Tuesday, 12 May 2009

School of Art and Media International Week Started

The International Week of TAMK School of Art and Media really started yesterday, most international guests have arrived. The workshops of the week are:
  • Responsive & Reactive Moving Image Workshop by Robert Brecevic, Performing Pictures of Interactive Institute (SE)
  • Interactive VJ Workshop Nou & Herkauw by Adri Schokker and Frauke Lehberger, Academy of Pop Culture (NL)
  • Editing Workshop by Elie Yazbeck, Institut d'études scéniques, audiovisuelles et cinématographiques (LB)
  • Animation Workshop by Algimantas Taujanskas, Vilnius College of Technologies and Design
  • "Silence is Golden" Photo Workshop, Alexander Lembke, Faculty of Media Bauhaus-Universität Weimar (DE)
Most workshops will present their results as a part of Tampere Art Factory programme May 15-16

On Wednesday there is additionally a series of presentations:
  • Heli Tuksam, Tartu Art College will have a presentation on Tartu Art College and the student projects
  • Aija Druvaskalne-Urdze, Liepaja University New Media Art Programme Presentation
  • EUROPRIX Multimedia Art, Rainer Steindler, International Center for New Media
  • Interactive Movies? Why and How? Chris Hales, SmartLab
  • Academy of Popculture, Adri Schokker
  • Bauhaus Universität Weimar, Aleksander Lembke
On Thursday there is the “Teaching and Learning with the Internet Generation – Methods and Solutions” seminar featuring:
  • Aija Druvaskalne-Urdze, Liepaja University New Media Art Programme
  • René Lansink, Utrecht School of the Arts (About the Crash Project )
  • Alex Reuneker and Patrick Deters Haagse Hogeschool, Academie voor ICT & Media, Communication & Multimedia Design
  • Albert van der Kooij, Hanzehogeschool Groningen, Academy of Popculture (About the Island Festival)
  • Chris Hales, SmartLab, University of East London
  • Wesa Aapro, TAMK (About Demola)
  • Leena Mäkelä, Head of TAMK Film and Television Programme
  • Juha Suonpää, Head of TAMK Fine Arts Programme
Photo: In the Performing Pictures workshop the students also use quite exotic tools, like the soldering iron. From left to right: Filipa Geraldes (Lissabon), Robert Brecevic (Stockholm), Stephanie Stijkel (Groningen, Holland), Tuija Lappalainen (Tampere) and Timo Bredenberg (Tampere).

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