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2011 Festival Events Schedule

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Sat 01/29/2011 - Sun 04/24/2011

Boston Cyberarts Festival Director George Fifield curates an exhibition at the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum of the earliest computer prints and computer animation by the field's innovators. Curated from the Providence-based collection of Anne and Michael Spalter, Drawing with Code is one of the first museum exhibitions to broadly document this early period of new media art. Drawing with Code will feature computer-g [...]

Sun 05/01/2011

Experience a Virtual Reality interactive narrative on the Egyptian tradition of the public oracle. Using an important religious event from the Ptolemaic Period, the Egyptian Oracle helps audiences develop a deeper understanding of Egyptian culture. During the event, an expert puppeteer virtually controls the temple’s High Priest avatar, who will collaborate with a live educator, lesser constructs in the Virtual Reality en [...]

Sat 04/30/2011

It’s playtime at the Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab! Find out what a game research lab does: take a tour of the lab, talk to its researchers and developers who spend their days pushing the envelope of video game innovation, and, of course, play our latest game prototypes. For a preview, go to gambit.mit.edu to play our online games. See you Saturday. Game on! Fri, Apr 30 | 11-4pm Public Transportation| Kendall (MB [...]

Sun 04/24/2011

The demoscene is a diverse computer art subculture focused on demos, or realtime rendered audiovisual demonstrations of coding, musical, and artistic prowess. Demos are meant to be technically as well as visually impressive. Chiptune artists use traditional instruments, both acoustic and electronic, alongside classic computational devices like Gameboys, Commodores, and Amigas, as well as more modern tools like palmtop [...]

Wed 04/27/2011 - Wed 05/11/2011

This extraordinary collection early German video art, part two of a much larger project, includes numerous discoveries which, for the most part, have no longer been available for viewing for decades. Many of the more than 40 videos had to undergo elaborate restoration before they could be played at all. The project, supported by the German Federal Cultural Foundation, aims to save, maintain, and mediate the cultural herit [...]

Sat 04/23/2011

The “Get Together” is the Together Festival’s signature daytime event. Combining a vinyl record fair, installations and performances by local artists, a fashion presentation and music software and hardware developers demonstrating their products, this event paints a holistic portrait of electronic music culture outside the club. In a lively market atmosphere, visitors are encouraged to mingle with new acquaintances made d [...]

Sat 04/30/2011

Gallery Talk with Laura Knott, Curatorial Associate, Architecture and Design, MIT Museum. The MIT Museum presents Wen-Ying Tsai's 1970 work Cybernetic Sculpture #301. Tsai was a Fellow at MIT's Center for Advanced Visual Studies (CAVS), where the work was created, from 1969-71. This sculpture is part of a small collection of historically important kinetic works created at CAVS and in the collection of the MIT Museu [...]

Fri 04/22/2011

Join Assistant Professor of Art Cat Mazza’s digital media class aboard the 64-foot coast guard vessel for a lecture by artist and writer Greg Sholette on his new book Dark Matter: Art and Politics in the Age of Enterprise Culture. Sholette will touch on collective art practices use of new technologies. The boat ride starts at Fox Point Dock on UMass campus and stops on a pier near the Institute for Contemporary Art where [...]


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