Ballet mecanique - The Symposium
Ballet mécanique: The Symposium: 1:30 – 5:00 PM
Location: Blair School of Music - Choral Rehearsal Hall (Google map of this location)
1:30 p.m. Bad Boy Made Good: The Revival of George Antheil's 1924 Ballet mécanique. Documentary film by Ron Frank and Paul Lehrman.
2:30 p.m. Q&A with Paul Lehrman, PhD, director of The Ballet mécanique Project
3 p.m. Coffee Break
3:30 p.m. "The Painter's Revenge: Fernand Leger For and Against Cinema. Gordon Hughes, Mellon Assistant Professor of Art History, Rice University.
4:15 p.m. Machine Musicianship: How computers have learned to play along with human musicians. Arshia Cont, Scientific Leader, MuTant Team Project (INRIA/CNRS) Director, Research Creativity Interfaces Department, IRCAM
Sun, Apr 7 | 1:30 PM