Tank is a personal project created by Arts and Entertainment Technologies Professor Isaac Oster using Zbrush, Fusion 360, 3DS Max, and Quixel Suite. Oster was interested in building a vehicle and wanted to explore blending ZBrush and Fusion on a challenging high poly model.
As We Rise
Designed by Jeanette Abbink, As We Rise is a revelatory exploration of Black identity with more than a hundred works by Black artists from Canada, the Caribbean, Great Britain, the United States, South America, and the African continent.
A personal project by Arts and Entertainment Technologies professor Isaac Oster, inspired by a concept by Furio Tedeschi, created primarily with Zbrush with components from Fusion 360 and Marvelous Designer. Professor Oster covers the process for creating work like this in AET 326C Modeling and Texturing.
Once a Glacier
Once a Glacier is a VR film that tells the story of a relationship between a girl and a glacier. As the girl grows older, the existence of the ice is threatened, and the viewer is taken on a journey through her seemingly futile efforts to protect what was once an entire glacier.
For the first time in school history, the UT Tower was transformed into an interactive video game screen through projection mapping produced by an Arts and Entertainment student in collaboration with faculty.
Cig Harvey: Blue Violet
Blue Violet is a book of deeply personal and lush photographs, drawings, and writing by Cig Harvey. It was a labor of joy for Design Professor Jeanette Abbink to interweave Harvey's lush, color-saturated photography with a motley of textual forms on French-fold style pages bound within the moody printed cloth hardcover.
This life-size Lamborghini Countach includes custom features and interactive screens designed to highlight the full range of creative programming offered by the Department of Arts and Entertainment Technologies (AET).
Every researcher had mentors who helped assimilate them into a life of scholarly work, and the process continues with their future mentees. These comprise the roots and branches of the academic tree of a single researcher. If we let these ancestors’ and descendants’ genders affect these trees like a “wind,” most curl nearly to the earth. To set these trees growing upright again we visualize giving differential weight to male and female researchers.
Watch "Misread Signs," a multimedia performance by Yuliya Lanina, M.F.A.
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