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Michael Longford

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Computational Arts

Michael Longford

Graduate Program Director, Computational Arts
Associate Professor



BAA (Ryerson), BFA (York), MFA (Rutgers)


Michael Longford's creative work and research activities reside at the intersection of photography, graphic design and digital media. He has exhibited and presented his work at national and international exhibitions and conferences.

Professor Longford is a co-principal investigator for the Mobile Digital Commons Network (MDCN), a national research network developing technology and media rich content for mobile devices. He is a founding member of Hexagram: Institute for Research and Creation in Media Arts and Technologies and served for three years as director for the Advanced Digital Imaging and 3D Rapid Prototyping Group. Currently he serves as director of Sensorium: Centre for Digital Arts & Technology, a research centre based in York University's School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design that supports cross-disciplinary work in application and content creation, artistic and scientific inquiry, policy development and critical discourse in digital media arts.