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Announcing: An Exhibition of Student Projects!

What: Projects from “Special Topics in Interactive Art & Computational Design“ Where: Carnegie Mellon STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, CFA-111 When: Wednesday, 28 April 2010, 4:30-6:00pm Golan LEVIN (Associate Professor of Electronic Art) and Patrick Gage KELLEY (Teaching Assistant and PhD Student, CS), are proud to present capstone projects and other treats from our interdisciplinary Spring […]

Image Tampering, Retouching, and Synthetic Beauty: A Curricular Unit

Image Retouching: A Critical Approach for Media Arts Educators I developed the following course unit on image tampering, retouching and manipulation for my Introduction to the Electronic Media Studio (EMS1) class at Carnegie Mellon. The semester course is intended for first-year students with little or no computer experience, and serves the purpose of introducing students […]

Pedagogic Resources on Chinese Painting Villages

Below are some resources about the “Chinese Painting Village” phenomenon, such as Dafen or Wushipu in Shenzhen, which employ about 10,000 artists and produce more than 60% of the world’s oil paintings. The information below may be ‘of interest’ to arts educators and/or students, particularly those studying painting. I am grateful to Clement Valla for […]

Criteria for a Music Department Head Search

Criteria for a Music School Head Search. In early 2006, our School of Music was about to conduct a Head Search. Although my appointment at Carnegie Mellon University is in the School of Art, and not within the School of Music, I was nonetheless concerned for the outcome of the search, and so I drafted […]

Art and Code recap!

I’ve finally recovered from directing ART AND CODE, a conference about “programming environments for artists, young people, and the rest of us” that we held at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh from March 6-9th. The conference featured 26 workshops in 11 different arts-programming languages, and lecture presentations by fifteen or so of the key innovators […]