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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 …

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 …

Juan Rubio: “Spatia”

Graduate student Juan Rubio is presenting his thesis show in the School of the Arts’ Experimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL) on Friday, April 4, at 6:30 pm. “Spatia” is a telematic, interactive concert/installation using high-bandwidth Internet2 networks to connect the xMPL at the University of California, Irvine and the Centro …

A Different Engine

Art Department graduate student Silvie Deutsch is premiering a new media performance-installation project in UCI’s Experimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL). Entitled A Different Engine, this large-scale work investigates weaving as the foundation of modern technology. A Different Engine directs string to draw lines through space; in turn, mindless repetition amounts …

Far-Flung follows function

In mid-October, Art Department faculty member Antoinette LaFarge will be premiering a new media performance project in collaboration with New York artist Ursula Endlicher. It will take place Oct. 10, 11, 12 @ 8 pm and Oct. 12 @ 2 pm in the Experimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL) at UC …