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School of Art Students Use Supercomputer to Render Digital Art Projects

This summer, LSU School of Art students using 3D animation software such as Maya, 3ds Max, After Effects, and CINEMA 4D, were able to offload rendering jobs to SuperMike-II, a 146 TFlops Peak Performance 440 compute node cluster, currently on the top-500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers. Assistant Professor of Digital Art Derick [...]

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Visual Artist, April Greiman Speaks September 06 at 5:00 p.m.

April Greiman is an artist and thinker whose transmedia projects, innovative ideas and hybrid-based approach have been influential worldwide over the last 30 years. Her explorations of image, word and color as objects in time and space are grounded in her singular fusion of art and technology. Greiman has been instrumental in the acceptance and use of [...]

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Susan Ryan presents at Social Fabrics, her wearable technology show

Art Historian Susan Elizabeth Ryan Receives $50,000 Atlas Award

Art Historian and Art History Professor Susan Elizabeth Ryan, PhD, recently won an Award to Louisiana Artists and Scholars (also known as an ATLAS Award) in the amount of $50,000, for her proposal, “Critical Dressing: The Development of Wearable Technologies as Art and Design.” Dr. Ryan’s project, which will complete the first historical analysis of [...]

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LSU Professor Defining New Field of Wearable Technology

(Baton Rouge) – Imagine a plumed hat with feathers that react to the radio waves emitted by cell phone activity. Or an arm band that administers a pin prick to its wearer each time a soldier dies in Iraq. Those are just two examples of what‟s being called “wearable technology art,” an exciting new field [...]

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