Computational Arts News

A quasi-metabolic ‘happening’ that uses collective neurosignaling to grow next-generation Hylozoic Series protocell formations by Philip Beesley with MECI collaborators Mark-David Hosale and Alan Macy for the Rotterdam DEAF2012 Exhibition, 2012
May 27, 2016

Workshop and speaker series focus on human-computer interaction

AMPD Computational Arts Professor Mark-David Hosale and Theatre Professor Erika Batdorf, along with collaborators Kate Digby (University of Kansas, Manhattan) and Alan Macy (BIOPAC Systems, Inc.) are combining their interests in human-computer interaction to present Movement and Emotion as Computational Interfaces, a week-long workshop and free public speaker series running June 6-12 at York University’s Keele campus.


March 28, 2016

nO(t)pera crosses geographic and musical borders

Musicians in California, New York State and York University join forces in an interactive, real-time performance orchestrated by Canada Research Chair in Digital Performance Doug Van Nort.


February 11, 2016

AMPD gains two new Canada Research Chairs

York University’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design welcomes the appointments of Doug Van Nort as Canada Research Chair in Digital Performance and Graham Wakefield as Canada Research Chair in Interactive Information Visualization.


Photo courtesy of Lifeline Syria
December 16, 2015

AMPD for Syria initiative will welcome a refugee family to our community

The School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design is participating in the Lifeline Syria Challenge in response to the current refugee crisis resulting from war in Syria. In the team AMPD For Syria, staff, students and faculty are coming together to sponsor a family of four to resettle in GTA.


Matt Vander Woude's Rock and Popular Music Moodle Banner
December 15, 2015

Adapting eLearning for the Arts

From expanding options for working with images in Moodle to managing information flow for a fully online film course with 800 students, faculty members in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design have creative approaches to adapting eLearning for the arts.