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
Every ten years there’s some drama or some crisis. As I was doing research on the school, every article seemed to start with the phrase “The recent drama at OCAD/OCA has abided and we’re looking to a new direction….”
This month we're taking a look at some issues at OCAD. Can you think of any common problems, or have you experienced any difficulties here? Actually, there is something that I think OCAD really needs to improve. It’s kind of a sensitive topic, though, for me and for a lot of people, I think. When … Continue reading Accommodations or Obstacles?
We’ve talked before. There are specific issues you want to address that emerged from others’ experiences and your own. As far as I remember, you’re also making work about them. Could you explain them, and how you plan to address them through your work? I’m currently working on my thesis project with a topic about … Continue reading Unwanted Advances
Course Availability Based on our sources, the most common courses that students have difficulty getting into are Science/Tech/Mathematics (SCTM) and Drawing & Painting (DRPT). The school recently opened up another section of Advanced Studio in the summer, which combats some of the concerns regarding Drawing & Painting courses. Insufficient course sections to accommodate student demand … Continue reading Course Selection Chaos
How does this story begin? Everyone in my year/program got an email from the head of my program that included a list of new courses we could take to fulfill a program requirement. The email referenced who to contact in case we had questions. I saw one that I was interested in and jumped at … Continue reading Help Asking Faculty for…Help