Spring 2014 Season


The Matthew Shipp Trio

The Matthew Shipp Trio launches the Spring 2014 season at The Sanctuary for Independent Media while celebrating the release of their new recording, Root of Things (Relative Pitch Records), and […]

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NATURE Lab Workshop with Oron Catts: In the Lab

NATURE Lab, in collaboration with the Arts Department at RPI, is offering the following workshop the day before his speaking event on 3/19/14. Catts will lead this workshop which will […]

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Launch of NATURE Lab Featuring “Ecological Interventions” with Brandon Ballengée and Oliver Kellhammer, and Presentation by Oron Catts

Join Oron Catts (who will be presenting his BioArt work later in the evening) and Kathy High in an informal walk-through of "Ecological Interventions" and celebrate the launching of NATURE Lab! Internationally-renowned […]

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Oron Catts of SymbioticA and the Tissue Culture and Art Project

Oron Catts is an artist, researcher, and curator whose pioneering work with the Tissue Culture and Art Project, which he established in 1996, is considered a leading biological art project. […]

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Be The Media! Workshop with Mama Charlotte Hill O’Neal: Hip Hop to Heal the Community

Hip Hop and tradition equals positive community vibes!  Teens, we want to hear your voice! A hands-on production session to create a short spoken-word piece about hot button issues such as […]

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Mama Charlotte Hill O’Neal

Former Black Panther, Mama Charlotte Hill O'Neal is an accomplished poet, musician and visual artist, and Founding Director of Tanzania's United African Alliance Community Center (UAACC), a community-based organization which […]

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Be The Media! Workshop and Master Class with Albert Maysles: Direct Cinema

Documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles offers an intensive course in the principles, process, production and post-production of “Direct Cinema,” with personal advice on how to survive and thrive as an independent […]

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An Evening with Filmmaker Albert Maysles

A leading force in the direct cinema style of documentary film making, including Salesman (1968), Gimme Shelter (1970) and Grey Gardens (1976). Co-sponsored by iEAR Presents!

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Luísa Maita

Sultry, seductive, and infused with that inimitable samba swing, the music of Luísa Maita embodies the modern spirit of Brazil. Inspired by the bustling urban life found in her native […]

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“Household” with Filmmaker Craig Saddlemire

Join filmmaker Craig Saddlemire for a screening of his critically acclaimed and thought-provoking documentary film, Household. An extended refugee family from Somalia, an interracial same-sex couple, a single mother in […]

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“Brothers of the Black List” with Filmmaker Sean Gallagher

Filmmaker Sean Gallagher will present Brothers of the Black List, a documentary which tells the story behind the longest litigated civil rights case in U.S. history. It all began in […]

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Be The Media! Workshop with LoVid: QR Code Artworks

Learn how to generate QR codes and explore creative possibilities of this medium -- bridging design, technology and craft. The final “QR Code Artworks” will be presented as public and […]

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