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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 …

EAD faculty publications

Fall 2016. Recent books with contributions by EAD faculty include: The Oxford Handbook of Critical Improvisation Studies from Oxford University Press, edited by George Lewis and Ben Piekut, with essays by Simon Penny and Antoinette LaFarge (2016) Social Media Archeology and Poetics, edited by Judy Malloy, with an essay by …

SPL Undergraduate Wins Brower Youth Award

Sept. 6, 2016. Undergraduate Will Amos, manager of professor Jesse Colin Jackson’s Speculative Prototyping Lab. has been named one of six national winners of the 2016 Brower Youth Award recognizing outstanding youth leaders making a difference in the environmental movement. Amos, an environmental engineering major, leads a UC Irvine team …

Everything But the Monkey’s Head

June-July 2016.  EAD faculty member Antoinette LaFarge was the third participant in the Los Angeles-based Institute of Cultural Inquiry’s ongoing residency series entitled With Everything But the Monkey’s Head. The project goal was to build a theory of visual research by examining actual practice-based research projects in progress. Professor LaFarge …

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 …

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 …

Feminist encounters with Wikipedia

EAD faculty member Antoinette LaFarge is taking part in a panel entitled “Feminist Encounters with Wikipedia” at the New School, New York, on April 1, 2015. The topic is systemic gaps in participation in editing Wikipedia, where the editor base is currently 87% male. Unsurprisingly, consistent underrepresentation is also reflected …

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