What do you picture when you hear the words “digital future”? Flying cars and jetpacks? Holograms and super computers? The term is ambiguous, describing impending developments in a field that encompasses many other fields. Technology and all that is digital has seeped into medicine, architecture, manufacturing, entertainment, and education. So, how can you define “digital … Continue reading What IS Digital Futures Anyway?
Are you curious about social issues and innovation, or about how art can be used to educate and offer solutions? Have you ever wondered how to wield a work of art like a tool, how to drive it forward with purpose? Do you want to be drawn into an installation, and come out the other side … Continue reading OFF-Course
Just a few days ago, Nataly Kais announced she will be running for International Student Representative in OCADU's By-Elections. Chiaroscuro is excited to support her, because we feel that she will effectively represent students' needs. Nataly is a Digital Painting and Expanded Animation major that is very passionate about student matters, especially when it comes … Continue reading Exciting Changes Ahead: Nataly Kais
It is that time of the year again. Tombs and bones and princesses and drones. For us commoners, it is a celebration of the undead and a time of scary sweetness. Our tale today is one of our age, cosplayers. Sometimes, more often than not, people see cosplay as a method of self-expression. Although this … Continue reading Spooky 31st
This past 4th of April marks another year for the exciting Level Up Showcase. The free public event highlights the game development skills of many talented university students in Ontario. This year’s showcase included games made in Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), motion sensing, and more! Taking place annually in downtown Toronto, the Level … Continue reading Lvl Up
Sisterhood. A loaded word that’s somehow taken on even more meaning since Donald Trump, a.k.a. Agent Orange, became president of our neighbour to the south. With this election, everything from abortion rights to marriage equality and fair wages were in more danger and further away from reality than they have been in years. This may … Continue reading Women’s Creed: Sisterhood