- Technical Director and Lecturer
Abby Aresty Presents on 'Crafting Sound'
May 10, 2022
TIMARA Technical Director Abby Aresty presented on Crafting Sound and the Girls Electronic Arts Retreat as part of a virtual panel discussion at Columbia University as part of the Kitchen Table Praxis: Recipes for Belonging in Electronic Music.
Abby Aresty and Rachel Gibson '20 present Crafting Sound Workshop
October 6, 2021
TIMARA Technical Director Abby Aresty and Oberlin alum Rachel Gibson '20 presented their “Crafting Sound Workshop” exploring the intersection of sound, hybrid technologies, and critical making at Union College's Engineering and Liberal Education Symposium.
Faculty and Staff present at Engineering and Liberal Education Symposium
October 4, 2021
Oberlin College and Conservatory Faculty and Staff Abby Aresty, Larissa Fekete, Abe Reshad, and Al Evangelista presented the multi-year collaboration, “ArtiFACT Project” at the 2021 Engineering and Liberal Education (E&LE) Symposium. As part of the Building Partnerships panel, they discussed Oberlin community partnerships and collaborations, highlighting technological innovations and Covid-19 pivots including digitation, technologies from Cooper Language Learning Lab, dance department films, and technologies from TIMARA. The E&LE Symposium provides a forum for educators and professionals to discuss the role of engineering at a liberal arts college and liberal arts in an engineering education.
Abby Aresty presents on course with Rachel Gibson '20 at conference
June 29, 2021
TIMARA Technical Director and Lecturer Abby Aresty and Rachel Gibson '20 presented their course, "Crafting Sound: Simple Sonic Interfaces for Education and Creation," at the international virtual Interaction Design and Children ACM conference. Gibson, Aresty, and Ian Moo '21 also presented their works-in-progress paper, "Apples and Oranges: Comparing Crafty Sonic Circuits for Electronics Education," at IDC.
Abby Aresty presents award-winning paper with Rachel Gibson '20
June 21, 2021
Abby Aresty, technical director and lecturer in TIMARA, and Rachel Gibson '20 presented their paper "Changing GEAR: The Girls Electronic Arts Retreat's Teaching Interfaces for Musical Expression" virtually at the New Interfaces for Musical Expression in NYU Shanghai, June 14-18, 2021. The paper has won an award (Learn to Play/Play to Learn) and honorable mention (Pamela Z diversity award) at the New Interfaces for Musical Expression conference.
Abby Aresty presents at conference
November 12, 2020
Conservatory Technical Director and Lecturer Abby Aresty and Rachel Gibson '20 presented a workshop on STEAM education and experiential, community-engaged learning at the 2020 AAC&U Transforming STEM Higher Education Conference.
Abby Aresty Presents at Conference
July 21, 2020
Technical Director and Lecturer Abby Aresty and Rachel Gibson '20 presented the "Crafting Sound Workshop: Accessible Interfaces for Education and Creation," at the remote New Interfaces for Musical Expression 2020 conference.
ArtiFACT Project Team Selected for CODEX Institute
July 12, 2020
The ArtiFACT project team, including Abby Aresty, technical director and lecturer for Technology in Music and Related Arts; Larissa Fekete, director of English for Speakers of Other Languages; Abe Reshad, director of the Cooper International Learning Center; and research assistant and computer science major Ivy Fu '22, was selected to participate in the inaugural Ohio Five CODEX Institute. The institute provides for a cohort of faculty to work in collaboration with instructional technologists, librarians, and students from the Ohio Five to redesign or augment existing courses with new approaches that foster critical engagement through digital technologies.
Abby Aresty Teaches Workshop in Hong Kong
June 18, 2019
TIMARA Technical Director and Lecturer Abby Aresty taught a workshop on multimodal, interactive storytelling for 40 college students from around the world as part of a summer institute on humanitarian entrepreneurship at Lingnan University in Hong Kong.
GEARing Up: Registration Open for the 2023 Girls Electronic Arts Retreat
April 21, 2023
Who is Abby Aresty?
August 23, 2021
Oberlin Symposium Strives for Actual Change in a Virtual Setting
May 18, 2021