Performing Machines

Event Type: 
demo
Event Type: 
forum
Event Type: 
performance
Start Date: 
21 Oct 2008
Venue: 
Eyebeam
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A public critique and discussion of instrumental hacks (i.e., customized technologies made into musical instruments), in conjunction with Eyebeam‘s Untethered exhibition. Live demonstrations will be supplemented by a discucssion of historical and theoretical precursors for this type of work.

Schedule for evening:

  • 7PM: Performing Machines presentation begins
  • 8:30PM: Informal discussion, drinks, and play with the works on display. Untethered will also be open for viewing.

Guest critics:

  • Douglas Repetto (Dorkbot)
  • Jonah Brucker-Cohen (former Eyebeam fellow)

Demos/performances by:

  • Dominic Smith (CRUMB)
  • JooYoun Paek (former Eyebeam resident and Untethered artist)
  • Adrianne Wortzel (current Eyebeam resident)
  • Hans Christoph-Steiner (current Eyebeam resident and Untethered artist)
 
People: Adrianne Wortzel, Hans Christoph-Steiner, Jonah Brucker-Cohen, JooYoun Paek