Negro Ensemble Company (1997)

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Design Intention: Create a prototype CD-ROM program using 3D modeled space as an immersive learning and research environment. Convey the history and significance of the original Negro Ensemble Company.

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Collaboration: Katherine Milton, interactive design; Gus Edwards, playwright, and member of the original Negro Ensemble Company.

 

 

Technology Vectors: This project is built on the emerging desktop computer performance, and low-cost 3D modeling and animation software of 1997. This project strained system and CD-ROM playback capabilities, but did succeed as an effective demonstration of the concept and approach.

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Source material includes archival photos, press clippings, scripts and notes, video and audio recordings.

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Produced at the Institute for Studies in the Arts, College of Fine Arts, Arizona State University. Richard L. Loveless, Director.

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