Press Mentions

Geraldine Freedman - Schenectady Gazette
April 17, 2014
Joseph Dalton - Times Union
April 16, 2014
Geraldine Freedman - Schenectady Gazette
February 6, 2014
Mike Powell - —
September 25, 2013
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

April 8, 2014


The Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) is a nexus of technological and artistic innovation and optimized performance space, where the intersection of science and the arts is explored through sound, movement, and light.

July 10, 2013

Frieze Film is a program of five new artist films co-commissioned by Frieze Foundation and the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. The films will subsequently be screened on Channel 4 television in the UK to coincide with Frieze London.