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The mission of The Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design (ACCAD) is to educate, inform, and inspire innovative thinking and experimentation in the area of arts and technology through collaborative academic and research experiences for graduate students and faculty.

ACCAD is an important resource within the Division of the Arts and Humanities, the College of Arts and Sciences and to the broader University, contributing to the development of new knowledge and the training of future artists and scientists in new media.

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Motion Studies Through Hand Drawn Animation

ACCAD 5001: Motion Studies Through Hand Drawn Animation was offered this summer and taught by Design MFA candidate, Devin Ensz.

WOSU's TV Program Broad & High Features ACCAD

WOSU's Broad & High TV program will feature ACCAD's summer program tomorrow evening, Thurs., 7/13 at 8:00 PM on WOSU TV. Digital Animation: A Summer Mentoring Program for Young Women started their 2017 sessions this week.

Marc Ainger Ensemble Performs in Sweden

Marc Ainger, Ann Stimson and members of the Windswept ensemble are engaged in performances at the EMS (Elektronmusik Studion) centre. They will perform from June 26-July 5, 2017. EMS is the center for Swedish electroacoustic music and sound-art.

Media In Motion - Summer Course

A new ACCAD course was offered during the intensive 1st 4 week summer session this year. Taught by assistant professor, Isla Hansen (Art/ACCAD), the course explored the relationship between animation, physical objects and space.

Of Land and Dreams

The exhibition opening for "Of Land and Dreams", will be Friday, April 21st at Northern State University, Aberdeen, South Dakota. The exhibition will highlight a 2 year collaboration with media artists Teri Reub and Alan Price (Design/ACCAD) and community members, students and faculty from Aberdeen, SD. It will be located in the Johnson Fine Arts Center (JFAC) Gallery at Northern State University. An Artist Talk will take place noon-1 p.m. April 21, also in the JFAC Gallery.

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