Prof. Kevin B. Lee wins 54th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

15.07.2019

The Eurimages Lab Project Award, worth €50,000, was bestowed upon the desktop documentary Bottled Songs, written, directed and produced by Kevin B Lee and Chloé Galibert-Laîné. The doc explores the online propaganda of Islamic State. Through video letters that are received on the researchers’ screens, the documentarians reveal the role of mainstream media in generating everyday states of terror.

17.06.2020

Membership in Cumulus strengthens the internationalization of the Merz Akademie

At this year’s general meeting of the Cumulus Association, the international network of design universities, the Merz Akademie was accepted as a member. Although via video conference instead of at...

19.05.2020

International Press Review for Olia Lialina

New Media Professor Olia Lialina is a pioneer of net art, whose work is currently receiving special attention. Virtual museum tours and zoom openings are booming, you can watch a...

15.05.2020

New Media Professor Olia Lialina Exhibits in Berlin

With her work “Give me time/This page is no more” (2015-today), Olia Lialina, net artist and professor in the field of New Media, is part of the group exhibition “Journey...

14.05.2020

New Media Students at the Open Culture VR-Hackathon

Next weekend (May 16-17, 2020) the VR hackathon of the initiative “Open Culture BW meets VR” of MFG Baden-Württemberg will take place completely online. Here, the participants, including 10 students...