Wednesday, October 06, 2010

[HvEXAS] EMPAC | Robert Henke: Live Performance in the Age of Supercomputers | 10/06+07


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Robert Henke (Ableton / Monolake): Live Performance in the Age of Supercomputers
Wednesday - Thursday, October 6 - 7, 2010
Studio 1 - Goodman

Berlin based composer and sound artist Robert Henke (Ableton / Monolake) will provide insight into his artistic approach, present new works, and perform a multichannel audiovisual concert together with visual artist Tarik Barri.

Wed. October 6 at 4 PM: Live Performance in the Age of Supercomputers talk

A critical look at live audiovisual performance in this time of almost limitless audio manipulation and generation, and yet limited technological interfaces.

Wed. October 6 at 7 PM: Live. Max. Max For Live. What is it Good for? talk

Dig into the world of Ableton Live software and MAX/MSP programming, their integration, and relevance to the dance floor and academic music, with one of the authors of Ableton.

Thurs. October 7 at 8 PM: Monolake Live Surround performance with Tarik Barri

Explore the limitless possibilities of the dance floor through multi-channel surround sound design, music software, and dub-influenced techno music.

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Laurie Anderson: Delusion
Friday + Saturday, October 15 + 16, 2010, 8 PM

A meditation on life and language through music, video, and storytelling, Delusion weaves a complex story about longing, memory, and identity.

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Russian Ark
Cinematic Chimera Series
Thursday, October 28, 2010, 7:30 PM

Filmed as a 90-minute uninterrupted and uncut shot though the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russian Ark subtly interweaves dance, opera, theater, and music in a poetic meditation on the flow of history.

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Philip Beesley: Abject Fertility: Liminal Responsive Architectures
Wednesday, October 13, 6 PM
Presented by Rensselaer Architecture
Part of the Professor Kenneth L. Warriner Memorial Lecture Series

175th Anniversary of Civil Engineering Colloquy
Friday, October 15, 10 AM
Presented by Rensselaer

A Cappella Extravaganza
VOX Audio with Rensselaer's a cappella groups
Saturday, October 16, 8 PM
Presented by The Rensselaer Alumni Association



EMPAC 2010-2011 presentations, residencies, and commissions are supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Dance Project of the New England Foundation for the Arts (with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation; additional funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Community Connections Fund of the MetLife Foundation, and the Boeing Company Charitable Trust), and the New York State Council for the Arts. Special thanks to the Jaffe Fund for Experimental Media and Performing Arts for support of artist commissions.

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