The Politics of Play: Women in Gaming

  The Politics of Play: Media Representations of Women in Gaming A talk by Stephanie Orme, Feminist Game Studies Scholar Saturday, March 7, 2015 7-8:30pm Mattin Arts Center, Offit Wing, Room 160 The Politics of Play was a talk by feminist game studies scholar Stephanie Orme on the gender politics of the…
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jimmi~research 3D Printer Build Workshop

  The 3D printer build workshop led by jimmi~research and hosted at DMC was an intensive introduction to the world of 3D printing and digital fabrication held January 21-23, 2015 in the DMC MakerSpace. The Practical: During the three day workshop students with varying levels of experience were led through the building of their own…
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Digital Culture Jamming with FORCE

  On October 25, 2014, the Johns Hopkins University Digital Media Center presented ‘Digital Culture Jamming’, a talk on creative digital media by Baltimore-based art-activist group FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture. Participants learned from organizers Hannah Brancato, Rebecca Nagle and Dan Staples how FORCE uses digital pranks, internet memes and public…
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Jesse Stiles’ Automatic Cloudbuster Room

On Fri Apr 18, 2014, electronic artist and musician Jesse Stiles transformed Mattin Center’s Jones 101 room into a high-tech hall of mirrors with is interactive video and sound installation entitled Automatic Cloudbuster Room, presented by the JHU Digital Media Center. Stiles designed and conceived of Automatic Cloudbuster Room specifically…
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Maker Workshops with Kelly Zona

Fall of 2013, Kelly Zona from Baltimore Fab Lab joined for a series of hands-on do it your self electronic maker workshops! We made floatable led-lit origami, hip wearable electronics, light-up greeting cards, and musical color sensors! In December we made light-up snowflake pins at the Lighting of the Quads!  

New Paradigms of Art in the Digital Age: Artist Panel

  The Digital Media Center and Spiral Cinema Present: New Paradigms in Digital Media: A Panel discussion on Social Media, Re-Appropriation and Identity Branding in the Digital Age Saturday, April 13th, 7-9PM Location: Johns Hopkins Homewood Campus, Mattin Arts Center SDS Room located at the terminus of 33rd St and…
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Intro to Computer Music

  An Arts Innovation Grant funded this Intro to Computer Music Class, run in the fall of 2011. Taught by Dr. Mark Lackey under the Peabody at Homewood department, the DMC hosted labs for the course. Students learned about the history and aesthetics of computer music and had creative assignments…
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Gingerbread Bromo Seltzer Tower

JHU students created a Baltimore-themed gingerbread house based on the iconic Bromo Seltzer Tower. The DMC’s 3-D printer was used to create the top of the tower, and the ice cream cone trees were lit from the inside with LEDs. An Arduino motorized fondant Raven skated on a mirrored pond…
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Interactive Soft Sculpture

In April 2011, a group of students created soft sculptures with interactive circuits for display in the Soft Circuits gallery show at Transmodern 2011. The sculptures were hand sewn from cotton fabric, dyed and natural wool, hand spun yard, and filled with batting. Battery operated circuits were created with conductive…
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Twitter Jay and the Recyclists

JHU students organized the first Hopkins team entry in the world-renowned Baltimore Kinetic Sculpture Race. Complying with stringent race requirements, student engineers and artists collaborated to create a human-powered sculpture to compete in an all-terrain race that traverses sand, mud and water. Twitter Jay, the team’s entry, represents the best…
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