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Naomi Darling’s “Solar Time” is installed in front of the Fine Arts Center at the University of Massachusetts until November 1. Photo credit: John Solem, UMass Amherst.
An art installation by Mount Holyoke’s Naomi Darling that closes Nov. 8 challenges the public to engage with the sun in a meaningful way.
Photo of Misha Oraa Ali ’17
Misha Oraa Ali ’17 explores the art in neuroscience—and vice versa—through a self-designed project.
Mount Holyoke College Makerspace
The Makerspace prepares future leaders by combining technology and the liberal arts to teach and engage students studying every academic discipline.
This is a picture of Samuel Ace performing with a laptop
Mount Holyoke’s Samuel Ace probes the boundaries between language and sound, poetry and music, being and performance, on Feb. 13.
Tracy Keya and Janet Slocum in Mount Holyoke makerspace
From clothes that light up to vacuum-formed chocolate molds, the Mount Holyoke College Makerspace offers tools and training to create and collaborate.
iDesign Studio class
Mount Holyoke’s IDesign Studio demystifies technology, sparks artistic creativity, fuels entrepreneurial spirit and encourages risk-taking across academia.
Digital arts in action: Younghoo Cho ’19 took Acoustic Ecology and Sonic Art, taught by music professor Thomas Ciufo, in the new digital music lab in Pratt Hall last fall.
A speaker series from the new Digital Arts Initiative brings world-class scholars and artists to campus to discuss how arts and technology interact.
Erin Mullin, flanked by Jessica Sidman (l) and Maker Space coordinator Shani Mensing '15 (r)
Erin Mullin ’17 adapted and customized code to create a 3-D-printed prosthetic hand that can be made for less than $50 and shared around the world.
Composer and Digital Music Artist Thomas Ciufo
The Music Department is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Ciufo as the Innovation Hire in Digital Music and Music Entrepreneurship.
The College’s Makerspace is a central location for the campus maker culture.
Thanks a generous grant, MHC’s new MEDIAL Project is integrating arts and technology and giving students resources to create, exhibit and perform.
Thomas Ciufo teaching in the digital music lab
Thomas Ciufo built a music technology lab to teach students of all musical backgrounds new ways of exploring and creating sound.