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Posts Tagged ‘Vicente Montelongo’

KesselsKramer LA Bows ‘URL Project’ for MOCA

KesselsKramer’s video for the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles tells the story of a unique digital art collaboration.

First, the idea behind the project: Digital artist Rafaël Rozendaal asked the YouTube community to submit ideas for the URL for his next project. He would then collaborate with the person who submitted the winning suggestion.

KesselsKramer’s video documents this collaborative process between Rozendaal and the winner. The URL selected was nothingeverhappens.com, which just makes me think of this. Rozendaal’s collaborator explains that he envisioned the site as “atmospheric” and “very-reduced” and the finished product certainly fits that description even if it’s “completely different” than the collaborator imagined it would be. This isn’t exactly my kind of art (it kind of just looks like a screensaver), but it’s a cool way for the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles to actively engage an audience.

You can check out more work from Rafaël Rozendaal at his website. Credits after the jump. Read more

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Presentation Writing: Design and Delivery

Presentation Writing: Design and DeliveryLearn how to use storytelling techniques and visual content to create and deliver successful pitches and presentations! Starting August 6, Amanda Pacitti, the manager of learning at Time Inc., will teach you the best practices for presentations, from using software like Prezi and Powerpoint, to writing your script, and using images, audio, and video to drive your points. Register now! 

Darth Vader Can Be Easily Frustrated These Days

It looks like time has taken its toll on Darth Vader, as the Sith Lord is now getting one-upped by a guy who stars in Parks & Recreation and had a role in Moneyball in this clip promoting the launch of Kinect Star Wars.  AKQA and Swift River Productions are behind this effort for the Xbox Kinect game (release date TBD–perhaps when Lucas gives his official blessing), which stars a smart-ass Chris Pratt, who steps in for Obi-wan and reenacts a classic lightsaber battle. As you can see, it’s not too difficult to tease one of sci-fi’s greatest villains these days. Credits after the jump:

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