animation

Building Movement


An interview with animator James Duesing. Susan Brown: The question I am most frequently asked as a curator is, “How long would it take to make something like that?” In trying to think of a contemporary form that is comparably labor intensive, animation came to mind.
James Duesing, animation, modeling, mapping, Bernini, embroidery, motion capture

Cooper-Hewitt: Design Imitates Life - Andrew Jimenez of Pixar


Andrew Jimenez is Director of Short groups at Pixar Animation Studios. Together with Brad Bird, Andy developed the use of pre-visualization 2D and 3d storyboard animatics, a technique utilized on both films.
Design Imitates Life, Andrew Jimenez, Pixar, animator, animation, 2D, 3D, pre-visualization, animatics, talk, public program

Electroworks


This exhibition traces the development of copy machine art created by artists and designers. Over 250 works are on display, including prints, limited edition books, graphics, textiles, animation, and three-dimensional objects. A particular highlight is the Xerox 6500 color copier staffed by trained operators and artists who are available to provide demonstrations.
prints, books, graphic design, textiles, animation, copy, technology, exhibitions

The Moving Image: The Art of Animation


This exhibition features a diverse selection of original acetate animation cels and drawings. Special emphasis is given to landmark productions by Disney, such as Snow White and Fantasia, as well as to other major animation studios including Warner Brothers, Hanna Barbera, Fleischer, Ub Iwerks Studio, and others.
animation, moving images, exhibitions

National Design Triennial: Design Life Now


The third National Design Triennial brings together the experimental designs and emerging ideas of 87 designers and firms who are leaders, innovators, or emerging figures in the world of design. The exhibition features work created between 2003-2006, including animation, new media, fashion design, robotics, architecture, product design, and graphic design.
national design triennial, Design Life Now, exhibitions, animation, new media, fashion design, robotics, Architecture, product design, graphic design, 21st century, ch:exhibition=35350897

Monday Enhancement: Disappearing Hardware


Lots of designers are using video simulations or video prototypes to develop ideas that aren't yet possible. Some of the most fun ideas imagine a digital world in which our hardware devices shrink, dissolve, or vanish altogether.
video, simulations, prototypes, futuristic, immersive, physical, virtual, data, Display, technology, hardware, devices, blocks, animation, Keiichi Matsuda, Julia Tsao

Process This!


On March 8, Ben Fry offered a hands-on workshop at Cooper-Hewitt devoted to Processing, the open-source visual design software that he co-authored. For more information, visit our calendar.
Ben Fry, information visualization, data visualization, Workshop, hands-on, Processing, open-source, open source, software, visual design, co-author, Tech on Your Terms, public programs, explore, experiment, code, writing, graphics, commercial software, generate, skills, development, tool, interactive, animation, audio, visual, input