Acclaimed Animator and Designer Visits Champlain

Screenshot (38)Miwa Matreyek, internationally acclaimed animator, designer, and multimedia artist, is visiting Champlain to discuss her process for creating multimedia artworks incorporating animation, interaction design, music, and live performance on Tuesday, April 14 at 7:00 p.m.

Matreyek received her MFA (2007) in Experimental Animation and Integrated Media at the California Institute of the Arts. She is one of the founding-member and core-collaborator of Cloud Eye Control.

Matreyek’s work has been shown internationally at animation/film festivals, theater festivals, and performance festivals as well as art galleries, science museums, tech conferences, and universities. Some of her previous presentations were at TEDGlobal (UK), the Sundance Film Festival, Animasivo (Mexico), Theatre de la Cité (France), and Santiago a Mil (Chile).

Matreyek is a recipient of the Creative Capital grant for Performing Arts in 2013. She is also a recipient of the Princess Grace Award for film (2007) as well as subsequent Special Project awards from the Princess Grace Foundation.

For more information, you can visit Matreyek’s website and watch her TED Talk. Matreyek is giving a full performance on Wednesday, April 15 at the Flynn Center in Burlington. Visit the Flynn Center for ticket information.

Matreyek’s talk at Champlain is free and open to the public. Presented by the Creative Media BFA.