Friday 3 May 5-7pm IMRC (Innovative Media Research and Commercialization center) Directions Step into a bee swarm, travel back in time, or shrink down to the size of an ant in works of augmented and virtual reality created by New Media seniors. (more…)
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New Media faculty & students held a sprint for MapMap, an open source projection mapping software platform created by faculty member Sofian Audry.
The risks and rewards of a connected life are the theme of the 2018 New Media Night, where New Media seniors present capstones that invite participation on the Internet and in the real world.
Join us for the Mapping Sprint April 6-8, 2018! If you are interested in participating please contact Sofian Audry for more details.
Our New Media students produced an amazing array of creative work this semester.
We’re happy to be hosting visiting researcher Nimesha Ranasinghe this Thursday and Friday, May 3rd & 4th.
“Access Everything”: New Media Night 2017 Thursday 4 May 5-7pm IMRC (Innovative Media Research and Commercialization center) This year’s annual festival of new media at the University of Maine invites visitors to test-drive the expanded access that digital technologies can offer to populations with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and interests. Available to demo are mobile apps for the blind, peer-to-peer networks for women coders, a video terrarium that brings the weather inside your home, and other projects ranging from lasercut lamps to battling robots. (more…)
We’re happy to be hosting visiting artist / researcher Michael Krzyzaniak this Thursday and Friday, April 27th & 28th.
We're happy to be hosting visiting artist / researcher Sofian Audry this Thursday and Friday, April 20th & 21st.
A new series of micro tech classes offered by Intermedia Graduate student Wade Warman, throughout Spring semester 2017
Please join the New Media department, the IMFA graduate program and the Art dept. as we transform the IMRC and the Wyeth Family Studio Art Center at Stewart Commons into a building wide exhibition space, displaying work from undergraduate and graduate programs across departments and programs. The event begins at 5pm and runs until 8pm. Work will be on display both in the various classrooms / performance spaces and in the hallways and other non-traditional spaces. Free refreshments and Pizza will be served. Please contact New Media / Intermedia faculty Gene Felice (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any questions about the event.
The Advanced Structures & Composites Center hosted our Advanced Prototyping class to tour it’s facilities. Our students were particularly interested in their impressive Windmill testing center and state of the art wave pool for testing off shore windmill derricks. A special thanks goes out to David Erb Jr. for hosting us and to his graduate student for printing all our students some parting gifts on their Fortus 900 printer.
Here are some photos from the Spring 2016 New Media Night, examining an array of amazing creativity from our students. The Art dept. also conducted a diverse showing of student work on the other side of the IMRC / Stewart Commons, resulting in a wonderful evening of cross-pollination between our two departments. Photos by: Gene A. Felice II PHOTO GALLERY:
These photos are of final projects from the Advanced Prototyping class led by Gene A. Felice II in collaboration with the Art dept. Advanced Sculpture class led by Greg Ondo. The focus of these projects was a special project converting a 3D printed form into a Glass casting. Advanced Prototyping and Sculpture students collaborated across departments, teaching each other their technology and sharing their creativity. There are also a variety of CNC milled projects on display as well an additional gallery of photos from the Art Dept. / Sculpture program end of the semester show, including the Advanced prototyping work. Art Dept. Sculpture end of the semester show:
This year’s annual New Media Night celebrates a society that is increasingly in motion and showcases new technologies to help it stay connected on the go. (more…)
During Spring semester, the Advanced Prototyping class led by Gene A. Felice II in collaboration with the Art dept. Advanced Sculpture class led by Greg Ondo, had the opportunity to visit MIT and tour a variety of Art, Technology, Design, Architecture & Engineering labs / spaces throughout our visit. A special thanks goes out to Chris Dewart in the Architecture program for hosting us and to the University of Maine Foundation and our other University sponsors for their generous donations, making this trip free of cost for our students.
Want a taste of New Media? Try our new Minor! Just six classes with easy transition to the New Media Major.
Join New Media students for trips abroad. See Europe while you earn credit, visit artists, tour university labs, meet with start-up entrepreneurs!
Joline Blais' New Media 206 class researched sustainability issues, helped to build poster frames, and hosted a Lexicon of Sustainability "Pop-Up Art Show" in IMRC.
New Media student Kevin Boucher collaborated with New Media Alum Amy Collinsworth to feature New Media capstones in their Brewer FCU digital magazine.
New media capstone talks will be taking place during April 20th and the 27th in Lord Hall, room 100. We'd love your feedback & comments. Everyone is welcome!
NMD 430 (Trip to Europe) Before departure to Europe, students will meet with a variety of accomplished researchers, artist and new media artists via Skype sessions. The New Media Trip to Europe is a great opportunity to see different types of Media. You will travel to Venice (Italy), Ljubljana (Slovenia), and Zagreb (Croatia). You will visit a wide variety of institutions such as, contemporary museums, academic institutions, community-based organizations involved with exploring the latest technology in New Media, art, dance, film and game design. After your tip to Europe, which is about 12 days starting October 1st, you will be expected to complete a project based on what you have learned in Europe. The cost of this trip is the tuition price of the class and $3100 dollars for air fare, train, hotels, and museum fees.
Got a great New Media project idea? Need a sensor? arduino board? a few hours of programming? Apply for an NMD student grant!