Georgia Tech Arts offers unique opportunities for the community to express their creativity and engage with local and international artists. Activities offered this year will include student, faculty, and staff art exhibitions; lecture/demonstrations; interactive workshops; pop-up performances; jam sessions; and more.
Check out the box above on the right with links to the Clough Art Crawl, Faculty & Staff Art Exhibit, and more.
Scroll down to learn about the engagement activities connected to the Georgia Tech Arts Professional Performance Series. Come back often as new events are added!
Spring 2020 engagement activities:
Kaki King: DATA NOT FOUND - Monday, February 10, 2020 - Friday, February 14, 2020 (no performance)
Renowned guitarist and composer Kaki King and her team visit campus to explore the connections of innovative research and live music performance. During her residency with the School of Music faculty and students, King will visit classes, lead interactive workshops, meet with faculty, and more. Fields of inquiry/interest: music technology, multi-media, AI, VR/AR, and motion capture.
On Tuesday, February 11, the entire Tech community and the public are invited to join King in a one-of-a-kind community experiment. When Strings Connect: An Interactive Workshop is a group effort to test the tunings, motions, and permutations developed by King, that can be applied to any group of guitars and guitarists at any size and skill level. Participants must bring their own guitar, guitar stand and amp, if electric; observers are welcome too! RSVP required.
Kid Koala's Satellite - Friday, February 14, 2020 (performance Saturday, February 15, 2020)
Join us for an engaging demo, Go Beyond: Kid Koala's Satellite, and learn about the inspiration for the show, the customized equipment, and live visuals. Participants will also run through a few tracks to see the turntables in action. Fields of inquiry/interest: Music technology, music composition, and multi-media. Open to all. Time: 6:00 p.m. Location: Ferst Center for the Arts RSVP required.
Scrap Arts Music: Children of Metropolis - Thursday, April 16, 2020 (performance Friday, April 17, 2020)
Enjoy the hands-on Found Sounds workshop where you’ll learn about the possibilities of creating musical instruments from recycled and salvaged materials. Fields of inquiry/interest: music technology, perscussion, film, and sustainability. Open to all Georgia Tech students, faculty, and staff. Time and location TBD.
*All programs subject to change.
Photo credit: Kid Koala's Satellite Turntable Orchestra photo by AJ Korkidakis