memeclassworldwide is an autonomous class within the art academy in Kiel, Germany. Based on the internet as a reference space, the class investigates post-digital phenomena, considering the range of their aesthetic, social and political dimensions. The gathered insights are integrated into practices of teaching and exhibiting. memeclassworldwide was initiated by Ramona Kortyka, Mateusz Dworczyk and Juan Blanco and collaborates with Bernhard Garnicnig and Jennifer Merlyn Scherler. memeclassx@gmail.com @memeclassworldwide @mcww.club




_exhibition

12.05 — 16.04.2021
»memeclassworldwide: Einhundert Geburtstagskerzen auf einer Buttercremetorte«, AStA Ausstellungsraum, Oberbilker Allee 57, Düsseldorf

29. 08 — 18.10.2020
memeclassworldwide as part of the exhibition »escaleras futuras«, Galeria Santa Fe, Bogotá

13.09.2019 — 24.11.2019
»memeclassworldwide: I didn’t know it’s that easy«, exhibition at Prima Kunst Container, Stadtgalerie, Kiel

10.07.2019 — 13.07.2019
»memeclassworldwide: today everything is weird«, annual exhibition of Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design, Kiel

_teaching

13.04.2021 - 13.07.2021
»memeclassworldwide: sorry for the inconvenience« at Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design, Kiel

27.10.2020 — 16.02.202
»memeclassworldwide: riots and love« at Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design, Kiel

10.11.2020 — 14.11.202
»memeclassworldwide: how to teach a plant the alphabet«, Guest lecture within the seminar »New Media Art Workshop« University of Art and Design, Institute ofArt and Education, Linz

21.04.2020 — 14.07.202
»memeclassworldwide: put on your tinfoil hat« at Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design, Kiel

21.10.2019 — 17.02.202
»memeclassworldwide: computing and programming lounge« at Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design, Kiel

15.10.2019 — 19.10.201
»new media art seminar-takeover« at University of Art and Design, Linz

16.04.2019 — 25.06.201
»YouTube seminar« at Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design, Kiel

_talks

04.03.2021
»memeclassworldwide: good ideas always appeal to people when they resonate with their hidden needs«. Guest lecture within the seminar »Memes«, FHNW Academy of Art and Design, Learning Lab Arts and Design, Basel

05.11.2020
»how did we get here? a glance at the development of the academies and art schools«, Bernhard Garnicnig in conversation with memeclassworldwide. Contribution to the seminar series »KUNST + KARRIERE« by Nina Venus at Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design, Kiel

19.11.2020
»memeclassworldwide: break it until you make it then spark a little joy!« Guest lecture at »carte blanche«, FHNW Academy of Art and Design, Institute of Art, Forum 2, Basel