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Submitted by burnsc on Thu, 06/09/2016 - 2:00pm
At the University of Calgary, we formed the Computational Media Design Program to enable students to conduct research at the intersection of art, music, dance, drama, design and computer science.

The Computational Media Design (CMD) graduate program is composed of the Faculty of Science: Department of Computer Science, the Faculty of Environmental Design and the Faculty of Arts: School of Creative and Performing Arts and Department of Art.  Students can earn graduate degrees, both Master of Science and PhD. The research-based graduate degrees explore the relationships between and among art, design, science and technology.

In the expanding world of multimedia and design, there is an increasing need for graduates who can conduct and direct complex projects that combine computing expertise with the creative energies of artists and designers. Numerous opportunities exist for our graduates in companies whose primary business is game design and development, film, TV, web design, simulation, networking, interactive media, and mobile and wearable computing to name just a few. Interest in our graduates also comes from the creative fields of dance, music, theatre and the visual arts.

Posted:  January 12, 2017
Canadian Art Magazine
CMD Program demonstrates how it is a unique way to study art in Canada.
CMD Workshop

Title: Basics in Tableau Software 
Presented by: John Brosz
Date/Time: Friday, January 20 from 10am to 12pm
Location: TFDL 466A
Registration now open

Artist Panel Presentation

Title: The Sacred and the Profane
Moderated by:  Lindsay Macdonald, with artists Peter Redecopp (Calgary), Tasman Richardson (Toronto) and Trevor Van den Eijnden (Vancouver). Part of the PARTICLE + WAVE Media Arts Festival
Date/Time: Friday, February 3 from 1pm to 3pm
Location: ICT 516
FREE Admission

CMD lunch presentation - March

Title: Augmented Reality - The 8th incarnation of human communication and
its potential for education
 Brad Wrobleski, CMD MSc student
Date/Time: Tuesday, March 21 at 12pm
Location: ICT 516
Lunch will be provided, please bring your own beverage!