Biomimcry talk by Tim McGee, 4/11, 7pm, EMPAC

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THIS WEEK: Biomimcry, a public exchange, and Infinite Jest
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Tim McGee: Biomimicry : WED, APR 11, 7PM
TALK

Tim McGee: Biomimicry WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 7 PM

FREE

Biologist Tim McGee shares how biological wisdom is changing the way we work, think, and create, and how our modern technologies increasingly have more in common with 3.8 billion years of evolution. Presented as part of the Susan Sgorbati creative research residency.

EMPAC: A Public Exchange : THU, APR 12, 5:30 PM
TALK

EMPAC: A Public Exchange

THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 5:30 PM

FREE

An evening of information and discussion on the many ideas of what EMPAC should be—and the mission and program it pursues.


Campus Events

TALK

Transactions :: The Business of Architecture in an Era of Instability

MON, APRIL 9, 6 PM
CONCERT

NATURESONGS: Rensselaer Contemporary Music Ensemble

TUE, APRIL 10, 4 PM
CONCERT

Dean Mary Simoni in Concert

FRI, APRIL 13, 8 PM

SUE-C + AGF: Infinite Jest : THU, APR 12, 7:30 PM
PERFORMANCE: QUOTE UNQUOTE

SUE-C + AGF: Infinite Jest

THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 7:30 PM

TICKETS

A live handmade film and electronic music event inspired by late author David Foster Wallace’s remarkable novel of the same name.


On View

EXHIBITION

Ryan + Trevor Oakes: The Periphery of Perception

FEBRUARY 21 – MAY 31, 2012
EXHIBITION

Ben Rubin: A Shakespeare Accelerator

MARCH 5 – JULY 28, 2012
EXHIBITION

Jennifer + Kevin McCoy: Index

APRIL 6 – OCTOBER 13, 2012

Exhibitions are free + open to the public Monday-Saturday, 12-6 PM


Recent News

John Zorn concert review by Joseph Dalton.

EMPAC Director Johannes Goebel interviewed ahead of Thursday's public exchange on EMPAC.

Photo Credits: Flickr photographer lostandcold, courtesy of The Biomimicry Institute; ©Peter Aaron/ESTO; ©SUE-C

EMPAC 2011-2012 presentations, residencies, and commissions are supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Dance Project of the New England Foundation for the Arts (with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation; additional funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Community Connections Fund of the MetLife Foundation, and the Boeing Company Charitable Trust), and the New York State Council for the Arts. Special thanks to the Jaffe Fund for Experimental Media and Performing Arts for support of artist commissions.

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