2015 Digital Arts Events
Student work, motion capture, lectures and more.
Multimedia and Game Student Awards Announced: 11:00 Sabine Hall, Room SH118
Student Games: 11:00 - noon, Sabine Hall, Room SH118; Come play the latest multi-player creations by Richland Game Design students.
Michael McCoy Jr:
Creating an Unreal 4 Boxworld Space
Game Design Faculty at Guildhall at SMU
Noon, May 8, Sabine Hall Room SH118
Scott March: President and Creative Director SpiderMonk Entertainment
Mobile VR, The Business of Games & the Future!
1:30 PM, May 8, Sabine Hall Room SH118;
Visit the Richland Motion Capture Lab: 3:00 to 4:00, Thunderduck Hall T242
Scott March is President and Creative Director for SpiderMonk Entertainment
1:30 PM, Friday May 8
Sabine Hall, Room SH 118
SpiderMonk Entertainment is developing Free to Play games for all platforms. We are specializing social game play experiences with virtual goods for Facebook, Mobile, and console.
As a multi-platform development company bringing console, handheld/Mobile, and PC games and entertainment software to all audiences founded in 2004 by industry veterans we are a company focused on technology, creativity, and originality. SpiderMonk is bringing innovative and original game content to everyone
Safari Challenge Facebook
Puzzle Roo Android/IOS
Gunfighter Poker Android/IOS
Michael McCoy Jr, Lecturer of Design, SMU Guildhall
Noon, Friday May 8
Sabine Hall, Room SH 118
Michael McCoy is a 20+ year veteran of the video game industry with eight titles under his belt including iF-22, iF-22 Persian Gulf , and iF/A-18 flight sim, Shadow Company, Rainbow Six 3 series: Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield and Rainbow Six 3: Xbox, and finally House for Facebook. In October of 2005, he joined The Guildhall at SMU and has been teaching video game design ever since. In his spare time, he is an avid miniature and board gamer and owns extensive armies for many games. While video games have been his employment, board and miniature games are his true passion. McCoy is also the co-owner of a small non-video gaming company working on their first product.
Richland Multimedia and Game Design Students will work with faculty to present online galleries of current class work. Starting May 1, 2015
Gabriel Ritter,The Nancy and Tim Hanley Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Dallas Museum of Art, discussed the international artists who will be featured in the upcoming Concentrations 59 series that he curated at the Dallas Museum of Art.
Aleksandra Domanović , stills from 'From yu to me', 2013/2014 , HD video with sound , © Aleksandra Domanović
Through a series of recent single-channel videos, Concentrations 59: Mirror Stage—Visualizing the Self After the Internet examines the changing understanding and representation of the self via digital technology and the Internet.
Over the course of eight months, the exhibition will display works by an international roster of artists— including Ed Atkins, Trisha Baga, Antoine Catala, Aleksandra Domanović, Jon Rafman, Jacolby Satterwhite, Hito Steyerl, and Ryan Trecartin—with a different artist’s work on view each month. This exhibition is the latest in the Museum’s ongoing Concentrations series of contemporary project-based exhibitions showcasing the work of internationally emerging and under-represented artists.
Jon Rafman, Still Life (BETAMALE), 2013, HD 16:9 video, Edition of 3, 2 AP, Music by Oneohtrix Point Never (Track Still Life), Courtesy of Zach Feuer Gallery, New York © Jon Rafman