Research Centres

Media Art History

Media Art Needs Global Networked Organisation & Support
Danube University Krems, Austria

As repositories of knowledge and instruments of communication the importance of image media continues to grow in our globalized society. Images form both networks of societal cohesion and have the power to ignite political and religious passions. Images create values and are a core resource for elaborating and communicating new scientific theories. Today the dynamics of the media revolution is re-defining many issues that image science engages with. In almost every field practical and theoretical knowledge about how images originate, function, are exploited, their history and their effects is an essential prerequisite for acquiring image competence in the digital age.

Chair: Prof. Dr. Sean CUBITT, Winchester School of Art, Southampton, UK
Chair: Prof. Dr. Oliver GRAU, Image Science, Danube University Krems, Austria
Chair: Prof. Dr. Ross HARLEY, COFA, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia




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