Press Mentions

Andrew F - Keep Albany Boring
September 10, 2014
Brandon Stosuy - Pitchfork
August 15, 2014
Geraldine Freedman - Schenectady Gazette
April 17, 2014
Joseph Dalton - Times Union
April 16, 2014
August 27, 2014

TROY, NY — In a talk on October 15th entitled Speaking So to Speak, EMPAC director Johannes Goebel talks of art and language.

August 14, 2014

The 2015 Jaffe Student Production Competition is open to any undergraduate or graduate student at Rensselaer. It aims to create projects, which are developed to take advantage of EMPAC’s infrastructure and of the expertise of EMPAC’s team.

The winner(s) of the competition receive a summer production residency at EMPAC. The prize comprises the following components:

May 28, 2014

On Wednesday May 28th at 7:30PM EDT EMPAC will be featured as part of WHMT's AHA! (A House for Arts) series. Tune in to learn more about "a state-of-the-art space for performance, musical, & electronic arts that supports artists from around the world."

We will post the video here are soon as it becomes available to us after it airs.

Watch it now!

April 24, 2014


The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, invites applications for the position of Manager, Marketing and Communications.

EMPAC offers advanced facilities and resources for media and the arts in production, performance, and research. The program ranges from initializing new artistic productions through commissions and extended residencies to supporting science and engineering in the creation of immersive and interactive environments.

April 14, 2014

Funded Summer Research Project in Scientific Data Exploration for undergraduate and graduate students