Texas Tech University

Animation as Art Lecture Series

Animated Experimentations: From Idea to Exhibition

Public Presentation by Dr. Christine Veras

6 PM
March 20, 2024

Museum of Texas Tech University
3301 4th Street
Lubbock, Texas 79415
Free event
Open to the public
Free parking

Dive into the creative process of the exhibits created by the experimenta.l. lab. This talk offers a fresh perspective on crafting animation through alternative methods, materials, and technologies. Discover how materiality enhances the animated experience, making it accessible and enjoyable. Join us for a thoughtful discussion on the intersection of craft and technology.

Dr. Christine Veras“3D printed Silhouette Zoetrope: Butterflies” (2024) by Christine Veras
3D printed Silhouette Zoetrope: Butterflies (2024) by Christine Veras (Brazil/USA)
Christine Veras researches the integration of physical and digital technologies to explore the multimedia possibilities of animation. Her background in animation studies combines history, theory, and practice, positioning her as a scholar and practitioner. As the director of experimenta.l., the experimental animation lab, she fosters collaboration and encourages the exploration of animation through a variety of hands-on techniques. She earned her Ph. D. from the Nanyang Technological University Singapore. Veras invented the Silhouette Zoetrope (aka Silhotrope), a patented animated optical illusion device now part of the permanent collection of three museums in Europe. She is an Assistant Professor teaching and researching at the Bass School of Arts, Humanities, and Technology at UT Dallas.

Lecture sponsored by the Art History area, School of Art, TTU.

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