From The Atlantic, here's an overview of the changing nature of Art (with a capital "A") throughout history, the end result of which are things like the IMFA program and the IMRC Center. The Death of the Artist—and the Birth of the Creative Entrepreneur - The Atlantic. The institutions that have undergirded [...]
The Maine Steiners are releasing a new CD, "Thank You for the Sing!" The release party is Friday, April 25th @ 7:30 pm at the IMRC Center. The CD was recorded at the IMRC Center, and the recording, graphic design and photography were done by IMFA students. There will be free [...]
The Intermedia MFA Program is excited to announce that the 2014 UMaine Graduate Student Exposition will take place at the IMRC Center on April 3rd and April 4th. The Graduate Expo brings graduate students from all disciplines together to present their research, artistic works, projects and collaborations. In addition to [...]
On January 9, 2014, University of Maine will celebrate the opening of its new Innovative Media Research and Commercialization Center (IMRC). in partnership with the Juice Conference, Midcoast Magnet, Belfast Creative Coalition, and Realize!Maine, the celebrations will begin with IMRC (Immerse) Maine: Celebrating Creative Innovation. This “mini-Juice Conference” will provide [...]
Proper sauerkraut is made by salting cabbage, weighing it down and letting it ferment. With the addition of salt and pressure, magic happens. It prevents the growth of bacteria that is toxic or that would turn the cabbage into a sloppy rotten mess while it promotes the growth of beneficial [...]
Now that the IMRC Center is open, a good question to ask is, "Now what?" This is the first time we've had this sort access to tools, technology and information. In fact, there aren't too many places in the world where you can have access to all the toys we [...]
Video of Zach Poff's "One History of Circuit Bending" lecture held at the IMRC Center on September 19, 2013.
▶ Making Living Sharing - a FabLab world tour documentary - YouTube. Check out this documentary on FabLabs, hack labs and Maker spaces across the globe.
Courses and workshops covering topics such as equipment use, media production, software, design and prototyping, and entrepreneurship and marketing. The IMRC Center offers a wide range of programming, such as performances, exhibitions, lectures and visiting artists, educational opportunities through classes and workshops. We also provide direct support to our community through our residency [...]