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  1. Behind the Scenes: Fog Tests for KODE9

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    EMPAC's production teams doing some Co2 cooled low hanging fog tests for tonight KODE9 performance in Goodman Studio 1. http://empac.rpi.edu/events/2014/fall/kode9 One of the most influential…

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    • EMPAC — The Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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      A sampling of a few things we've been up to in the past year. FEATURING (in order): Jennifer Koh Phantom Limb — 69˚ S Shantala Shivalingappa CREW — Headswap Bureau de l’APA…

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      • Stavros Gasparatos: Residencies In Depth

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        Imagine being inside a piano. Imagine the piano expanded to the size of a concert hall. This EMPAC-commissioned concert and installation is grounded in the idea of “prepared piano,” a…

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        • Craig Taborn + Vicky Chow

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          Vicky Chow and Craig Taborn are two masterful pianists from different musical worlds. Chow is a champion of new music who performs as a soloist and with ensembles like the Bang on a Can All-Stars,…

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          • Calder Quartet

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            The Calder Quartet presents a concert of new and not so new music that frames Schubert’s Death and the Maiden quartet with Webern’s expressionist masterpiece, Mozart’s exquisitely…

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            • Mark Fell

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              Exploring multichannel loudspeaker arrangements and real-time sound synthesis, composer Mark Fell’s complex interaction of sound waveforms invade! Fell transforms the public areas of the building…

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              • Kristian Bezuidenhout

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                Called “the finest living exponent of the fortepiano” (the Herald, UK), Kristian Bezuidenhout is best known for bringing a new dimension to the interpretation of Mozart’s piano music.…

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                • Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe + Sabrina Ratté: Peradam

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                  Artists Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe and Sabrina Ratté collaborate on Peradam, a new audio and visual performance that intertwines voice with synthetic sound and image. Using real-time synthesis,…

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                  • William Basinski: Nocturnes

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                    Best known for his ambient, slowly evolving sound compositions such as The Disintegration Loops (2002), tape-loop tinkerer William Basinski presents his most recent piece, Nocturnes. Originally recorded…

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                    • Mariel Roberts + Nate Wooley

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                      Already among the most well known musicians of their generations, Mariel Roberts (cello) and Nate Wooley (trumpet) have quickly developed international reputations for their dedication to the advancement…

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                      • Ellen Esrock: Touching Words & Images

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                        Rensselaer professor Ellen Esrock researches the effect that our sense of touch, temperature, body position, and pain has on our perceptions of visual art and literature. In this talk, she explores…

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                        • Avital Ronell: The Test Drive

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                          New York University professor Avital Ronell will explore our contemporary cultural obsession with testing. We increasingly use tests to determine what is true, in fields ranging from science to athletics…

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