Kenya Miles Talk + Roblox Days at CMU
Visiting Artist: Kenya Miles
Part of a visiting artist series called Indigo: Portal to the Past, Present & Future, Kenya Miles will give a talk on October 5 at 5pm in IDeATe Studio A (HL 106B). Miles is an artist, gardener, natural dyer, and founder of Blue Light Junction, a community dye studio in Baltimore, MD. Her works honors ancient practices while drawing on a distinctive contemporary voice. Miles has apprenticed around the globe learning dye practices from Oaxaca, Mexico to Ntonso, Ghana and beyond.
Roblox Days @ CMU
Roblox will be on campus October 5 to connect with students and offer insight on what it is like to work with them. 11am-1pm, stop by the Roblox booth in the Cyert Entry, Gates Hillman on the fifth floor to learn more about Roblox and get exclusive swag. Then, at 5pm in Rashid Auditorium (GH 4401), join Kiran Bhat, Senior Director of Engineering, and Andrea Fletcher, Senior Software Engineer and Accessibility Lead, in a discussion where you'll learn more about their journey from campus to their careers and the cool things that they've been working on at Roblox. Following the discussion, there will be boba and mingling with Robloxians!
ICYMI: Deep Listening Workshop and Performance
Join Stephanie Loveless in the IDeATe Media Lab (HL A10A) on October 5 for a Deep Listening Workshop and performance. Deep Listening, as developed by Pauline Oliveros, explores the difference between the involuntary nature of hearing and the conscious nature of listening. Loveless is a Montreal-born artist whose research centers on listening and vocal embodiment. She makes softspeakers out of paper cups, performance prescriptions for audience-identified ailments, and sound works that channel the voices of plants, animals, and musical divas. Her sound, video, and performance work has been presented in festivals, galleries, museums, and artist-run centers worldwide. The workshop will run 4-6pm and will be followed by the performance at 7pm.