Lindsay is the Armstrong Professor of Fine Arts within Miami University’s Armstrong Institute for Interactive Media Studies and the School of Fine Arts. He is the founding director of the Advergaming laboratory in the Armstrong Institute’s Games and Learning Center.
His research areas include game design, human-computer interaction, critical gameplay, and web design. He also writes about design and education. Lindsay has served industry as an independent consultant, web designer, software developer, entrepreneur, business analyst and writer.
Teaching [curriculum vitae / resume]
Lindsay joined the faculty of Miami University in 2009, where he holds a joint position between the Armstrong Institute for Interactive Media Studies and the School of Fine Arts. He has taught in digital interactive arts and writing at the Illinois Institute of Art in Chicago for 6 years. He also taught at ITT Technical schools and completed course writing for American Intercontinental University online.
Art, Games , and Programming
Lindsay’s creative practice is focused on uses of interactive media to explore cultural standards. Extending the foundations of human computer interaction, play design and design anthropology, the work explores the ignored. This work is computer game, gallery art, animation, sculpture or some interdisciplinary amalgamation. Lindsay’s work primarily pursues educational experiences and editorial critique of the social relationship between computers, humans and each other. The medium is typically screen based, software informed and aesthetic. The work demonstrates patterns through their amplification or the exposition of their absence in common awareness. The Critical Gameplay project is the current focus of this work, turning pattern into rhetoric.
Lindsay has completed several projects as an independent contractor for small to mid-sized businesses. He consults on aspects of business system design and usability design. His areas of expertise are computer graphics, interface development, web design, and middle-tier programming.
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