If you have questions about this program, email the program leader listed below.

Open Studio: Interactive Art and 3D Animation

Program Details

The arrangements for the travel, housing, meals, excursions and course content of this program have been made by the leader. Questions about this program can only be answered by the program leader listed below.

Program Type Departmental
Program Location Medellin, Colombia
Course # SA 10923 or
SA 59000
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
Summer 2023 05/15/23 to 05/28/23

Program Leader

Name Esteban Garcia
Email garcia0@purdue.edu
Click here to enroll in this program!
Please Note: Due to COVID-19, programs may be altered or adapted with little notice

Program Description

 - Virtual component - 5/15-5/19, 2023
 - Abroad portion in Medellin - 5/20/23 - 5/28/23


This interdisciplinary course invites Purdue students to reflect on global culture, location and society, while simultaneously learning practical knowledge in interactive visualization, locative media and 3D modeling and animation. The class integrates field trips, brainstorming sessions, technical training to create context-based interactive applications.

Here is a video of how the experience looks like:


Professors: Esteban Garcia, Computer Graphics Technology - Purdue University Isabel Restrepo, Department of Fine Arts - Universidad de Antioquia Davin Huston, Engineering Technology - Purdue University Pablo Andrés Pulgarín, Department of Fine Arts - Universidad de Antioquia Carlos Mario Sanchez, Department of Fine Arts - Universidad de Antioquia

For more information,visit http://openestudio.org/  


Open to all Purdue Students

Program Cost

Students pursuing program participation accept financial responsibility. Purdue will take measures to mitigate financial risks, although will not be liable for loss.

Financial Aid

Purdue University financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should

NOTE:  Recipients of certain tuition remission and scholarship programs should pay careful attention to the regulations for using those benefits for study abroad.  Ask your financial aid advisor about any limitations.

Click here for a list of scholarships and grants available to assist with the costs of studying overseas.