From Print to Pixel is a new format in the realm of image and media competence and supports users in learning to read, understand and interpret (digital) images: Get the Full Picture

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Visual Protest on the Web
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Visual Protest on the Web

WITH ULLA AUTENRIETH, DANIELA BRUGGER UND NOHA MOKHTAR

This panel discusses visual protest cultures on social media and how such protests are an important form of communication for young people.

What the Fake!?
Workshop

What the Fake!?

ages 12–20 / 90 min.

We often consume news online and information circulates at a frantic pace on social media – including hoaxes. Photographs play a key role here. How can we identify manipulated image content? The workshop focuses on tips to help you develop a critical eye for images in the context of fake news.

SELF-PRESENTATION
Teaching Material

SELF-PRESENTATION

SECONDARY LEVELS I AND II / AGES 13–19

The teaching material is designed for classes at secondary levels I and II (ages 12–20). It includes interactive worksheets for students as well as teacher preparation material and a planning grid for three double lessons.

Visual Fakes in the Digital Realm
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Visual Fakes in the Digital Realm

Images and videos are important tools for disseminating fake news – and this is by no means a recent phenomenon dating back just a few years. Unfortunately, although most fakes are produced at low cost, they are nonetheless effective.

By Karolin Schwarz

BYE, BYE NORMS, HELLO EMPOWERMENT!
Article

BYE, BYE NORMS, HELLO EMPOWERMENT!

Norms and stereotypes play a delimiting role yet can be found everywhere. Even in the realm of digital self-presentation. When people who break the norms gain visibility, what effect does this have? An insightful look at the discussion on self-enactment and empowerment.

By Maria Rutschke

My Networked Images
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My Networked Images

The unit My Networked Images tackles the production, distribution and consumption of images that circulate online on a daily basis, and is dedicated to questions of (self-)presentation, amongst others.

Tracking My Data
Workshop

Tracking My Data

ages 12–20 / 90 Min.

The moment we start surfing online, our data is collected, stored and processed. When we interact with digital images, what kind of data trail do we leave and what is it used for? The students discover new options to allow them to use the internet autonomously, creatively and more securely.

Copy & Pose
Workshop

Copy & Pose

ages 12–20 / 90 Min.

The realm of social media is a playground for self-presentation. How do images of influencers affect our self-image and the way we see things? And what kinds of opportunities does media (self )enactment hold out? Using examples from art, pop culture and everyday life, students acquire strategies for dealing critically with the images they encounter on the internet.

Facial Recognition
Teaching Material

Facial Recognition

secondary levels I and II / ages 13–19

What can machines read in our faces and what is this information used for? Comprehensive teaching material including extensive preparation material for teachers, background information, videos and worksheets that can be worked on digitally or printed out. Download now for free!

Beauty Filters
Article

Beauty Filters

When Beauty Is Standardised

With just a few clicks you can fundamentally change your appearance on social media and elsewhere – using beauty filters. The filters that are used operate according to very strict patterns. Does this produce standardised ideals of beauty? And what does all this have to do with privacy?

By Sophie-Charlotte Opitz

Facial Recognition
Article

Facial Recognition

Technology between Support and Suppression

Facial recognition is a procedure that can help in the (timely) detection and solving of crimes, identity verification and various forms of surveillance. Why are cameras used to automatically capture pictures of people’s faces, what are these images then used for and what does this mean in terms of data protection?

By Sophie-Charlotte Opitz and Jana Honegger