Digital Arts and New Media: MFA: Collaboration, Innovation, Social Impact

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Palimpsest: Augmented Reality Theater is an open-source augmented-reality browser capable of layering media over specific landscapes viewed through the iPhone. By employing a simple, yet powerful, scripting engine, the browser enables the creation of socially mediated narratives contextualized by geographic location, games that interact with the physical environment, and artistic performances and installations that are virtually attached to a real-world physical space. A participant... more

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Can artistic insight prove itself to be effective in the framing of a scientific hypothesis? Is it possible for art-science collaboration to fulfill the disciplinary criteria of both? 

From the 1970s to the rise of independent games, art games, documentary games, political games, and more — we are changing who plays, how we play, and what play can mean. 

Explore the aesthetic, political and ethical dimensions of new and expanded forms of documentary art practice, interactive documentary, and socially engaged art practice. 

Explore the creative potentials and social implications of emerging technologies and cultural practices.  Experiment with ideas, processes, collaborative research, and social action.  Become a critical thinker, artistic innovator, and responsible leader.

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