New media is a contemporary art field focused on artistic experimentation with pre- and post-digital technologies that fall outside the traditional disciplines of fine arts. This spectre, which covers interactive, sound and audiovisual art, is present, as an interdisciplinary mix, in the professional practice of our students. Our graduates work as artists, television producers, multimedia designers, entrepreneurs and technological artists. The list of our alumni includes Piibe Piirma, Mart Normet, Eve Arpo, Taavi Suisalu, Juhan Soomets, Tõnis Jürgens and Hannes Aasamets.


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Burn_Slow Workshop – EKA New Media at Pixeache

EKA New Media has been enlisted as an educational partner in this years Pixelache festival online event #Burn_Slow Events are starting this Friday and Saturday with #Burn_Slow, a series of talks and workshops organized by Liepaja University MP Lab. These events are free and specially made for students. Students varying from Fine Art to Design are welcome, as well as others interested.  ...


Portfolio Café is structured around one-on-one meetings that take place between local and international fine arts and design professionals and graduate students. Each meeting takes place about 50 minutes. During Portfolio Café sessions students introduce themselves and their work, and experts share their observations, provide recommendations ask, questions etc. After the first scheduled ...
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Sten Saarits at Vent Space

Sten Saarits is opening “Conversing in Absentia” on October 4th, 6 PM, at Vent Space.   The exhibition presents three new installations by audio-visual artist and masters graduate at the New Media Arts department of EKA. The works can be seen as micro-landscapes or externalized thought spaces of how small details of the everyday can shine in a new light during the time of crisis. The ...
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Open lecture on electroacoustic music: Yiorgis Sakellariou

Composing the Sublime: Rituals in Electroacoustic Music Can electroacoustic music concerts become places of ritual? Open lecture on Monday, 9.03. at 16:00, room A302 In this talk, Yiorgis Sakellariou (GR) will explore this question that marked the beginning of an analytical and practical research of the social existence of electroacoustic music and the sublime experience of acousmatic ...
Meaning-making in Digital Art, Games, and Artistic Research

Meaning-making in Digital Art, Games, and Artistic Research

The research project focuses on theoretical and practical questions about digital art, games, artistic research, and hybrid art practices. The sub-themes listed below reflect changes in art during the last decades. Contemporary innovations in art will be studied within the context of art history. The research involves both traditional creativity practices as well as the emergence of new ...
Expert committee: the Estonian Academy of Arts and its activities have visibility both in Estonia and internationally

Expert committee: the Estonian Academy of Arts and its activities have visibility both in Estonia and internationally

The Quality Assessment Council of the Estonian Quality Agency for Higher and Vocational Education (EKKA) has given institutional accreditation to the Estonian Academy of Arts for the maximum period of seven years. The international committee that carried out the assessment highlighted EAA’s thorough and participatory development activities and cooperation both within Estonia and ...

Impro-Recorder-Bot at SMC conference

Hans-Gunter Lock participates at SMC (Sound and Music Computation) conference with the sound and light installation “ImproRecorderBot”, which takes place from July 4th to 8th at Aalto University (Espoo, Finland). The main object is an automatic recorder. which is placed in an environment of electronic sounds and colored lights. Have a view to the demonstration video:

Üle Heli Fine Art Night

Friday, May 26th from 8PM takes place the first year new media student’s semester project presentations. The Loaction: PADA: Kalasadama 6, Tallinn. More infomations from Facebook: https://et-ee.facebook.com/events/811016259054431/

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