Carnegie Mellon University


Integrative Design, Arts, and Technology

April 20, 2023

Engaging Delights + Self-Defense VR Workshop

Engaging Delights from Kinetic Fabrics


Friday, April 21, 5-6:30pm, visit the transformed environment of the IDeATe spaces. The students of the Kinetic Fabrics course have installed moving artworks throughout the basement of Hunt Library. The installations include a vivid garden, waving silk oceans, a net for capturing stars and light, and crochet flowers that change form. Please join us for the opening reception for these engaging delights!

We Belong Here: Self-Defense Workshop and VR Experience


April 24, the Askwith Kenner Global Languages & Cultures Room will kick off a new VR experience with a self-defense workshop facilitated by the team at Seniors Fight Back, an organization dedicated to supporting victims of Asian hate crimes and coordinating a response from the community. The workshop will run 3-6pm in the Askwith Kenner Room (Tepper Quad 1024) and will be followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Jaehee Cho and Hong Lee, the founder and President of Seniors Fight Back. Refreshments will be served. Learn more and RSVP.

Sound Holograms


Thursday, April 27, 5-6pm in the Spatial Experience Lab (SxL) in Margaret Morrison 127: New sonic experiences made for Wavefield Synthesis Speaker Array, featuring works by students of Annie Hsieh’s Experimental Sound Synthesis class. This event is free and open to the public.

Electronic Music Events


Join the School of Music for two end-of-semester shows coming up for fans of electronic music.

On April 28 at 7pm in the IDeATe Media Lab (HL A10A), the CMU Electronic Music Studio presents Wall of Noise, a night of new and outrageous electronic music created for curious ears. Featuring works by Blaine Black, Martin Baker, Liam Neely, Cody Long, Cole Savitz-Vogel, Harry Schneider, Katherine Wang, and Allen Zhu. Free and open to the public.

On April 30 at 7:30pm in Kresge Theatre, the School of Music presents Reaching Towards Abstraction - New Works by Audiovisual Composition Students. Featuring audiovisual pieces by John Kolar, Ari Liloia, and Hanzhi Yin, as well as Yu Miyashita and Zsolt Gyenes, Jesse Stiles and Scott Andrew, Austin Yip and Patrick Yim, and Derek Szeto.