June 12, 2006
Exhibition of digital and new media art
The Master of Fine Arts program in Digital Arts and New Media
invites the public to the opening of an exhibition of work by
its very first graduates on Friday, June 16, at 7 p.m. at the
Digital Media Factory,
2807 Mission St., Santa Cruz. DANM.01
will premiere video and animation, performance pieces, sound
installations, and web art. The exhibit will remain open Saturday,
June 17 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.), and Sunday, June 18 (10 a.m. to
4 p.m.). Christopher Ramirez will perform at 8:15 p.m. at the
opening and at 1 p.m. on Saturday. The exhibit is free and open
to the public.
UCSC's Digital Arts and New
Media (DANM) program is at the forefront of a new discipline
that merges the creative and academic potential of digital media
and emerging art forms in exciting and unfamiliar ways. DANM
was established in 2004 to address the increasingly central
role of digital technology in the arts and to examine the impact
of digital arts on culture. The program offers a two-year M.F.A.
program that brings together students and faculty from across
the art and academic spectra to collaborate on artistic practice
and scholarly research.
Founded in 2004, the Digital
Media Factory is a multi-business facility for the design,
development, production, replication, management, and distribution
of digital information products. It provides an operational
base for organizations that serve the digital communication
needs of business, education, government, entertainment, and
For more information about the exhibit, contact Felicia Rice,
DANM program manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (831) 459-1554.