FCM Distinguished Lectures Series

Faculty of Creative Multimedia will be organizing talks and workshops by Prof Hans Bernhard and Prof. Diana Martinez Muñoz. Workshop admission is limited to 20 seats only (for each session). Please fill up this form to reserve your seat.
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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Art
Guest Lecture and Workshop by Professor Hans Bernhard
Date: 11th February 2020

Lecture
Time: 10am – 12pm
Venue: E-theatre, FCM

Workshop: Networking is not working – experiments with human-machine, human-human and machine-machine communication

Time: 2pm – 5pm
Venue: Media Art Studio R2016

Hans Bernhard is a professor for network and arts at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne. Hans studied visual communications, digital art and art history at the University of applied art Vienna (Peter Weibel), UCSD University of California San Diego (Lev Manovich) and at the Art Center College for Design in Pasadena (Peter Lunenfeld, Norman Klein). He holds an M.F.A. in Visual Media from the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, Austria.

He is the founder of etoy.com/ etoy.CORPORATION & UBERMORGEN.COM. Under the UBERMORGEN.COM – a Swiss-Austrian-American artist duo founded in 1995 consisting of Lizvlx and Hans himself, he produces a body of digital work ranging from internet art/net.art, installation, video art, photography, software art to performance. UBERMORGEN is part of the Net.Art avant-garde of the 1990s and 2000s digital actionism & concept art. UBERMORGEN own 175 websites/domains and they have been featured in 3000+ news reports & reviews. In 2000 they released Vote-Auction, an online actionism project (US elections) with a 500 million audience and FBI/NSA/CIA investigations, 2005 they launched their acclaimed EKMRZ Trilogy, a series of conceptual hacks – GWE – Google Will Eat Itself, Amazon Noir, and The Sound of eBay.

He received recognition at the Prix Ars Electronica and his exhibition reflect media art held in high regard in important gallery in the United States, Europe and Japan. Under the invitation of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, he is visiting Malaysia to explore potential project development in the field of art, technology, science and society.

Noise and Society
Guest Lecture and Workshop by Professor Diana Martinez
Date: 12th February 2020

Lecture
Time: 10am – 12pm
Venue: FCM Meeting Room A

Workshop: Experimentation Techniques of Sound

Time: 2pm – 5pm
Venue: Sound Studio R3009

*limited to 20 seats only

Diana Martinez is a professor for sound design at the SAE Institute and the National University of Colombia (UNAL) based in Bogota. She is the owner of Guateque Cine Sound Studios Bogota and a member of the Tecnopoeticas Research Group. Prof Diana obtained her Bachelor of Science in Sound Engineering from the University of San Buenaventura and a master of Arts in Sound Design from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). Since 2008 she has worked in the areas of sound post-production for audiovisual media, developing the processes of dialogue editing, foley, creation of environments and sound effects and surround mixing in 5.1 channels. Her current projects include feature and short films, documentaries and art installations. Under the invitation of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, she is visiting Malaysia to explore potential project development in the field of art, technology, science and society.