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James Gibbs, dbox, 3D Animation Design

James Gibbs studied at Deep Springs College in California before going on to receive his Bachelors of Architecture from Cornell University. Gibbs has taught at Cornell University's School of Architecture, Art, and Planning and School of Visual Arts and is actively involved in dbox's relationship with Princeton University. Gibbs has directed a wide array of dbox's projects ranging from collaborations with theatre groups to digital installation projects.

dbox is a multidisciplinary collective encompassing photography, design, illustration, and creative direction. Founded in 1996 by Matthew Bannister, James Gibbs, and Charles D'Autremont, its mission is to balance commercial and experimental work and create an environment of rigorous study where each compliments the other. Dbox animation work has been shown at Eyebeam, A+A, and Beyond Media, in addition to current exhibitions at the New Museum (NYC) and commissioned work on view at the Whitney's Diller+Scofidio retrospective. Recent photographic work includes an advertising campaign for Adidas and a fashion editorial featured in British Esquire.