The Academy of Media Arts Cologne Archive

The Academy of Media Arts Cologne has taken on the task of establishing a central archive, in order to catalogue and store the artistic productions and positions created at the KHM as well as the history of the school in its entirety and to ensure long-term access in fitting with the various source media.
For a long time, archivists and collecting institutions have asked themselves which organisational and technical measures for the preservation of media art should be employed in order to ensure access beyond the mostly short-term development lifecycles that hardware and software is subject to. The archive confronts these challenges with its preservation projects and new concepts around the distribution of information.


Current Student Projects

+25 KHM: Studio discussions with KHM personalities

+25 KHM: Studio discussions with KHM personalities
+25 KHM: Studio Conversations with KHM Personalities In 2015, its 25th year, the Academy of Media Arts Cologne invited back the people who have built it up and stamped their mark on it over many years. What lead them to becoming part of the KHM? What in particular occupied them, moved them and kept them alive as artists, filmmakers or theoreticians at the KHM? Each one of them has, with their spirit and their imagination and from their respective artistic, theoretic and philosophic perspectives, brought the Academy of Media Arts Cologne into being. Is the interaction of these various perspectives the sound of the KHM? Personal narrative is a central concern of the series.
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Prof. Dr. Siegfried Zielinski
27:04
Prof. Dr.  Alfred Biolek
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Prof. Anna Anders
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Prof. Marcel Odenbach
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 Prof. Jürgen Klauke
Prof. Dr. Marie-Luise Angerer
Prof. Andreas Henrich

Archive

Academy of Media Arts Cologne
Kristof Efferenn

Peter-Welter-Platz 2

50676 Köln
Fon: +49 221 20189 - 346 / - 180
Mail:  archiv@khm.de


Hours

Monday:         10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wednesday:  10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Thursday:       1 p.m. –  4 p.m.


Press and PR Office

Academy of Media Arts Cologne
Peter-Welter-Platz 2
D-50676 Köln
Fon: +49 221 20189 - 135 / - 330
Fax: +49 221 20189 - 17
Mail: presse@khm.de

Address

Academy of Media Arts Cologne  
Peter-Welter-Platz 2
D-50676 Köln
Fon: +49 221 20189 - 0
Fax: +49 221 20189 - 17

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