2016 MDP Design Residency CFP and Jury Announcement

December 17, 2015

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The MDP Summer Design Residency is granted to a creative practitioner or team whose experimental design work engages emerging issues in science, technology, culture, and society. The winning proposal—to be selected by a jury that includes…

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2015 Research Event featuring m-a-u-s-e-r

August 3, 2015

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Informal review and reception; tacos, discussion, and libations 6-8:00 pm, Thursday, August 13, 2015, Wind Tunnel Gallery RSVP on Facebook.   Media Design Practices invites you to join us for an informal review and reception celebrating the…

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Seams and Superpowers

July 19, 2015

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by Philip van Allen, Core Faculty   I recently taught an intensive four week course called Seams and Superpowers, part of the MDP Lab track curriculum. Inspired by our department’s participation in the 2015 Microsoft Design…

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MDP/Lab Thesis 2015 Events

March 23, 2015

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EXHIBITION: April 9-18 / SYMPOSIUM: April 9 / RECEPTION: April 16 Wind Tunnel Graduate Center for Critical Practice, Art Center College of Design ____________ April 9 OPENING RECEPTION: 5-8:30 pm SYMPOSIUM: 6-7:30 pm MDP/Lab Thesis Exhibition and Symposium will…

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Along the Frontier of Resolution

February 27, 2015

Real Esmeralda, a housing development in Andalucía, on the northwest frontier of the digital model of Mexico City, as rendered in Google Earth 7.1.2.2041.

By Ian Besler, Post-Graduate Fellow The city of Google Los Angeles is bursting with palm trees, edged by sparkling beaches, and even features a Hollywood sign, much like the conventional Los Angeles that many people…

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Lab Inquiry Report: Detourism

January 15, 2014

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By David Leonard, Adjunct Faculty Detourism, the first Lab Inquiry in 2013-14, introduced students to augmented reality. Bruce Sterling described Augmented Reality (AR) as “the collision of metaphysics and technology.” The technological agnosticism of the four-week…

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