Carson Open Studios events Dec. 10
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Lincoln, Neb.--Students in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film and Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts will host an Open Studios event on Friday, Dec. 10 from 4-9 p.m. The events are free and open to the public.
The schedule is as follows:
4 p.m. Doors open for Open Studio
4:30 p.m. Welcome
4:40 p.m. Performance by Cooper Rohde (StoryWorlds) at the LED screen in the southeast window
4:45 p.m. Performance by AmunRa Jordan (StoryWorlds) at the LED screen in the southeast window
4:50 p.m. Performance by Vera Butterfield (StoryWorlds) at the main staircase
5-6 p.m. Moving Worlds in the first-floor space. In a three-class collaboration with Dance Composition, Media Sound Design and Creativity in Real Time, they will present a one-hour series of live mixed reality performances. Audience members will see dancers controlling avatars in fantastical worlds, with generative body-driven sonic media and immersive auditory landscapes.
6:15 p.m. Interactive Natural History Museum (Principles of Interactivity) in Rm. 101 South.
7:30 p.m. Performance by senior acting students “Objectivity: The Solo Performance Project” in the Lab Theatre, 3rdfloor, Temple Building.
9 p.m. Close
Installations on the first floor of the Carson Center will include work from Computational Media I students, Principles of Interactivity, Visual Expression Studio I and II students.
Installations upstairs on the second floor of the Carson Center will include work from the MFA and BFA candidates in the Johnny Carson School’s Design and Technology program, as well as the Emerging Media Arts courses including Innovation Studio, StoryWorlds, Sound Lab, Digital Fabrication, Cinema Production I and Lighting for Film students.
A full schedule of events is available at https://go.unl.edu/n34b.
“Open Studios is a celebration of student work made during this semester, as opposed to portfolio review in the spring, which celebrates the individual student throughout their career here,” said J.D. Madsen, associate professor of scenic design and the head of Design and Technology in the Carson School. “The displays will be set up by project, or course or production to see the variety of artistic responses and practices.”
Work from the following Fall 2021 courses will be on display:
Emerging Media Arts:
• Visual Expression I
• Computational Media I
• Media Sound Design
• Sound Lab
• Principles of Interactivity
• Creativity in Real Time
• Innovation Studio: The Art of Nonfiction: Seabreeze Bop City
• Innovation Studio: Emerging Strategies for Regenerative Futures
• Cinema Production I
• Digital Fabrication & Physical Computing
• Lighting for Film
• Dance Composition
Theatre Acting and Design Technology:
• Theatre Perspectives
• Master’s Design Studio
• Principles of Design
• Scene Design I
• Director/Designer Collaboration
• Rendering and Advanced Rendering
• Costume Craft: Draping
• Production and Craft Work