Hamventures NYC: Week of 2019.12.02

Published: 2019-12-01 13:01:35 -0500 -0500

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This week: video games, video tech, and video immersion

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Monday (2019.12.02)

ART/CODE: Fall 2019 student showcase @ School for Poetic Computation (day 2) - come see poetic creations from students of SFPC. For a glimpse of what to expect, check out the SFPC instagram, free

Tuesday (2019.12.03)

ART/DISCUSSION: Shannon Mattern on Urban Algorhythms @ Cooper Union IDS - the city, its sounds, and what that means - free

MUSIC: Freelance @ Taplin Auditorium - musicians perform works by Princeton University graduate student performers, free

TECH: December 2019 Tech Meetup: A women’s demo night with NY Tech Meetup - A monthly showcase of NY companies, their products, and a networking afterparty (this month features women founders), $10

Wednesday (2019.12.04)

ART/DISCUSSION: Embodied Scores - the poetics of data excavation in the crip body - “artists Pelenakeke Brown and Yo-Yo Lin will share their practices in excavating, gathering, and investigating the archive of their living bodies”, free

VIDEOGAMES: Playtest night @ Wonderville - Game creators show off their works-in-progress to get feedback and #connect. Anyone can come, anyone can test - free though donations are welcome and there’s a bar

TECH/PROJECTS: Weekly project night with the New York Python Meetup Group @ Microsoft - Work with other NYC Python users on your own projects or find a new one, free

TECH: December video tech meetup with Video Tech NYC @ Facebook NY - various talks relating to video from peeps at Disney+, FuboTV, and FB (I didn’t get sponsored to say this, promise) - FREE

Thursday (2019.12.05)

ART/CONFERENCE: ISCP 25th anniversary symposium - Cultural Exchange and the life of the Metropolis @ ISCP - “ a free two-day symposium with more than twenty renowned speakers focusing on contemporary art and cultural exchange”

ART/DISCUSSION: A conversation with Artist in Residence Mar4ie Claire LeBlanc Flanagan @ NYU Game Center - “Marie is excited about spaces between people, especially spaces related to expression and connection. How do people work together? Make decisions together? Build new ways of playing together?”, free

ART/PARTY: Winter Disco @ the Whitney - Dancing, art-making, access to exhibitions, and #drinks (that you have to pay for). Also I’ll be there and all dressed up. Come @ me IRL. $45 / person, but if you do two tickets for $90 you get the $80 yearly membership for free, so consider if you go kinda often.

Friday (2019.12.06)

ART/OPENING: Exhibition opening for Danica Barboza, Jason Hirata, Yuki Kimura, and Duane Linklater @ Artists Space - free

VIDEOGAMES: ENTER PLAYMODE - a game showcase by students of Parsons Design and Technology school @ Wonderville - Friday and Saturday, free (this place is also a bar so you can #drink too if you want)

MUSIC: Champagne Drip and Luzcid @ Schimanski - $20+

Saturday (2019.12.07)

YOGA: Free Yoga @ the Public Hotel

ART/EXPERIENCE: See Refik Anadol’s exhibition @ Artechouse - $24

Sunday (2019.12.08)

ART/STUDIOS: Second Sundays @ Pioneer Works - A monthly event where Pioneer Works opens its doors to the public to come check out studios, see current installations, experience live performances, and buy stuff from local vendors, free

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