Arts Events

Archive 2011 Fall

"Apres le Deluge, 1913-1947": Surveys key moments and tensions within the historical avant-garde, with examples from dance, abstract film and animation, experimental music, and critical theory.Event Details
Vollmer Fries Lecture: Dmitri Tymoczko "A Geometry of Music"
EMPAC, Theater
October 5, 2011 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Lecture and performance with reception to follow at 3:30pmEvent Details
"The Panacea That Failed, 1948-1974": Balances the celebratory heyday of art and technology against a rising tide of disillusionment and media-archeological irony.Event Details
Suzanne Anker
West Hall, Room 211
October 12, 2011 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
PhD Colloquium LectureEvent Details
StoryHarvest: A celebration of Art and Food from Seed to Table
Collard City Growers: 3337 6th Ave. & The Sanctuary for Independent Media: 3361 6th Ave., Troy, NY
October 15, 2011 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cultivate community through cooking and eating, sharing stories, making music, and watching films. Bring your seeds, spoons, and stories!
Event Details
Rensselaer Music Association Concert
EMPAC Concert Hall
October 29, 2011 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Liza Johnson
Center for Biotechnology & Interdisciplinary Studies (CBIS) Auditorium, RPI Campus, Troy, NY
November 2, 2011 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Liza Johnson presents her short films with moderated discussion.
Event Details
Mark Shepard
West Hall, Room 112
November 8, 2011 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
"Pathetic Fallacies and Category Mistakes: making sense and nonsense of the (near-future) Sentient City" - PhD Colloquium lecture
Event Details
Piano Waves Rensselaer + Saint Rose
EMPAC Concert Hall
November 9, 2011 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
EMPAC, Studio 2
November 16, 2011 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Screening + Performance by Clara Tomaz, Reception to follow
Event Details
Either/Orchestra, "The Collected Unconscious"
The Sanctuary for Independent Media, 3361 6th Ave., North Troy
November 20, 2011 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
"Virtuality to Virtuosity, 1974-2011": Moves beyond what some have termed the crisis of new media art today—its relegation to "cool obscurity" by the institutional art world, and its simultaneous co-option by the information industries—by sketching out an anti-anti-utopian view of the potential of experimental artworks as "extraordinary freedom machines."Event Details
Neil Rolnick: Scenes from MONO
EMPAC Theater
December 1, 2011 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Selections from Rolnick's work-in-progress, MONO, which explores a world of fading senses.Event Details
Rensselaer Music Association Winter Concert
EMPAC Concert Hall
December 3, 2011 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Oscillations: Electronic Arts Graduate Show
West Hall, RPI campus
December 11, 2011 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Electronic Arts graduate students present "Oscillations," a group show of new works on December 11th.Event Details