The Experiential Digital Art Collaboratory (XDA) is located inside the Visual Arts Complex at the University of Colorado at Boulder. The facility features state-of-the-art new media technologies and functions as a creative work space where students are encouraged to develop critical and collaborative research projects that are relevant to their own evolving arts practice. Production, presentation and performance ideas can be investigated in the state of the art computer lab, the TECHNE post-production editing suites, and the TECHNE Lounge. The facility also includes an area seminar room and various image and sound capturing devices.
XDA also serves as a space to participate in the art of creative mindshare, where internationally renowned visiting artists are invited to present their latest projects. Prior guests include Corey Archangel, McKenzie Wark, Mark Tribe, Giselle Beiguelman, Mary Flanagan, Lisa Jevbratt, Mark Napier, Ben Benjamin, Yael Kanarek, John Simon Jr., Christiane Paul, Alex Galloway, John Klima, DJ Spooky, Sara Ludy, Marisa Olson, and Jon Satrom.