Museum visitors interact with Gallagher's Ghost exhibit

ATLAS community’s work featured in Museum of Boulder exhibit

Nov. 1, 2021

A group of 14 artists and technologists connected to ATLAS contributed to the Museum of Boulder’s newest exhibit, “Convivial Machines,” which opened Oct. 30. It's the first museum installation for Boulder Experiments in Art and Technology (B.E.A.T), founded by Jiffer Harriman (ATLS PhD '16).

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HapticBots give form to virtual surfaces

Oct. 14, 2021

In virtual reality, when you reach out and try to touch a visible surface, it normally isn't there. Using a swarm of Rubik's Cube-sized, shape-changing robots, the illusion becomes physical.

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T9Hacks creates new event for high school students

Oct. 13, 2021

T9Hacks has partnered with STEMblazers to host Au{t9}umn Hacks, a hackathon designed to promote interest in creative technologies, coding, design and making in high school students who identify as female, non-binary or from other groups underrepresented at mainstream hackathons.

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In the Unstable Design Lab, Sasha de Koninck creates new heirlooms for future use

Oct. 12, 2021

Sasha de Koninck, a member of ATLAS Institute's Unstable Design Lab, presented her future heirloom project, The Research Lab of Ambiguous Futurology, at the "Making and Doing" exhibition at the 4S hybrid conference, held Oct. 6-9, both in Toronto and virtually.

Andrea Fautheree Marquz project with three screens all on their own loops and framed by Coors beer cans

Graduate thesis project sheds light on Chicano civil rights movement

Oct. 11, 2021

Andrea Fautheree Márquez's thesis project, "Chicana Light," explores the Chicano civil rights movement in Colorado. Fautheree Márquez used projection mapping to create the installation of three videos playing on their own loops.

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Whaaat!? Festival returns from virtual wilderness

Oct. 6, 2021

ATLAS Institute's Whaaat!? Festival has returned from the virtual wilderness! Back in-person in November, the fourth annual event promises an arcade and conference packed with phenomenal guest speakers, bizarre games and experimental interactions.

Colin Soguero in a Magic Leap AR headset.

CU Boulder Engineering alumni take second place at “olympics of hackathons”

Sept. 28, 2021

A team of three recent CU Boulder College of Engineering graduates recently took second place at Pinnacle, coined "The Olympics of Hackathons."

Woman stands in front of a black and white striped wall in the Moire Room at Meow Wolf Denver.

Meow Wolf Denver features work by CU Boulder community

Sept. 18, 2021

The 12 members of the CU Boulder community who contributed to the new $50-million Meow Wolf Denver location are all associated with the ATLAS Institute.

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Augmented reality technology to give battery storage facility workers "X-ray" vision

Sept. 16, 2021

To assist first responders and site operators, the ACME Lab developed ARMAS—augmented reality maintenance and safety—a marker-based AR system that lets the user see color-coded visualizations of battery cells inside containers.

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"Cowbird," a dance-triggered multimedia performance by Brad Gallagher

Sept. 1, 2021

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