Intermedia and Digital Arts

A young man takes a picture outside with a pinhole camera in a packing tube

How to Make a Pinhole Camera

When Chris Peregoy ’81, visual and performing arts, M.F.A. ’99, intermedia and digital arts, received a tin full of Christmas cookies from his sister around the year 2000, he immediately dumped the contents out on the table to eat later. He had a moment of inspiration staring at the empty container—“This tin would make a great camera.” If you’ve ever looked at an oatmeal container, a hollowed-out book, a mailbox, or an entire room, and thought, “This object would make a great camera,” chances are you are familiar with the concept of a pinhole camera. It’s photography distilled to its… Continue Reading How to Make a Pinhole Camera

IMDA Alumnae in the News: Cheon, Ferrera

UMBC’s master of fine arts program in intermedia and digital arts (formerly imaging and digital arts) has stood out for over twenty years as one of the only ones like it in the country. Here’s what two of our MFA alumnae are doing now. Mina Cheon ’02, M.F.A. imaging and digital arts, along with her husband, Gabriel Kroiz, will install 15 diamond-shaped sculptures along Pier 5 for Light City in an exhibit called “Diamonds Light Baltimore.” Cheon, who teaches at the Maryland Institute College of Art, says that she and Kroiz “wanted to participate in the healing aspect of our… Continue Reading IMDA Alumnae in the News: Cheon, Ferrera

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