Intermedia and Digital Arts (IMDA) is now accepting applications for MFA candidates. Graduate students are offered newly renovated downtown studios, state-of-the-art media facilities, teaching opportunities, research centers, financial packages, cutting-edge curriculum, engaged faculty, prominent visiting artists, the vibrant Baltimore art scene, and a professional MFA Thesis Exhibition.
UMBC’s IMDA MFA program seeks interdisciplinary artists committed to art that poses unique conceptual and social challenges. During their course of study, IMDA grads mount their thesis exhibition in UMBC’s prestigious Center for Art, Design, and Visual Culture. Graduate students are involved in a range of interdisciplinary creative research, pursuing issues such as the environment, street interventions, distributed networks, race and gender identity, gift economies, food justice, and bio art.
IMDA’s newly renovated studios are located in downtown Baltimore in the historic Lion Brothers Building. The UMBC main campus offers media labs for audio, video, photography, printmaking, interactive and physical computing, digital fabrication, installations, performances, and a broad range of interdisciplinary science and technology in both intellectual and formal terms.
Eligible MFA candidates receive tuition remission, health care, and a stipend and may apply for additional merit-based funding.
Past visiting artists that gave one-on-one feedback included:
Janine Antoni, Zoe Beloff, Catherine Chalmers, Paul Chan, Cupetelli and Mendoza, Paul DeMarinis, Tony Dove, Joanna Drucker, James Duesing, Hasan Elahi, eteam, Guellermo Gomez-Pena, Barbara Hammer, Nina Katchadourian, Simon Penney, Keith Piper, William Pope.L, Robbins and Becher, David Rokeby, Paul Rucker, Frances Torres, Mark Tribe, Ted Victoria, Karen Yasinsky, Matmos, Fred Wilson, Martha Wilson, Michael Rakowitz, and The Yes Men.
Applications received by Feb 1, 2019, will receive consideration towards financial packages. For more information or a tour, contact email@example.com, Graduate Program Director Lisa Moren firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit imda.umbc.edu.
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