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Lots of press for Vitiello’s MoMA installation

August 23, 2013

Professor Vitiello’s installation at New York’s Museum of Modern Art opened on August 10 and it’s getting a lot of attention. According to the New York Times, our  “American soundster’s” sonic installation in the sculpture garden is “charming.” The Wall Street Journal details the acclaimed 2010 work, “A Bell For Every Minute” made in, by and for Vitiello’s own hometown.

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KI brings home VMFA fellowships in each category

February 6, 2013

2013 VMFA fellowship recipients were announced yesterday and Kinetic Imaging once again makes a strong showing.  Visiting animator Polina Grinberg scooped a professional award, and Charli Brissey and Kimberly Barnes each grabbed an award in the graduate and undergrad categories respectively.  Congratulations, ladies!

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Strong Showing at James River Short Fest

December 11, 2012

Kinetic Imaging affiliates cleaned up at the James River Shorts Festival November 30.  Pictured from left:  MFA student Dan Rowe; KI visiting professor fall 2011, Sandro Del Rosario (First Place); BFA student Sean Ruecroft (Second Place); 2011 BFA graduate Tyler Rhodes (Best Virginia Filmmaker + People’s Choice Award); VCU Graphic Design faculty Steven Hoskins (Third Place).

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KI represents at the James River Shorts!

November 29, 2012

James River Shorts will be screened at the VMFA TOMORROW!  Kinetic Imagers include:

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Stephen Vitiello’s “A Bell For Every Minute” opens next week in Tokyo

October 19, 2012

Professor Vitiello’s well-known “A Bell For Every Minute”, originally created for New York City’s High Line in 2010, opens October 27 at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo.

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Grad student Dan Rowe screens animation in Korea

September 5, 2012

Dan Rowe’s animation “You, Everyone and Everything” was an official selection for the Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival which was held in Korea July 19 – 29.

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A Work of Two Steves

August 27, 2012

Our Stephen Vitiello recently performed “The Spaces Contained in Each” with Steve Roden at The Rothko Chapel in Houston, Texas as part of As If They Were Not There: Sound Art in the Rothko Chapel, a collaboration with the Menil Collection’s “Silence” exhibition.

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KI senior wins top prize in Surgeon General’s video contest

June 9, 2012

Kinetic Imaging senior Ayyaz Amjad garnered international attention last month when he took the grand prize in a national anti-smoking contest sponsored by the U.S. Surgeon General and the CDC.  Here’s an article in the U.K.’s Guardian and the link to the winning video itself.

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KI is headed to Korea

March 12, 2012

Students of all levels will explore arts and culture in the unique and vibrant city of Seoul this summer (July 23 – August 10).  This program will expose students to alternative modes of living and thinking, putting them into experiential and service learning processes that will help students examine their identities through mission projects pursued in a truly global context.

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