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Welcome Affiliate Faculty Member Shelley Roden

February 19, 2020

The Department of Kinetic Imaging welcomes affiliate faculty member, Shelley Roden! Shelley Roden is an Academy Award-wining Foley Artist who creates natural and hyperreal sounds by performing footsteps and with props in sync with the picture to enhance feature film, television, and interactive game soundtracks. Roden utilizes found objects collected throughout her twenty-year career to… Read more »

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Stephen Vitiello Releases New Album with 12k Label

February 18, 2020

Department chair Stephen Vitiello recently released a new album made in collaboration with Michael Grigoni on experimental music label, 12k. On Slow Machines Grigoni provides the guitars and Vitiello the electronics and processing with a goal of combining each of their artistic languages into a new form. Vitiello utilized both field recordings as well as… Read more »

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Kinetic Imaging alumna Kimberly Barnes talks grad school, Boston, and life as a professional artist 

January 21, 2020

Kimberly Barnes (BFA ’14) is a Kinetic Imaging alumna currently living and working in Boston. In 2018, she earned her Master of Fine Arts degree from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University. VCUarts reached out to her to learn more about what motivated her to pursue graduate school, and what… Read more »

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KI Alumni Return for Show in FAB Gallery

January 15, 2020

KI alumni Odile Postic and Bri Ondris return to VCU for their show Pirates Utopias, on view in the FAB Gallery from January 16 through February 1. “Pirate Utopias is a curation that focuses on the manufactured desire and how it operates like a carrot on a string, propelling us forward, dressing us in new… Read more »

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KI Professor and Research Assistant to Present at Live Coding Conference in Ireland

January 14, 2020

Professor Kate Sicchio will be joined by her research assistant, KI senior Z Wang, at the University of Limerick in Ireland where they will be presenting their collaborative project “Terpiscode” to the International Conference on Live Coding. “Terpiscode”, as defined by the corresponding paper on the project written by the team, “is a developing mini… Read more »

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Collaborative Project Featuring Work by KI Professor Wins First Place in VCU’s Next Big Idea Challenge

December 20, 2019

Congratulations to Coding Beats, a collaborative project among faculty, including KI professor Kate Sicchio, on winning first place and people’s choice in VCU’s Next Big Idea Challenge! Coding Beats, a program designed to promote diversity within the computer science industry, teaches middle school students computer science fundamentals as their code generates hip-hop beats. Functioning as… Read more »

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Visiting Artist: Marcus Fischer

December 10, 2019

Wednesday, February 5th at 7pm, Kinetic Imaging and The Institute for Contemporary Art will present a talk and live performance by artist Marcus Fisher at The ICA. Marcus Fischer is a first generation American musician + interdisciplinary artist based in Portland, Oregon. His work typically centers around memory, geography + the manipulation of physical audio recording… Read more »

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Students’ VR Game Featured in Digital America

December 4, 2019

Kinetic Imaging Undergrads Aliyah Decker, Caitlin Dinoia, Michael Shea, El Tucker, and Tay Williams’ collaborative VR Game “when the seasons change my feelings change” (WTSCMFC), made for Semi Ryu’s Virtual Interactive Worlds class, is featured in Digital America Issue no 14. This VR Game leads participants through the Kubler-Ross five stage model of grief, encouraging… Read more »

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MFA Grad Show

October 28, 2019

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 – November 15, 2019 Reception 6-8pm Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 W Broad St. Richmond, VA 23220 Participating artists: Jared Duesterhaus, Yonghun Jung, Brook Vann, Martha Glenn, Eric Millikin Image featured is by Eric Millikin.

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