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Lyndon Experimental Animation Festival

Animation as a Visual Language for Social Justice
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Lyndon State College:
October 30, 2015 Alexander Twilight Theater
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Catamount Arts:
October 29, 2015 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Animation as a Visual Language
for Social Justice

This event will constitute the kickoff to what will be an annual event, The NEK Animation Festival. PRESENTED BY Lyndon State College’s Visual Arts Professor Robby Gilbert in coordination with The Year of Compassion 2015-2016.

The event will feature animation shorts based on themes around economic equity, LBGT issues, environment/climate, women’s rights, and racism.

Sponsored by Lyndon State College Professor Robby Gilbert

October 29, 2015 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Schedule TBA

Sponsored by Lyndon State College Professor Robby Gilbert Featuring Robert Lyons, Animator

Animation as a Visual Language
for Social Justice

This event will constitute the kickoff to what will be an annual event, the NEK Animation Festival. This year's theme, "Animation as a Visual Language for Social Justice" will feature shorts based on themes around economic equity, LGBT issues, environment/climate, women's rights, and racism.

Robert Lyons is a board member of ASIFA NEW YORK, a professor of experimental animation at Pratt and U Arts, and an independent animator/film maker who has a long history in film and animation. He was a camera person on the original Pee Wee's Playhouse, Sesame Street, and many other projects. He has hosted recent events at the New School featuring women in animation.

October 30, 2015 Alexander Twilight Theater 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Schedule TBA

Promoting Fairness, Awareness, Inclusion, and Relationships in Our Community

At Lyndon, we pride ourselves on an ethic of care, and the establishment of life-long relationships. In order to further bolster this ideal, the Lyndon community will build on last year’s exploration of Social Justice to delve into the topic of compassion. Compassion is the response to the suffering of others. Compassion isn’t pity or sympathy. Compassion understands that when one person is suffering, the suffering is shared. Compassion invites us to then work together to alleviate the suffering.

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Year of Compassion designated by President Bertolino

BFA in ANIMATION/ILLUSTRATION

DRAW YOUR HEART OUT

The Animation/Illustration BFA prepares students to work in a variety of challenging careers as illustrators, animators for feature films, visual and special effects artists, and within the gaming industry. The goal of Lyndon State College Animation/Illustration program is three fold and students will graduate with the abilities to:

  • work collaboratively and/or independently in solving advanced problems in animation and/or illustration.
  • create effective, professional-level animation and/or illustration projects.
  • A proficiency in the use of appropriate creative tools for specific animation and/or illustration projects.

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If you would like more information, please see Lyndon’s Visual Arts website.

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