16 - 18 DECEMBER 2010

Planetary Collegium, M-Node & NABA Media Design & New Media Art Symposium
in collaboration with NoemaLab and Mediateca Santa Teresa


New Media Art Education & Research 3: Always Already New
Thinking Media, Subversing Feeling, Scaffolding Knowledge: Art and Education in the Praxis of Transformation
curated by Francesco Monico

Celebrating the 30 years of the Nuova Accademia delle Belle Arti – New Academy of Fine Arts in Milan, NABA, and as part of our blueprint program aimed at exploring the relations among culture, art and technologies, the PhD Program of the Planetary Collegium’s M-Node and the NABA School of Media Design & New Media Art, in collaboration with NoemaLab are organizing a 3-day meeting on December 16 – 18, 2010, in Milan @NABA to challenge, foresee and debate in a subversive, non linear, anarchic and non academic free way, future strategies and forms of education in Media, Art & Design and the role of the research and production spaces for artists and creative professionals working with technologies.

“Always Already New” is part of the New Media Art Education & Research conferences that the PhD Program M-Node and the NABA Department of Media Design & New Media Art have been organizing for a few years. The education and research programs will provide opportunities for discussion and engagement with a wide range of professionals: teachers, researchers, scholars, curators, meetings’ experts, from art and technology labs across Italy and worlwide.

After the three days with international participants from many realms NABA Media Design & New Media Arts and M-NODE in collaboration with NoemaLab will also identify the key topics for a follow-up expert’s meeting as well as some urgent research areas to focus on in the 2011 symposium.


– Art on the Edge: new strategies for sustainable creativity;

– The New Creativity: art and education in the time of transformations;

– Transdisciplinary Territory: the limits of Video in Media education;

– Changing visions: new models of art in education; Beyond Sensibility: new perspectives on art and its formation;

– Authoritarian dreams imaginary, vision and utopias, beyond dreams;

– New Instruments for Teaching and Learning: do they change anything?

– Relevant experiences and case histories.

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