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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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Visiting Artist: Paolo Pedercini

October 31, 2016

Visiting Artist: Paolo Pedercini The Depot 814 W. Broad Street November 3rd Lecture: Nov. 3rd, 2016, 11:30am – 12:30pm Sponsored by the Department of Kinetic Imaging, radical game designer, Paolo Pedercini, will give a lecture on November 3rd, 2016 at The Depot. Paolo, born in Northern Italy, studied in upstate New York and is currently based in… Read more »

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Celebrating KI Success from Festivals to Curatorial Proposals

October 12, 2016

Even though we know how awesome all the folks in our KI community are, sometimes we’ve just got to brag about it! First, congratulations to KI professor, Bob Kaputof, and second year KI Grad, Joana Stillwell, for getting work accepted to 1708 Gallery’s InLight 2016!  This year light based art will illuminate Scott’s Addition Friday,… Read more »

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Stephen Vitiello: “Sound Works and Installation” Talk at SONICBernheim

Located at the Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest in Clermont, Kentucky, SONICBernheim is a site-specific lecture and performance series that focuses on exploring the relationships between sound, music and nature. Coming up this Sunday, October 16th, KI Grad Director and Professor, Stephen Vitiello, will be presenting a talk “Sound Works and Installation” at SONICBernheim/Hunter’s Moon…. Read more »

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