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  1. Riccardo Manzotti: The Spread Mind, How to Locate Consciousness in the Physical World

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    December 4, 2014 According to popular wisdom, consciousness takes place inside the mind, something with which Galileo, neuroscience, and the movie The Matrix would all agree. How are neurons able…

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    • Germaine Kruip: Residencies In Depth

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      A Possibility of an Abstraction is an EMPAC-commissioned production that transforms the theatrical space into a field of cinematic experience. It is a play of perception, where shadow, reflection,…

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      • Cally Spooner: Residencies In Depth

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        On the final evening of Cally Spooner’s EMPAC production residency, in which she will be shooting her new film work And You Were Wonderful, On Stage in Studio 1, the artist invites you to be…

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        • Cally Spooner: And You Were Wonderful, On Stage

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          PERFORMANCE / LIVE STREAM February 13, 2015 On the final evening of Cally Spooner’s EMPAC production residency, in which she will be shooting her new film work And You Were Wonderful, On…

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          • Mouse on Mars

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            March 7, 2015 MUSIC / SOUND A rare US performance by Mouse on Mars, one of the most influential and innovative duos in German electronic music. For the past 21 years, Jan St. Werner and Andi…

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            • Mark Fell and Keith Fullerton Whitman

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              MUSIC / SOUND The US premiere of a new duo project from two of the most restless innovators in electronic music. Mark Fell and Keith Fullerton Whitman are each known for their fluid approaches…

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              • Gordon Hall: Residencies In Depth

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                Titled after a line from composer John Cage’s remarkable 1959 Lecture on Nothing, Gordon Hall’s lecture-performance Read me that part a-gain, where I disin-herit everybody will offer a…

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                • Melvin Moti: Residencies In Depth

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                  The Vision Machine is a kinetic light sculpture that produces a 20-minute film based on the behavior of light in prisms. Drawing on optics and material science, this optical box harnesses the same…

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                  • Ewa Borysiewicz: How a Sausage Dog Works

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                    Curator Ewa Borysiewicz discusses the work of Polish avant-garde filmmaker Julian Józef Antoniszczak (1941-1987). Antoniszczak created animated films by scratching images directly onto the…

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                    • David Link: Software Archaeology. On the Resurrection of Programs for the Mark 1, 1948–58

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                      The Ferranti Mark 1 (1948–1958), the world’s first commercially available electronic computer, was used to create some of the earliest computer music and video games. This talk by artist…

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                      • EMPAC—Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center Fall 2014

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                        EMPAC—The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center—is where the arts, sciences, and technology interact with and influence each other by using the same facilities,…

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                        • Luca Turin: Why Does Consciousness Dissolve in Chloroform?

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                          Biophysicist Luca Turin explores the mysterious connection between time and human consciousness with this presentation of the many unusual discoveries from his research with general anesthesia and…

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