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A Body of Knowledge – Embodied Cognition and the Arts

8-10 December, 2016 CTSA, UCI Director – Simon Penny Academic manager – Kelly Donahey This conference will bring together an interdisciplinary group including cognitive scientists, neuroscientists, philosophers of mind, physiologists, psychologists, philosophers, anthropologists, computer scientists, artists and designers to explore emerging cognitive neuroscience and theories of embodied cognition. The goal …

Marching Cubes @ xMPL

October 20-22, 2016. EAD professor Jesse Colin Jackson presented the first interactive installation of Marching Cubes at UCI’s world-class black box theater, the Experimental Media Performance Lab. Marching Cubes are modular units derived from a historic graphics algorithm of the same name. Marching Cubes units are connected by matching the colored faces. In a …

Art+Feminism Editathon

March 6, 2016. UC Irvine is hosting an Art+Feminism Wikipedia Editathon in honor of Women’s History Month. It will be held Sunday, March 6, 2016, 2–6 pm, in the Multimedia Resources Center, Room 164, Ayala Science Library. Hosting it are Arts librarian Emilee Mathews, Art graduate student Kelly Donahey, and …

Michele Cheng in the xMPL

March 4, 2016. Michele Cheng, a graduate student in UC Irvine’s Integrated Composition and Improvisational Technology graduate program, is presenting her thesis concert, To Be Heard, in the school’s Experimental Media Performance Lab on March 4-5, 2016. More information.

Body of Knowledge Conference

December 8-10, 2016. UC Irvine will be hosting Body of Knowledge, a conference on embodied cognition and the arts organized by EAD faculty member Simon Penny, with assistance from graduate student Kelley Donahey. The focus of the event is to bring contemporary cognitive neuroscience and philosophy of mind to bear …

A World That Falls Apart in One Hour

December 3, 2015. UC Irvine students in Art 100: Experimental Media Performance presented an evening of interactive and performative installations in the school’s black box Experimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL). It was an exciting event, with a dozen unique projects inviting audience engagement in many different ways.  The students designed …

The Land Mark Show

EAD faculty member Antoinette LaFarge is currently showing work in The Land Mark Show at the Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe. The show’s major themes are human traces on the land, land use, and fractured utopian visions of nature. Three photographic panoramas from Professor LaFarge’s “Western Waters” series are …

Wikipedia summer editathon

EAD faculty member Antoinette LaFarge will be leading a Wikipedia editathon for new and experienced editors on Saturday, June 20th from noon to 5 pm at the Institute of Cultural Inquiry in Los Angeles. The focus of this editathon will be international women in the arts, and there will be …

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