Hyphen Hub: Visions Of The Future Series: How The Light Gets In at Roulette

Kerry Santullo uploaded this event on August 29, 2019


509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
(917) 267-0363


Tue, December 3, 2019
8:00 pm



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How the Light Gets In is a multimedia performance by artist Janet Biggs. Driven by aural triggers and machine learning, the work explores the relationship between and confluence of humans and technology through shared creative production. While addressing complexities, How the Light Gets In focuses on hope, in a time when inclusion and pursuit of new possibilities is being challenged.

Constructed in four movements, the work features a duet between vocalists Mary Ester Carter and A.I. Anne—an artificial intelligence entity trained on improvisations from jazz to world music, actively listening to Carter and generating new ideas based on what she hears; a composition by drummer Jason Barnes titled Entity: accompanied by improvising violinists Earl Maneein and Mylez Gittens, Barnes is equipped with a prosthetic arm attached to two drumsticks—one stick controlled by the drummer and the other, by artificial intelligence that allows it to hear what Barnes is playing and improvise off him; and a movement that pairs the artists with bilateral amputee marathon runner Brian Reynolds equipped with percussive running blades....

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