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CERTAINTY - Media Technology Exhibition

Exhibition by Leiden University’s Media Technology MSc program students. Opening Thursday December 12th, 17:00 - 19:00 with a ceremonial event at 17:30.

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Dec 2019
 
12:00 to 18:00
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Within Leiden University’s Media Technology MSc program students are encouraged to develop a playful and creative approach towards science. Students are educated to translate personal interests and inspiration into research projects. We are open to unusual questions, unconventional research methods and alternative forms of scientific output besides written articles. This includes installations, games and books as a possible result from academic research. The Statement to Experience project is a good example of this approach: students are challenged to translate their own science-inspired statements into works that communicate these statements as experiences within the exhibition..

EXHIBITION 

CERTAINTY is the overall theme for this year’s exhibition project. The students work in groups, each with their own process. The exhibition project has three phases. First, students are asked to search for scientific insights that relate to the theme certainty. After sufficient exploration they are asked to formulate compelling statements related to their findings. Once this stage is completed they translate their statements into works that convey their statements as experiences. The opening of the exhibition takes place on Thursday December 12th, 17:00 - 19:00 with a ceremonial event at 17:30.

TIMES AND DATES

December 12, 17:00-19:00 (Opening)
December 13, 12:00-21:00
December 14 & 15, 12:00-18:00

PARALLEL EVENTS

Saturday December 14th at 15:00 lecture: Neurodramaturgy of Physiology-based Interaction in Neurotheatre and Neurocinemaby Aleksander Väljamäe. He is an Associate Professor in physiological computing, part of the Human Computer Interaction group of Tallinn University, Estonia. Find the event here.

Sunday December 15th at 15:00 we organize What’s Next? – On Being a Media Artist with Thijs Eerens and Marion Tränkle, both Media Technology MSc alumni. They will speak about their work as artists and talk about how they came to do what they do now. Find the event here.

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