George Legrady (media artist), Media Arts & Technology Graduate Program, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, U.S.A
Digital arts is by nature a hybrid practice, integrating t
he poetics, aesthetics and conceptual strategies of art with the logical, systematic methods
of technological processes from engineering and the sciences. This article reviews the development of interdisciplinary, collaborative arts-engineering research and education at the University of California at Santa Barbara, focusing on the Media Arts & Technology graduate program from a visual/spatial arts perspective.