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Art & Technology Studies 50th anniversary

ATS@50 (Art and Technology Studies, 1969-2019)

The department of Art and Technology Studies is celebrating 50 years at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

 

Students in the class Realizing Chambord worked together to conceive designs for the unfinished Château de Chambord for an exhibit celebrating the iconic castle's 500th anniversary.

 

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The Hubble gave us images like the Pillars of Creation, which depicts vast, star-generating columns interstellar gas some 6,500–7,000 light years from Earth.  Visual: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team

A recent article in Time Magazine discusses the significant connection between astronomy and art and mentions the work of SAIC alum Isaac Facio (BFA 2001, MFA 2017) and Benedikt Diemer, a cosmologist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. 

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The first solo museum show in New York devoted to the work of Roger Brown (BFA 1968, MFA 1970) debuted at the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD).

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Kristin McWharter is a multi- disciplinary artist whose work interrogates the relationship between competition and intimacy.

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Image of Greg Mowery courtesy of WTTW

Adjunct Associate Professor in Art and Technology Studies Greg Mowery was featured on WTTW's Chicago Tonight about his course Neon Techniques and his plans to open up a neon art co-op in Rogers Park.

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Day of Service 2019

On March 29, SAIC celebrated its fourth annual Day of Service dedicated to the North Lawndale community. 

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Art & Technology Studies 50th anniversary

The past several years have witnessed a surge of interest in practices at the intersection of art and technology, a phenomenon well documented by the prolife

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SAIC Shows

Beginning March 9, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, kicks off a host of exciting year-end even

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Martyl with Ellen Sandor, Keith Miller, Pete Latrofa, and Janine Fron of (art)n., “Have A Nice Day” (2002), 40 x 30 inches, PHSCologram: Duratrans, Kodalith, and Plexiglas (courtesy of Ellen Sandor, (art)n.)

New Media Futures: The Rise of Women in the Digital Arts, a book edited by Ellen Sandor (MFA 1975, HON 2014), Janine Fron, and Donna J. Cox was recently reviewed in Hyperallergic

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SAIC was named the top producer of Fulbright US Students for special focus four-year institutions for 2018–19 with six awardees, reports the Chronicle of Higher Education

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Professor of Art and Technology Studies Eduardo Kac's 1985 work Reabracadabra is featured in an exhibition The Art Happens Here: Net Art’s Archival Poetics at the New Museum.

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SAIC's Bio Art Lab is turning poems into viruses and mutating the medium of traditional art.

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