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 …

Embodied Encounters

Exhibition at the Beall Center for Art and Technology, co-curated by Simon Penny and David Familian. Oct 1 2016 -Jan21, 2017 http://beallcenter.uci.edu/exhibitions/embodied-encounters

EAD Welcomes Stefani Byrd

Fall 2016: EAD welcomes new media artists Stefani Byrd as an adjunct faculty member.  Stefani works in video and interactive technologies, especially public installations that bring together media and performance. Her work is playful and thoughtful, examining aspects of contemporary culture haunted by stereotypes,  miscommunication, and distorted power relationships. Her …

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 …

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.