Programs

Our programming aims to cultivate thoughtful and inquiring technical practices in the non-academic sound, media arts and theory community.

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Realtime Video Workshop: with Juliana Castro Duperly

June 18 and 19 2024 | 6:00-9:00pm | MANA Contemporary, 2233 South Throop Street, Chicago IL 60608
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Workshop

Past Programs

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BADS_Lab: Black Arts and Decolonial Sciences

May 10 to May 20 2024 | 18:00 | Watershed Art & Ecology, 1821 South Racine Avenue Chicago, IL, 60608
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Event
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Futurhythm Machines: Chicago House Music

May 11, 2024 | 12:00-20:00 | Watershed Art & Ecology, 1821 S Racine Ave, Chicago, IL 60608
Past
Event
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DIY Synth Workshop no. 2, Alien Screamer: Electronics Faire, Philadelphia

April 26th, 2024 | 2:30-4:00pm | Charles Library at Temple University, Philadelphia
Past
Workshop
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OPEN CALL: BADS_Lab Fellowships

April 10 2024 [extended to April 12 2024] | 23:59 | Watershed Art & Ecology, 1821 South Racine Avenue Chicago, IL, 60608
Past
Event
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[We Don't Know Yet] What a Cinema Can Do: A Night of Live Sound and Moving Image

April 5, 2024 | 20:00-23:00 | Public Works, 2141 W North Ave
Past
Event
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Synth Hackathon: w PTRG @ SAIC

March 14-17, 2024 | 10:00-15:00 daily | School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
Past
Workshop
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OPEN CALL: [We Don't Know Yet] What a Cinema Can Do: A Night of Live Sound and Moving Image

Closes March 1, 2024 | 23:59 | Public Works, 2141 W North Ave
Past
Event
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I WANT AN AI FOR PRESIDENT: experimental LARP / immersive theater playtest

February 15, 2024 | 19:00-21:00 | Hammy Wammy, 4633 N Clark St #1, Chicago, IL 60640
Past
Event
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gen~ Working Group

Summer 2023 to Winter 2024 | 18:00-20:00 CT | Hybrid / Pilsen + Zoom
Past
Workshop
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GESTURE-SOUND-SPACE: 16-channel sound workshop

November 11, 2023 | 10-1600 | TriTriangle, Chicago
Past
Workshop
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Weird Dreams, Weird Analysis: gallery exhibition

October 24-28, 2023 | 00:00-23:59 | Design North, Phoenix Arizona
Past
Event
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Forrster Diagram

ALL WATCHED OVER: Utopian Desire and the Computational Imaginary

September 10, 2023 | 17:30-20:00 | 2328 N Milwaukee, top floor / Logan square
Past
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Artists to Watch

August 26th 2023 | 15:00-17:00 | Comfort Station
Past
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1000 Plateaus 101: How to Make a Rhizome

August 9 & 16, 2023 | 18:00-20:00 | Hybrid
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DIY Eurorack Synth Workshop: Envelope Follower & Random CV/Audio Generator

June 24, 2023 | 10-1400 CT | MANA Contemporary, 2233 S Throop St, Chicago IL 60608
Past
Workshop
dispersionology & other tales

dispersionology & other tales: transnational telematic audio performance

May 10, 2023 | 2-3:30 PM CT | telepresent
Past
Event

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