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 »
Month: March 2017
Adjunct Professor Danny Ferrell was featured in BOOOOOOOM’s Artist Spotlight series. See the spotlight images here
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 »
The School of Art is excited to announce the appointment of Los Angeles-based artist Erin Cosgrove as the 2017-18 Kraus Distinguished Visiting Professor of Art. Cosgrove will join the faculty next fall to teach one undergraduate course per term, engage with our graduate students, and lecture on her work. The School of Art looks forward… Read more »
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 »
Katie Rose Pipkin’s MFA ’18 article “A Video Game Immerses You in an Opera Composed by Dogs” on David Kanaga’s latest game Oiκοςpiel is published in Hyperallergic.
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 »
Professor Levin was featured by Houston Public Media’s Art Insight about his interactive installation “Ghost Pole Propagator” at the 2016 Day for Night Festival. Watch a video of Professor Levin’s work here
“UNLOADED”, a traveling exhibition organized by Professor Slavick, opens at Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art on Mar 14 with a reception Apr 7 from 5-8pm. The show runs through Apr 14.
Silver and Harp present works from the Fairy Fantastic! series including “The Sausage,” “Stinkhorn,” and “Better Out Than In.” at the Pittsburgh Humanities Festival on March 25 at 11:30am, Trust Education Center, 805 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Created by Suzie Silver and Hilary Harp, Fairy Fantastic! is a fairy and folk tale video series… Read more »