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Music, Robots, Pyrotechnics and Assorted Mayhem

Music, Robots, Pyrotechnics and Assorted Mayhem
A public lecture by Eric Singer of LEMUR
Wednesday, January 12, 2005 - 4:00 PM
Music and Media Building, Room 216
Realtime Experimental Audio Laboratory, UC Irvine, California

Music, Robots, Pyrotechnics and Assorted Mayhem - What do these topics have in common? They are all part of the work history of Eric Singer, engineer, artist and musician from Brooklyn, NY. Eric is the founder and director of LEMUR - League of Electronic Musical Urban Robots - a group of artists and technologists creating robotic musical instruments, and The Madagascar Institute, a Brooklyn guerilla performance and arts collective. Along the way, he has created numerous electronic and computer music and art projects in the areas of interactive performance systems, alternative musical instruments, integrated music/graphics systems, networked multimedia environments and computer-controlled pyrotechnics. Eric will present a history of his work in these areas, including a behind-the-scenes look at the technology behind LEMUR's upcoming exhibition at the Beall Center for Art and Technology.