YBCA Grand Lobby
See more at http://ybca.org/converge-may2015
May ConVerge is an exploration of the way words, symbols, and information have an impact on culture. We invite you to a dedication of YBCA’s newest public art commission, Murmur Wall, and a live screening of Alexis Giedon’s stop motion animation opera, The Crumbling. which explores what Gideon explains as “the importance of word and symbol in a decaying culture..."
4–6:30 PM The Crumbling
Screening of a series of Czech animated puppet films followed by a live screening of Alexis Gideon’s The Crumbling and a Q&A with the artist.
5–6:30 PM Interactive Prototypes Show & Tell
Experts from Future Cities Lab will discuss and do a hands-on demonstration of the technologies, fabrication, and interaction design strategies they used to produce Murmur Wall and Lightswarm.
6:30–7 PM Gallery Talk by Future Cities Lab
Jason Kelly Johnson, Nataly Gattegno, and collaborators at Future Cities Lab will discuss the concepts and details underlying their two installation art works installed at YBCA. Future Cities Lab is an experimental design studio, workshop and architectural think tank operating globally out of San Francisco, California.
YBCA ConVerge is a free monthly public gathering featuring creative and generative art practices. ConVerge is where community and innovative multi- and inter-disciplinary arts practices come together in our free and public spaces in a fluid, interactive, experimental format designed to engage audiences. YBCA's Grand Lobby and Front Door Gallery will come alive during ConVerge events with social art, live music, and inspiring curated performances, as well as drinks prepared by YBCA mixologists. ConVerge is a part of Third Thursdays in Yerba Buena.
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