EMAC Events

Archive 2009 Spring

Video Installation: MIRROR
West Hall Gallery, Room 111, RPI Campus
January 20, 2009 10:00 AM - February 13, 2009
Exhibit runs daily (M-F) January 20 - February 13, 2009Event Details
The Symbol of the Unconquered
The Sanctuary for Independent Media, Troy, NY
February 14, 2009 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Percussion improvisation with William Hooker.Event Details
Somebody Blew Up America
The Sanctuary for Independent Media, Troy, NY
February 21, 2009 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Poet Amiri Baraka and saxophonist Rob Brown perform together.Event Details
drip 2009: Big questions for young media-makers
EMPAC, Studio 1
February 25, 2009 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Video work from the undergraduates of RPI, UIUC, & VCU.Event Details
The Splatto Festival Chorus
The Sanctuary for Independent Media, Troy, NY
February 28, 2009 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Musical performance by Todd Reynolds, Ed Mann, David Barrett, and Michael Bisio.Event Details
Signs of Change Screening 1: Media for Liberation
West Hall Auditorium, Rensselaer Campus
March 4, 2009 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hundreds of posters, photographs, moving images, audio clips, and ephemera bring to life over forty years of activism, political protest, and campaigns for social justice.Event Details
The McKinney Contest is Rensselaer's writing competition for undergraduate and graduate students. All enrolled students are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunities that competition affords.

Entries will be accepted in undergraduate and graduate divisions in each of the following categories:

- Fiction or Drama
- Poetry
- Essays
- Electronic Media


The deadline for receipt of entries is 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 17, 2009.

Visit the McKinney website (listed below) for an entry form and submission details.

Please be sure to include a completed entry form with your submission.Event Details
Signs of Change Screening 2: Artists and Social Movements
West Hall Auditorium, Rensselaer Campus
March 18, 2009 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hundreds of posters, photographs, moving images, audio clips, and ephemera bring to life over forty years of activism, political protest, and campaigns for social justice.Event Details
Annual McKinney Contest -- Peter Carey, Guest Speaker
Darrin Communications Center (DCC 308); Heffner Alumni House (1301 Peoples Avenue)

Peter Carey, the speaker for this year's McKinney ceremony, will present prizes to McKinney winners, read from his work, and respond to questions starting at 8:00 p.m. in Darrin Communications Center on Tuesday, April 7, 2009. Mr. Carey will also hold a question-and-answer seminar at 4:00 p.m. in the RPI Heffner Alumni House earlier on the same day.

The McKinney Contest is Rensselaer's writing competition for undergraduate and graduate students. For more information about the contest, please visit the website listed below.


Peter Carey has been called "Australia's finest fiction writer." Over a career spanning twelve novels that have invited comparisons to the work of Kurt Vonnegut and Evelyn Waugh, Carey has received numerous major awards, including the Booker Prize (twice) and the Commonwealth Prize (twice). His newest novel is His Illegal Self (2008). Set in the 1970s, it follows the adventures of seven-year-old Che SEvent Details
Junior/Senior EMAC & EART 2009 Exhibition
The Arts Center of the Capital Region, 265 River Street, Troy NY, 518.273.0552
April 17, 2009 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Annual exhibition of work from the Electronic Media Arts and Communication program and the Electronic Art program.Event Details
SIGNS OF CHANGE: SOCIAL MOVEMENT CULTURES 1960s TO NOW
The Arts Center of the Capital Region, 265 River Street, Troy NY, 518.273.0552
April 24, 2009 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Exhibition runs from April 5, 2009 to June 5, 2009. Hundreds of posters, photographs, moving images, audio clips, and ephemera bring to life over forty years of activism, political protest, and campaigns for social justice.Event Details
SQUIRREL!
Woodside Church, 71 Mill Street, Troy NY
May 3, 2009 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
NEW_MEDIA.VIDEO.INSTALLATIONS.MUSIC.PERFORMANCES.SOFTWARE.FOOD.
FLOODS.SHACKS.LIGHTS.VJ.ART.LOVE.SEX.OLD_MEDIA.PICTURES.JUNKYARDS.
BIO_ART.SCULPTURES.CARS.ETC...Event Details