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Recent videos

Boxes: Written and directed by Raechel Sherwood, Boxes is a show that walks the line between the real and abstract while it examines the boxes and limitations we create for ourselves and others. It was performed in the ATLAS Black Box on Feb. 1 and 2, 2013.
To view a video excerpt of the performance, click here.

The Congress: The Denver-based rock group The Congress performed a one-hour set for a taping/recording as part of the ATLAS Boulder Box Set series at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, in the ATLAS Black Box theater.
To view a video excerpt of the performance, click here.

February 2013

DJ Spooky's performance mixes digital music, social change

Paul Miller (aka DJ Spooky) discussed his recent work exploring digital media, music and the ways that art can open minds and help people gain new perspectives on issues like climate change in a Black Box performance on Feb. 6, 2013.

He performed his mix of electronic compositions (using his own DJ app and wall to wall graphics) accompanied by CU College of Music cellist Megan Knapp and violinist Emily Lenck. Miller is a multimedia digital artist, musician, composer, remixer, author of "The Book of Ice" and the first artist-in-residence at NYC’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. His visit is a collaboration between the ATLAS Institute, the Program for Writing and Rhetoric and the President's Fund for the Humanities.

For a video of his presentation, click here.

The ATLAS Speaker Series is made possible by a generous donation by Idit Harel Caperton and Anat Harel.

Save the dates

• Canvas: CU College of Music doctoral student Cole Ingraham will present a live solo concert surrounded by floor to ceiling screens filled with his original animated video paintings and 8.1-surround sound -- an immersive environmental experience for the audience. The music will be performed live on SuperCollider, an audio programming language, an iPad and Moog guitar. 7:30 p.m. Friday & Saturday, Feb. 15 & 16, downstairs Black Box theater

• ATLAS Speaker Series: Stormy Peters on How Open Source Software is Changing Technology: Stormy Peters, director of websites & developer engagement at Mozilla, will look at how we can predict the future of technology by observing the use and development of open source software. As examples, she'll show how nonprofits and open source software projects set technology directions and make bold statements about how to make the world a better place. The ATLAS Speaker Series is made possible by a generous donation by Idit Harel Caperton and Anat Harel. 4-5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, Cofrin Auditorium, ATLAS 100

• ATLAS Speaker Series: Women and the Web, Bridging the Gender Internet Gap in Developing Countries: Renee Wittemyer, director of social impact in Intel Corporation's Corporate Responsibility Office, will discuss the data on the large Internet gender gap in developing countries and the social and economic benefits of securing Internet access for women. 4-5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, Cofrin Auditorium, ATLAS 100

• Pendulum New Music: This concert series, now in its 12th season, presents the best of new music with CU faculty, students and guest artists. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27

• The Boulder Laptop Orchestra (BLOrk): John Gunther, an assistant professor of jazz studies at CU, directs a variety of original pieces with an eclectic ensemble of musicians equipped with laptops, hemispherical speakers, traditional instruments and MIDI controllers. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 2

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The ATLAS Institute (The Alliance for Technology, Learning and Society), established in 1997 at CU-Boulder, is a campus-wide entrepreneurial catalyst and incubator for innovative interdisciplinary research and creative, educational outreach programs, made possible by information and communications technology.

ATLAS programs:
- Technology, Media and Society Ph.D.
- Master of Science in Information and Communication Technology for Development
- Technology, Arts and Media (TAM) minor and certificate programs
- BDW advanced digital communications and design programs
- Center for Media, Arts and Performance
- K-12 outreach programs

The ATLAS Center for Media, Arts and Performance explores:
- How artists, scholars, technologists and content creators fully engage
with the richest, broadest set of present-day possibilities.
- How to discover the artistic and creative practices of the future.

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