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China 2009: Collaborative Class in Beijing and Shanghai

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china2009_exquisite_corpseOver the summer of 2009, principal AMT Faculty Benjamin Bacon, David Carroll, Simone Douglas, and Jim Ramer taught a collaborative class in Beijing and Shanghai of over 60 students from Parsons and Tsinghua University. Using innovative, multidisciplinary instructional methods inspired by the Exquisite Corpse process and location-aware mobile media devices on loan from Nokia, the team of faculty and students collected and remixed images and artifacts from the streets of Beijing and Shanghai into a variety of multimedia projects.

Learn more about the Parsons/Tsinghua University Partnership here, and read the full Parsons re:D article about the 2009 China collaboration here (PDF).

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