SAIC Department of Film, Video and New Media Year-End Show

Thursday, May 11, 2006, 6pm Filmmakers in person! Tonight’s program is a cinematic toast to the semester’s end with a cross-section of current work by emerging talents in the School of the Art Institute’s Department of Film, Video, and New Media. Cheers! Lilli Carré’s What Hits the Moon (2006) pits an aging cartoon character against […]

Calculations: Pioneers of Computer Animation

Thursday, May 4, 2006, 6pm Larry Cuba, Calculated Movements (1985). Decades before Hollywood CGI spectaculars, artists worked with computers to create an aesthetic specific to the machine. At IBM, Bell, and in their own home-built labs, they generated visionary spectacles from mathematical precision– stroboscopic patterns, kinetic rhythms, and volumetric illusions. Tonight’s program is a cross-section […]