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July 17, 2023

New publication on visitors’ bodily, emotional, and transformative experience with an installation artwork

Installation art, with its immersive and participatory nature, evokes and necessitates bodily engagement and awareness. A new study shows that these aspects are integral to the overall art experience, appreciation, and transformative outcomes.
February 01, 2023

PhD Candidates Theresa Demmer & Stephanie Miller at the CoBeNe Academy 2023

written by Corinna Kühnapfel UNIVE PhD candidates Stephanie Miller and Theresa Demmer will present their research at the 2nd Annual Doctoral Conference Vienna Doctoral School CoBeNe PhD Academy on Friday, February 2nd at the University of Vienna. The two-day student-organised event brings together researchers from Psychology, Neuroscience, Behavioral/Cognitive Biology and Cognitive Humanities. Please find the […]

written by Christine Goutrié

This article explores an intersection between the critique of racism and power relations in teaching and the factography developed in the Soviet Union in the 1920s.

Writing from a White East German perspective, the author describes how she applies factographic concepts to her teaching of digital media, and how the facts of the «production process» of teaching become part of the teaching itself. This kind of teaching reveals one’s own learning and unlearning process, names biographical stations, and shows situated knowledge while also uncovering the gaps of one’s own positionings and positions. The author describes factographic gaps as central for her teaching and its critical stance toward power relations.

The full text can be found here. (Unfortunately, the text is written in German only.)