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Featuring Dustin Yellin (Psychogeography 101, Blue Ghost), Christopher Willits (Dir., Envelop), Jen Lewin (Interactive Instrument Chandelier Harp), Jen Lewin (Interactive Landscape, Aqueous), Marpi Studios (Interactive Audio-visual Experience).
Friday, July 12, 2019 at 12:00 PM   Absolutely Free
Pioneer Works, 159 Pioneer St
 
     
 
 
              

    
 
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CONVERGE is a celebration & exploration of technology & creativity. Leaders in electric design will host a packed roster of thought-provoking panels, workshops, art experiences along with a live music performance at Red Hook's cultural hub, Pioneer Works.
At the crossroads of technology & art, the Nissan Converge experience will celebrate the individual creative & the forward-thinking enterprise on the same platform. It's an exploration of artistic & problem-solving creativity, both micro & macro.

SCHEDULE
12:00pm Doors12:30pm Future of Transportation Panel02:00pm Technology of Racing Panel03:30pm Designing to the Moon & Back Panel05:00pm Keynote Address 06:00pm Ranforest Connection Workshop06:00pm VR Experience Explained07:00pm Beyond Meat Hi-Tech Burger Workshop09:00pm Performance
12:00am End

INSTALLATIONS

Dustin Yellin - Psychogeography 101, Blue Ghost, 2018
Envelop - 3-D Audio Experience from Christopher Willits
Aqueous - Interactive landscape of meandering pathways of light from Jen Lewin
Chandelier Harp - Interactive harp activated by manipulating low-voltage lasers from Jen Lewin
Interactive Light - Interactive audio-visual experience from Marpi Studios


WORKSHOPS

VR Experience - Interactive social virtual reality experience & workshop
Beyond Meat - Learn about the science & design behind their plant-based burger, a culinary marvel, & enjoy our cookout with a celebrity chef
Rainforest Connection -Learn how to repurpose your old cell phone into a radar that can be used to combat illegal deforestation


By RSVP'ing, you are not guaranteed entry. Priority entry will be given to those that attend daytime activities (12pm-6pm), however this does not guarantee nighttime entry. Please arrive early. All bags subject to search, individuals with large bags will not be admitted.Please note that haze machine & strobe lighting effects will be used.
The following are NOT permitted: Audio of visual recording devices, cameras (professional), weapons, glass, plastic bottles, cans, fireworks, large chains, spiked bracelets, laser pens, & crash helmets.
 
 
 
 
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