Computational Arts News

The words History, Futures, Conversations stacked on a diagonal
February 2, 2021

A Message in Honour of Black History Month

Along with education, art and design have been integral within Black histories, both in the US and in Canada. This message is just one part in an ongoing conversation among many throughout AMPD and beyond.


Photo of Amir Rostami
November 20, 2020

Creation in Isolation: Q&A with Amir Bahador Rostami

Amir Bahador Rostami is a multidisciplinary digital media artist. In a collaboration with his sister Elahe, a Masters student in Computational Arts, Rostami recently exhibited an original work at "Remote Realities", which is an artist-in-residency program hosted by Trinity Square Video and Dames Making Games. In his short time at York, Rostami has had a rich experience in digital media making and professional opportunities.


York University's subway station in the winter, covered with snow.
November 2, 2020

UPDATE: Winter Planning in AMPD

I hope this message finds you healthy and safe as we all continue to endure the challenges of COVID-19. If you’re reading this, you’ve already achieved more than many thought possible.


Distance Lamps light up in a purple hue
September 11, 2020

Computational Arts reveals 2020-21 curatorial theme

Digital concerts, digital seminars, digital this, digital that. With everything going digital, new avenues and opportunities are opening everywhere in the professional and academic domains of Digital Media. Our Department of Computational Arts recognizes this acutely, and they are seizing this moment to bring their culture of innovation into these new challenges. This term, they have announced a new curatorial theme for the school year.


AMPD's Commitment to Equity
September 1, 2020

AMPD’s Commitment to Equity

I hope this message finds you and your families and communities in good health and spirits during the current circumstances. I know that the conditions necessitated by COVID-19 have lasted much longer than expected and I am grateful for your continued resilience and widespread generosity shown by people throughout AMPD over the past six months.


A York University convocation crowd
June 22, 2020

Congratulations Class of 2020

Another school year has come to an end, which means it is time to celebrate and send-off our graduating class as they prepare themselves for the next stage of their careers.

These are truly extraordinary circumstances. In any other year, we would gather in the large Centre of Excellence at the Aviva Centre, surrounded by family and friends. There would be hugs, high fives, and photo opportunities. But even though the love cannot be shared in-person, we want the Class of 2020 to know that we hold them deeply in our hearts.