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Open Source Audio Program: Students and faculty in the CU College of Music organized a number of events surrounding the use of SuperCollider, an open source programming language for real-time audio synthesis. On May 22, a wide range of artists performed works that use the software and traditional instruments to create unique sounds and music in the ATLAS Black Box. To view a set of Flickr photos from the ATLAS event, click here.

On the ATLAS blog

Exploring 3D Tactile Technologies for Visually Impaired Children: Abigale Stangl and a computer science team led by assistant professor Tom Yeh are working on human-centered computer solutions to help parents of the visually impaired. Stangl graduated last month from the ATLAS master's program in Information and Communication Technology for Development (MS-ICTD) and will become an ATLAS Ph.D. student this fall. Click here to read all about her work in an interview posted on the ATLAS blog.

June 2013


Digital CUrrents workshop presentations set for Friday

Students in the ATLAS Digital CUrrents summer workshop (pictured above) will present their final projects during a celebration starting at 10:30 a.m. this Friday, June 28, at North High School, 2960 N. Speer Boulevard, Denver.
Digital CUrrents is a three-week technology workshop designed to give female and minority high school students hands-on experience in information technology, computer science and engineering in a college learning environment.
This summer's workshop included units on digital media production, including how to build a website and create and edit other digital content. Units on iOS application development for Apple products, game development and physical computing – through an exploration of robotics and electronics – also were included.

CU Opera performs "Wrinkle in Time" in ATLAS Black Box


CU Opera performers workshopped the first act of a new piece based on Madeleine L'Engle's enduring time-travel fantasy "A Wrinkle in Time" June 14-15 in the ATLAS Black Box.
The opera, directed by CU Opera director Leigh Holman with assistance from the opera's composer, Libby Larsen, is scheduled to premiere at the Fort Worth Opera during the 2015 season.
For a video of Larsen talking about the work, click here.

Aerial dance group to perform in Black Box this Friday, Saturday

The ATLAS Center for Media, Arts and Performance and Rabble Dance Collective present the aerial dance production and climate story "UP|rise" at 7 p.m. this Friday and Saturday, June 28 and 29, in the ATLAS Black Box.
UP|rise blends dance, theater, cirque-style aerial movement, gravity-defying acrobatics and live music to present a story about a community coping with natural disaster.
Original music will be performed by the band The Courtship Proper.
To purchase tickets ($12.50), click here.





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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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