Spring Digital Art + Technology Forum kicks off Feb. 17

Alfred Darlington (a.k.a. Daedelus), presents “From Studio to Stage to Studio” on February 17.

Austin Community College students, faculty, and staff are invited to learn how technology and art can be combined to spark ingenuity and innovation at the spring Digital Art + Technology Forum speaker series.

The series features visiting artists/technologists/makers who will discuss how the availability of open-source technology is impacting the creative world. Speakers will present their work, offer tips, and discuss real-world uses of open-source technologies.

“We want to demystify STEM/STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) ideology by showing real-world examples of maker success,” says Meason Wiley, coordinator of ACC’s BatLab Makerspace.

All sessions are 7 -9 p.m. at the Highland Campus Social Staircase. Presentation dates and topics are:

  • Friday, February 17: Alfred Darlington (a.k.a. Daedelus), “From Studio to Stage to Studio.” (View a livestream of the presentation at
  • Thursday, March 30: Sarah Belle Reid, founding member of the trumpet/modular synthesizer duo Burnt Dot.
  • Thursday, April 20: John-Mike Reed (a.k.a. Dr. Bleep), “Building Music.”

Advance registration is requested. RSVP here for the Digital Art + Technology Forum.

Presentations also will be at livestreamed. View them online at BatLab Makerspace Digital Art + Technology Forum 2017: Live Stream.

For more information visit the Digital Art + Technology Forum website.

The Digital Art + Technology Forum is hosted by ACC Library Services’ BatLab Makerspace, a pop-up makerspace for all ACC students, faculty, and staff. Visit the BatLab Makerspace website to learn more about resources and workshops.

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