Wednesday, April 2, 4:00 – 5:30
Zemeckis Media Lab (RZC 201)
Throughout the Web’s short history, creative people have wielded code to make interactive experiences that are delightful, innovative, and fun. This talk, presented in conjunction with USC’s Web design contest Webfest, will give a subjective history of the Web and computational design, starting with early hypertext experiments from the mid-1990s to recent media-rich works.
Peter Cho is a Los Angeles-based media artist and designer. He holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the UCLA Design | Media Arts department, where his work dealt with issues of language, writing, and meaning and a Master of Science degree from the MIT Media Lab, where his design research explored custom models for typography in time-based and reactive media. He has received honors for his work from Ars Electronica, Tokyo Type Directors Club, New York Art Directors Club, ID Magazine, and Print Magazine. His work has been shown at the Telic Gallery, Ginza Graphic Gallery, Ars Electronica, Art Sonje, Seoul Arts Center, the Art Directors Club, and Cooper Union. His interests include issues of electronic textuality, narrative, and mapping.