• Robotic Theatre 

      Zucker Saltz, David (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-02-28)
      Over the past fifteen years, researchers from diverse fields including engineering, computer science, psychology, and theatre have been exploring ways to push the limits of robots' expressiveness and endow robots with more ...
    • What we talk about when we talk about action 

      Nitsche, Michael (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-02-28)
      We understand interactions largely as communicative acts with a different system - like a computer. But in performance, an action is much more constitutive. It not only communicates but also creates a new thing. Using some ...
    • Performing Objects: Tangible Interaction & the Construction of Meaning 

      Mazalek, Ali (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-02-28)
      What lies at the intersection of the emerging area of tangible and embodied interaction and the far more established realm of performance arts? What role does movement play in our interactions with computational media? And ...
    • Listen Like a Human, Play Like a Machine 

      Weinberg, Gil (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-02-28)
      We will present a number of musical instruments and robotic musicians which were designed to enrich musical performance through novel collaborations between humans and machines. We believe that instruments and robots that ...
    • {Digit}al {Manu}facturing... or... The D.A.M. Paradigm: Digitally Augmented Making 

      Al-Haddad, Tristan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-02-28)
      Professor Al-Haddad will discuss his research and creative practice via contemporary modes of digitally enabled production blended with conventional anthropomorphic modes of making. The talk will be organized around a ...
    • Performing Technology: Welcome & Introduction 

      Foulger, Melissa; Rouse, Rebecca; Royster, Jacqueline J.; Bobick, Aaron (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-02-28)
    • Creativity, Cognition, and Computation 

      Magerko, Brian (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-02-28)
      This talk will focus on the relationship between the practice of programming and creative expression within the context of performance. It will borrow from the canonical domains of improvisational theatre, pretend play, ...