The Experiential and Experimental in Media Arts Cultures


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The aim of the module is to support the project writing process at the semester with the overall semester theme, the experiential and experimental in Media Arts Cultures. It may offer a number of courses, including:

  • Introduction to Project based learning 
  • Methods of Creative and Critical Making
  • Practice-based research methodologies. 

Learning objectives


  • Identify and appreciate the experimental and experiential dimensions of Media Arts Cultures in a transdisciplinary context.
  • Understand the foundations and practical applications of project-based learning, particularly in the Scandinavian context and the broader field of Media Arts Cultures.
  • Acquire knowledge of practice-based research methodologies and methods of creative and critical making within Media Arts Cultures.


  • Ability to deploy appropriate methods and technologies for the conceptualization and execution of experimental and experiential projects in the Media Arts Cultures space.
  • Proficiency in integrating knowledge from cross-disciplinary research to inform and enhance experimental and experiential project development.
  • Capacity to collaborate effectively in teams, embracing diverse perspectives, to co-create in the Media Arts Cultures domain.


  • Demonstrate a holistic approach to producing experimental and experiential projects that blend art, science, and technology.
  • Reflect critically on the interplay of experimental and experiential practices within Media Arts Cultures, assessing their societal and cultural ramifications.
  • Effectively present findings and outputs, within relevant methodological and theoretical frameworks pertinent to the Media Arts Cultures field.



Name of examThe Experiential and Experimental in Media Arts Cultures
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Permitted aids
All written and all electronic aids
Further instructions to be found in the semester description.
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleThe Experiential and Experimental in Media Arts Cultures
Module codeKAMAC20245
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
This module is offered only as a part of the ERASMUS MUNDUS Master of Excellence: Media Arts Cultures at Aalborg University, Denmark
2nd. semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Arts in Media Arts Cultures
Study BoardStudy Board of Art, Health and Technology
DepartmentDepartment of Communication and Psychology
FacultyFaculty of Social Sciences and Humanities