Researchers: Chris White, Lance Long, Weta Digital (New Zealand)
The objective of this project is to create intriguing artistic images using the latest advancements is visual effects technology. This includes procedural weathering, subsurface rendering, projection based rendering, and shader algorithms.
Studies in New Zealand culture and arts will also be influential in the artistic content of the project.
The project is being done in collaboration with Weta Digital, New Zealand. Weta Digital is a leading visual effects company, having recently created visual effects for the Lord of the Rings Trilogy.
Date: November 1, 2003 - July 1, 2004