1998-02 OnRamp Arts was digital arts organization in central Los Angeles that creates, produces and distributes collaborative new media projects, working with local high schools, local youth and artists in their lab based in Echo Park. ...more.
From 2003-2004 OnRamp designated it's remaining funds to supporting continuing projects by active members of the organization. The program at LA Trade Tech provided continued support and resources under the direction of Marcel Oliva.
Tropical America[2001 - 2002, online game] Tropical America fuses the new world of video games to a compelling past through a journey to unravel the mysteries of the Americas. ...more
Mapping LA[2003-4, collaborative mapping] Mapping LA/Cross-Secting LA worked to bring a unique and innovative service to the community to address complex issues; conscious mapping, system dynamics, implicit comprehension....more
InterReActive: Space [2001, interactive stories] Inter:ReActive Space portrays Los Angeles through 5 cross-cultural, interactive narratives that explore a shifting, layered experience of urban space. ...more
The Digital Migrant[2002 - 2003, funded] The Digital Migrant was funded as a video documentary about the stories of 3 Los Angeles families in local unions. Later produced as "The Dirt on the Road". ...more
InterReactive Characters[2001, animations] An unusual 'crew' of characters that find their way as a superheroes, developed by high school students invoking the world that surrounds them. ...more
Turning from the Millennium[2000, interactive] Turning From the Millennium is an interactive documentary that portrays an urban past and present in Central Los Angeles, with guest Norman Klein. ...more
Open Studio/LA[1999, artist websites] A six month program offered LA Angeles artists mobile workshops, intensive training, web hosting and a visiting artist lecture series. Produced w/ LA Freewaves & Visual Communications. ...more
Slauson Collaged[1998, digital prints] High School students from Manual Arts High School created a series of photo-collage portraits of the South Central area neighboring Slauson Avenue.