ARTS Lab class presenting in Los Angeles at Samitaur Constructs

    ARTS Lab class presenting in Los Angeles at Samitaur Constructs

      An interdisciplinary group of UNM students will light up Los Angeles through a public-private partnership between ARTS Lab and Samitaur Constructs, a construction and development firm that’s revitalizing Culver City, California.  Architecture and IFDM students are preparing high-resolution, large-format imagery as part of the cross-listed course “Creating [for] Novel Displays.”   The students working in [...]

    "Virtual Void": Electronic Arts Student Show in the Lab

    “Virtual Void”: Electronic Arts Student Show in the Lab

    The Lab hosted students from Electronic Arts in a showcase of works from Special Projects in Electronic Art (ARTS432, led by Visiting Professor Conor Peterson) and performances from The Art of Transmission (ARTS435, led by Assoc. Prof. Lee Montgomery). The show, titled “Virtual Void” occurred on December 7. See more images from the show and [...]

    Lab Lecture: Color Science for Immersive Displays

    Lab Lecture: Color Science for Immersive Displays

    Color Science for Immersive Displays Jérémie Gerhardt, Ph.D., Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems (FOKUS) Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 at 7pm ARTS Lab, 131 Pine St, NE ARTS Lab welcomes Jérémie Gerhardt to present his work in developing algorithmic controls of color for tiled displays at the Fraunhofer FOKUS Institute’s VISCOM department. Dr. Gerhadt Jérémie [...]

    DomeFest Screens at First Russian Fulldome Festival

    DomeFest Screens at First Russian Fulldome Festival

    DomeFest 2012 screens this week in Yaroslavl, Russia this week in support of “Reflections of the Universe,” the theme of Russia’s first fulldome film festival. ARTS Lab’s David Beining has been collaborating with Yaroslav Gubchenko and other organizers since they came to Albuquerque for DomeFest 2007. Since then, the entrepreneurial Gubchenko and colleagues have developed [...]

    Another Short Fulldome Film by UNM+IAIA Students

    Another Short Fulldome Film by UNM+IAIA Students

    One of two short fulldome films produced by students from UNM and the Institute of American Indian Arts as part of a six-week internship program funded by the Department of Defense. Students were challenged and supported in creating gigapixel spherical photography, 2D and 3D animations, keyed video and compositing techniques to create advocacy films relating [...]

    A Short Fulldome Film by UNM+IAIA Students
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    One of two short fulldome films produced by students from UNM and the Institute of American Indian Arts as part of a six-week internship program funded by the Department of Defense. Students were challenged and supported in creating gigapixel spherical photography, 2D and 3D animations, keyed video and compositing techniques to create advocacy films relating [...]

    Dome Poems: Memory & Emergence Public Presentation Plaza of Santa Rosa, NM
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    A 20-minute immersive film that will commemorate the New Mexico State Centennial (2012) with poetic and photographic reflections on the past 100 years of culture and regional identity in the Indo-Hispano communities of northern New Mexico.   Featuring the work of Miguel Gandert, Levi Romero, Hue Walker & Tim Castillo           [...]

    Lab hosts “Act Out 5″
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    ARTS Lab hosted “Act Out 5,” an exhibit of physical computing-based art works by students studying under Asst. Professor Claudia Valdes (Electronic Arts). Some images from a small but impressive exhibition.

    Immersive Media Summer Internship #2
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    ARTS Lab, in partnership with the Institute of American Indian Arts, will conduct another intensive six-week internship on the art, technology and practice of producing fulldome content from photographic and CG techniques. Four UNM students from the Interdisciplinary Film & Digital Media program will join the IAIA students to create short advocacy films to be [...]

    “Creating [for] Novel Displays” Final Projects Sampler
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    On a cold and windy night in early May, students screened their mapping projects on the Consortium for Environmental Research, Informatics & Art (CERIA) building. Here’s a quick cut of works projected on the building and on the scaled model built to support production.

    A Sweet Thank You
    High school students sent this lovely thank you note after their recent visit.  Best: They shared some of their photography.

    High school students sent this lovely thank you note after their recent visit. Best: They shared some of their photography.