FAU
School of Communication and Multimedia Studies

Joey Bargsten

About

Dr. Joey Bargsten
PhD, University of Iowa

Email: jbargste@fau.edu
Phone: 954-236-1372
Areas of Expertise: Interactive Multimedia, Sound Design, Intermedia Performance

Joey Bargsten teaches courses in interactive multimedia. His current research interests include intermedia performance with audiovisual software, most recently combining dance with motion-reactive visuals. He founded and directs FAU's Media ExperiMental Ensemble ( meme). The work of the ensemble can be examined on iTunes. His soundtracks created for intermedia artist Leon Johnson have been performed at Whitney Art Works (Portland, ME), and Issue Project Room (Brooklyn, NY). His digital film Sticky Notes™ was included in the Zero Film Festival (Los Angeles, New York, London) in 2008.

His interactive art website BAD MIND TIME™ has received awards and recognition from Broadcast Design Association, Fluxus International Film Festival, Print Magazine, and Stuttgart Filmwinter Festival for Expanded Media. In 1998, BAD MIND TIME™ was first featured as a winner of an InVision award by New Media Magazine, with the cover announcing "The 9 Best New Media Projects on the Planet".

Bargsten was recently a winner of one of the 2013 Miami Knight Art Challenge Awards for the presentation in 2014-2015 of his new multimedia opera MELANCHOLALALAND™. He was one of five video artists invited to create motion visuals to accompany members of the New World Symphony in a concert recognizing the 100th Anniversary of the graphic arts association AIGA.

Video Features

Recent Publications

Hybrid Forms
Hybrid Forms and Syncretic Horizons

Monograph: Bargsten, J. Hybrid Forms and Syncretic Horizons . Lambert Academic Press: Saarbrücken (2011). Free download.


Recent Exhibitions and Performances

How One Gets There , Staff Pick on Vimeo (January 2014)

New World Symphony, Miami Beach (January 2014)

FAU Faculty Biennial (September 2013; see video above)

Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale (November 2012)

Inkub-8 Performance Space, Miami (April 2012)

 

Courses

DIG 3110: Fundamentals of Multimedia

Learn the basics of digital multimedia, including foundations of image and motion design. Student examples.

MMC3711: Interactive Multimedia

Expand on your digital media fluency with experimental investigations of interactive media, sound design, and the web. Student examples.

VIC4943: Multimedia Practicum

Senior capstone course. Consolidate your technical and critical skills as you build cross-platform media.

MMC6701: Creating Interactive Culture (Graduate)

Explore new models of hybrid interactive media and performance.

MMC6715: New Media Studies (Graduate)

Explore the literature and theory of new media including interactive and performative forms.

Stay Connected

Bad Mind Time WebsiteArchive.org

youtube vimeo academia.edu iTunesU

 Last Modified 9/10/14