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Replica of a Lamborghini Countach created by Arts and Entertainment Technologies students in collaboration with Texas Performing Arts Fabrication Studios and dadalab

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  • Lamborghini Countach

    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).

  • Frothing Shoe-Case

    Frothing Shoe-Case offers a virtual reality display featuring Nike's Air Force 1s. This experience leads you through links to an augmented reality (AR) platform, where you have the option to explore various colorways of the Air Force 1 by clicking through them. Additionally, you can interactively rotate the shoes to observe and identify different elements that are clearly labeled.

  • Time Passing Through

    Time Pass Through is an animated work that draws inspiration from undergraduate student Jackson Gurdak's experiences in recent years. Key life events such as graduating from high school, attending college, navigating the pandemic, participating in Zoom classes, entering his 20s, and facing uncertainty about the future form the heart of this work. The soundtrack, created by Kaden McKay, features an upbeat tempo combined with anxious lyrics, encapsulating the theme of mixed feelings about the future.

  • Tower Tumble

    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.

  • Morphology

    "Morphology" is a project developed by students Eriane Austria and Em Dryer through a partnership with Gensler design firm. This project showcases on a large media wall at Gensler's Austin office and explores the theme of interconnectedness, focusing on the relationships between Gensler, UT Austin, and the students themselves.

  • Into the Mind of Pedro Linares

    An immersive experience based around Alebrijes and how they came to be. Using UV lights accompanied by a mystical soundscape, the Jungle comes to life in an array of colorful chaos.

  • Spellslingers

    Welcome to the International Multidimensional Wizard Tournament! Competitors from far and wide have come to test their mettle through magical dueling. This Alt Ctrl arcade game and cabinet was created by AET students in the "Next Level Arcade" course. 

  • Starlight Scrappers

    Starlight Scrappers is a classic space shoot-em-up arcade game featuring asymmetrical co-op gameplay with an emphasis on teamwork and communication. Two players must work together to man their spaceship, dodging obstacles and taking down enemies sent by the evil Squirrel King. Do you think you have what it takes?

  • Future23

    Get a glimpse of the SDCT's Spring 2023 Showcase. For the first time, the Department of Design joined forces with the Department of Arts and Entertainment Technologies for a unique gathering of Austin’s creative community.

  • Woodland Digital Pet

    This little stump holds an even tinier mouse friend inside! As a semester-long independent study, Nada Aburayyan set out to create a digital friend/pet toy like the ones from her childhood and the early 2000s. Learn more about AET '22 graduate Nada Aburayyan and her project, "Woodland Digital Pet."

  • UT Tower 3D Projection Mapping

    A 3D projection-mapped, interactive model of The Tower at the University of Texas at Austin gets illuminated with '80s synthwave graphics and an interactive dance element made possible by an Xbox Kinect.

  • Automaton

    Automaton was created for the 3D Capstone course during a single semester using agile development methodologies to simulate the game development process of a small studio. It is a Survival Horror game that follows the storyline of a girl that is looking for her missing brother in a mansion where an evil scientist resides with his rather unsuccessful experiments. 

Wide angle shot of the iconic University of Texas Tower with live projection mapping designed by students and faculty in the School of Design and Creative Technologies

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