Creative Tech Week presents the Arts Hub. In the main hall, 50 digital, VR and electronic artworks are on display for Stronger Together, an exhibit of work by computer art department faculty of 10 area universities curated by LISA.

Saturday, May 13 from noon-7 pm the exhibition is free and open to the public and includes workshops (separate sign-up required) on 3D printing, generative graphics, Arduino, Raspberry pi, and recycled electronics.

Friday and Saturday evenings, May 12-13, join us for two performances of pioneering electronic and experimental music, plus food and drink at the Ready Room, onsite at the Knockdown Center.

The KDC shuttle will be running Fri 6:30-11:30 and Sat 3-11. It runs on a 15 min loop between KdC and the Jefferson L train and can be tracked live at https://knockdown.info/. Guests can also find additional info about visiting on that page. Pickup location is on Wykoff between Jefferson and Troutman.

Evening tickets $15 advance, $20 starting May 10 and at the door / $25 two-night tickets available through May 10, then $30.

FRIDAY Doors open at 5pm; Concert and Exhibition 7-11 pm TICKETS

Jimmy Joe Roche & Layne Garrett — Modular synthesizer and voice with found objects, augmented guitars and self-built instruments.

Pamela Z – Solo performance by composer/performer Pamela Z, who is internationally renowned as a pioneer in live electronics, looping and layered extended voice, and gesture-controlled sound.

Long Distance Poison – Music and live video made with analog & modular synthesizers that creates a temporary relation to the mystery, searching for the sacred in the sound of sound.

Ed Bear – The premiere of a new 64-voice composition realized on the radioOrgan, a hand-crafted modular FM transmission system built from obsolete electronics.

SATURDAY Concert and Exhibition 7-11 pm TICKETS

SMOMID – Compositions with algorithmic and AI processes that bring in the computer as an additional creative participant.

Plan 23 with live visuals by Zarah Cabanas, Chris Jordan & Sofy Yuditskaya – Plan 23 creates extended audio-visual experiences that bend one’s perception of time and space. Encompassing a sonic spectrum from dark-ambient soundscapes via subliminal pulses to electronic sounds the group delivers sonic explorations into uncharted spaces; combining music and visuals into an engaging sensory journey – redefining psychedelic sound for the 21st century.

Raphaele Shirley & Algis Kizys, David Watson, Laura Ortman — 12.6 Lyrae/le chiffre is an immersive site-specific installation and live performance by the artist Raphaele Shirley in collaboration with musician and composer Algis Kizys and others. A visual and auditory landscape that creates a journey through time space, a poetic exploration of states of being through layered abstract combinations.

Performances are curated by Carol Parkinson, Harvestworks, and Wolfgang R. von Stuermer (aka WvS), Ab Uno Pluribus.