8:00 AM

FESTIVAL:
Breakfast

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9:00 AM

PANEL: Interactive Art and the Modern Day World

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Dive into a new artistic landscape with thinkers and tinkerers who are putting users at the center of the map.

PERFORMANCE:
David Su

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David Su is a musician, game developer, and currently a research assistant in the Opera of the Future group at the MIT Media Lab.

ARTS & TECH EXPO:
Expo Hall Opens

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Come see the best emerging artists and startups working at the intersection of arts, entrepreneurship, and tech.

HACKATHON:
Hacking Resumes

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Our hacking teams are back to work, bright and early in the morning. Come see what they’re building!


10:00AM

10:30 AM

PERFORMANCE:
Josh Knowles & Nate Tucker

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Blending violin and electronics, beautiful and weird sounds to be heard from Josh and Nate at this event.

WORKSHOP:
The Choreography of Things

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In this workshop, Choreographer and Brown University Professor, Sydney Skybetter, will use choreographic and improvisational frameworks to facilitate an embodied discussion about the ethics, risks and opportunities of surveillant, body-sensing technologies. 

PERFORMANCE:
Billy Dean Thomas

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Billy challenges the music industry with polyrhythmic flows that align with intersectional feminism, social justice and the difficulties of growing up in NYC.

 

11:30 AM

11:45 AM

SPEAKER:
David Kong

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Co-creating Life

David is a Synthetic Biologist, community organizer, musician, and photographer. He is the Director of the MIT Media Lab's new Community Biotechnology Initiative, empowering communities through biotechnology.

PERFORMANCE:
Neon BLK

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NEON BLK began in Boston as an experiment in analog and digital production. Steeped in rock, funk, and R&B, Dhy Edwardsberry started developing groove-heavy demos before developing them into fully fledged pop songs.

 

12:00 PM

FESTIVAL:
Lunch

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1:00 PM

2:00 PM

PANEL: Financing Your Artistic Venture

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Join a panel of “artrepreneurs” to uncover how innovative, sustainable financing models are bolstering the new creative economy and the role of impact investing.

PERFORMANCE:
AZA

FESTIVAL:
Ignite Hour / Unconference

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AZA is a multi-instrumentalist striving to make music that is relevant for the culture and also takes listeners to a higher place of consciousness, action, and peace.

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Startups in the arts/tech industries strut their stuff in our rapid-fire pitch-off.

You become the expert in our first-ever unconference session. Put together a panel discussion, performance, or just share something from the weekend that’s left you inspired!

 
 

2:00 PM

3:00 PM

3:30 PM

WORKSHOP:
ICTUS 360 Audio

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ICTUS Audio specializes in music and sound for immersive environments. Learn about the proper usage and capture of ambisonics and binaural audio, followed by case studies and critic session.

ARTS & TECH EXPO:
Expo Hall Closes

HACKATHON:
Judging Begins

SPEAKER:
Alex Sarian

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Hacking teams conclude their marathon sessions as the first round of judging commences

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Alex is the Acting Executive Director of Lincoln Center Education. His focus on audience engagement and increasing access to the arts is an increasingly urgent priority as Lincoln Center seeks to redefine the impact and relevance of culture in the 21st century.


4:00 PM

FESTIVAL:
Mixer

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Delicious drinks and inspiring conversation, powered by Cover Food Labs

 

4:30 PM

6:00 PM

6:30 PM

HACKATHON:
Final Presentations

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See work from the Top 10 hackathon teams as they present their creations and compete to take home our top prizes!

HACKATHON: Signature Hack Presentation

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Sound Democracy: Spatial Mixes for Multiple Voices. 

Using multi-channel audio techniques, multiple sound inputs, and an array of speakers, we hope to create a spatial audio experience that disrupts the unidirectionality of today's sociopolitical climate.

FESTIVAL:
Awards and Closing

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One last hoorah as we close out our weekend together and present the top hackathon awards!

 
 

RESERVE YOUR SPOT AT THE HACKING ARTS 2018 FESTIVAL NOW!