Maker Faire

Celestial Mechanics

Type: Maker Table/Exhibit
Program Area: Arts

Day/Time: Saturday and Sunday

Location: Fiesta Hall

Selected works from Aaron Koblin and Gabriel Dunne, including excerpts from the UCLA Design|Media Arts project Celestial Mechanics.

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Gabriel Dunne and Aaron Koblin
Aaron Koblin studied Art at the University of California, Santa Cruz with a focus on Electronic Art. Aaron was an Irwin Scholar in 2004 and has studied in The Netherlands and Japan. Utilizing a background in the computer game industry Aaron led a course in game design for the web at UCLA during the summer of '05. Recently, Aaron has been working with data driven work and is both a research assistant in the department of Statistics and an MFA candidate in the department of Design|Media Arts at UCLA. Gabriel Dunne's work ranges from traditional design and art to experimental programming works. He studied Design|Media Arts at UCLA, and experimental print making in Pont Aven, France. His work has shown at CiberArt in Bilbao, and has won multiple international awards. His recent work Celestial Mechanics was featured at SIGGRAPH 2005. For the past two years he has worked as a resident R&D and designer for Motion Theory, a design firm in Venice, CA, developing various music videos and commercials for clients including Beck, Nike, HP, and RESfest.