Art_X Concerts Examine Intersections of Science, Art
Art_X Concerts Examine Intersections of Science, ArtDate posted: 2015-09-17 13:41:28
Faculty of the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS) collaborate with the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies (CBIS) and local Troy artists on two Art_X concerts to discover the art in science and the science in art. The concerts, which will be held on Tuesday October 6 and October 20 at 4:30 pm in the CBIS Auditorium, are free and open to the RPI community. Following each concert, there will be a reception hosted by CBIS in the Gallery of the CBIS Auditorium.
The concerts consist of three parts, each with a topic intended as a starting point to explore the connections between music, science and technology.
Program - October 6
• J.S. Bach "Partita in E minor" (1730)
Topic: Emotion and reason in the music of J.S. Bach
Michael Century, Professor, Department of Arts, pianist
• Music composition using data from proteomic experiments
Topic: Sonification of biological data for aesthetic and scientific applications
Presented by Mattheos Koffas, Professor, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Department of Biological Sciences; Zach Layton, composer and PhD student, Department of Arts; and Rob Hamilton, composer & researcher, Assistant Professor, Department of Arts.
• Steve Reich "Piano Counterpoint" (2009)
Topic: The combination of image and sound, using live manipulations of digital images
October 17, 2018 7:30 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.