Hosted by the School of Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies, the third biannual Southwest Electronic Music Festival begins tonight and features concerts given by international, local, and student composers and performers, as well as workshops and masterclasses. Most events during the 3-day festival take place in the Kiva Lecture Hall, which offers an innovative 16-panel electronic screen on ASU’s West Campus at 4701 W. Thunderbird, Rd., Glendale. All events are free and open to the public.
Friday, March 31, 2017 @ 7:30 p.m. – Mani@fest
Electronic music and manifesto performances created by students and alumni featuring collaborations between Dr. Breanne Fahs’ Hate Speech & Manifestos and Dr. Barry Moon’s Sound Performance classes, along with installations and video art. Guest artist: Wolfzie.
Saturday, April 1, 2017 @ 7:30 p.m. – Cort Lippe and ACME Ensemble
Sunday, April 2, 2017:
12:00 noon – Databending Workshop (held in CLCC 108): This hands-on workshop, leads towards an understanding of data transcoding. Barry Moon and his NCUIRE research team lead this foray into video, image, sound, animation, and text processing. Please register with email@example.com.
2:30 p.m. – Pizza Party 1 (held in Kiva Lecture Hall): (everything), featuring Lauren Sarah Hayes, Kotoka Suzuki, Casey Farina, Black Air (Josh Bennett).
4:30 p.m. – Pizza Party 2 (held in Kiva Lecture Hall): (the rest) featuring pincushioned (Barry Moon/Doug Nottingham), Slender Loris (Keith Kelly/Tony Obr) and Jeremy Muller.