Center for Collaborative Arts and Media

The Center for Collaborative Arts and Media at 149 York Street is an interdisciplinary arts research center that fosters critical inquiry at the intersections of visual art, design, film, music/sound, performance, and computer science. Its programs and faculty-led staff promote interdisciplinary inquiry, discourse, production, and research across expanding fields of arts practice. The center, which is open to all Yale students, has a motion studio equipped with a state-of-the-art 1,400-square-foot motion capture analysis system, an eight-channel interactive projection system, and an integrated XR experience platform; a black-box production studio equipped with various video and audio recording instruments, studio lighting, green screen, and an integrated XR experience platform; a variety of creative suites for individual use with such resources as video and audio recording instruments, animation copy stands and drawing tablets, mixers and editing instruments, integrated XR production tools, and powerful computing resources equipped to handle most 2-D and 3-D computer graphics needs; and a media lab featuring a variety of fabrication resources including wide-format inkjet printing, direct-to-substrate UV printing, 3-D prototyping, laser-cutting, vinyl-cutting, drawing tablets, scanners, and traditional bookbinding instruments.