9e2 Evening 5: Kaoru Okumura ⎮ From 9 Evenings to 9e2 (films)
Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 7pm
Evening 5 of 9e2 features:
From 9 Evenings to 9e2 (historical film showcase)
Robin Oppenheimer, a media arts historian, presents films about 9 Evenings: Theatre & Engineering in 1966, as well as the "Experiments in Art and Technology" that followed. Julie Martin, who worked on the original 9 Evenings and is director of Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.), joins us via video from New York for the 3 pm screening on Saturday, October 22.
Kaoru Okumura: Beyond the Metaphors - Butoh x DeepDream
Butoh dancer Kaoru Okumura, with Google Deep Dream researchers Mike Tyka, Kenric McDowell, Blaise Aguera y Arcas, and Steadicam M1 operator Robin Buerki, combine the intensity of Butoh with the strange, wonderful nature of the DeepDream algorithm.