Bookshelves lined with historic video games.
Credit: Elizabeth Woodward

Studio/Lab: Trope Tank

The Trope Tank is directed by Nick Montfort, an Associate Professor of Digital Media in MIT’s Comparative Media Studies program. As a lab for research, teaching, and creative production, the mission of the Trope Tank is to develop new poetic practices and new understandings of digital media by focusing on the material, formal, and historical aspects of computation and language.

A laboratory workstation with a microscope, diagrams, and petri dishes.

Studio/Lab: Horvitz Laboratory


Welcome to the first installment of our new web series, Studio/Lab, featuring a glimpse into all the interesting spaces of making and doing around the MIT campus. First up is the Horvitz Laboratory in MIT’s Biology department.