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Friday, May 12 • 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Stronger Together (Evening Performance & Exhibition Preview) - The Arts Hub at Creative Tech Week 2017 - Friday, May 12, 2017

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A Groundbreaking New Exhibition of Tech Art, Maker Workshops and Electronic Music Performances

On Friday and Saturday May 12-13, the computer art departments of ten area universities will be united for the first time ever in New York City. 

Stronger Together, a joint art exhibition featuring software and electronic art by CTW partner university faculty and alumni, also includes a selection of electronic music performances and free Maker workshops teaching 3D printing and modeling, DIY electronics assembly, generative graphics, Arduino and Raspberry Pi (be sure to reserve your free spot).   The exhibit celebrates the explosion of technology onto the global art and music scene and highlights the leaders at our educational epicenters for technological innovation in the arts.

Come experience the work of artists and educators who are driving forces in guiding and facilitating the next generation of innovators in technological arts, as we uncover intersections in aesthetic and conceptual inquiries across academic programs at ten area universities.  The exhibition includes art installations incorporating a wide range of technologies and media including Virtual Reality; Augmented Reality; 3D printing; CNC router milling; custom or recycled electronics; custom software; the Internet; custom video game consoles and joysticks; photo manipulation; data visualizations; drone video; algorithms; speech synthesis; and tablets, smartphones, flat screens, projectors, computers, microphones, sensors and speakers. 

Produced by Leaders in Software and Art (LISA) for Creative Tech Week in conjunction with Exhibition Director Akaash Mehta, Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center, Plan 23, Columbia University, CUNY and the Lady Tech Guild.  Organizers include Isabel Draves, President of Creative Tech Week and Founder of LISA; Carol Parkinson, Director of Harvestworks; Wolfgang von Stuermer (aka WvS), Representative of Plan 23; and Michael Merck, Co-Director of the Knockdown Center. 

Free admission and creative technology workshops Saturday, May 13 12-7pm

On Saturday May 13th, the exhibition is free and open to the public from noon to 7 pm. Visitors can receive free advice and instruction on 3D scanning and modeling and 3D printing. Visitors can also participate in Maker workshops on Raspberry Pi, Arduino, generative art, and building radios from recycled electronics (a materials fee and advance registration is required for the workshops, see ctw.nyc for details).

Performances – Friday, May 12 (Exhibition Preview) 5-11pm and Saturday, May 13, 7-11pm

Tickets $15 advance, $20 at the door / $25 two-night tickets available

The evening programs features performances by Pamela Z, Jimmy Joe Roche and Lance Garett and Long Distance Poison on Friday and SMOMID, Raphaele Shirley and Plan 23 on Saturday.


Experts
avatar for Ed Bear

Ed Bear

Performer, Harvestworks, Inc
Ed Bear [b. 1983] is an American performing artist and engineer working with robotics, sound, video, transmission and collective improvisation. As an educator and designer committed to an open source world, he researches and practices material reuse as a civil responsibility... Read More →
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Isabel Draves

President, Creative Tech Week
I am the Founder and President of Creative Tech Week. Ask me how to get involved!
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Jimmy Joe Roche and Layne Garrett

Duo performers, 38
Jimmy Joe Roche is an interdisciplinary artist whose work encompasses video, sculpture, and performance. Roche has had five solo exhibitions in New York, Texas, and Colorado. His artwork is in the collection at the the Baltimore Museum of Art. Roche has created commissioned work... Read More →
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Carol Parkinson

Composer/Performer, Harvestworks, Inc

Partners
avatar for Harvestworks Digital Media Art Center

Harvestworks Digital Media Art Center

Executive Director, Harvestworks Inc
Founded as a not-for-profit organization by artists in 1977, Harvestworks has helped a generation of artists create new works using technology. Our mission is to support the creation and presentation of art works achieved through the use of new and evolving technologies. Our goals are to create an environment where artists can make work inspired and achieved by electronic media; to create a responsive public context for the appreciation of new work by presenting and disseminating the finished works; to advance the art... Read More →
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Ab Uno Pluribus

The Ab Uno Pluribus ('from one to many') experimental, audio-visual event series started 2014 as an idea of composer & soundartist WvS and videoartist Miah Artola. Now in the 4th year each event is custom curated by WvS with a different focus on electro-acoustic performer/instrument combinations... Read More →



Friday May 12, 2017 5:00pm - 11:00pm
CTW Arts Hub at the Knockdown Center 52-19 Flushing Avenue. Maspeth, NY 11378

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