1. 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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    • live coding, 12 min, EMPAC

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      The Rebel Scum: Obi-Wan Codenobi (Shawn Lawson) & The Wookie (Ryan Ross Smith) performed at The Experimental Media Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). This…

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      • Randy Martin: Dance and Finance—Social Kinesthetics and Derivative Logics

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        In this commissioned talk, New York University professor Randy Martin will link the movement of capital within financial markets to the history of dance. Made in response to Bureau de l'APA’s La Jeune-Fille…

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        • live coding, 3 min, EMPAC

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          The Rebel Scum: Obi-Wan Codenobi (Shawn Lawson) & The Wookie (Ryan Ross Smith), performed at The Experimental Media Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). This…

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          • Manuella Blackburn

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            Intricate and meticulous sounds are hallmarks of acousmatic composer Manuella Blackburn. Using a ring of loudspeakers situated around an audience in the dark, Blackburn creates a sound only environment…

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            • Zackery Belanger: The Next Acoustic Architecture

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              From the connections between enclosure geometry and sound a potential future for acoustic architecture emerges. In this future, acoustic performance is an integral component of the design process,…

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              • EMPAC Fall 2011 - Spring 2012

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                A Selection of excerpts from the Fall 2011 - Spring 2012 program. *Céleste Boursier-Mougenot *Kònic thtr *Guy Madden *Jason Lescalleet + Graham Lambkin *Caboladies *Keith Fullerton Whitman *Jon…

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                • Alva Noë: See Me if You Can! Art and the Limits of Neuroscience

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                  New ways of thinking about the nature of visual consciousness allow us to reconsider art and its place in our lives. In this lecture, Alva Noë, a leading figure in cognitive science, will argue that…

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                  • Seth Lloyd: Programming the Universe

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                    In the traditional scientific account, the universe is composed of matter and energy. However, there is another key ingredient: information. Every atom and elementary particle carries with it bits…

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                    • Excerpt from Radiohole's "Inflatable Frankenstein" at EMPAC, February 22, 2013. NEFA Touring & Creation work sample

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                      The opening credit sequence of 'Inflatable Frankenstein' followed immediately by a talk-back with performers on 'Inflatable Frankenstein'.

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