Friday, November 24

Design media arts alumnus Seph Li’s work “Cosmos” features reflective surfaces as a means to merge multiverse theory with art theory. The artwork is on display at the Shanghai Art Fair.(Courtesy of Seph Li)

Alumnus explores multiverse theory through kinetic art piece

Seph Li’s multimedia-based art piece “Cosmos” uses reflective mirrors and physics theories to reveal the mysteries of our universe – or universes. Li, a design media arts alumnus, will display “Cosmos” at the Shanghai Art Fair, which opens Thursday and runs through Sunday at the Shanghai World EXPO & Convention Center. Read more...

Design media arts alumnus Seph Li’s work “Cosmos” features reflective surfaces as a means to merge multiverse theory with art theory. The artwork is on display at the Shanghai Art Fair.(Courtesy of Seph Li)

Sylvia Lavin, an architecture and urban design professor, helped lead a team of students in creating copies of architectural models held in the German Architecture Museum called the DAM. 
 (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)
Sylvia Lavin, an architecture and urban design professor, helped lead a team of students in creating copies of architectural models held in the German Architecture Museum called the DAM. 
 (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

The UCLA Film and Television Archive partnered with the Westwood-based Taiwan Academy to create the "What Time is it There? Taiwanese Film Biennial," which is free to UCLA students. The Taiwanese Film Biennial will feature films such as "Ice Poison" and "Super Citizen Ko." (Courtesy of UCLA Film & Television Archive)
The UCLA Film and Television Archive partnered with the Westwood-based Taiwan Academy to create the "What Time is it There? Taiwanese Film Biennial," which is free to UCLA students. The Taiwanese Film Biennial will feature films such as "Ice Poison" and "Super Citizen Ko." (Courtesy of UCLA Film & Television Archive)

Miranda Kim, a first-year pre-business economics student, helped start Soulface, an eco friendly clothing company that transforms shards of plastic from water bottles and other packaging into small microbeads, which are then turned into fibers and knitted into fabric. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)
Miranda Kim, a first-year pre-business economics student, helped start Soulface, an eco friendly clothing company that transforms shards of plastic from water bottles and other packaging into small microbeads, which are then turned into fibers and knitted into fabric. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Professional video game writer Marianne Krawczyk has written for video games including "Uncharted 3" and "God of War." This fall, she is teaching a video game writing class in the School of Theater Film and Television's Professional Program where she will help students write their own video game narratives. (courtesy of BagoGames)

Instructor, students talk leveling up with TFT video game writing program

Marianne Krawczyk brought a PlayStation 3 console to her class as an educational tool for her students. Krawczyk, a professional video game writer, teaches a video game writing course in the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television’s Professional Program, which offers graduate-level, nondegree courses to anyone with an undergraduate degree. Read more...

Professional video game writer Marianne Krawczyk has written for video games including "Uncharted 3" and "God of War." This fall, she is teaching a video game writing class in the School of Theater Film and Television's Professional Program where she will help students write their own video game narratives. (courtesy of BagoGames)

Second-year mathematics/economics student Andrea Nguyen creates custom painted and embroidered shoes, which she sells on her website Rush Hour Kicks. Her latest pair of sneakers feature embroidered roses along the side. (Courtesy of Keyshawn Thomas)
Second-year mathematics/economics student Andrea Nguyen creates custom painted and embroidered shoes, which she sells on her website Rush Hour Kicks. Her latest pair of sneakers feature embroidered roses along the side. (Courtesy of Keyshawn Thomas)

Third-year design media arts student Stefanie Tam helped create an interactive photo booth for the School of Arts and Architecture's celebration "The Opening," which features artwork from students, alumni and faculty. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)
Third-year design media arts student Stefanie Tam helped create an interactive photo booth for the School of Arts and Architecture's celebration "The Opening," which features artwork from students, alumni and faculty. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)


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