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Monday, May 2 • 3:15pm - 3:30pm
The Poetics App and Education

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The Poetics app was released in the App Store as an artwork focused on visual poetry, spreading around the world and used in various art exhibitions and poetry projects by its creator.  Then a suprise twist occurred.  Teachers began downloading the app and using it in the classroom across a wide range of academic subjects and grade levels, including special needs.  

This presentation shares the story of how art, poetry, education and literacy met through the creation of an app artwork, including research and development now underway with professors at Columbia Teacher's College and NYU, focused on the app, arts-centered learning, and multimodal literacy.  

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Seth Indigo Carnes

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Seth Indigo Carnes is an artist whose work explores the boundaries of contemporary culture: high/low, private/public, self/group, nature/machine. His latest projects include Poetics, a visual poetry app, and +ArtApp, an organization researching and expanding knowledge around the nascent App Art medium. Carnes holds a BA in History from Pomona College and an MS in Integrated Digital Media from NYU Polytechnic. He is currently based in NYC.


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