The DMA Summer Institute curriculum is based on materials covered in the department's undergraduate curriculum. Each class is taught by one instructor and one program assistant; class size is limited to a maximum of 20 students.
During the two-week program, students explore a variety of media examining different practices and design methods applied to the domains of print, net, worlds, and video.
All projects encapsulate a yearly theme while addressing form, composition, hierarchy, and creativity.
This course focuses on the internet as a medium for creative expression and artistic intervention.
Through examples and small exercises based on a given theme, students study the web in the tradition of art and activism. Using techniques like collage, appropriation, and strategies of artistic self-expression, students analyze these forms for their aesthetic and social potentials.
Students use Unity4D game engine to build and dismantle three-dimensional (3D) games.
Video is a powerful medium capable of capturing, parsing, and imagining environments and stories.
In this course, student explore the technical and experimental approaches to cinematography, animation, and sound. Students learn the exciting properties of time-based media and ways to enable their creative potential.