AMODA Performance: Tristan Perich and the Loud Objects
Saturday, October 18, 2008, 8-10 pm
The Austin Museum of Digital Art presents performances by the Loud Objects and a program of works by innovative composer Tristan Perich. Perich will play four new compositions for traditional instruments and custom one-bit electronic instruments built and programmed by the composer. Wielding hot smoking soldering irons and a ramshackle overhead projector, New York-based trio Loud Objects will build musical instruments live from scratch using custom programmed microchips in pursuit of chaotic electronic sound.
Artist Talk: Renee Cox
University of Texas, Austin ART 1.102
Tuesday, October 28, 2008, 5 pm
Since her first one-woman show in 1998, Cox has questioned society and the roles it gives to blacks and women with her elaborate scenarios and imaginative visuals that offend some and exhilarate others.
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Tuesday Evenings at the Modern: Michael Auping
October 21, 2008, 7 pm
Michael Auping, the Museum's chief curator, discusses the Tadao Ando-designed gallery spaces of the Modern from a behind-the-scenes curatorial viewpoint in Installing the Modern. It is always rewarding to hear from Auping, as he has been a favorite of the Tuesday Evenings series throughout the life of this program, bringing his knowledge, vast experience, and quick wit to the various subjects he has presented over the years.
Halloween Performance of FORTUNE by Potter-Belmar Labs
Friday, October 31, 2008 8pm
Come in costume and witness San Antonio duo Potter-Belmar Labs present a special Halloween-themed live video performance. PBL are conductors of cinema, live-mixing audio and video, weaving sampled media and original work, cut-up and stitched back together, on the fly.