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5 KI Affiliates in VCUQatar’s Tasmeem Doha 2017

March 6, 2017

Congratulations to KI Professor, Bob Kaputof, KI adviser, Brad Birchett, as well as KI students Meredith Brindley, Zach Rogers and Allison Zigaldo, who all have work featured in Tasmeem Doha 2017: Analogue Living in a Digital World! This year’s theme aims to create dialogue between the conference participants by exploring “the intersection between the analogue… Read more »

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Two KI Recipients amongst the 2017 VMFA Fellowship Awardees!

February 8, 2017

The list of 2017 VMFA Fellowship recipients was released yesterday! Kinetic Imaging candidates have a reputation for being successful when it comes to receiving VMFA Fellowships and this year was no exception. KI socially engaged media professor Bob Paris received a professional award in new/emerging media and KI Senior Claudine Reyes received an undergraduate award in… Read more »

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Visiting Artist: Karen Yasinsky

February 1, 2017

Visiting Artist: Karen Yasinsky The Depot 814 W. Broad Street February 15th Lecture: Feb. 15th, 2017, 3pm Sponsored by the Department of Kinetic Imaging, animator and video installation artist, Karen Yasinsky, will give a lecture on February 15th, 2017 at The Depot. Karen Yasinsky is an artist and a filmmaker working with experimental film, animation and drawing. Currently… Read more »

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RVA Global Game Jam 2017: A Success!

January 24, 2017

A big congratulations to everyone who participated in this years RVA Global Game Jam! Sponsored by the Departments of Communication Arts, Art Education and Kinetic Imaging Global Game Jam is an annual international accelerated video game development challenge. Students, alumni, novices and members of the local indie game community come together for 48 hours to… Read more »

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Congrats to KI Undergraduate Research Grant Awardees!

December 12, 2016

We are proud to announce that out of the many applicants for VCUarts’ Undergraduate Research Grants, eleven Kinetic Imaging Students are taking part in five of the projects that were awarded funding! Congrats Meredith Brindley, Claudine Reyes, Illya Lykinin, Costantino Toth, Marin Leong, Kevin Moun, James Heyes, Brianna Ondris, Jackie Lu, Malik Sparrow and Zach… Read more »

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KI Alumna, Bronwyn Lundberg of YoMeryl, Creates 600′ Mural for 90th Anniversary of Route 66

November 28, 2016

In celebration of the 90th anniversary of  Route 66, LA based Creative Studio, YoMeryl, created a vivid, hand painted 7′ x 684′ banner mural “The Kicks of Route 66.” YoMeryl, Bronwyn Lundberg, KI Class of 2008, + creative partner Sarah Zucker, specializes in animated gifs and public art. Commissioned by the City of West Hollywood to paint… Read more »

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Emma Gauthier, KI Alumna, Named Student Volunteer Chair for SIGGRAPH 2018

November 22, 2016

We are proud to announce that KI alumna, Emma Gauthier, has been named the Student Volunteer Chair to the Committee for SIGGRAPH 2018 Vancouver! Graduating Class of 2014, Emma’s involvement in SIGGRAPH began with VCU’s ACM SIGGRAPH Student Chapter in 2013 and she has been participating in the conferences ever since. SIGGRAPH, short for Special… Read more »

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KI Professor Wins People’s Choice Award & Other KI Successes!

November 21, 2016

A huge congratulations to KI Professor Bob Kaputof for receiving the People’s Choice award for his animated, light and shadow installation “A Cold and Overcast Day” at InLight Richmond 2016! It’s an achievement simply getting into this prestigious annual light based show and quite another to be chosen as the best in show by the… Read more »

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KI Senior Performing Debut Album

November 2, 2016

KI Senior McKinley Dixon’s debut album Who Taught You To Hate Yourself? has been a resounding success since it’s release in March of this year. The album’s message is persistent, shining a spotlight on social injustice and systemic violence that continues to plague this country. Expertly mixed, with contributions from local and international artists, it’s difficult to not… Read more »

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