The School for Rural Culture and Creativity
Matfield Green, KS
Join artist-in-residence Alex Myers for a free workshop and artist talk in Matfield Green. Directly following a local morning coffee and music event at the School for Rural Culture & Creativity, Alex will guide participants in a photogrammetry and digital collage workshop about digitizing the everyday in order to realize the fantastic. All you need is a cell phone with internet access! Following the workshop, Alex will give a talk about his work at the Matfield Community Church at 205 Bocook St.
Alex Myers is Associate Professor of Interaction Design in the Department of Computer Science, Design, and Journalism at Creighton University. Often interrogating issues of immersion, affect, violence, and interactivity, Alex‚Äôs new media work has been widely exhibited in international venues across North America and Europe. His work has also received numerous grants and awards, including the Provincie Groningen Kunst en Cultuur Prijs in 2009 and 2014; the Electric Objects Artist Grant in 2016; and the ‚ÄúBest Interactive‚ÄĚ Award from the Austin Music Video Festival in 2017. As a visual artist, he explores the use of video game technologies in media art. In his work, Alex interrogates the critical roles which technologies familiar from mainstream media contexts can play in experimental art practices.