Performance

Opportunities: Site Specific and Studio Residencies at Arts@Renaissance (Brooklyn, NYC)

Site Specific and Studio Residencies Available Arts@Renaissance is an innovative 4,500 square foot arts space in the restored outpatient building of the Greenpoint Hospital that serves as a bridge between North Brooklyn’s vibrant long-term communities and the area’s emerging creative population through the development of new multi-disciplinary work, residencies, workshops, and collaborative neighborhood art projects. St. Nicks Alliance founded A@R in 2010 with the purpose of uniting artists and other creative members of the North Brooklyn community with its existing low and middle income constituents. A@R is a natural extension of the housing, youth, health, employment and community preservation services that St. Nicks has provided in the neighborhood since 1975. Arts@Renaissance encompass...

In Performance: Piano Battle at Sophiensaele (Berlin)

Piano Battle Andreas Kern Vs. Paul Cibis AUGUST 11 2012 20:00 UHR Ort Festaal TICKETS The next time you deign to think yourself cooler than the next person, think again. Our world runs on the brainpower and talent of the classically uncool. While we’re sleeping off our hangovers, brigades of unappreciated geeky folk are busily honing skills the cooler kids don’t know the first thing about. Behind every smartphone we hold, piece of designer clothing we wear, and genius piece of music on our playlist is an expert nerd with such passion, dedication, and intellectual capacity it makes our mediocrity look everything but cool. It’s a geek-eat-geek world in the upper strata of the highly skilled and brilliant. And when two such class acts meet, us commoners better take cover and...

Books: Performance, Technology, & Science

Performance, Technology, & Science Johannes Birringer Performance, Technology, & Science by Johannes Birringer explores convergences between performance and science through an investigation of new technologies that drive computer-mediated, interactive art. In tracing the evolution of digital performance within a particular history of engineering and theatre that now expands to a wide range of practices in design, dance, architecture, fashion, games, music, robotics, telematic performance, and ‘post-production’ theatre, the author focuses on interactive performance, installation and Internet art. Internationally known practitioners and their works are introduced to formulate provocative ideas on computation, complexity, emergence and self-organizing systems in contempora...