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November 7-10, 2022

Creative Tech Week 2022

Creative Tech Week 2022 highlighted the broadening practices of artists and designers in positions of leadership, developing Code, Computation, Electronics, AI + Machine Learning, Extended Reality, Digital Creation and Digital Communication.

Expanding on the college’s first Creative Tech Week in 2021, this year’s program will focus on three critical areas for the field: Design Research, Advanced Digital Creation and Web3.

This program defines pathways for engaging with creative technology and shares insights on key trends, challenges and opportunities. Educators, artists, designers, technologists, students and the general public are all invited to join. Keynotes, presentations, and discussions will address:

  • What is Creative Tech?
  • How do artists and designers work and lead in Creative Tech?
  • How has ArtCenter contributed to the field of Creative Tech in the past and how will we shape its future?
  • How are Creative Technologists developing tools to promote inclusivity and diversity?
  • What is the practical impact of Creative Tech on career paths and new opportunities?


Monday, November 7

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM PST
ArtCenter South Campus

Immersion Lab Open House

Tuesday, November 8

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM PST
Ahmanson Auditorium

Keynote Speech
Brian David Johnson, Futurist, Writer and Professor

Creative Tech In Society
Panel featuring Stuart Candy, Christine Meinders and Mashinka Hakopian

__ In Practice
Presentations and dialogue with Sho Rust and Adit Dhanushkodi

Wednesday, November 9

9:30 AM to 12:00 PM PST
Ahmanson Auditorium

Keynote Speech
Rob Bryant Jr., Senior 3D Artist at NVIDIA

Digital Creation, Computation & Careers
Panel featuring Rob Bryant Jr., Mana Koike, Anna Violette and Phil Saunders

XR In Education | Education for XR
Panel featuring Parker Fredlund, Jeff Jones, Jenny Rodenhouse and Younes Duret

Space (Online Only)
Dialogue featuring Ty Drake and Dan Goods at 1:00 PM PST

Thursday, November 10

9:30 AM to 12:00 PM PST
Ahmanson Auditorium

Keynote Speech
Alejandra Salazar, Founder of Croing

New Modes of Practice
Presentations and dialogue with Refik Anadol and Mieke Marple

Artists Rights Society &
Presentation by Matthew Dunnerstick

Web3 at LACMA: Engagement, Acquisition and Governance
Presentation and dialogue with Celia Yang Nelson, Joel Ferree and Dhyandra Lawson