Arts Events

Archive 2018 Fall

"Listening In(to) Relational Becoming" with Suzanne Thorpe
West Hall 113
September 26, 2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Suzanne Thorpe will give a talk entitled: “Listening In(to) Relational Becoming," as part of the Arts Graduate Colloquium.

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This talk discusses the exciting new opportunities for educational exchange for Games students at GSAS at Rensselaer, and students studying games at University of Skövde in Sweden. The talk will provide inspiration for students to seek international experiences as an essential part of their education and future careers, also providing an overview of the Swedish games industry, and academic-industry collaborations and links such as the incubator Sweden Game Arena. This talk will also provide inspiration to Games faculty for ways that international collaborations can be structured, including a reflection on the University of Skövde and Worcester Polytechnic Institute “Global Game Classroom” initiative.

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Living in the Clave: Roots of Africa Chasing the Rhythms
Union, Mother's
October 17, 2018 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Under the direction of Prof. Ade Knowles, the Roots of Africa Music Ensemble continues the journey of uncovering and sharing rhythms from Africa and the New World. Come Celebrate with Roots on October 17th at Mother’s, doors open at 7:00 pm, performance starts at 7:30 pm.

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iEAR Presents: 'Hack the Grid' with artist Andrea Polli
EMPAC, Studio Beta
November 2, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Media artist Andrea Polli presents past and current projects that reveal how data visualizations create emotional impact and societal change.

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"Crime + Punishment" with filmmaker Stephen Maing
The Sanctuary for Independent Media, 3361 6th Ave., Troy, NY
November 14, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Join us for a screening and discussion of the riveting documentary chronicling the struggles of a group of black and Latino whistleblower cops and the young minorities they are pressured to arrest and summons in New York City.

A workshop “Storytelling at the Margins,” with the film’s director/producer/cinematographer/editor Stephen Maing, will precede the screening from 4-6pm.

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Roots of Africa Music Ensemble
Mother's Rensselaer Union
November 14, 2018 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Come celebrate with the Roots of Africa Music Ensemble as they continue to chase the rhythms of Africa and Afro-Cuba.

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The Isle is Full of Noises
November 27, 2018 - November 29, 2018

The Isle is Full of Noises is a environmental sound installation composed by Professor Michael Century, with the assistance of Eric Miller (PhD student, Electronic Arts).  

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Chapel and Cultural Center, 2125 Burdett Ave, Troy, NY 12180
December 5, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

BY LINDA MARY MONTANO in Collaboration with RPI Arts Graduate Students, Faculty, and Local Community

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Brew will present and discuss a breadth of works, ranging from her experimental documentary work, public television productions, international curation, and her own recent Fulbright supported research in Peru.

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Contemporary Improvisation Ensemble: Fall Concert
EMPAC Theater
December 13, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

A concert of new and spontaneously created music through a diversity of contemporary techniques.

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Electronic Arts Open Studios
West Hall/ EMPAC
December 14, 2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Electronic Arts PhD program will present its annual Open Studios this Friday the 14th at West Hall/EMPAC from 9-12.

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