The MFA in Media Arts and Culture provides students with ample spaces to work, regardless of their working style. In addition to a dedicated shared studio as well as private individual offices, the program provides access to a variety of specialty labs and workspaces.
Labs and workspaces include:
Computer Labs: The program has a variety of open-access computer labs with Mac and PC computers loaded with a variety of software including Adobe Creative Suite, Cinema 4D, Unity, Processing and more.
HEMI Lab: A high end moving image lab with VR station.
New Media Fab Lab: A fabrication lab housing specialized rapid-prototyping and fabrication equipment and workspace including a laser cutter, 3D printer, CNC router, and vinyl cutter.
New Media Print Lab: A specialized digital print lab featuring large format printers, a dye sublimation printer, a RISO printer, paper cutters, a heat press, and more.
New Media Project Space: A multi-purpose room used for installations, critiques, photo and video shoots and more.
Various exhibition spaces are available to students, for both internal critiques and public exhibition. These include 2Walls Gallery, The New Media Project Space, and Passage Gallery, the campus’ media art exhibition space.
Slated to open in the Fall of 2019, The Center for Media, Film and Theater is Purchase College’s new state-of-the-art building dedicated to media, film and theater arts.
The building will house the new home of the Media Arts and Culture program, as well as a new fabrication lab, a new and expanded digital print lab, new high end computer labs, a a sound stage, performance spaces, a screening room and more.