Recently I found out that the way I experience time is a form of synesthesia. Previously I always assumed this cross-modal perception only happened to the rare few who could see music or hear colors. Now I am happy to be collaborating with two synesthetes: Geri Hahn who sees music and other sounds very vividly, and Dr. Svetlana Rudenko, a neuroscientist, also a synesthete, and composer. I have created this animation “Synaesthesia edit01” to describe the motions and colors that Geri sees when she listens to Dr. Rudenko’s Dancing Textures composition. Read more
You just got a 3D printer!
In addition to my regular duties as Associate Professor of Animation and 3D Design at Ramapo College of New Jersey, I’ve started to reach out to educators and artists in different ways. I believe strongly in the concept of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math). Artists have always been innovators and inventors.
The LeRoy Neiman Art Center held its first 3D Printing Workshop on December 6, 2015, conducted by Ann LePore
On a chilly Sunday in November I gave a workshop, The Art of 3D Printing hosted by the Leroy Neiman Arts Center and Arts Horizons.
Where Animation and Citizen Science Collide
Ann LePore, Associate Professor Fine Art: 3D Design & Animation,
Fine Art, School of Contemporary Arts, Ramapo College of New Jersey
Presented at Environmental Consortium of Colleges and Universities, Vassar College