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The next decade will be characterised by increasingly powerful, invasive, widespread, differentiated technologies that, more importantly, will be active and necessary in the productive practice.

Introduced in 2019, this Area includes the Bachelor of Arts in Media Design and Multimedia Arts, active since 2005, the Bachelor of Arts in Creative Technologies (New Technologies of Applied Arts), started in 2016, and the Master of Arts in New Technologies for Arts that opens in 2020.

The purpose of this Area is to open a dialogue between students and professionals in the fields of: direction, screenwriting, photography direction, theory of arts and media, game design and game development, 2D and 3D animation and modelling, character design, sound editing and design, VFX, creative technology, interaction and UX design.

The laboratories are the core of this Area, the meeting point for students, faculty and the most advanced media and creative technologies-based methods for the creation of complex and contemporary authorial and research projects. These works are targeted at the world of culture and corporate, for state-of-the-art professional development that can bring professional skills and authorship into the job market.

Which path to take?

Bachelor of Arts in
Media Design and Multimedia Arts

The BA provides the students with the tools to interpret and participate in the complex reality of contemporary media.

Bachelor of Arts in
Creative Technologies

The BA introduces the students to the world of CGI in the fields of VFX design, 3D design and
game development.

Master of Arts in
New Technologies for Arts

The MA explores the complexity of a world managed and interpreted by analogical and digital tools, through experimental media and new technologies.

Our Faculty

Luca Poncellini
Design and Applied Arts Department Head, Media Design and New Technologies Area Leader (ad interim)
Design and Applied Arts Department Head, Media Design and New Technologies Area Leader (ad interim)
Luca Poncellini
<p>Luca Poncellini is an architect and a designer with a PhD in the History of Architecture and City Planning. As a partner in the architecture office Cliostraat until 2009, he has curated projects and has lectured in Italy and in several countries throughout the world. His works have been exhibited at the Venice Biennale, at the Van Alen Institute in New York, at ETH in Z&uuml;rich, at MAGA in Gallarate and at Triennale Milano. In 2008 he co-curated the retrospective exhibition Laszlo Hudec, in collaboration with the Hungarian Consulate in Shanghai. Since 2013 he has been the Course Leader of the MA in Interior Design. Between 2015 and 2019 directed the research lab and the project C-Park. Since 2019 he has been Design and Applied Arts Department Head.</p>
Amos Bianchi
Master of Arts in New Technologies for Arts Course Leader
Master of Arts in New Technologies for Arts Course Leader
Amos Bianchi
<p>After completing a Degree in Philosophy and a Master in Communication at the Universit&agrave; degli Studi di Milano La Statale, as well as a Certificate Program in History and Philosophy at the Universit&agrave; Bocconi, Milan, Amos Bianchi obtained a PhD in Media Studies from the University of Plymouth (UK) in 2017. At NABA since 2011, he edited together with Giovanni Leghissa the book <em>Mondi Altri</em> (Mimesis 2016) and published several articles in academic journals. In 2019, he became a member of the scientific committee of the editorial series <em>La sensibilit&agrave; vitale</em> for Rogas Editions. His main field of research is on the ideas of Michel Foucault.</p>
Vincenzo Cuccia
Bachelor of Arts in Media Design and Multimedia Arts Course Leader
Bachelor of Arts in Media Design and Multimedia Arts Course Leader
Vincenzo Cuccia
<p>Vincenzo Cuccia has a degree in Cultural Heritage from Universit&agrave; Statale di Milano and in Editing from the Milan Scuola Civica di Cinema e Nuovi Media. As part of his previous professional experience, he worked as an editor in advertising and television, where he collaborated with the RAI (Milan tv broadcast production area) on entertainment, culture and information channels. After working in the SAE Institute since 2009 as lecturer and then Academic Coordinator and Manager of the activity of undergraduate and postgraduate courses on the Creative Media campuses of Milan, Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Brussels, Madrid, Paris and Stockholm, he has been Course Leader of the Bachelor of Arts in Media Design and Multimedia Arts Course Leader in NABA since 2017.</p>
Emanuele Lomello
Bachelor of Arts in Creative Technologies Course Leader
Bachelor of Arts in Creative Technologies Course Leader
Emanuele Lomello
<p>He grounds his own training in the field of the performing media arts, &nbsp;as an actor first, as a video-set designer and light designer then. As a creative technologist and interaction designer, since 2007 he has developed interactive exhibits for museums, events and live performances. His works have been exhibited in Italy, Japan, China, Russia, France, Germany. As a technological consultant for&nbsp; public institutions and private studios, he works as a hardware and software developer and he is also NABA lecturer and Course Leader. He has based his research on the Human computer interaction and investigates the most recent possibilities of the digital technology to explore new fields of knowledge and art.</p>

Alumni Stories

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, PROJECT DEVELOPMENT - MATTEO GARRONE - ARCHIMEDE srl
CHIARA LEONARDI
Media Design and New Technologies

«NABA has represented a path of professional growth but above all a path to become more aware of my abilities. Thanks to its interdisciplinary approach, it has allowed me to get out of my comfort zone, obliging me to experiment, to look past the ordinary and to face today working reality, which is evolving continuously».

Undergraduate Media Design and New Technologies
CHIARA LEONARDI
<p>&laquo;NABA has represented a path of professional growth but above all a path to become more aware of my abilities. Thanks to its interdisciplinary approach, it has allowed me to get out of my comfort zone, obliging me to experiment, to look past the ordinary and to face today working reality, which is evolving continuously&raquo;.</p>
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, PROJECT DEVELOPMENT - MATTEO GARRONE - ARCHIMEDE srl