Month: March 2017

Professor Ali Momeni with Robotics Institute and Pittsburgh Children’s Museum Awarded NSF Grant

A proposal to the NSF’s EAGER: MAKER program led by Associate Professor Ali Momeni with co-investigators Stelian Coros (Robotics Institute) and Peter Wardrip (Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh) received $240K of funding over two-years. This project will allow the researchers to investigate two novel two innovative interactive design tools for learning-through-making, and assesses their efficacy in… Read more »

On The Ground: Adam Milner MFA ’17 at Casa Maauad, Mexico City

This installment of On The Ground comes from Adam Milner, a 2017 Masters of Fine Arts candidate creating and interrogating archives in search of moments of intimacy. For three months I lived in Mexico City, in a little residential neighborhood called San Rafael, and created an exhibition called A History of Man at Casa Maauad…. Read more »

Professor Paolo Pedercini’s “Casual Games for Protestors” Featured in Vice

Associate Professor Paolo Pedercini and multi-disciplinary artist Harry Josephine Giles’ initiative “Casual Games for Protestors” was featured in Vice. These games don’t need much preparation, and are meant to be played by pairs or groups during marches with the goal to help the spirit of protest endure. Based on Giles’s Casual Games “for Casual Walkers”… Read more »

Pittsburgh City Paper Covers Second Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Pittsburgh’s 2nd annual Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon organized by Visiting Assistant Professor Angela Washko, and hosted by the Carnegie Museum of Art, was featured in Pittsburgh City Paper, interviewing Char Stiles BCSA ’16 and other participants. Co-organized and lead by Washko and Hannah Turpin, curatorial assistant for contemporary art and photography at the CMOA, both underscored… Read more »