Kids Develop New Ways of Telling Stories by Hacking Them

Kids Develop New Ways of Telling Stories by Hacking Them

On March 18, a team of volunteers and META hosted a hackathon for kids at the North York Central Library. Kids ages 8-10 got into groups with a team leader, and “hacked a story” using different softwares. The kids learned about new media, digital art, and technology, to make creative interactive stories using programs such as Pixlr, iMovie and […]

Bringing the World of New Media into the Classroom

Bringing the World of New Media into the Classroom

        As the educational outreach coordinator for META XVI, I had the opportunity to visit some schools around Toronto to not only spread the word about the upcoming art show, but to educate students about the world of new media.       Ranging from grades 6 to 11, a team of volunteers […]