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Thursday, May 5 • 4:40pm - 5:40pm
The Technology behind the Art of Burning Man

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Come hear Burning Man artists share their experiences with bringing techology to one of the most radical, interactive, exteme festivals in the world. We'll talk about how creating work for Burning Man is different, how to strike a balance between artistic expression and technological innovation, and best practices for using technology in art in festival environments.  Our panelists demonstrate the variety of work that is present at Burning Man, including honorarium recipients as well as long-time burners who create independent work.

Featured panelists include:
NEWLY ADDED! Jen Lewin (Jen Lewin Studios, creators of Super Pool, interactive electronic art)
Lana and John Briscella (Aminimal Studios, 3d printing and laser cut decorative arts)
Michael Dewberry (fire and interactive electronics)
Kate Raudenbush (industrial art)
Kiori Kawai and Aaron Sherwood (Purring Tiger Studios, performance and interactive electronics)

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Michael Dewberry

Artist / Senior Principal Engineer, Autodesk
Michael "Dewb" Dewberry works with steel, software, video, light, fire, and robotics to create sculpture and interactive installations. He's had a role in large Boston-based Burning Man honorarium projects every year since 2013, and brought his first solo fire piece to the desert last year. | | Michael also spends a lot of time thinking about how to enable other creative people with better tools, spaces, and organizations. By day he... Read More →
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Kiori Kawai

Co-artistic director, Purring Tiger
Kiori Kawai (Japanese, b. 1978) holds a B.A. in Performing Arts from the | Osaka University of Arts. She founded “Purring Tiger” with Aaron Sherwood in 2011. Their interactive art installations and performances have been commissioned and appeared at Burning | Man Art Festival, Brooklyn Museum, Federation Square (AUS), Tribeca Performing Arts Center, | Telfair Museum, Cameron Arts Museum, and many more. As creative director/choreographer... Read More →
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Becky Neil

Public Art Project Manager
I've been building interactive art for 6+ years at Burning Man, festivals, and public spaces. I love creating work that shifts how people experience their world and builds commuity around creativity. Ask me about managing volunteers, calendars, complicated logistics, budgeting, and the behind-the-scenes of making big art. I have BS in Computer Science from Stanford and an MA in Social Practice Art from NYU, and currently moonlight as a... Read More →
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Kate Raudenbush

Artist, Kate Raudenbush Experiments
Kate Raudenbush is a New York-based, Burning Man-bred artist who resonates deeply with environmental issues and our evolving humanity. Kate is a creator of large immersive & allegorical sculpture works that catalyze social engagement, while exploring themes that range from technological sustainability to creation myth, and from to self-empowerment to environmental awareness. | | She synthesizes materials such as steel, mirror, aircraft... Read More →


Thursday May 5, 2016 4:40pm - 5:40pm
St. Francis College 180 Remsen St, Brooklyn, NY 11230
  • Registration Type Free

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