Monday, August 20

“The Art Couple” was recently nominated for a Stage Raw Theater Award for alumnus Corwin Evans' work in video and projection design. One scene in the play features Vincent Van Gogh presenting Paul Gauguin with a painting of sunflowers, where Evans had the projection of the painting zoom in and out and glide across the wall of the stage. (Courtesy of Darrett Sanders)

Alumnus visual designer uses projection to augment theater production

Vincent Van Gogh’s painting of sunflowers glided across the Sacred Fools Theater Company’s walls in “The Art Couple” – all because of a projector. The play tells the story of Neil Simon writing the first draft of the television series “The Odd Couple.” While leaving for his Catskills cabin with a busboy he meets at a bar, Simon continues to write his draft and discovers the two share a mutual fascination with artists Paul Gauguin and Van Gogh, who turn out to be the main subjects of his first draft. Read more...

“The Art Couple” was recently nominated for a Stage Raw Theater Award for alumnus Corwin Evans' work in video and projection design. One scene in the play features Vincent Van Gogh presenting Paul Gauguin with a painting of sunflowers, where Evans had the projection of the painting zoom in and out and glide across the wall of the stage. (Courtesy of Darrett Sanders)

Jumo Yang, a third-year design media arts student, is helping create a video game using photogrammetry, a technique that consists of creating physical objects and scanning them into a 3D format on a computer. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)
Jumo Yang, a third-year design media arts student, is helping create a video game using photogrammetry, a technique that consists of creating physical objects and scanning them into a 3D format on a computer. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)

(Nicole Anisgard Parra/Daily Bruin)
(Nicole Anisgard Parra/Daily Bruin)

Students Noela Park, Ginny Lee, Jorge Kcomt and Amy Choi (clockwise from top) perform K-pop choreographies and original dances as members of SEOULA, a UCLA-based dance group. (Quanzhao "Ari" He/Daily Bruin)
Students Noela Park, Ginny Lee, Jorge Kcomt and Amy Choi (clockwise from top) perform K-pop choreographies and original dances as members of SEOULA, a UCLA-based dance group. (Quanzhao "Ari" He/Daily Bruin)

(Ludi Zhu/Daily Bruin)
(Ludi Zhu/Daily Bruin)

(Nicole Anisgard Parra/Daily Bruin)
(Nicole Anisgard Parra/Daily Bruin)

The Japanese Animation Club hosted “Fairy Tale Maid Cafe” on Saturday at the Los Angeles Tennis Center Straus Clubhouse. The event allowed attendees to engage in activities alongside JAC members dressed in maid and butler cosplay. (Quanzhao "Ari" He/Daily Bruin)

Maid Cafe event serves up immersive, social experience in Japanese culture

Members of UCLA’s Japanese Animation Club adorned themselves in classic maid and butler costumes with accessories like bunny ears to create a fairy tale-themed event. JAC hosted “Fairy Tale Maid Cafe” on Saturday at the Los Angeles Tennis Center Straus Clubhouse, allowing attendees to immerse themselves in a cafe atmosphere alongside JAC members dressed in maid and butler cosplay. Read more...

The Japanese Animation Club hosted “Fairy Tale Maid Cafe” on Saturday at the Los Angeles Tennis Center Straus Clubhouse. The event allowed attendees to engage in activities alongside JAC members dressed in maid and butler cosplay. (Quanzhao "Ari" He/Daily Bruin)


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