S. Carmin Karasic is an adjunct faculty member in the Graduate School of Education.
Professional Title: Adjunct Professor, National Faculty
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Technology in learning
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Educational technology online graduate program, Web 2.0 techniques, leading edge technologies, interdisciplinary topics taught via artistic concepts, Scratch for algorithmic thinking, games in education
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: Web 2.0 for Education; Art Techne; Online Teaching: Course Design, Development, and Strategies; Emerging Technologies
Education: BS, MA in Computer Science, Suffolk University; MFA, Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University (LUCAD)
Representative List of Recent Publications / Exhibitions: Recent and upcoming Exhibitions: August 2013, "Time Waypoints", collaboration with Jeremy Hight and Brett Stalbaum, mobile media artwork and workshop, commissioned by Baltan Laboratories, Eindhoven, The NetherlandsNovember 2011, "Exquisite Zone", collaboration with Rolf van Gelder, mobile media collaborative public drawing, "GLOW", Eindhoven, The NetherlandsMay- August 2011, "Handheld Histories as Hyper-Monuments", collaboration with Rolf van Gelder, mobile media artwork, "Re-Drawing Boundaries", Leonardo Electronic Almanac New Media Exhibition, Istanbul, TurkeyJune 2011, "Sjansmachine", collaboration with Olga Mink and Rolf van Gelder, interactive installation, "Currents 2011 Festival", El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New MexicoRecent and Upcoming Presentations:Oct. 2013, Artist Talk, Mediatized, London, GBJuly 2013, "From Zero to Scratch", International Scratch Conference, Barcelona, ESJune 2013, "Energy, Health & Mobility", Science Hack Day, Eindhoven, NLNov. 2012, "Baltan Laboratories: Participatory Grounds for New Ideas", Giant Step, Eindhoven, NL Recent Paper:"Promoting the Social over the Media through Art" (2012), an article on my interactive art installation, "Sjansmachine", to be included in a Paderborn University forthcoming book on "Deautomatization."
Ms. Karasic is a multimedia artist focused on information technology art. She has an MFA and many years experience in information technology (software developer, project manager, information architect). Currently she makes tech-based artworks, teaches online technology courses for Lesley University, and works as an educational technology advisor internationally. She has exhibited in North America, Europe and Asia, and she is a founding member of the Electronic Disturbance Theater, an art activist group. She has also been the Assistant Director of Boston Cyberarts (Boston, MA), MAD Emergent Art Center (Eindhoven, NL) and Baltan Laboratories, (Eindhoven, NL).
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