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Curated by Linda Duvall
Gordon Snelgrove Gallery, University of Saskatchewan
This exhibit featured 21st-century media studies and projects by Arts & Science students at the U of S. It explored the unique possibilities that 21st-century media studies - techniques and interpretations – that students use as they pursue their degrees today, and are defining their creative and communicative practices.
It celebrated students who are paying attention to the possibilities and the problems of global networks, new techniques of storytelling, and intersections of the fine arts, humanities, and sciences.
Melanie Bayly (Psychology) analyzes the on-line narratives and academic articles of HIV-positive mothers.
Chris Brooks (Computer Science) merged over 80 individual photographs, resulting in a brick by brick composition of Convocation Hall.
Meridith Burles (Sociology) explored young women's experiences of serious illness using photography and interviews.
Andreas Buchwaldt (Art) builds distorted architectural models that critique the way urban and suburban landscapes are structured.
Edison del Canto (InterD) --The Grub Street Project: explores an eBook visual and interactive interface concept of 1700s colonial perception of Canada’s Kingdom.
Mike Farnan (Art) dismantles a 2 minute Youtube video frame by frame, humorously critiquing some Canadiana stereotypes.
Craig Harkema (English) compares navigation in digital texts such as the Globe and Mail online to navigation in a video game called Spore.
Jordan Jackson (English) studied perspective and players’ choices in video games.
Neil Johnson (Physics) has been working on a computer model of stars orbiting galactic nuclei made up of binary black holes.
Fleur Macqueen Smith (Interdisciplinary Studies) interviewed researchers and practitioners working together on research, creating a checklist of how to collaborate effectively in person and online, so that research can improve policy and practice.
Jordan Miller (Computer Science) makes "photocollages" by combining hundreds of digital images to form one very dense image.
Martina Nagy (Computer Science) visualizes personal relationships on Twitter.
Cory Schewaga (Art) will demonstrate the FreeForm 3d computer modelling system, a tool that allows him to design, simulate and manipulate an object before actually creating it.
Paul Spriggs (Sociology) incorporates the use of digital photography to elicit men’s experiences with cancer.
Joel Stevenson (English) explores satire & narrative in the video game Fallout 3.
Biliana Velkova (Art) constructs elusive narratives from the tabloid headlines of US Weekly and InTouch Magazines.
This exhibition was sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Centre for Culture and
Creativity (ICCC) and U of S Technology Week, and supported by eMAP, A&S IT, and CCS at University of Saskatchewan.