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This conceit sets in motion a wondrous blend of history and fantasy in Elena Ruehr’s The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage, which Guerilla Opera presented in its first staged production at MIT’s new W97 Black Box Theater… Part rescue narrative … Continued
On Friday at the MIT Theater Arts building, Guerilla Opera presented the world premiere of “The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage,” an adaptation of Sydney Padua’s whimsical webcomic series.
For compelling proof that painting is, in fact, alive and thriving in the age of A.I., see “The Garden in the Machine,” Matthew Ritchie’s new show at the James Cohan gallery (through Oct. 15).
With its unconventional premise and solutions-geared gameplay, Promesa stands out from other options already on the market.
Anna Kohler weaves a multifaceted narrative fabric out of images, sounds, text, and expressive movement, commenting on the human condition.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology has announced It Must Be Now!, a unique immersive music and multimedia event featuring the world premieres of newly commissioned work of three leading jazz artists of our time.
This show is a marvel of art and science in which the artist literally draws you into his web to share his love of spiders, even allowing you to experience what it is like being one.
Code Cypher, hosted by CAST Visiting Artist and Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco and Professor Nick Montfort, invited MIT students to develop computational artworks that play with language and rhythm… Our interactive rhythm and poetry performance centered around multiple tree trunk rings as … Continued
A man’s ghostly voice speak-sings from the black screen: “Rock-a-bye baby, on the treetops …”
Each episode is nonetheless tightly crafted, down to the music that plays at the beginning. On recent episodes, Zahedi’s longtime friend, the composer Evan Ziporyn, has begun composing a short, distinct piece of opening music for each episode.
Wet-on-Wet (2021) is a sonic toolkit for amplifying the waves of emotive molecules in domestic waters inspired by experimentalist Masaru Emoto’s ideas about water as a “blueprint for our reality,” and his work on how different emotional energies and vibrations can … Continued
We humans evolved to survive in a world with specific types of matter and energy; our particular hominid ancestors thrived by favoring interpretation over instinct.
Calendar mention with video footage of Ritchie’s film.
Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have turned spider webs into music — creating an eerie soundtrack that could help them better understand how the arachnids spin their complex creations and even how they communicate.
It is an eerie, foreboding, reverberating tune, enough to send a tingle down your spine.
Spiders rely on the vibrations in their webs to perceive their environment, and now we can hear their mysterious music.
Spiders don’t have great eyesight.
A multi-part transmedia artwork exploring the many dimensions of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Chi-Yua Yu and Markus J. Buehler from MIT created a computer program that transforms viral proteins into music!
The Coronavirus emergency left the landscape for the arts gloomy, but Guerilla Opera’s thirteenth season had successes which propelled the company into a new era of female leadership and artistry.
A new video re-creates a history that never happened, showing the power of AI-generated media
Artist Anicka Yi Explains Why COVID-19 Is Terrible for Humanity, But Fundamentally ‘Good for the Planet’
The artist says it is counterproductive to ask artists what their role in any given situation is supposed to be.
Translating the genetic code of virus proteins into music helps reveal their intricacies; sounds ‘a little like Zappa’
Years ago, Markus Buehler developed a method to model proteins through music.