News and Events

News

Kasalina Maliamu Nabakooza ’18, an MFA student in electronic arts, has been invited to present a talk on her thesis Buganda Art: Kakooza & Nabakooza at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, this month. She also will be screening her hand-drawn animation Kakooza to the university’s Fine Arts Department.

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Seth Cluett is a composer and visual artist who creates work that explores everyday actions at extreme magnification, examines minutae by amplifying impossible tasks, and tries to understand the working of memory in forms that rethink the role of the senses in an increasingly technologized society.

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Opening reception 1:00 pm at Collar Works in Hudson Arthaus, 621 River Street, Troy

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Ben Caulkins, Sam Suite recoginized for their work on IO Interloper

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Site names best programs leading to employment in videogame industry

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Events

"Oyster"

The Sanctuary for Independent Media
April 21, 2018 7:00 PM

iEAR Presents!  Joe Diebes' OYSTER, a modern multimedia opera about iconic folklorist Alan Lomax and his Cantometrics system of categorizing world music.

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iEAR Presents: "Sembene" w/ Filmmakers Samba Gadjigo & Jason Silver

The Sanctuary for Independent Media
April 23, 2018 7:00 PM

African freedom fighter Ousmane Sembène used stories as his weapon and blazed the trail for generations of writers, filmmakers and scholars.  Join filmmakers Samba Gadjigo and Jason Silverman to see their acclaimed documentary about Sembene's impact on African creatives

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A Celebration of Rhythm

Mother's Rensselaer Union
May 2, 2018 7:00 PM

Free and Open to the Public.

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Contemporary Improvisation Ensemble

EMPAC Theatre
May 3, 2018 2:00 PM

Featuring collectively created and spontaneous works by the students of the Contemporary Improvisation Ensemble. The concert is free.
 

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Creative Seminar Show: ALT-F4

The Arts Center
May 3, 2018 5:00 PM

ALT-F4 features students’ year-long thesis art works in digital storytelling and graphic design, music and text, gaming and world building, video and animation, robotics and sculpture. The show is open to the public and on view from May 3-5.

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Previous Events

“nötr” is an asymmetrical loudspeaker architecture to be performed in EMPAC Studio 1 on 4/20. It is comprised of an irregular mix of speakers with varying qualities, sizes and shapes, in line with the acousmonium concept in electronic music. The composition aims to be “neutral” towards the space, enabling the entire room to listen, explore and meditate in.

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Rensselaer Orchestra Concerto Project

EMPAC Concert Hall
April 14, 2018 4:00 PM

The Rensselaer Orchestra presents its annual Spring Concert, featuring student soloists.

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