Computational Arts News

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July 31, 2019

Bio-Sensing technology stars in an interactive performance installation by AMPD Professors

Professors Erika Batdorf (Theatre) and Mark-David Hosale (Computational Arts) team up with Kate Digby, a dance professor at Kansas State University, and Alan Macy, co-founder of BIOPAC Inc., in creating and presenting Search for Simurgh, an immersive, interactive performance installation workshop August 1-3 at the Toronto Media Arts Centre (32 Lisgar Street).


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February 27, 2019

New dean appointed to the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

Following an extensive national and international search, which attracted outstanding candidates, the search committee recommended the appointment of Professor Sarah Bay-Cheng to the position of dean. York University President and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda L. Lenton is very pleased to announce that Professor Bay-Cheng has accepted our invitation to take up a five-year term as dean, commencing July 1.


April 4, 2018

Winters College hits the Big 5-0

On Wednesday, March 21 students, staff and alumni came together in the Winters Dining Hall for good food, good times and great home grown AMPD entertainment to celebrate Winters College’s 50th anniversary.


December 20, 2017

Announcing Graduate Degrees in Digital Media

AMPD now offers Master of Arts (MA), Master of Science (MSc), and Doctor of Philosophy in the Graduate Program in Digital Media. Applications are open now for the Masters programs starting in the fall of 2018 with the PhD coming in 2019.


AMPD Top Ten
December 19, 2017

AMPD Top Ten

AMPD celebrates the school’s top stories from 2017. From the Winters Awards to Indigenous Storytelling, read to see what our followers loved on social media.