Information Design

Art Theory and Aesthetical Practice 3

Integrated course, 2.00 ECTS


Course content

Current trends in multimedia-based art; computer graphics and installation, net art and its technical implications; interactive art projects in a social and corporate context; analysis of various artistic strategies and self-reflection on own work pieces;

Learning outcomes

Basics of Information Design

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

C Kostelnick,M Hassett M, Shaping Information. The Rhetoric of Visual Conventions, Carbondale 2003; A Loos, Ornament und Verbrechen. In: Fischer V, Hamilton A (Hrsg.) (1999) Theorien der Gestaltung. Grundlagentexte zum Design, Band 1. Frankfurt am Main, S 114–120; B Mau, Massive Change, London New York 2004; C Meier (Hrsg), Design Theorie. Beiträge zu einer Disziplin, Frankfurt am Main 2003;

Mode of delivery


Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam, work piece, active participation in class