About Us

The mission of The Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design (ACCAD) is to educate, inform, and inspire innovative thinking and experimentation in the area of arts and technology through collaborative academic and research experiences for graduate students and faculty.

ACCAD is an important resource within the Division of the Arts and Humanities, the College of Arts and Sciences and to the broader University, contributing to the development of new knowledge and the training of future artists and scientists in new media.

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Media In Motion - Summer Course

A new ACCAD course was offered during the intensive 1st 4 week summer session this year. Taught by assistant professor, Isla Hansen (Art/ACCAD), the course explored the relationship between animation, physical objects and space.

Cara Malek - How Would A Dragon Fly? The Science and Art of Rigging Animated Characters

On Sunday, April 23, Cara Malek (Design/ ACCAD alum) presented the ASC Science Sunday lecture in the Ohio Union U.S. Bank Theater to a full house.

Of Land and Dreams

The exhibition opening for "Of Land and Dreams", will be Friday, April 21st at Northern State University, Aberdeen, South Dakota. The exhibition will highlight a 2 year collaboration with media artists Teri Reub and Alan Price (Design/ACCAD) and community members, students and faculty from Aberdeen, SD. It will be located in the Johnson Fine Arts Center (JFAC) Gallery at Northern State University. An Artist Talk will take place noon-1 p.m. April 21, also in the JFAC Gallery.

Award Winning Indie Animator - Tess Martin Gives Public Lecture Thursday April 13; 3:00 PM

Award Winning Independent Animator - Tess Martin will give an artist talk on Thursday, April 13th, 3:00 PM in Room 220 Sullivant Hall, 1813 N. High Street. This talk is free and open to the public. On Friday April 14th, she is leading a full-day workshop for OSU animation students via limited | reserved seating only.

Collaboration for Humane Technologies

A $130,000 grant award from the Humanities and Arts Discovery themes initiative will bring together artists, humanists and scientists to explore what it might be like to work, to play, to share and to think in more dynamic technological mediums that access our full multisensory human capacities.

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