The Painted Lady

by Andres Tapia-Urzua and Jon Amakawa

Winner–2012 Pittsburgh Technology Council’s Design Art and Technology Media Arts Award


The Painted Lady is an interactive 3D film experience that combines the mediums of game design, digital filmmaking and installation art. The audience is presented with a real-time 3D representation of a Victorian House. In each window a different short film plays. Audience members are able to select windows in order to view the short films in their entirety thereby determining the order and meaning of the piece.


May 2013 Wifredo Lam Contemporary Art Center, Havana, Cuba

April 2013 5th International Video Art Festival, Camaguey, Cuba

August 10, 2012 University Film and Video Association Conference, Chicago, IL

June 7, 2012 Design, Art and Technology Awards, Pittsburgh Technology Council

March 16-30, 2012 Woodlands Gallery, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA