Von Image Science am 12. August 2013 um 13:02

(in the UNESCO World Cultural Landscape Wachau, international faculty,
low residency, parallel to employment)

The Center for Image Science pleased to announce a half-tuition
scholarship for the certified program "Exhibition Development" starting
in November 2013.

==> DEADLINE - September 15, 2013 (Application form and letter of
motivation must be submitted)

==>EXHIBITION DEVELOPMENT - This scholarship will support the
continuing education of practitioners and scholars in the area of
exhibition design and management. Especially welcome are applicants
interested in further engagement in the development and management of
exhibitions, experiential worlds and immersive environments.

The modularized and low-residency certified program "Exhibition
Development" imparts the core skills of contemporary exhibition
practice. In addition to individual study and project work at your home
location, students gather twice for intense two-week seminars with
internationally active practitioners in November 2013 and February 2014.

==>IN ENGLISH - After being offered 4 successful years in German, the
program concentrates since 2011 on European-wide activities and is
offered in English. Assignments and project work may be completed in
English or German.

==> BRAIN TRUST - Faculty of the Exhibition Development program have
included: Prof. Jorge WAGENSBERG (scientific director; Fundacio ‘la
Caixa’, Barcelona), Frank den OUDSTEN (designer, teacher, writer,
performer), Lutz ENGELKE (founder; Triad- Berlin), Martin FRITZ
(curator, consultant, writer), Dr. Harald GRÜNDL (founder; EOOS –
Vienna), Pat MUNRO (exhibition evaluator), IGLHAUT + VonGROTE
(exhibition and cultural managers) Dr. Dieter BOGNER (museum planner),
Gerfried STOCKER (director; Ars Electronica), Becky GILBERT (board
member; European Fundraising Association), Dieter RONTE (art museum
director; Hannover, Bonn, Krems), Audrey O’CONNELL (Natural History
Museum; London) and others. Case-studies and best-practice examples from
today and tomorrow will be shown for their far-reaching insights into
the contemporary varieties of exhibiting.

==>PROGRAM - The certified program is a part of the post-graduate
masters program at the Department for Arts and Image Science, under the
direction of the American exhibition developer Wendy Jo Coones, M.Ed.,
who has been a part of the realization of 60 international exhibitions.
Based on the needs and schedules of the students, the credits earned in
Exhibition Design and Management can be combined with other programs to
upgrade to an academic expert or masters degree.

- Before the modules: readings and exhibition evaluations
- Module 1 - November 2 - 14, 2013: From Theory to Practice: competent
planning and organization of exhibitions
- Between the modules: assignment 1 and begin project work
- Module 2 - February 15 - 25, 2014: From the Practice to Preparation:
professional realization of exhibitions
- After modules: feedback & project finish

==>CONTENT OF TEACHING - In our modern knowledge society, exhibitions
are more than just presentations of artifacts; they enable experiences
to take place in special staged spaces with a variety of purposes.
Exhibitions inform, entertain and animate. Whether for a museum, theme
park, science center, exhibit hall, or experiential world – a
harmonious visitor experience can only be accomplished through sensible
implementation of design and organizational knowledge.

==>TARGET GROUP - The program addresses anyone who needs current skills
and competencies for handling the realization of exhibition projects.
For example: staff in museums, collections and similar institutions,
promoters and curators of science or art / culture, and staff in
tourist, fair or theme park establishments.

==> DANUBE UNIVERSITY - located 70km from Vienna in the UNESCO world
heritage Wachau region, Danube University is the only public university
in Europe specializing in advanced continuing education by offering
low-residency degree programs for working professionals and life-long
learners. The University’s Center for Image Science is housed in the
Göttweig Monastery, a 14th century building remodeled to fit the needs
of modern media arts research in singular surroundings.

Further information on the program:

Verena Hauer
Center for Image Science
Danube-University Krems
Dr.-Karl-Dorrek-Str. 30, A-3500 Krems
Tel: +43(0)2732 893-2569


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