Troy, NY: The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute announces the Dance Movies Commission premieres, an evening of screenings, an installation, discussions with the commissioned artists and EMPAC curators, and an open reception on the Theater stage. The event will take place in EMPAC’s Theater on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 7:30 PM.
This evening event marks the official premiere of the 2011 Dance Movies Commission projects, which were supported by this ongoing unique arts funding initiative. Cayetano Vidal’s TAO will be screened along with excerpts from past DMC recipients. The event will also feature presentations and talks by the commissioned artists as well as founding EMPAC dance and theater curator Hélène Lesterlin and current curator Ash Bulayev. The evening will conclude with an open reception on the Theater stage featuring light fare and beverages. Colin Gee’s installation In the First Place… will be open throughout the event as well as 10 AM to 7 PM on Friday, April 5.