Holly Willis
Holly Willis

Holly Willis teaches in USC's School of Cinematic Arts and writes about new media art. She is the author of "New Digital Cinema: Reinventing the Moving Image" and editor of "The New Ecology of Things" on pervasive computing.

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Recent Articles
You Are Being Generated: The Work of Animator David O'Reilly
You Are Being Generated: The Work of Animator David O'Reilly
The 3D animation of David O'Reilly is free of Hollywood polish, instead offering glitchy visuals with strong emotional resonance.
Interactive Experiences: Artist John Carpenter's Haptic Media Systems
Interactive Experiences: Artist John Carpenter's Haptic Media Systems
L.A.-based media artist John Carpenter uses touch-based computer systems to convey the wonder and joy of embodied exploration.
Stas Orlovski's Moving Paintings
Stas Orlovski's Moving Paintings
Stas Orlovski "Chimera," inspired by the projections of the 18th and 19th century Phantasmagoria shows, creates a moving drawing of visual effusiveness.
Experimental Narratives: Janie Geiser's Evocative Puppetry
Experimental Narratives: Janie Geiser's Evocative Puppetry
The puppetry of Janie Geiser brings together a lot of different media elements to create experiences that are themselves between worlds.
AxS Festival: Sights, Sounds, and Science Collide in Pasadena
AxS Festival: Sights, Sounds, and Science Collide in Pasadena
The 2014 AxS Festival in Pasadena, taking place over 16 days beginning Friday, September 19, is devoted to the intersection of art and science.
Miwa Matreyek's Virtual Vertigo
Miwa Matreyek's Virtual Vertigo
Miwa Matreyek's work connects live performance with projected imagery, and in the process celebrates the fundamental magic of cinema.
Video Artist Jeff Frost Decouples Time and Space
Video Artist Jeff Frost Decouples Time and Space
Jeff Frost works in time-lapse, stop motion, and paint to create portraits of imaginary worlds by collaging the real and the painted.
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