The DIGILOUNGE at the Next Stage Gallery is multi-faceted experience for patrons to watch, learn, talk, shop, hang, and play as part of their cultural excursions within the Denver Performing Arts Complex.
The College of Arts & Media is the exclusive education sponsor of Supernova! The Supernova Outdoor Digital Animation Festival taking place September 19 - 21st in
Downtown Denver, Colorado. The only forum of its kind in the world to focus exclusively on the
convergence of technology and animation, SUPERNOVA is a singular,
dynamic example of innovation in art merging with the public sector.
Each year the festival educational activities, art exhibitions and other
special events to bookend an entire day of public screenings taking
place on large-scale L.E.D. screens situated in the heart of Denver,
including a special temporary LED screen located in the Denver
Performing Arts Complex outdoor Galleria. SUPERNOVA programming defines
what is current in digital animation today, presenting works by
visionary animators who apply advanced technology in thrilling ways. Be sure the check out the student work at the Denver Performing Arts Center and 16th and Arapahoe screens!
Supernova Mix Selections | Noon
Everything Abstract/ Experimental | 2:30 pm
Live Digi-Sonic Performance with Jeron Braxton & Ryan Wurst | 3:30 pm
Student Animation Showcase, with $500 cash award | 4:30 pm*
Animation for All Ages | 5:15 pm
2019 Supernova Competition, with $1,500 cash award | 6pm
Jeron Braxton Solo Spotlight | 7:45 pm
Director's Choice - Art of Today, with $1,000 cash award | 8:15 pm
*Check out the College of Arts & Media student work on the Denver Performing Arts Complex screen!
College of Arts & Media Student Work Showcase | Noon – 8 pm (looping every 45 mins)
Digerati offers Denver’s public a nearly 3 month opportunity to become immersed in digital media through a collaboration with CU Denver, the College of Arts & Media and the Next Stage Gallery at Denver Performing Arts Complex. The space will transform into a multi-faceted experience for patrons to watch, learn, talk, shop, hang and play as part of their cultural excursions within the DPAC. Special features include a new VR experience by French artist Sandrine Deumier, special animation compilations by Justin Lincoln and Jeron Braxton, a program deconstructing “Hauntology” in digital media, a term applied by the program’s bright up-and-coming art curator and College of Arts & Media student Olivia Snyder, and much more to satisfy hours of engagement in this well situated downtown gem.
DIGILOUNGE Opening Reception
September 10, 2019 | 5:30 – 8 pm
Supernova Festival Launch Party
September 20, 2019 | 7 – 9 pm