Event Series

Tools & Technology for Creativity

Tools & Technology for Creativity is a series of workshops that provide diverse audiences with direct access to emerging technologies that have creative applications. These workshops are geared towards artists, musicians & media makers but open to all. Although focused on the creation of media, these workshops also encourage the creation of new media-making tools & technology.

past events

Tue, Oct 15, 2013-Thu, Oct 17, 2013

Lighting Design with Cindy Limauro

Cindy Limauro will initiate the Northeastern Center for the Arts Tools for Creativity workshop series, leading lighting design workshops with students
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Mon, Oct 21, 2013

Designing, Controlling and Triggering Audio in Live Performance

Tools for Creativity workshop with Matthew Gray This workshop is an ‘add-on’ for those already using basic audio software for
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Tue, Nov 19, 2013

Inexpensive Arduino Projects for the Theatre

Tools for Creativity Workshop with Matthew Gray Led by Matthew Gray, Assistant Professor of Acting and Directing in the College
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Tue, Apr 15, 2014

Videos for Social Change

A screening of works by CAMD students in Video and Social Change with Alessandra Renzi, Assistant Professor of Emergent Media
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Tue, Sep 16, 2014

Crisis Mapping Workshop with PetaJakarta

Building Tools for Citizen Engagement Big data technologies and ubiquitous connectivity have revealed new potential operations for design practice. Beyond
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Sat, Apr 18, 2015

Miwa Matreyek Workshop

Miwa Matreyek is an internationally recognized animator, designer, and multimedia artist based in Los Angeles. She will lead a workshop with
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Mon, Apr 27, 2015

Lev Manovich: Big data visualization as an artistic and research tool

Dr. Lev Manovich is on the list of 50 most important people of 2014. (The Verge) What can we lean
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Wed, Sep 30, 2015

CAMD Research Workshop: An Introduction to Key Resources

Please join us for the first in the 2015-16 series of CAMD Research Workshops. The workshops are offered to inform
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Fri, Mar 25, 2016


Walidah Imarisha will facilitate an interactive visionary/storytelling workshop where participants will create sci-fi stories based on current political issues. Imarisha
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Tue, Mar 29, 2016

Making a Difference in a Complex World: Reimagining the Social Change Toolkit Conference

Join us for a day of talks & workshops about strategies for effectively navigate the complexity of social change. We
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Wed, Mar 30, 2016

Marisa Jahn: CareForce

Behind every individual who needs care is a superhero team — or Careforce. CareForce is a public art project initiated
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Wed, Sep 28, 2016

Backstage at Burton

Join us for a discussion of maker culture, rapid prototyping, product development, design and subculture during this conversation with Doyle, research and
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Wed, Oct 19, 2016

Workshop with Dan Kidner, curator and writer

Hosted in collaboration with the Massachusetts College of Art, Curator and Writer Dan Kidner will host a workshop with students in the Northeastern
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Sat, Nov 05, 2016

Mass Domestic Workers’ Hotline launch with Studio Rev’s Marisa Jahn

Come and celebrate another accomplishment in support of workers’ rights. We are excited to be launching the Mass Domestic Workers’
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Thu, Nov 10, 2016

Public Art, Activism and Intellectual Property

Sponsored by the New England Chapter of the Copyright Society of the United States and Northeastern University School of Law, this event brings together
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Wed, Nov 16, 2016

Workshop with the art collective Futurefarmers

  Founded in 1995, Futurefarmers is a San Francisco–based interdisciplinary collective of artists aligned through an open practice of making art that
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Tue, Jan 31, 2017

Cultural Appropriations, Indigenous Social Media & Responding to Racism

Join us for a public lecture with Dr. Adrienne Keene, a Native scholar, writer, Blogger and activist.  She is passionate
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Wed, Mar 01, 2017-Sat, Apr 01, 2017

Women’s Rights Are Human Rights

Exhibition dates: March 1- April 15, 2017 The exhibition “Women’s Rights are Human Rights: International Posters on Gender-based Inequality, Violence and
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Wed, Apr 05, 2017

Zachary Kaplan, rhizome.org

Northeastern’s Art + Design Department welcomes Zachary Kaplan, executive director of Rhizome, a digital culture organization based on the internet and an
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Fri, Apr 07, 2017

Interplay: the arts of engagement

On View: April 7 – 22, 2017 Reception: Friday, April 7, 6-8PM Featuring work by Mark C. Aylward, Aiwen Cheng, David
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Sat, Apr 08, 2017

‘Urban Tensions’ Hackathon

Urban Tensions Hackathon: Visualizing Stories of Cities in Conflict   From gentrification and increased evictions to trucks in the bike
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Fri, Sep 15, 2017

Building Urban Environment Across Disciplines with Dan Adams: Design Museum Morning

Join us along with Northeastern Architecture professor Dan Adams of Landing Studio for an in-depth exploration of ecological architecture and its
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Thu, Nov 02, 2017

Embedding Artists: Residencies, Creative Placemaking & Social Justice

As part of the 2017 a2ru national conference: Arts in the Public Sphere: Civility, Advocacy & Engagement, please join us for Embedding
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Sat, Nov 18, 2017-Tue, Mar 06, 2018

Footprints of Everyday Things

The exhibition Footprints of Everyday Things translates life cycle assessment data of consumer products, which is often difficult to visualize, into
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Thu, Nov 30, 2017

Alberto Cairo – How to fight against fake data and visualizations from the left and from the right

Alberto Cairo: How to fight against fake data and visualizations from the left and from the right   Alberto Cairo,  Knight
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Wed, Jan 10, 2018

Shantell Martin: Artist Talk & Reception

Please note that due to popular demand, Shantell Martin’s Artist Lecture will be in Blackman Auditorium, not the Studio Theatre. 
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Thu, Feb 15, 2018

To Be Young, Gifted, and Black: Telling Lorraine Hansberry’s Story – Tracy Heather Strain

Award-winning filmmaker Tracy Heather Strain, Northeastern Professor of the Practice of Media and Screen Studies, will discuss her latest documentary, Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart. This
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Thu, Mar 15, 2018

Exhibition Opening – featuring Mary Hughes, Julia Hechtman & Keith Maddy

Mary Hughes – In Line Mary Hughes is a native Bostonian who began her painting career at ten years of age
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Tue, Mar 27, 2018

An Evening With Shani Mootoo, Visiting Distinguished Writer

Rescheduled due to inclement weather, On Tuesday March 27th 5:30PM in 909 Renaissance Park, visual artist and distinguished writer Shani Mootoo will
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Wed, Mar 28, 2018

Film Screening – “And the Rest is Drag…”

Presented in conjunction with An Evening with Shani Mootoo, on Wednesday March 14th there will be a Film Screening of “And the Rest is
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Thu, Apr 12, 2018

“Drawing the Line: Comics as Empowerment” – Nicole J. Georges

Nicole J. Georges is a writer, illustrator, podcaster, zinester, and teacher whose work engages themes including feminism, activism, queerness, and
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Thu, Apr 26, 2018

Exhibition Opening – Art + Design Senior Class of 2018

Come out for the exhibition opening for the Art + Design Senior Class of 2018 in Gallery 360. This event marks
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Thu, Jun 21, 2018

MFA Thesis Exhibition Opening @ Gallery 360

MFA Thesis Exhibition June 20 – July 9, 2018 Gallery 360   Join us to celebrate the inaugural Interdisciplinary MFA
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