VIA Festival Highlights
Workshop: What is #Additivism?
Studtio for Creative Inquiry, CFA. 10 a.m.—5:30 p.m.
"#Additivism: a movement that aims to disrupt material, social, computational, and metaphysical realities through provocation, collaboration, and the ‘weird’o." This workshop led by artists-in-residence Morehshin Allahyari & Daniel Rourke with guests from the company ExOne is focused on critical perspectives in 3D printing. The day will be broken down into discussions, design sessions, and group presentations, with lunch in the middle. The event is free, but registration is required at [SLANT12]http://via-2015.com/pittsburgh/a/september-25-3d-workshop/[SLANT12].
Cattivo. 10 p.m.
The festival will start out with a party and performances from electronic DJs Ondo, Tom McConnell, and Ivies. Lawrenceville bar Cattivo will host the event, restricting the audience to those 21 and over. Tickets cost $7.
Spirit. 4 p.m.—2 a.m.
Kresge Theatre. 5 p.m.
American artist Jill Magid comes to Carnegie Mellon for the School of Art's Lecture Series. Her art focuses on the relationships between individuals and structures of protection, typically the police and government intelligence agencies. Magid's work also tends to take on the narrative of a love story with undertones of seduction, changing the wide-focus lens that we often associate with these entities into more personalized interactions.
Exhibition Reception: AFTERSOUND: Frequency, Attack, Return
Miller Gallery. 6 p.m.—8 p.m.
Open since August 21, the Miller Gallery's latest exhibit explores the place of sound in contemporary art. Specific exhibits focus on the physics of sound, political uses of sound such as sonic warfare, and sound related to other sensory experiences. The exhibition and the reception are both free and open to the public.
Cultural Distrct. 5:30 p.m.—9 p.m.
In its quarterly Gallery Crawl, the Cultural District opens a variety of galleries and spaces, free to the public. Some events include live sketch and improvisational comedy at Arcade Comedy Theater, an exhibition and accompanying lecture on temple architecture in Southeast Asia at the Trust Arts Education Center, and modern and aerial dance performed by Bombyx collective dancers. For a complete list of features visit [SLANT12]http://crawl.trustarts.org/event/[SLANT12].
The Winter’s Tale.
Quantum Theatre. Sept. 16 through October
Chatham Baroque and Attack Theatre will team up to put on a Shakespeare classic set to the music of Handel, Vivaldi, Monteverdi and others. The orchestra will feature world-class baroque musicians including flutist Stephen Schultz and oboist Geoffrey Burgess. Starring as Leontes will be baroque-specialist baritone David Newman. Tickets start at $40.
Aftersound: Frequency, Attack, Return.
Regina Gouger Miller Gallery. Through Nov. 22.
This exhibition, which officially opened August 21, explores the place that sound has in art. It specifically focuses on sound visualization, physics of sound, political implementations of sound such as sonic warfare, and experiments attempting to use sound to access new sensory experiences. There will be a reception on Friday September 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. Entrance to the exhibit and the reception are free.
HACLab Pittsburgh: Imagining the Modern.
Carnegie Museum of Art. Sept. 12, through May 2.
Featured in the museum’s Heinz Architectural Center, the exhibition looks at Pittsburgh as a city from an urban revitalization and architectural perspective. The “experimental presentation” narrates the successes and failures of \the city, also featuring historical archives, an actual architectural studio, and a salon for discussion.
Compiled by Sarah Gutekunst | Operations Manager