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Experience immersive design by SCAD artists at SCAD AT MIAMI. Presented at Design Miami/, the university’s immersive installation features work by Scott Carter (B.F.A., painting, 2008), Jose Gallo (B.F.A., sculpture, 2015; B.F.A., photography, 2015), and Archana Menon (M.F.A. furniture design), whose distinct practices engage overlapping disciplines including art, architecture, design, and music.

Carter’s mixed-media installations and sculptures use quotidian mass-produced materials to redefine utility and function. Along with his sculptural works, the artist presents a site-specific installation commissioned by SCAD. Gallo employs light and translucence in his hand-crafted guitars, which use a set of internal lights that react to sound produced by the instrument. Menon’s furniture design practice is grounded in her architectural education and explores cutting-edge fabrication, while honoring traditional craft work.

The installation is activated by a performance featuring Gallo’s guitars and a chandelier of Carter’s design created from guitar cables.

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SCAD THE UNIVERSITY FOR CREATIVE CAREERS: The Savannah College of Art and Design is a private, nonprofit, accredited university, offering more than 100 academic degree programs across its locations in Atlanta and Savannah, Georgia; Lacoste, France; and online via SCADnow.


SCAD enrolls 15,000 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 100 countries. The innovative SCAD curriculum engages professional-level technology and other advanced learning resources, and affords students opportunities for internships, professional certifications, and real-world assignments with corporate partners through SCADpro, the university’s renowned research lab and prototype generator. In 2020, the prestigious Red Dot Design Rankings placed SCAD as the No. 1 University in the U.S. and in the top two universities in the Americas and Europe for the fourth consecutive year. Career preparation is woven into every fiber of the university, resulting in a superior alumni employment rate. In a recent study, 99% of SCAD graduates were employed, pursuing further education, or both within 10 months of graduation. SCAD provides students and alumni with ongoing career support through personal coaching, alumni programs, a professional presentation studio, and more. Visit scad.edu 


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