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VCUarts Kinetic Imaging Program Now Accepting Applications

VCUarts’ Kinetic Imaging MFA is a two-year, studio-based, fine art program designed to support six to eight graduate students each year.

(top) Kelsey Sheaffer “Compression Notation (documentation)” from installation. (bottom) Stills from Marta Finkelstein’s animation “Cute As A Button” on either side of a photo of Finkelstein’ using a parabolic microphone for field recordings.

Kinetic Imaging’s MFA students work in the expanded field of video art, experimental animation, sound art and emerging media through the production of art that explores their relationship to culture and society. Projects can be installation, performance, screen and speaker-based works, and embrace both narrative and experimental approaches.

VCUarts’ Kinetic Imaging MFA is a two-year, studio-based, fine art program designed to support six to eight graduate students each year.

This year’s visiting artists include director and filmmaker Anna Margarita Albelo, radical video-gaming artist Paolo Pedercini, animator Karen Yasinsky, animation artist and Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation co-director Alexander Stewart, and foley artist Shelley Roden.

Our graduate faculty includes Bob Kaputof, Orla McHardy, Bob Paris, Semi Ryu, Pam Turner and Stephen Vitiello, the graduate director for the program. To learn more about Kinetic Imaging, visit the department website or contact Stephen Vitiello. The application deadline is January 15; international applications are due December 15.