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Media art can only be conveyed by multimedia
icon: authorDieter Daniels icon: authorInke Arns

David Bowie calls sound and vision a «gift» in his 1970s song, written in Berlin. It was anticipated with pleasure then, but now it has become an almost everyday phenomenon in contemporary (media) art and in pop culture. Current examples include video clips, techno-visuals, video/audio art and sampling techniques used by DJs and VJs. Given the enormous current range of linked sound and vision, this module takes stock of recent artistic projects and academic approaches in this field, after pioneering exhibitions like «Für Augen und Ohren. [more]more