\\ netzspannung.org\ About
E-TEACHING PLATFORM AND ONLINE ARCHIVE FOR MEDIA ART
|netzspannung.org is a platform for interactive art and media art education. Netzspannung.org has been online since 2001, and defines itself as a tool for researching, reflecting upon, and imparting electronic culture. The platform for the › theory and practice of media art offers over 2,500 work descriptions, texts, images and videos for the purpose of interdisciplinary education in › art, › design and › informatics. Every month, between 100,000 and 150,000 international visitors take advantage of the cost-free access to over 200 hours of › lectures and › experimental teaching and learning modules for schools and universities.|
Thematic Content Areas
The focus of netzspannung.org lies on interactive media art in the context of interdisciplinary › artistic research, › archiving and › publication, as well as in the participation of the digital media › community. Netzspannung.org includes editorial and open channels. Peer-reviewed content, editorial contributions and user contributions generated a growing pool of information in the period of 2001-2009. Media Artists from around the world use the platform through an integrated » translation tool.
› MEDIA ART RESEARCH
Work- and project presentations on topics such as › Explore Information, › Cultural Heritage, › Digital Transformations, Artist-› Games (2004-05)
Video documentaries, lectures and discussions by reknowned artists and scientists (2001-05)
› DIGITAL SPARKS
The academic competition provides an insight into the teaching of digital media at universities in Germany, Austria, Switzerland. (2001-08)
› LERNEN & LEHREN
Teaching models for teaching with digital media in schools and universities (2001-07)
An open channel to publish your own projects and events (2004-09)
Transfer of new technologies in everyday culture, art, science and industry (2005-09)
Authors, Partners, Funding
Netzspannung.org was developed by the › MARS – Exploratory Media Lab of the › Fraunhofer IAIS under the direction of artists and scientists » Monika Fleischmann and » Wolfgang Strauss.
› Partner were › authors, › academics, › media-art institutions, › museums, the › KUBIM project, the › Burda Academy and other › publishers.
Sponsors of netzspannung.org were the » BMBF: Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the Senator for Economy and Ports Bremen and the Fraunhofer Society. More about the › evolution of netzspannung.org (1998 – 2009).
As of 2010, the action radius of netzspannung.org widens through cooperation with an exhibition space, the » ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe.
contact [at] netzspannung.org
© 2004-2009 Fraunhofer IAIS.MARS and the authors