MEDA202 Tangible Media: Subject Overview and Information

Welcome to MEDA202 Spring 2018. You will find useful information, documents and links relevant tp this subject. You can also find this information on the subject’s Moodle site, which contains the full subject schedule and ECHO360 portal for lecture recordings.

Subject Description
Interactive media technologies provide powerful tools for creating new experiences. This subject introduces students to the history, theory and contemporary practice of electronic media arts. Students engage with materials, system ecology and emergent interactions as tools to create tangible experiences. Students obtain a firm understanding of kinetic, sculptural, material and physical computing processes, as well as experience in developing installation-based media art projects.

Subject Objectives/Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:

  1. Critically discuss the notion of interaction in contemporary media art
  2. Produce creative work that demonstrates technical literacy in a relevant aspect covered in the subject
  3. Produce creative work that engages with the history, theory and contemporary practice of creating meaningful interactive encounters in a media arts context

Subject coordinator/ Lecturer: Jo Law
Tutor: Etienne Deleflie

For current timetable information please refer to the online Subject Timetable on the Current Students webpage:

Download 2018 SO Spring MEDA202 FINAL as .pdf