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News from the Dynamic Media Institute

DMI/ISGM collaboration selected as a finalist for a 2010 MITX Interactive Awards

Building Upon a Legacy, a DMI collaboration with the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum has been selected as a finalist for a 2010 MITX Interactive Award in the Government and Nonprofit category. This website, designed and developed by Brian Lucid and Heather Shaw, documents the planning and construction of the Museum’s new building, designed by architect Renzo Piano.

Provocative Objects: the extradition, a cyberSurreal exhibit-event. Friday, November 12, 2010

Please join us on Friday, November 12, 2010 in The Patricia Doran Gallery at Massachusetts College of Art and Design for the cyberSurreal, interdisciplinary and immersive exhibit-event & experience:  read more »

Spring 2010 Reviews Scheduled for May 14, 17, and 18

Please join us on May 14, 17, and 18 for end of semester reviews.  read more »

inter-akt: An Evening of Multimedia Design, Thursday, April 15, 2010

The Dynamic Media Institute invites you to join us for inter-akt: An Evening of Multimedia Design, a one night exhibit of DMI student work.

Interaction is losing its meaning. We hear it used to describe everything from the Internet, television, and video games, to automobiles and appliances.  read more »

Media Tech Tonic #14: “The Artist's Hand in the Digital Age”, Frank Wilson, Tuesday, March 23

The Dynamic Media Institute (DMI) and the Curatorial Program at Massachusetts College of Art and Design welcomes Frank Wilson to MassArt on Tuesday, March 23 at 6:00 pm for his lecture, “The Artist's Hand in the Digital Age”.

This lecture is free and open to the public.  read more »

Media Tech Tonic #13: “High-Low Tech”, Leah Buechley, Thursday, March 18

Leah Buechley will discuss the work of her High-Low Tech group at the MIT Media Lab including the LilyPad Arduino on Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 6:30 in MassArt's Trustee's Room, Tower Building. This event is co-presented by the Dynamic Media Institute (DMI) and the Studio for Interrelated Media (SIM) at Massachusetts College of Art and Design. This lecture is free and open to the public.  read more »

New Essays from Design Seminar 1, Fall 2009

DMI invites you read a selection of essays from the fall 2009 Design Seminar 1 class taught by Associate Professor Joe Quackenbush.  read more »

Media Tech Tonic #17: Information Architecture in the Age of Mobile Devices, Ryan Evans, Thursday, November 18

Ryan Evans, Media Tech Tonic #17

Ryan Evans, Director of Experience Design at Corey McPherson Nash will speak about the unique challenges presented to information architects faced designing for web-connected mobile devices.  read more »

Media Tech Tonic #12: “Losing Your Voice: Sampled Speech and Song from the Uncanny to the Unremarkable,” Joseph Auner

DMI welcomes Joseph Auner, Chair and Professor of Music at Tufts University, for its third lecture in the fall 2009 Media Tech Tonic Lecture Series on Wednesday, December 2 at 6:30 with "Losing Your Voice: Sampled Speech and Song from the Uncanny to the Unremarkable."  read more »

DMI Launches Vimeo Channel

DMI invites you to visit its new channel on Vimeo, the video hosting network, at http://vimeo.com/channels/dmi.  read more »

DMI Professor Jan Kubasiewicz at ICID and CAFA, Beijing, 2009

In October, professor Jan Kubasiewicz, DMI Coordinator, was invited to present a lecture titled "Design for Communication and Interaction: The Core Concepts of Dynamic Media and Its Pedagogy" at the International Conference on Interaction Design (ICID) in Beijing. Organized by Tsinghua University, Carnegie Mellon University, and the Hong-Kong Polytechnic University the ICID conference was the first such event in China focused exclusively on the discipline of interaction design, and gathering designers and educators from America, Asia, Europe, and Australia.  read more »

Media Tech Tonic #11: "What Art Can Tell Us About the Brain", Dr. Margaret Livingstone, Thursday, November 12

DMI welcomes Dr. Margaret Livingstone, Professor of Neurobiology at the Harvard Medical School and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems at Boston University, for its second lecture in the fall 2009 Media Tech Tonic Lecture Series on Thursday, November 12 at 6:30 with "What Art Can Tell Us About the Brain".  read more »

Ramesh Raskar Kicks-off 2009 DMI Media Tech Tonic Lecture Series

DMI welcomes Ramesh Raskar, Associate Professor, MIT Media Lab, Camera Culture Group Leader and Co-Director of the Center for Future Storytelling to MassArt to kick-off its fall 2009 Media Tech Tonic Lecture Series on Tuesday, October 20 at 6:30 with "Computational Photography: "The Future Starts Now".  read more »

DMI Professor Brian Lucid at TypeCon 2009

This past July associate professor Brian Lucid was invited to present "Onomatopeoia" at TypeCon 2009, the annual gathering of the Society of Typographic Aficionados in Atlanta, GA.

This case study presentation serves to display a collection of short typographic movies -- created by sophomore-level typography students -- that explore the visual representation of musical structure and the dynamic relationship between typography and the spoken word.  read more »

DMI Congratulates Graduating Students

The Dynamic Media Institute congratulates Mahesh Gudapakkam, Dan Johnston, Mingxi Li, Colin Owens, and Agata Stadnick on the successful completion of their MFA. The five presented their final work and thesis documents to the DMI review board in May. Best of luck to our new graduates! Learn more about each project by clicking on the title below.

Mahesh Godapakkam
A Learner-Centered Approach to Teaching Programming

Dan Johnston  read more »

DMI Alumni and Student Teaching Summer Courses

DMI alumni Colin Owens (MFA, 2009) and current student David Tames (MFA, 2011) have generously offered their expertise as instructors in two courses this summer.  read more »

DMI Coordinator Professor Jan Kubasiewicz Lectures in Poland and US

DMI Coordinator and Professor of Design, Jan Kubasiewicz, is enjoying a busy summer.  read more »

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