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WSU digital archiving project receives prestigious Mellon grant

By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have received a $555,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support development and evaluation of a unique online platform for gathering, curating and sharing Native American library and archive collections nationwide. » More …

Dec. 8-13: ‘Bordered’ multimedia show at WSU Tri-Cities

bordered-webRICHLAND, Wash. – Interactive electronic sculptures will be among the multimedia art on exhibit free to the public Dec. 8-13 in the Washington State University Tri-Cities Art Gallery in the Consolidated Information Center (CIC). An opening reception will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday. » More …

Oct. 24-30: ‘Hacktivist’ film, events for Open Access Week

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

international-open-access-week-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Presentations about open access textbooks, a screening of a documentary on the late Internet “hacktivist” Aaron Swartz and a workshop about social media presence will make up events celebrating International Open Access Week Oct. 24-30 at Washington State University. » More …

Student blends technology, art to create colorful images

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Intending to major in science, Chris Cannon found he connected more with art. So when the recent Night with the Arts at Washington State University Tri-Cities announced it would focus on light, he mixed the fundamentals of photography with the mechanics of physical light. » More …

Faculty member to explore culture, community via Fulbright

By Madison Rosenbaum, WSU Tri-Cities intern

ChristensonPeterRICHLAND, Wash. – Peter Christenson works to connect his creative students at Washington State University Tri-Cities to like-minded members of the community. As a Fulbright award winner, he will apply this innovative approach in Scotland, as well. » More …

Powering cultural preservation: New grants expand archiving of indigenous treasures

photo-totem-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Just thinking about the box of fragile cassette tapes gives Kim Christen chills. Recorded on the thin ribbons was the last-known speaker of the Kiksht language, yet another vanishing treasure of Native American culture. » More …

Artists-in-residence teach and perform

VANCOUVER – The Digital Technology and Culture Program at Washington State University Vancouver announces the 2008 Artists in Residency Program. Sensor-based game interfaces for bicycles, GPS narrative walks in downtown Vancouver, and sound/video works that use cars as the performance space are some of the projects generated out of this year’s theme, “Sensing Bodies: Physical Computing for Interactivity and Innovation.”

 

The five artists invited to WSU Vancouver for the residency will teach “Interactive Art,” a course educating DTC students in interactive design. Artists will also provide learning opportunities to … » More …

Digital media artists present at gallery

VANCOUVER – Washington State University Vancouver’s Digital Technology and Culture Program and Northbank Gallery present “The 2007 Spring Media Artist Talk Series.” The first speaker is Canadian multimedia artist Steve Gibson, 7 to 8 p.m.,Feb. 22 at Northbank Gallery, 1005 Main Street, downtown Vancouver. Gibson will present “Mapping Spaces: An Introduction to Media Art in Canada in the 21st Century,” focusing on the recent of work of Canadian digital media artists Julie Andreyev, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer and others. Future talks are scheduled for March 29 and April 26. For more information on Northbank Gallery, visit http://www.northbankartistsgallery.com. For more information on Steve Gibson, visit http://www.telebody.ws/.