The Georgia Tech School of Music will collaborate with École polytechnique and the Cultural and Scientific services of the French Embassy to showcase the connections between art and science via Water Drums, an experimental performance that visualizes acoustic waves and enables new form of artistic creation through workshops and an immersive experience. Water Drums is an installation of the artistic group Labofactory, designed in the research group in arts and sciences at École polytechnique, the production being sponsored by the Chaire arts and sciences.
École polytechnique is among the premier scientific and engineering institutions in
France. The Chaire arts & sciences is shared between École polytechnique, École
Nationale des Arts Decoratifs - Paris Sciences et Lettres, and the Daniel and Nina
Carasso Foundation. Georgia Tech School of Music, in the College of Design, develops
cutting-edge technologies to help define music’s future, such as music informatics,
robot musicianship, and brain-computer interfaces.
This event is co-organized by the Cultural services of the French Embassy in the United
States, the Office of Science and Technology at the Embassy of France in the United
States, Georgia Tech School of Music, L’X - École polytechnique, La Chaire arts &
sciences de l’École polytechnique, l’École nationale supérieure des Arts décoratifs - PSL
et de la Fondation Daniel and Nina Carasso.