Telepathic Improvisation by Boudry/Lorenz

28 Sep 19:00 - 22:00 28 Sep 19:00 - 22:00 - Troy Troy
Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC)
Boudry Lorenz’s film, Telepathic Improvisation, takes as its starting point the late Rensselaer Professor Pauline Oliveros’ 1974 score of the same name. However, the audience for...   More info

Other Uses #2

05 Oct 19:00 - 22:00 05 Oct 19:00 - 22:00 - Troy Troy
Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC)
The films and videos presented in the second program of the Other Uses series complicate the relationship between still and moving images. They foreground how images are produced...   More info

Elena Demyanenko and Erika Mijilin: Echo/Archive

06 Oct 19:00 - 22:00 06 Oct 19:00 - 22:00 - Troy Troy
Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC)
Choreographer/performer Elena Demyanenko and filmmaker Erika Mijlin offer a work-in-progress performance of their new collaboration, Echo/Archive, an EMPAC-commission currently...   More info

Other Uses #3

19 Oct 19:00 - 22:00 19 Oct 19:00 - 22:00 - Troy Troy
Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC)
The third program in the Other Uses series turns the lens on unseen processes, people, and objects. The motion we see in the works whether produced through montage, camera...   More info

Actress + Toxe

20 Oct 21:00 - 21 Oct 00:00 20 Oct 21:00 - 21 Oct 00:00 - Troy Troy
Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC)
Bringing together Swedish upstart Toxe with British veteran Actress, this evening promises hard-edged beats tinged with mystery and mayhem. One of the most stylistically elusive...   More info

Mary Armentrout Dance Theater: Listening Creates an Opening

27 Oct 17:00 - 19:00 27 Oct 17:00 - 19:00 - Troy Troy
Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC)
Mary Armentrout Dance Theater is in residence developing a new EMPAC commission, Listening Creates an Opening, to premiere in fall 2018. This work-in-progress showing will...   More info

Microsoft HoloLens and the Future of Human-Computer Interaction

01 Nov 19:00 - 22:00 01 Nov 19:00 - 22:00 - Troy Troy
Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC)
Following a daylong open demo of the HoloLens on the EMPAC Mezzanine, Microsoft’s Kayla Kinnunen will present a talk on the future of human-computer interaction within mixed...   More info

My Paradoxical Knives by Ali Moini

09 Nov 19:30 - 22:00 09 Nov 19:30 - 22:00 - Troy Troy
Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC)
Iranian artist Ali Moini will perform the US premiere of his 2009 solo dance My Paradoxical Knives while in residence at EMPAC to develop the new work Intentions. Drawing on...   More info

Laure Prouvost: They Are Waiting for You

16 Nov 19:00 - 21:00 16 Nov 19:00 - 21:00 - Troy Troy
Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC)
A behind-the-scenes look at the development of Laure Prouvost’s new performance, which will premiere in spring 2017. While she has until now worked primarily in the context of...   More info

Laura Luna

17 Nov 19:30 - 21:00 17 Nov 19:30 - 21:00 - Troy Troy
Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC)
Mexican multimedia artist and composer Laura Luna transforms the EMPAC Concert Hall with a concert performance designed in and for the space. A photographer turned video and film...   More info

Liveware, an evening of live coding and keyboard performance

20 Nov 19:30 - 21:15 20 Nov 19:30 - 21:15 - Troy Troy
Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC)
Liveware is a new performance duo comprised of Michael Century and Shawn Lawson, both Professors in the Rensselaer Arts Department. The name Liveware plays off a slang term that...   More info

Other Uses #4

30 Nov 19:00 - 21:00 30 Nov 19:00 - 21:00 - Troy Troy
Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC)
Framed by Beatriz Santiago Muñoz’s Otros usos, the work from which the Other Uses film series takes its name, this screening presents moving-image works by the artist that pay...   More info

Ephraim Asili: Inheritance work-in-progress

01 Dec 19:00 - 21:00 01 Dec 19:00 - 21:00 - Troy Troy
Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC)
Ephraim Asili is in residence at EMPAC with a group of performers to develop the script for his feature-length film Inheritance. The artist-filmmaker’s first foray into working...   More info

Mohammad Reza Mortazavi

08 Dec 19:30 - 21:00 08 Dec 19:30 - 21:00 - Troy Troy
Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC)
Iranian Tombak player Mohammad Reza Mortazavi bring his lightening-fast technique to EMPAC’s Concert Hall for a solo performance. Respected from Tehran to Berlin to Shanghai...   More info


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