Technologies in Contemporary Art”.
The Programme of
PRO ARTE Institute
For those interested in the
world of new technologies and media art, the PRO ARTE Institute offers the
programme “New Technologies in Contemporary Art” which will enable the
participants to comprehend the aesthetic principles of new art forms, form their
own attitudes toward these and master basic skills of working with new media.
The aims of organizers are:
Enlightenment in the media art
field (a lecture and seminar course in media art history, workshops for
artists, media art exhibitions and publishing projects);
Provision of a technical basis
for realizing media art projects (the multimedia laboratory);
Creation of a database (purposeful
extension of PRO ARTE library with works on media art)
The multimedia laboratory is
equipped with 10 workstations (Intel Pentium-III 500-based) and possesses all
necessary equipment for using every kind of multimedia software packages as well
as for non-linear audiovisual editing. This helps the artists to realize various
creative media art projects with newest methods and technologies. The multimedia
laboratory server exhibits most interesting of these projects.
The workshop curator is Alexei
Shulgin (Moscow, http://www.easylife.org.
The workshop includes:
the seminar course “The
basics of software package usage”;
master classes by Russian and
international media artists;
participation in conferences
and seminars on media art;
art production with consultative and technical
support of the coordinators.