MFA (New Media)
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Gabriel Ibias is originally from Porto Alegre, Brazil. He has a Bachelors degree in Social Communication - Publicity and Advertisement from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul. He is a self-taught 3D and video artist, and he's been working with 3D animation and video compositing and post production since 2004, having participated in a variety of projects for broadcast and advertisement, both nationally and internationally. At present, he works as a 3D animator at Penn State Public Broadcasting WPSU. His latest work focuses on the creation of immersive and interactive environments with the use of real-time computer 3D graphics, webcams and video projection. Ibias' works combine video came mechanics, technology, and art, while exploring concepts such as memory, identity, perception and separation.