Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts
26 Feb 2020 By Kathe C. Andersen
Student Advisory Boards coordinate wellness initiatives
Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts undergraduate and graduate student advisory boards are coordinating a wellness initiative for students in the college.
26 Feb 2020 By Kathe C. Andersen
5 Emerging Media Arts students intern with branching narrative film project
Lincoln, Neb.--Five students studying Emerging Media Arts in the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts have worked as interns on a new branching narrative film project that will debut later this spring on major platform.
Non-disclosure agreements prevent details about the project from being released yet, but the project has received backing from Hollywood insiders.
20 Feb 2020
Paramount Pictures Futurist Schilowitz returns for IGNITE Feb. 28
Lincoln, Neb.--Ted Schilowitz, the first-ever Futurist-in-Residence for Paramount Pictures, will present the IGNITE colloquium on Friday, Feb. 28 at 10 a.m. in the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts Rm. 101. The event is free and open to the public.
IGNITE is a weekly colloquium for all Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts students, which involve guest lectures, workshops and seminars around creative and professional development. The Center is located at 1300 Q St.
06 Feb 2020
Carson Center’s Smith co-curates ‘STREAMING’ exhibition
Lincoln, Neb.--Assistant Professor of Emerging Media Arts Ash E. Smith has co-curated the exhibition “STREAMING” now on display through March 13 at the gallery@calit2 at the University of California San Diego’s Qualcomm Institute.
“STREAMING” is a research platform and exhibition that considers the ecological and social impacts of networked culture streams and the possibilities and limits for their calculation.
18 Dec 2019
Carson Center Advisory Council member Su receives his third Emmy Award
Lincoln, Neb.--Bernie Su, an interactive creator and showrunner and a member of the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts’ Advisory Council, earned his third Emmy Award this fall in Outstanding Innovation in Interactive Media for Artificial.
Su is the co-creator and showrunner of the Peabody award-winning Artificial, the first live audience-interactive science fiction series to debut on Twitch. This series is a fully scripted serialized live narrative that lets the audience interact with the character while shifting the story and plot elements.
17 Dec 2019
Carson Center Advisory Council member Wallworth receives Crystal Award
Lincoln, Neb.--Lynette Wallworth, an internationally acclaimed artist and director and a founding member of the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts’ Advisory Council, is one of four artists to receive the 26th annual Crystal Awards at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, in January 2020.
She joins artist Theaster Gates, choreographer Jin Xing and actor Deepika Padukone in receiving the award.
10 Dec 2019
Carson School Open House Studio event is Dec. 13
Lincoln, Neb.--Experience an evening of exploration and experimentation as students from the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film and Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts share their works-in-progress from their first semester at the Open-House Studios event on Friday, Dec. 13 from 5-8 p.m. in the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts, 1300 Q St.
The event is free and open to the public. Registration is requested at https://go.unl.edu/xyjs.
18 Nov 2019
Hixson-Lied College seeks applications for Nebraska Young Artist Awards
Lincoln, Neb.—The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is seeking applications for the 23rd annual Nebraska Young Artist Awards.
The Nebraska Young Artist Awards annually recognize 11th grade students from Nebraska who are gifted and talented in the areas of visual art, dance, music, theatre, and emerging media arts. These students exemplify the pinnacles of creativity in one of the fine and performing arts.
24 Oct 2019
Carson Center dedication events begin Nov. 15
Lincoln, Neb.--Experts say the U.S. economy is being rapidly reshaped by emerging media technologies, with entire industries being “vaporized” and turned into software. This new economy is fundamentally changing the way companies go to market, influence their customers and engage their audiences.
These changes demand a workforce that is both technologically adept and imaginative.
14 Oct 2019
Carson Center’s Fleming has work selected for Cedars-Sinai permanent collection
Lincoln, Neb.—Jesse Fleming, assistant professor of emerging media arts in the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts at Nebraska, had his video work, titled “Jane the Baptist,” acquired by the permanent collection of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.