Arts@Tech Season and Professional Artist Series

 
The 2019-20 Arts@Tech Professional Artist Series showcases stunning work created by artists from across the globe. At its heart, the season balances high craft in music and dance with exciting technologies that heighten the experience of the performance. Themes of disability/mobility design, interconnectivity, LGBTQ living, cultural celebration, and more all take their place amidst breathtaking artistry.
 

Tickets go on sale August 6, 2019!

Arts@Tech 19-20 Professional Artist Series

Dökk by fuse*
Friday, October 4, 2019
Dökk blends light, sound, and movement into a breathtaking, multi-dimensional universe created by fuse*, an Italian digital art studio and production company.  Aerial dancer Elena Annovi moves through a sequence of 10 other-worldly environments created by software that synthesizes data from social media, the sound score, the dancer’s heartbeat, and her movements. Fuseworks.it/en/works/dokk

Elevenplay
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Performing with drones, iPads, robot arms, and lasers, the performers of Elevenplay inhabit technologically-enhanced landscapes. This all-female, Tokyo-based, movement and media collective offers work that sparks the imagination.  The group has performed in Season 11 of America's Got Talent and opened Lady Gaga's 2014 world tour. Elevenplay.net

Four Seasons Double Concerto
Friday and Sunday, November 15 & 17, 2019
A feast for the senses, this world premiere boasts an original score performed by an operatic soprano, guest instrumentalists and the Georgia Tech Symphony Orchestra. Produced by the Joseph & Loretta Law Institute of Arts and Technology at the University of Denver in collaboration with the Georgia Tech School of Music, the concert features music composed under the direction of Zhou Jiaojiao of the Law Institute and the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing.

Kinetic Light: DESCENT
Saturday, November 23, 2019
Performed on an architectural ramp with hills, curves, and peaks, DESCENT celebrates the pleasure of reckless abandon. Obliterating assumptions of what dance, beauty, and disability can be, this dance duet takes audiences on a transformative ride. Andromeda and Venus, reimagined as interracial lovers, claim their desire as their wheelchairs fly within inches of the ramp’s edges.  KineticLight.org

Kaki King: DATA NOT FOUND (residency only)
Monday-Friday, February 10-14, 2020
Guitarist Kaki King participates in a week-long campus residency exploring the themes and technology of her new work DATA NOT FOUND, created in collaboration with data designer Giorgia Lupi. https://uaua.odoo.com/kakiking

Kid Koala’s Satellite
Saturday, February 15, 2020
DJ Kid Koala shares an innovative collection of dreamy, atmospheric tracks and invites every audience member to play along while seated at mini turntable stations equipped with color-coded custom vinyl and effects processors. http://kidkoala.com/

enra
Saturday, March 28, 2020
Japanese performance company enra brings contemporary dance, hip hop, and martial arts into another dimension. Brilliant, animated computer graphics respond to the dancers’ movements in a series of magical vignettes. https://enra.jp/about

Scrap Arts Music: Children of Metropolis
Friday, April 17, 2020
With a sci-fi vibe that takes inspiration from Fritz Lang’s 1927 classic film, Metropolis, this is a fast-paced, all-acoustic percussion bonanza. These musicians don’t just play music, they perform action-choreography on Scrap Arts’ signature invented instruments with gymnastic agility and percussive drive. ScrapArtsMusic.com

The 2019-20 Arts@Tech professional artist series features our first full year of programming following a major renovation in the theater of the Ferst Center for the Arts: come and enjoy all new seats, lighting, carpeting, paint, and more accessible seating.  Information about the complete Arts@Tech season will be included in our 2019-20 season brochure, available this summer!
 
Past season information also available: