Modes of Collaboration: Creative Technology Symposium

Modes of Collaboration: Creative Technology Symposium

Five years ago, we first focused our attention on ‘new technologies’ that were changing the nature of art, art education – its learning and its teaching. Today, the issues we face, are driven by an ever changing landscape of creative technologies, the explosion of data and information, and the inability to singly integrate these components into a static definition of art.  This makes the prospect of an integrated art education curriculum all the more difficult. Other than simply abandoning the effort all-together, schools and instructors should recognize that the only way forward is to develop creative collaborative teams that are based on individuals with competencies in technologies, in traditional art mediums and those in information technology.  This approach ultimately will impact the entire educational experience creating a holistic framework and enable graduates to enter the world of the 21st Century successfully.

Creative Technologies Bootcamp 2018

Creative Technologies Bootcamp 2018

Incorporating digital fabrication techniques into the classroom for K-12 teachers and all art educators. Everyone is welcome from new comers to technology masters!
STEAM is becoming an increasingly important piece in the current educational climate. Explore new ways of incorporating STEAM into your teaching practice! Learn new techniques through hands-on workshops and create a custom lesson plan ready to use in your own classroom!

Art + Technology exhibit

Art + Technology exhibit

An exhibition of Creative Technologies by the student of our CTC studio class in Fall 2017 semester at the Luchsinger Gallery, Greenwich, Conneticut. Curated by CTC faculty Erin Riley. 

Creative Tech Week(CTW) 2018 Workshop

Creative Tech Week(CTW) 2018 Workshop

This event is a partnership between Creative Tech Week (CTW2018) and the Creative Technology Certificate (CTC) program at Teachers College, Columbia University. It is taught by CTC fellow Zhenzhen Qi. No prior computational art background needed. Free for all to attend. Please bring a personal laptop.

Creative Technologies Exhibition

Creative Technologies Exhibition

Technology-infused art works from the new studio courses featuring student projects and artists-in-residence.

Creative Technologies Bootcamp 2017

Creative Technologies Bootcamp 2017

Incorporating digital fabrication techniques into the classroom for K-12 teachers and all art educators. Everyone is welcome from new comers to technology masters!
STEAM is becoming an increasingly important piece in the current educational climate. Explore new ways of incorporating STEAM into your teaching practice! Learn new techniques through hands-on workshops and create a custom lesson plan ready to use in your own classroom!

COMPUTATIONAL AESTHETICS WORKSHOP 2017

COMPUTATIONAL AESTHETICS WORKSHOP 2017

Co-hosted with Creative Tech Week (CTW 2017), Computational Aesthetics is an workshop offered as part of the CTW 2017 Arts Hub Series. It is taught by CTC fellow, computational artist and educator Zhenzhen Qi. The workshop covers basic principles of computational aesthetics, simple coding exercises, and a lab session to help each attendee make their own computational artwork using Processing, a JAVA based coding platform designed for visual artists and designers. 

Creating Communities Through Technology

Creating Communities Through Technology

Co-hosted by the Creative Technologies track of the Art and Art Education Program at TC, the AET NAEA preconference will explore methods for using technologies to create communities in art-making and in art classrooms. This preconference invites art educators, technologists, and makers in to engage in deep discussions about the ways digital technologies can be used in studio practice, the classroom teaching, and research.

Art School Critique 2.0

Art School Critique 2.0

A symposium on higher art education to address critique in collaborative learning environments, including sessions on art-as-
critique, critique-as-collaboration, and critique-as-pedagogy.

Creative Technologies Symposium 2016

Creative Technologies Symposium 2016

Emerging technologies continue to change the making, teaching, and learning of art. The creative technologies symposium addresses these changes and engages artists, educators, and technologists in an ongoing conversation. While the previous symposia worked to define creative technologies as a means for artistic expression, the upcoming symposium considers the successes and barriers of implementation within various learning environments. What are some of the new pedagogies that help bring technology-infused art to students and teachers alike? If there is a lot of excitement about technology in art making, where does the resistance come from? 

New Gifts

New Gifts

“New Gifts” is an exhibition showcasing the work of contemporary artists who push digital and emerging technologies beyond their functional capacity into the realm of the metaphor. Featured artists work at the intersection of the arts, sciences, and humanities; and employ technology as a catalyst for artistic expression, storytelling, or cultural exchange.