New media is a contemporary art discipline that is focused on technological experimentation and digital technologies that fall outside the traditional concept of fine arts. This spectre, which covers interactive, sound and audiovisual art, is present, as an interdisciplinary mix, in the professional practice of the department graduates. 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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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 ...

Open Lecture: multimedia artist Tyler Tekatch

On this Wednesday, 16th October at 4 PM in room A501 takes place the 7th Open Seminar of the Faculty of Fine Arts. This time we are visited by Canadian multimedia artist Tyler Tekatch. The seminar will be held in English. Hamilton-based artist Tyler Tekatch creates work in film, video and installation that explores perception and the religious imagination. Influenced by Canadian ...
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 ...

EKA + Aalto students exhibition System & Error at EKKM

System & Error Exhibition: 23rd February / 4th March Off-season Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia (EKKM), Opening Party: 18:00 / Friday 23rd Ordinary life is made of eventful junctures, constant surprises and adjustments that go beyond all attempts to rigorously plan and design things. Infrastructures crack, smart phones make errors, printers print funny stuff, states fail and the ...
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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