NEW PUBLICATION: URBAN MEDIA CULTURES

by admin / Wednesday, 22 February 2012 / Published in Blog

Eds. Susa Pop (Public Art Lab), Ursula Stalder (University of Applied Sciences and Arts Lucerne), Mirjam Struppek (Interactionfield) and Gernot Tscherteu (Media Architecture Institute)| avedition, April 2012 | Design: +Ruddigkeit

Presentation dates:
18 April 2012 @ Media Facades Summit (Light & Building), Städelschule Frankfurt
02 May 2012, appr.19 h @ re:publica „Urban Media Lounge“, STATION Berlin

End of April sees the launch of our publication Urban Media Cultures which evolved from the long-term collaboration of its editors Susa Pop (Public Art Lab), Ursula Stalder (University of Applied Sciences and Arts Lucerne), Mirjam Struppek (Interactionfield) and Gernot Tscherteu (Media Architecture Institute) mainly for the Media Facades Festival Berlin 2008 and Europe 2010 and most lately theInnovation Forum Urban Screens 2011. About 40 authors from an international network comprising media artists, screen operators, architects, developers and cultural institutions discuss in three chapters – Urban Media & City Development, Technologies, Marketing & Media Scenography – how high-resolution displays, computer-animated light installations or mechanical media screens, briefly urban screens and media architecture, shape our modern lives and change the face of our cities and consider the risks and potentials of our increasingly digitalised cities development in its spatial and social context. With numerous examples this book illustrates current trends in interactive media structures.

Authors (selection): Nina Colosi (Streaming Museum New York), Nerea Calvillo (Medialab-Prado), Thorsten Bauer (URBANSCREEN), Geraldine McCullagh (BBC Birmingham), M.Hank Haeusler (University of New South Wales), Michael Badics (Ars Electronica), Dr. Jörg Müller (Telekom Innovation Labs), Emily Dufner & Paula Longato (Arup Lighting Design), Tim Edler (realities:united) With the kind support of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Lucerne, Wall AG, Berliner Fenster

€ 39,90 (D), US $ 56.00 | ISBN 978-3-89986-169-3
Now available for pre-orders on Amazon and in your local book shop.

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