Interactive Design Presentations

This evening, Professor Michael Gurevich’s PAT 452 students presented their interactive design projects. The students presented the devices that they have been working on for the first half of semester. These devices were physically interactive devices that musicians could use to create music and sound experiences, beyond keyboards and mouses, and perform in front of […]

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Creative Process Critique, part 2

Trent Hansen from Elona Van Gent’s Creative Process (UARTS 250) course responds to the critique and class over all. “The class is pretty great.  It gives us a chance to think freely and take projects wherever we want to, but gives us just enough structure to keep it from becoming a free-for-all,” Trent says. Here is an attachment […]

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5 Questions for Elona Van Gent

The visual arts section of the University’s Creative Process course gathers each Wednesday in the Design Lab 1. Creative Process is an interdisciplinary course dedicated to the exploration of creative problem solving through hands-on activities. We sat down with Elona Van Gent who teaches the visual arts section of the class. Our conversation is excerpted […]

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Gray screen station: not just for compositing!

Last night, a student found an additional use for the gray screen station. The student came in and used the gray screen station’s lighting and associated white table to take fantastic photos of his integrated circuit. This is just an example of the many different ways a Design Lab 1 user can use the gray screen station. The […]

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Creative Process Critique, part 1

Tara Beiser, Stephon Dorsey, and Motaz Khader (top left) critique Trent Hansen’s untitled piece for Elona Van Gent’s Creative Process (UARTS 250) course. The students learned how to present and talk about the work in terms of process, composition, texture, juxtaposition, and strengths/weaknesses.

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Processing “Processing”

Every Monday and Wednesday night, Art students divulge their brains into what is a new art form on the rise: code. Through a program called Processing, data can be visualized through basic graphic representations, video and audio can be manipulated and responded to, 3D models can be developed, lights can be programmed to work with […]

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