Tim B. Castillo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Director | A|R|T|S | Digital Media Lab

Associate Professor

School of Architecture + Planning

Interdisciplinary Film + Digital Media

University of New Mexico
[e-mail] t...@unm.edu

[web] http://timcastillo.wordpress.com/

 

Bio 2014

Tim B. Castillo is a tenured Associate Professor at the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of New Mexico. He has been part of the School of Architecture and Planning faculty since 2002 and in 2009 became a member of the Interdisciplinary Film and Digital Media faculty. In 2010 he was appointed as the Director of the Art, Research, Technology and Science Laboratory an interdisciplinary digital media laboratory at the University.

While at the University of New Mexico Professor Castillo has been pursuing new pedagogies that explore applications related to emerging digital technologies. His architectural studios and seminars continue to investigate new progressive strategies for design that are defined by informatics, digital media and CAD/CAM processes. In 2007, Professor Castillo was recognized by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) and the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) as the National New Faculty Teacher of the year.

Professor Castillo served as the undergraduate design coordinator in the architecture program from 2005-2010. He was also the co-director of the international summer abroad program in Vico Morcote, Switzerland from 2003-2005.

Professor Castillo has been involved in the coordination of conferences, symposiums and curator of exhibits at the School of Architecture and Planning. In 2003, he was the coordinator of the “Next”-Digital Evolution’s Symposium and traveling exhibit. In the fall 2006 he was co-coordinator of the Architecture, Film + Digital Media Symposium that focused on interdisciplinary research. In 2009, he served as Co-chair of the ACSA [association of collegiate schools of architecture] Southwest regional conference entitled: Chang[e]ing Identities; Design, Culture + Technology.

Professor Castillo is the founder of Hybrid Environments, a critical design office that focuses on new technologies for architecture, research and design. His work has been published and exhibited nationally and internationally in various locations including the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (Spain), Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland), Pavillon de l’Arsenal (France), Bienal of Sao Paulo (Brazil), University of Waterloo (Canada), University of Utah, University of Colorado, and the University of Texas-Arlington.


Memory & Emergence at the Digital Latin America Series
Memory & Emergence at the Digital Latin America Series

                                UNM Interdisciplinary Film & Digital Media IFDM Mesa del Sol Theater, 5700B University W. Blvd., Albuquerque Saturday, August 30, 2-4pm Dome Poems, Memory & Emergence will be exhibited at Mesa del Sol Exhibit Space in conduction with  panel of Art [...]

Dome Poems :: Memory & Emergence will tour New Mexico this summer
Dome Poems :: Memory & Emergence will tour New Mexico this summer

                          Dome Poems: Memory and Emergence, is a 20-minute immersive film that will commemorate the State of New Mexico with poetic and photographic reflections on the past 100 years of culture and regional identity in the Indo-Hispano communities of northern New Mexico. This [...]

Creating for Novel Displays Class Presents Live Visual Projections + DJ
Creating for Novel Displays Class Presents Live Visual Projections + DJ

IFDM and SA+P students from ARTS Lab’s “Creating for Novel Displays” class will demonstrate final projects through installations and performances Thursday, May 8th, 2014 | 5:00-6:00 p.m. Featuring DJ Christopher Halcyon Andrews on the decks to live visual projections by the students.  More about the class here.

Dome Poems: Memory & Emergence Public Presentation Plaza of Santa Rosa, NM
Dome Poems: Memory & Emergence Public Presentation  Plaza of Santa Rosa, NM

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           [...]

“Creating [for] Novel Displays” Final Projects Sampler
"Creating [for] Novel Displays" Final Projects Sampler

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.

ARTS Lab recieves NEA Artworks Grant
ARTS Lab recieves NEA Artworks Grant

ARTS Lab has been awarded an Art Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support the creation of Dome Poems: Memory and Emergence. go to project page

ARTS Lab visits Frederico Vigil / Torreon at NHCC
ARTS Lab visits Frederico Vigil / Torreon at NHCC

In the final days leading up to the grand opening of the beautiful fresco covering the interior of the Torreon at the National Hispanic Cultural Center, ARTS Lab team members were invited to visit with artist Frederico Vigil and to view his astounding work of art. Mr. Vigil graciously explained his intent, technique and experiences [...]