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Improvisational Environments Open Studio

Hosted by the Synthesis Center and the School of Arts, Media and Engineering

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Join researchers from Concordia University (Montreal), the University of California, Berkeley, the University of Southern California, and ASU in experimental sessions with movement and real-time media, exploring rhythm, temporal texture and transition in live events.

The Improvisational Environments Open Studio amalgamates the some of the most advanced techniques  in the world for responsive environments, real-time media instruments, détourned theatrical technologies, sensor-embedded clothing, and other everyday objects into an apparatus for exploring rhythm, temporal texture, and transition. The Matthews Center iStage now is no longer just a stage but an environment for palpable, well-informed, improvisatory experiment.

Open studio sessions will include students, faculty and researchers from movement arts, music, real-time media arts and sciences, electrical engineering, computer science and philosophy.