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  1. 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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      • 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…

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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…

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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…

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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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                  • Sonic Levitation Test - Sabisha Friedberg

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                    Test for Sabisha Friedberg's Strange Cloak–Sub-Flight Infinity http://empac.rpi.edu/events/2014/spring/strange-cloak%E2%80%93sub-flight-infinity

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                    • EMPAC Fall 2013

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                      A selection of excerpts from the Fall 2013 program. http://empac.rpi.edu/ *Oneohtrix Point Never *Julien Maire *Laurie Anderson *Bureau de l'APA *Jeremy Xido *William Basinski *Calder…

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                      • EMPAC Fall 2012 - Spring 2013

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                        A selection of excerpts from the Fall 2012 - Spring 2013 program. *Michael Gordon *Tim Hecker *Nora Chipaumire *AKOUSMA @ EMPAC *Kurt Hentschläger *Yegor Shevtsov *Ralph Lemon *Jennifer…

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

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                          Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute http://www.rpi.edu/ has created a unique platform at the intersection of art, science, and technology. The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts…

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