HASS Events


nötr: 43-channel acousmonium _ An evening of electronic music
EMPAC, Studio 1
April 20, 2018 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

“nötr” is an asymmetrical loudspeaker architecture to be performed in EMPAC Studio 1 on 4/20. It is comprised of an irregular mix of speakers with varying qualities, sizes and shapes, in line with the acousmonium concept in electronic music. The composition aims to be “neutral” towards the space, enabling the entire room to listen, explore and meditate in.

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The Sanctuary for Independent Media
April 21, 2018 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

iEAR Presents!  Joe Diebes' OYSTER, a modern multimedia opera about iconic folklorist Alan Lomax and his Cantometrics system of categorizing world music.

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Gilles Bailly, CNRS Researcher at the ISIR Lab of Sorbonne University in France
Folsom Library Fischbach Room
April 23, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Command Selection, bridging the gap between Interaction Design and Modeling

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iEAR Presents: "Sembene" w/ Filmmakers Samba Gadjigo & Jason Silver
The Sanctuary for Independent Media
April 23, 2018 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

African freedom fighter Ousmane Sembène used stories as his weapon and blazed the trail for generations of writers, filmmakers and scholars.  Join filmmakers Samba Gadjigo and Jason Silverman to see their acclaimed documentary about Sembene's impact on African creatives

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Roussel Rahman, RPI Graduate Student
Sage 4101
April 25, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Winds of Change in Space Fortress:Detecting Strategy Shifts in Individual Performance through Plateaus, Dips and Leaps

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Past, Present, and Future: Sources of Unconscious Influences on Daily Life

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A Celebration of Rhythm
Mother's Rensselaer Union
May 2, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Free and Open to the Public.

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Contemporary Improvisation Ensemble
EMPAC Concert Hall
May 3, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Featuring collectively created and spontaneous works by the students of the Contemporary Improvisation Ensemble. The concert is free.
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Creative Seminar Show: ALT-F4
The Arts Center
May 3, 2018 5:00 PM - May 5, 2018

ALT-F4 features students’ year-long thesis art works in digital storytelling and graphic design, music and text, gaming and world building, video and animation, robotics and sculpture. The show is open to the public and on view from May 3-5.

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GameFest 2018
Troy Atrium
May 5, 2018 11:00 PM - 4:00 PM

GameFest is presented by the Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences Program and is made possible in part by a grant from the State of New York’s Empire State Development agency. 

Free and open to the public.

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Arts Graduate Show: "PLEASE. PEOPLE. PLEASE."
Collar Works
May 6, 2018 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Graduate students from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Department of the Arts will present their annual exhibition which  will be on view through May 9th.

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