KI Alum, DJ Neo Destiny, Releases Debut Album: Aqua Age

October 12, 2016

In July 2016, recent KI alum, Keith Boylan a.k.a. DJ Neo Destiny, released his debut album Aqua Age. Recorded between February and May of 2016 in Richmond, VA all tracks were produced by the artist. With iridescent cybernetic, prehistoric sea dwellers gracing the album cover and 7 tracks with titles like Baja Blast Baptism, Undersea Adventure Mini… Read more »

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Visiting Artist: Anna Margarita Albelo

September 27, 2016

Visiting Artist: Anna Margarita Albelo The Depot 814 W. Broad Street Sept. 29th – Sept. 30th Lecture: Sept. 29th, 2016 1:30pm – 3:00pm Screening of Who’s Afraid of Vagina Wolf?: Sept. 30th, 11:30am Sponsored by the Department of Kinetic Imaging and co-sponsored by the Department of photography and film, out Cuban-American director and filmmaker, Anna… Read more »

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Stephen Vitiello Performing in NYC and featured in the Beijing Media Art Biennial

September 12, 2016

*UPDATE: Check below for videos from 9 Evenings +50* We are excited to announce that KI Graduate Director and Professor, Stephen Vitiello, will be performing on September 17th at the Fridman Gallery in New York in 9e +50 celebrating the 50th anniversary of 9 Evenings, Experiments in Art and Technology’s legendary performance program from 1966. Vitiello will… Read more »

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Funky Turns 40 Lecture and Exhibition

August 25, 2016

The traveling exhibition, Funky Turns 40, was featured as part of the Black History Museum’s opening in Richmond this past May and was on view throughout the summer. This exhibition commemorated the 40th anniversaries of 1970’s Saturday Morning cartoons that featured positive Black characters for the first time in television history and included 60 pieces of original… Read more »

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KI Alumna Wins Esteemed Cover Competition

June 22, 2016

Nicole Hamilton, KI Alum of the Class of 2012, and fellow Dieste creative, Nicholas Ross, won Ad Age’s 2016 Cannes Cover. The cover turns into a VR viewer that when paired with your smartphone opens “A Window Into the Creative Process – a 360 Experience.” True to her KI roots, Ms.Hamilton,  who created the animation… Read more »

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KI Representation in Cuba

June 21, 2016

The National Laboratory of Electroacoustic Music (EML) invited KI professor Stephen Vitiello and fellow composer and performer Jeffrey Roden to give a lecture at the Casa de las Américas in Havana. The artists shared their experiences with recording, performance and individual process. Professor Vitiello discussed the manipulation of sound and experimentation with field recordings, combining… Read more »

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KI Alumnus in 1708’s 5×5: Summer Studio

June 20, 2016

THE FOOL! 1708 Gallery 319 West Broad Street August 8 – 20, @016 Listening parting!, or artiste’s talk: Thursday, August 18, 7pm David Moré, a sound artist, experimental musician and sculptor who received his MFA in Kinetic Imaging this spring, is the recipient of a 2 week spot as part of 1708 Gallery’s 5×5 Summer… Read more »

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An Interview with Stephen Vitiello by RVA Mag

June 8, 2016

RVA Mag published an online interview with KI professor Stephen Vitiello this week about how he broke into the field of sound art and his upcoming projects! A comprehensive article, the interviewer walks through Vitiello’s progression from musician to internationally recognized sound artist and professor. As always, Vitiello’s statements are humble and full of advice… Read more »

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Patrick Power: Remembered

June 7, 2016

“…he was incredibly prolific. Every observation was a potential source for a video.” -Stephen Vitiello, former colleague and collaborator This Friday a memorial page for our dear friend and esteemed former colleague, Patrick Power, will be published on the KI webpage. A gallery of some of Patrick’s videos will accompany the page. Both the page and… Read more »

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