“Pry” Nominated fo “Excellence in Narrative” at Independent Games Festival 2015

“Pry” Nominated fo “Excellence in Narrative” at Independent Games Festival 2015

​iMAP student ​Samantha Gorman and Danny Cannizzaro, known as Tender Claws, have worked for several years on a project titled Pry, which recently earned a nomination for “Excellenc ...

5D Science of Fiction 2014: Rilao Project (October 24-26)

5D Science of Fiction 2014: Rilao Project (October 24-26)

To commemorate this historic world building event, the USC 5D Institute invites you to Rilao’s grand unveiling at the 2014 Science of Fiction festival. Through this weeklong narrat ...

iMAP Student Laila Sakr

iMAP Student Laila Sakr

iMAP student Laila Sakr is currently featured on the USC News site in a story about her work creating the R-Shief archive to capture and analyze social media in the Middle East. Co ...

Fall 2014 Digital Studies Symposium Lineup Announced!

Fall 2014 Digital Studies Symposium Lineup Announced!

Anne Bray, Executive Director of Freewaves and host of the Media Arts + Practice Digital Studies Symposium, has invited the following artists, designers, filmmakers and activists t ...

“How Virtual Reality Can Bring News To Life” – Nonny de la Peña featured on BBC Click

“How Virtual Reality Can Bring News To Life” – Nonny de la Peña featured on BBC Click

Media Arts + Practice PhD candidate and immersive journalist Nonny de la Peña recently spoke to BBC about her current endeavor, Project Syria. "It's really extraordinary how easily ...

iMAP Faculty Mark Bolas highlighted for work in virtual reality

iMAP Faculty Mark Bolas highlighted for work in virtual reality

iMAP faculty member and Director for Mixed Reality Research at USC's Institute for Creative Technologies Mark Bolas was recently featured in several news stories highlighting his w ...

Ending AIDS?: The Racial and Gender Politics of a Pandemic

April 23, 2015

How can a pandemic be cured? What can activism do that pills won’t? Panelists will address AIDS activism during the U.S. “crisis” period and correlations with present-day social movements. Alexandra Juhasz will discuss her video artistry and activism since the earlier years of AIDS, including her collaboratio more ...

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