Art and technical media

International symposium about the actual situation of media art, history, research, production, presentation, preservation and the institutional frameworks. Questions of education, support, collecting, preservation, restauration.

Budapest, 20-21 June, 2009

Hungarian University of Fine Arts (H-1062 Budapest, Andrássy út 69-71)
Kunsthalle Budapest (H-1146 Budapest, H?sök tere)

Detailed program of the symposium (in pdf format) >>

Saturday, the 20th of June, 10:00-18:00

Location: Hungarian University of Fine Arts

10.00 - 13.00
Miklós Peternák:
Introduction / Eva Schmidt- Bätzner: On Blickmaschinen / Werner Nekes: Collecting and Presenting Media (Art) History / Mischa Kuball: ‘transdisciplinary curriculars’ experience with -1/MinusEins, Experimentallabor at KHM, Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln/Cologne / Regina Wyrwoll: Nam June Paik Award

14.00 - 18.30
Franziska Latell:
Metropolis - the process of restoration and reconstruction of motion picture film / Ela Wysocka: Agatha re-appears. Preserving net art / David Link: Monster Resurrection. Towards an Archaeology of Algorithmic Artefacts / Oliver Grau: MediaArtHistories and Image Science / Siegfried Zielinski: On Variantology

Open discussion

19. 00 - Museum Night at the Hungarian University of Fine Arts

Sunday, the 21st of June

11.00 - 14.00, location: Hungarian University of Fine Arts
Short presentations and discussion on media (art) collection and preservation in Hungary. Participants, among others: Bálint Flesch / Péter György / Magdolna Jákfalvi / Miklós Peternák / János Sugár / Zoltán Szegedy-Maszák / Annamária Sz?ke (Hungarian only)

15.00 - 20.00, location: Kunsthalle Budapest
15.00 Siegfried Zielisnki: Audiovíziók / Audiovisionen. (Book presentation)

Éva Kozma, C3: GAMA: Gateway to Archives of Media Art. Project presentation with screenings
18.30 Solange Farkas: On Videobrasil. Presentation + screenings