karlsruhe. In addition to works by students from the seminar \"Lockpicking - Infoart\" numerous works of international sound and performance artists were represented. On 20 June 2011, Lithuanian guest artist Julijonas Urbonas lectured at the HfG about his socio-cultural and interactive installation \"Talking Doors\" and the accompanying workshop program \"Sounding Architectures\".

Studies

29. December 2011 News
The future is inevitable. Information is everything and everything is information. Information spaces will expand and penetrate more and more our lives and our physical environments. As we have seen the electronic information displays inhabit our private and public spaces and ensure us that information\'s place gets stronger than ever in our world. The exponential information growth is speeding up exponentially. By 2011, the digital universe will be 10 times the size it was in 2006. (http://www.emc.com/leadership/digital-universe/expanding-digital-universe.htm).

Michael Saup – OPEN RESOURCE

21. December 2011 News
Michael Saup – OPEN RESOURCE
From 23. till 25.11.2011 media artist Michael Saup will hold a workshopwith the topic: How much sugar dies the internet need? How hungry is our lovely beast? Information burns up huge amounts of energy. How big this amount really is seems to be the only unpublished information on the internet. Our dear child Google for example, got in the market of energy prodicers. We are currently going through a transit time, where bits stored with electrons turn into the medium radiation produced by nuclear decay.

Nachtwandlung

21. December 2011 Ausstellungen
Nachtwandlung
The Najadenwäldchen, east of the Schlossplatz was transformed into an arts park with digital media. \"Nachtwandlung\" (conversion night) showed the best short-term projects of the past year made by thirteen students. For one night an arts landscape emerged amidst nature, which offered a wide range of performance and installations. Its philosophy is the presentation of media art in a broad public - outside of museum exhibition space and interactive options.

Mary Flanagan – Artist Talk

21. November 2011 News
Mary Flanagan – Artist Talk
Mary Flanagan, Medienkünstlerin und Spieleforscherin hielt einen Vortrag Mittwoch, 30. November 2011 im grossen Studio der HfG Karlsruhe. Mit dem Thema \"Playful Systems\" berichtete Sie über Ihre eigene künstlerische Arbeiten und Ihre Forschungen auf dem Gebiet der Games Studies. Flanagan verbindet in ihren Arbeiten künstlerische Praxis mit kultureller Forschung.

Playful Systems – Mary Flanagan

21. November 2011 Curriculum, Talks
Playful Systems – Mary Flanagan
Mary Flanagan, amerikanische Medienkünstlerin und Spieleforscherin, zu Gast am Mittwoch, 30. November 2011, ab 20:00 im Studio der HfG Karlsruhe. Sie sprich über ihr eigenes künstlerisches Werk. Titel ihres Vortrags: \"Playful Systems\"Mary Flanagan ist Medienkünstlerin und eine der angesehensten Forscherinnen auf dem Gebiet der Games Studies. Sie verbindet in ihren Arbeiten künstlerische Praxis mit kultureller Forschung.

NEXT LEVEL Conference II in Köln

28. October 2011 News
NEXT LEVEL Conference II in Köln
[su_frame][/su_frame]Das GameLab des Instituts für Postdigitale Narrativität der Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe (HfG) präsentiert sich auf der diesjährigen Next Level Conference am 4. und 5. November in Köln. In ihrer zweiten Ausgabe nimmt die  Next Level Conference Computerspiele als ausdrucksstarkes und sinnstiftendes Medium ernst und präsentiert digitale Spiele im Kontext von Kunst und Kultur.