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NMD students commandeer BBC, Katy Perry's skirt
DECEMBER_2013. When twenty New Media majors traveled with faculty member Mike Scott to Europe last October, they knew they would be getting used to new time zones, languages, and food. They didn't realize they would be meeting well into the night with a different new media trailblazer each day, from net art pioneer Don Foresta to alumnus Ryan Genz, who showed them an interactive dress he designed for Katy Perry.
Research, Reframe, Respond at 2013 Without Borders
SEPTEMBER_2013. The 10th Annual Without Borders Festival opens Friday 6 September in Lord Hall Gallery with an exhibition that documents how variations in artistic process lead to material works of art.
Immerse! New Media Night 2013 at IMRC
2_MAY_2013, Innovative Media Research and Commercialization center 6-8pm. Get out of that chair and immerse yourself! For the first time, this year's annual exhibition of standout New Media projects takes place in our spanking-new IMRC building. Discover how our seniors are already taking advantage of this cutting-edge facility, and learn how mobile apps, immersive projections, and social networks are drawing participants into new connections with nature and real-world communities.
New Media to hire new faculty member in fall 2013
MARCH_2013. The New Media and Intermedia programs will soon have a new faculty member, thanks to a tenure-track position approved by the University of Maine this spring. The good news comes at a time when a number of exciting developments are coming to fruition for the department.
Jewels blink and owls fly at 2012 New Media Night
THURSDAY_26_APRIL_2012, Collins Center for the Arts, 7-9pm. New media crawl out of the screen and onto your skin at the 2012 New Media Night, which features light graffiti, tattoo photography, virtual beauty, and digital jewelry. Exhibits on view demonstrate what happens when students mix digital media with live birds, schoolroom lunches, and the 2012 presidential election.
Hackers and humanists converge for U-Me conference
SEPTEMBER_26-29, 2011. Can a self-published author of a Kindle novel make it to the New York Times bestseller list? Can a small-town archive in Lubec or Lincoln share their history online without in-house digital staff of their own? Can Twitter unseat despots in Libya and galvanize guerilla gardeners in Los Angeles? Digital Humanities Week 2011 answers these questions and more for students and academics wondering how their workplace and backyards might be changed by new media.
Award-winners featured at 2011 Capstone Night
APRIL_19_2011. Two New Media projects that won first and second place at the 2011 Undergraduate Research and Academic Showcase will be on view at this year's Capstone Night. The event features twenty innovative senior projects focusing on everything from iPads to indie music to ice-fishing.
Intermedia MFAs take wing at Without Borders VII
SEPTEMBER_2010. Percussive performers and historical predecessors join the newest crop of MFAs in Without Borders VII, an exhibition celebrating all things intermedia.
Open Your Eyes: 2010 Capstone Night
"Open Your Eyes," the theme of the 2010 New Media Capstone Night, features innovative computer games, new business models, augmented reality, and more. Held in Lord Hall from 4 to 6pm on Wednesday 28 April (Maine Day), this event showcases 35 senior projects that reveal or transform what we take in with our eyes, ears, and even taste buds.
Technology versus history
Italian curator Laura Barreca contrasts the long view of traditional art history and conservation with the brief lifespan of contemporary artistic media, asking how works in ephemeral media should be preserved for the future in the light of controversies such as the restoration of the Sistine Chapel.