Media Advisory: Carnegie Mellon's STUDIO for Creative Inquiry To Host
Event: The STUDIO for Creative Inquiry
Lectures, Performances Exploring How Technology Has Changed Artistic Practice
in the College of Fine Arts
at Carnegie Mellon University will host two evenings of lectures and performances that will explore how technology has changed the conventions of artistic practice. The lectures are in conjunction with Assistant Professor of Art Melissa Ragona's seminar on Media Performance.
6:30 – 9:20 p.m., Wednesday, February 17
Eric Singer, the founder of LEMUR (League of Electronic Musical Urban Robots), a group of artists and technologists creating robotic musical instruments, will present a lecture and small concert using some of his robotic musical instruments. The presentation will also include the premier of Singer's new Guitarbot. For more information, visit http://lemurbots.org
6:30 – 9:20 p.m., Wednesday, March 3
Luis Recoder and Sandra Gibson will lecture on their extensive media-based performance work as well as present a performance with multiple 16mm projectors and live audio. The two will use 16mm loops, spray bottles, colored gels, unfocused lenses and hand-shadows, slowly mutating light-sculptures, morphing color-fields and pulsing vertical lines.
STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, College of Fine Arts, first floor, Carnegie Mellon's campus. All events are free and open to the public.