This project introduced students to coding using Processing. This was the first project that required students to apply procedural thinking and creative coding practice to develop a series of three engaging procedural visual artworks using Processing.
This talk will look at evolving approaches to engagement in the heritage sector looking specifically at digital co-production and the value of creative response. The talk will explore the context in which these approaches are emerging from political notions of democratisation and re-thinking the role of the expert, to the concepts of authenticity and aura in the digital realm. Two recent case studies will be discussed as examples, the AHRC funded ACCORD project and the Creative Scotland funded George Square site specific music project.
Ryan Sackett and Mark Baillie, UX Designer and Design Director at Blonde Digital, shared their guide to living a successful design life on 12th February 2015. The common thread running through their 16 “rules” was communication and collaboration; the essential human factors that always transcend technology.
Mark (Design Director) and Ryan (UX Designer) work at Blonde Digital, a full service award winning digital agency of over 80 talented individuals. Together they are responsible for the creative output of the agency and have pieced together their top set of rules that step you successfully through life in a design agency – including winning work, doing great work and selling your ideas (with all the ups and downs that working in a creative environment bring)
Writer and Researcher Mark Grindle from Nautilus Interactive explores the Power of Digital Storytelling to Influence Human Health Behaviours. Mark has extensive screenwriting, producing and training experience in Film, TV and Interactive Entertainment.
Thursday 05th February – Barnes Lecture Theatre, West Graham Street – 11:30-12:45
In his guest talk on Thursday 29th January, Duich Mackay highlighted the every changing nature of design. During a career that has seen Duich’s job title change from Graphic Designer – Web Designer – Communication Designer to User Experience Designer, he emphasised the need to detach skills from the craft of design. Now, working as a user-experience designer of mobile apps at J.P. Morgan within development teams of business analysts and developers Duich makes a significant contribution to the usability of their mobile apps. The ability to do this stresses the importance of understanding the craft of design.
Tim Wright from Twintangibles presented a thought-provoking lecture to Glasgow School of Art students on 22 January 2015. He used the hypnotic phenomena of murmuration – flocks of swarming starlings – to demonstrate complex, adaptive systems before exploring the topic of crowd as an asset and presenting his innovative framework.