Alumni Talk

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Please join us on Friday, April 3rd from 1 - 3 p.m., as ITP alumni come back to talk about their career paths and answer any questions ITP/IMA students may have about life after school.

This event will take place via Zoom:

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Shelley Harris

W. Michelle Harris is a media artist and an Interactive Games and Media professor at RIT. She is also a member of Rochester's WOC Art Collaborative. Her artwork has been shown at such diverse venues as the ACM SIGGRAPH, World Maker Faire, and INST-INT, as well as regional venues such as Gallery 74, the Baobab Cultural Center, Community Folk Art Center, Schwienfurth Memorial, and Squeaky Wheel. Most recently, her interactive video installation “In Their Wake” occupied the front window of the Democrat and Chronicle newspaper offices as part of the Current Seen Biennial. She has done live-mixed visuals for performances in collaboration with Juanita Suarez, fivebyfive, Dave Rivello, Reenah Golden, and most prolifically, BIODANCE. She received her BS from Carnegie Mellon University, and a MPS from NYU/ITP.

Carlos Castellanos

Carlos Castellanos is an interdisciplinary artist and researcher with a wide array of interests such as cybernetics, ecology, embodiment, phenomenology, artificial intelligence and transdisciplinary collaboration. His work bridges science, technology, education and the arts, developing a network of creative interaction with living systems, the natural environment and emerging technologies. His artworks have been exhibited at local, national and international events such the International Symposium of Electronic Art (ISEA), SIGGRAPH & ZERO1 San Jose.

Castellanos is Assistant Professor at the School of Interactive Games & Media (IGM), Rochester Institute of Technology. He holds a Ph.D. from the School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT), Simon Fraser University and an MFA from the CADRE Laboratory for New Media, San Jose State University.

Steven Yi

Steven Yi is an Assistant Professor in the School of Interactive Games and Media at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He received his Ph.D. in Music Technology from Maynooth University and B.Mus in Music Composition from the University of Georgia. He is one of the core developers of Csound; the author of Blue, a music composition workstation; and author of the Clojure-based Pink audio engine and Score composition libraries. His recent work includes living the csound-live-code live coding system and web application as well as co-authoring the Csound Web-IDE.  

Michelle Lin

Michelle Lin is a Digital Programming Director who leads digital strategy, content operations and social media management for iHeartMedia in Los Angeles. As a versatile, strategic, and thoughtful digital marketing and content executive, Michelle’s expertise lies in conceptualizing and launching traditional and data-driven digital media strategies that increase brand awareness, generate revenue and enable an organization to scale while constantly evolving the team’s role to ensure company goals are met.  Michelle has spent the past decade in guiding and training major market radio talent and staff, as well as working on tentpole events like iHeartRadio’s Music Festival, Jingle Ball and Wango Tango.  Earning her Bachelor of Science in Biopsychology at UC Santa Barbara and Masters from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program, Michelle has strived to use her education and experience to pair analytics with creative content creation and deliver meaningful results for organizations.