RESEARCH RENDEZVOUS


ANGELIKA SEESCHAAF VERES + GREG SIMS, EMMA WESTECOTT

 
DateThursday, March 24, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm


Cost

FREE

Email

research@ocadu.ca

Website

http://www.ocadu.ca/research

Location

205 RICHMOND ST. W. | Room 701K | DF SALON

Emma Westecott: Critical Game Making

Digital games are an increasingly significant contemporary critical form in which makers express models of gameplay that make meaning beyond the context of pure entertainment. Game culture is pervasive and amidst a wider technological context that invites all our active participation provides one setting for the rise in creative expression evident across digital existence.

Starting from a feminist perspective situated in an art and design university, this talk explores a set of lenses to approach critical making practices in games. The hope is that the approaches discussed may offer frameworks applicable across the digital diaspora.

Angelika Seeschaaf Veres + Greg Sims: 3D Design – Digital and Material Interplay

This research explores current and future implications of 3D digital technologies in design processes as it redefines our relation to objects, experiences and environments. Product Designer Angelika Seeschaaf Veres and Jewellery Designer Greg Sims bring their unique perspectives on this topic by elaborating on the potential within the liminal space of the digital and the material. The research discourse will map new cultural and social trajectories considering: Usercentred design & product customization, digital fluency and meaningful making.

 



Research Rendezvous March 24th Poster
DateThursday, March 24, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm


Cost

FREE

Email

research@ocadu.ca

Website

http://www.ocadu.ca/research

Location

205 RICHMOND ST. W. | Room 701K | DF SALON

Recent and current graduate students are invited to submit proposals for "Passion Projects" in the OCAD U Graduate Gallery. Exhibitions and Experimental time available in June and July.
Solo Exhibition "WATERWORKS" at The Fayetteville Underground Gallery, Fayetteville, Arkansas – June 1 – June 30, with on opening the evening of June 2.
Presented on behalf of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences and School of Interdisciplinary Studies, OCAD University is pleased to launch two books.
All are welcome! Interested in drawing a professional model? These sessions are perfect for people looking for life drawing without instruction.
Cheryl Pope Objects for Listening IN COLLABORATION WITH OCAD UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY
All are welcome! Interested in drawing a professional model? These sessions are perfect for people looking for life drawing without instruction.
OCAD U Faculty member Anson Liaw is honoured to be selected by the judges to be 1 of 25 Illustrator artists to exhibit 10 pieces of illustration artwork for the annual 2016 ILLUSTRATED 2016 exhibit
Wednesday, June 15 5 to 6:30 p.m. OCAD University’s Great Hall 100 McCaul St., Second Floor
Fast + furious, bold + curious! An open, non-curated digital image sharing event where anything goes.
All are welcome! Interested in drawing a professional model? These sessions are perfect for people looking for life drawing without instruction.
Thursday, March 24, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm

Emma Westecott: Critical Game Making

Digital games are an increasingly significant contemporary critical form in which makers express models of gameplay that make meaning beyond the context of pure entertainment. Game culture is pervasive and amidst a wider technological context that invites all our active participation provides one setting for the rise in creative expression evident across digital existence.

Starting from a feminist perspective situated in an art and design university, this talk explores a set of lenses to approach critical making practices in games. The hope is that the approaches discussed may offer frameworks applicable across the digital diaspora.

Angelika Seeschaaf Veres + Greg Sims: 3D Design – Digital and Material Interplay

This research explores current and future implications of 3D digital technologies in design processes as it redefines our relation to objects, experiences and environments. Product Designer Angelika Seeschaaf Veres and Jewellery Designer Greg Sims bring their unique perspectives on this topic by elaborating on the potential within the liminal space of the digital and the material. The research discourse will map new cultural and social trajectories considering: Usercentred design & product customization, digital fluency and meaningful making.

 

Venue & Address: 
205 RICHMOND ST. W. | Room 701K | DF SALON
Website: 
http://www.ocadu.ca/research
Email: 
research@ocadu.ca
Cost: 
FREE
Research Rendezvous March 24th Poster
Ignite Imagination - The Campaign for OCAD U

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