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September street party videos are up at last!

We’ve been busy little… Discotropers, but at last, the videos from our street party shows at Zero1 San Jose and ISEA Albuquerque are online! You can find them on our Videos page, or just watch em right here. We had lots of fun at both shows -Discotroping outdoors in public places was something we’d been […]

Pics are up from ISEA Block Party show

Okey dokey, here’s some stills from our second street show – at the ISEA 2012 Downtown Block Party in Albuquerque. It was a lot of fun, and a lot different than the Zero1 street party last week. We’ll blog some thoughts about all this and how it relates to the universe soon, but for now, […]

Images from our Zero1 show, and more info on upcoming ISEA performance

Just a quick post with a link to images from our first street show this past Friday at Zero1 San Jose: And details on our second street show, coming up this Sunday at ISEA Downtown Block Party in Albuquerque. We’ll blog more about it soon.. we’re a bit swamped right now, but just wanted to […]

Details & press on Sept. street shows at Zero1 (San Jose) and ISEA (Albuquerque)

We’ll be performing Discotrope in San Jose at the Zero1 Biennial (e)MERGE Street Festival on Sept. 14th (starting when it gets dark), joined by Frankie Martin (UCSD) and Zaoli Zhong (Syracuse.) Then it’s on to Albuquerque for the ISEA2012 Downtown Block Party on Sept. 23rd, starting also at gettin’-dark-time. Mayukh Sen at Zero1 has written […]

Two Discotrope downtown street shows in September

We are super excited to announce two September Discotrope downtown street shows – in San Jose as part of Zero1 Biennial events on 9/14, and in Albuquerque, as part of ISEA festival’s Downtown Block Party on 9/23. More details to follow!

Videos from our two Los Angeles shows are here!

Last month we played two very different shows in Los Angeles. One was at the opening party of the Hollywood Fringe Festival where we played indoors. The other one happened outdoors in the serenely beautiful courtyard of HM 157, a historic mansion in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood. We used one of our ultra-windproof screen setups […]

Coming up: Two shows in Los Angeles in June!

We’re happy to announce that we’ll be playing two shows in Los Angeles. The first is the opening party of the Hollywood Fringe Festival. Doors open @ 6:00pm on Wednesday, June 13 at Fringe Central, the hub of the festival which is located at 6314 Santa Monica Boulevard. Discotrope will be performed throughout the evening.

Videos from our San Diego show

Thanks to Alex Matthews’ excellent documentation skills we now have a video that tells the story of our first performance and the many places that we’d like to take Discotrope in the future. We’ve also made a video documenting some bits and pieces of the show. You can view it at the link below: And […]

Hey! We are playing a show in San Diego!

We are super excited to announce that we will be performing Discotrope: The secret nightlife of solar cells on Monday, March 19. The event is hosted by the Gallery @ CalIT2 and the performance will happen outdoors, in the Atkinson Hall Courtyard (with an indoor location in case of rain or wind). Schedule: Reception, gallery@calit2, […]

Discotrope Almost Arrives! (The Future is Dead. Long Live the Future.)

We’ve got a new video! And some thoughts on the future… The future ain’t what it used to be. -Yogi Berra Economies are dismal in much of the world; R&D budgets are slashed. The space shuttle is no more, joining supersonic transport in the annals of Cool-Stuff-That-Used-To-Exist. When Steve Jobs died, it signaled the final […]