Interactive and Digital Media Portfolio Preparation (16 - 18 Year Olds)

Interaction designers make mobile apps, websites and other cool tech. This course, designed specially for younger students, will introduce you to the basics of interaction and digital media and will teach you the multi-media design skills you need to succeed...

Taught by: Adam Gibbons, Adrianna Palazzolo, Tutor to be confirmed.

Description

Interaction designers make mobile apps, websites and other cool tech. This course, designed specially for younger students, will introduce you to the basics of interaction and digital media and will teach you the multi-media design skills you need to succeed. The emphasis is on exploration and experimentation, and you will get your hands on all kinds of kit in our industry standard studios. By the end of the course you will have a deeper understanding of how digital media and interaction design can solve problems and communicate ideas.

It covers the range of current practices from app development to sound editing, maker culture to UX design. You will find out about the concepts and practices current maker-culture: high-tech, low tech and no-tech.

The practical skills you will learn and your ability to speak about the subject will help you make an application for further study in a range of subjects including: UX Design, Software Development, Fine Art, Product Design and Social Sciences.

Please note this course is suitable for you if you are applying for further study at LCC, but does not guarantee entry.

Topics Covered

  • Context and theory
  • Interaction design
  • Interface design
  • Illustration
  • App development
  • Maker culture
  • Project work
  • Presentation and feedback

Course Outcomes 

By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Demonstrate sound conceptual and technical skills
  • Be confident in experimentation for interaction and digital design
  • Be able to support an application for work or study with a body of work and a greater confidence to talk about it

Who Should Attend
This course is suitable for you if you between 16 – 18 and are considering further study or a career in interaction or digital media.

Level 
Beginner: You do not need any previous experience.  

Follow Up Courses 
Once you have taken this course you may be interested Get into the Creative Industries (16 – 18 Year Olds) or Animation and Illustration (16 – 18 Year Olds).  

Related undergraduate courses at LCC 
You may be interested in finding out more about BA (Hons)  Interaction Design Arts or Information and Interface Design. 



Tutor information

Adam Gibbons is an artist, writer and researcher.Since 2008 he has worked with Jesper List Thomsen and Lewis Ronald as a founding member of the artist group Am Nuden Da. They frequently collaborate with other artists, and in their practice operate, amongst other things, as publisher, curator, commissioner and artist.

Adam has published monographic essays on artists including Oystein Aasan, Jessie Ash, Tatiana Echeverri Fernandez, and Wolfgang Plöger. He is currently completing an MFA in Fine Art at Goldsmiths, London.Am Nuden Da exhibitions and projects include: In the temporal manner of Blinky Palermo's Blaue Dreiecke,1970, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels with Ian Law and Davide Stucchi (Upcoming Exhibitions, abc, Berlin,2013), Session_22_Reading of All Words (ICA, London, 2012), It’s 1957 and the Press Release Still isn’t Written, a project by Cally Spooner (Hermes und der Pfau, Stuttgart, 2012), Session_20_Propositions (ICA, London, 2012).Group exhibitions include: Like a Virgin (VI, VII, Oslo, 2014), From script to reading to exhibition to performance to print (Rowing, London, 2013), DOMMAGE QU'ELLE DOIVE MOURIR, MAIS C'EST NOTRE LOT À TOUS! (curated by Shanaynay, Galerie Kamm, Berlin, 2013), Glaze (curated by George Henry Longly, Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris, 2012).

Current & Forthcoming projects include:The Boys, The Girls & The Political, Lisson Gallery, London - July - September 2015, Kunsthalle Roveredo>Roveredo, Switzerland - August 2015 and the publication Let’s Not Dispute the Useless. …


Adrianna Palazzolo is an artist based in London. She studied Sculpture/Installation at Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto and holds an MFA in Fine Art from Goldsmiths, University of London. She has participated in group exhibitions within the UK and Europe at the CCA Glasgow; Aspex, Portsmouth; Flat Time House, London and Grand Union, Birmingham.

Adrianna’s practice is digital media based using video, sound, mobile applications as materials for investigating people’s attachment to technology used on an everyday basis. 



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DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
13/02/2017 - 17/02/2017Monday - Friday11:00 - 17:001 Week£650Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
03/04/2017 - 07/04/2017Monday - Friday11:00 - 17:001 Week£650Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
29/05/2017 - 02/06/2017Monday - Friday11:00 - 17:001 Week£650Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
24/07/2017 - 28/07/2017Monday - Friday11:00 - 17:001 Week£650Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
21/08/2017 - 25/08/2017Monday - Friday11:00 - 17:001 Week£650Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
30/10/2017 - 03/11/2017Monday - Friday11:00 - 17:001 Week£650Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
18/12/2017 - 22/12/2017Monday - Friday11:00 - 17:001 Week£650Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket