ThoughtWorks Arts

The Democratization of AI via Blockchain Residency Awarded to Max Razdow, Ollie Razdow, and Jamie Zigelbaum

Newsletter sent on Tuesday, 10 September 2019
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ThoughtWorks Arts new San Francisco based residency has been awarded to a team of three artists working across media with a focus on remote collaboration and distributed story-telling.

Portraits of Max Razdow, Jamie Zigelbaum, and Ollie Razdow
Artists Max Razdow, Jamie Zigelbaum, and Ollie Razdow

During their residency, Max Razdow, Ollie Razdow, and Jamie Zigelbaum will work together developing a generative story-telling project, titled, All Possible Pathways.

Rashin Fahandej Awarded Volumetric Filmmaking Residency

Newsletter sent on Wednesday, 22 May 2019
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We are very pleased to welcome our newest resident Rashin Fahandej, an Iranian-American multimedia artist and filmmaker.

Rashin Fahandej
Rashin Fahandej standing in front of A Father’s Lullaby

During her ThoughtWorks Arts Residency, with support from Scatter, Rashin will be using Depthkit to expand her practice, furthering the development of her project, A Father’s Lullaby.

New Trajectories in Volumetric Filmmaking with Scatter

Newsletter sent on Tuesday, 2 April 2019
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ThoughtWorks Arts in collaboration with groundbreaking film studio Scatter teamed up on March 16-17 to run a free community workshop for 24 participants. Together, they taught artists, technologists, designers and filmmakers the newest version of the Depthkit technology.

Jillian Morrow of Scatter providing an introduction to workshop participants
Jillian Morrow of Scatter providing an introduction to workshop participants

Scatter, a Brooklyn-based creative company, produces immersive experiences, provides tools and training, and empowers creators using volumetric filmmaking techniques.

Robotic Artist Residents in the News

Newsletter sent on Tuesday, 22 January 2019
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Robotics resident Catie Cuan was recently featured in a video feature for Engadget, highlighting the importance of machine movement.

Catie working with the 15-foot Wen robotic arm, in conjunction with our sponsoring partner, The Consortium for Research & Robotics hosted by Pratt Institute - photo by Kevin Barry
Catie working with the 15-foot Wen robotic arm, in conjunction with our sponsoring partner, The Consortium for Research & Robotics hosted by Pratt Institute - photo by Kevin Barry

In the interview, Catie explains her ideas on how robotics are impacting society and how choreography can change the way we understand human-robot interactions.