RESEARCH RENDEZVOUS


ANGELIKA SEESCHAAF VERES + GREG SIMS, EMMA WESTECOTT

 
DateThursday, March 24, 2016 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

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 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Cost

FREE

Email

research@ocadu.ca

Website

http://www.ocadu.ca/research

Location

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

Please join us for an end of year social and celebration of our First Year Drawing and Painting Student Self Portraits! 
An MFA Thesis Exhibition by Kirstie McCallum
Thesis Exhibition for Interdisciplinary Art, Media and Design Masters Candidate Shannon Lee
Harm Reduction Workshop from the Peer Wellness Education Program at Health & Wellness 
On Tuesday, April 23rd come support C Magazine at our annual fundraising auction of Canadian and international contemporary art at the Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto, with work by Ginette Legaré and Beth Stuart.
Have you ever wondered what happens behind the closed doors of a grant review committee? Join the Office of Research and Innovation on Wednesday, April 24th for an eye-opening discussion on research and arts funding applications and reviews, featuring panelists who have served as reviewers in the past.
SUGAR is a site-critical project located near the Redpath sugar factory on Toronto’s Sugar Beach, and formerly on the site of the seminal Guvernment and RPM nightclubs. The SUGAR music events pay homage to the Club by using dance and discourse to animate the material and cultural conditions explored by SUGAR’s curatorial project.
Icons of the Blues, by Professor Terry Shoffner.
An international symposium to release the findings of the StudentDwellTO research partnership and discuss alternatives to the housing (un)affordability crisis.
Toronto Queer Film Festival  (TQFF) is showcasing student work again this fall! We are seeking film + video work under 20 minutes in length. Preference for work created in or after 2017.
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

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
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