When: Wed., Sept. 2, 5:30 p.m. 2015
Drinks, snacks and copies of the book will be available. At 6, President Shirley Ann Jackson will speak about EMPAC’s core vision and the future of experimental media at Rensselaer. Director Johannes Goebel will then speak about the realization of this vision in EMPAC’s first 4,158 days and beyond. Following the book launch at 7 PM, the Fall 2015 Program at EMPAC will officially commence with the first screening in the On Screen/Sound film series, which explores innovations and experimentation in soundtrack design throughout the history of cinema. This first evening will include a showing of the sci-fi classic Tron with music by Wendy Carlos, among other shorts.