News 2013

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 . The...
May 1, 2013
EMPAC announces the three recipients of this year’s EMPAC DANCE MOViES Commission. Chosen out of 69 proposals, the projects range widely in format, style, and intent: from a multichannel video installation to exploration of movement and music in flight. Each project reinforces the quality and...
February 7, 2013
Throughout the month of February, EMPAC will be illuminated with pulsing red lights as part of the American Heart Association's effort to remind people that heart disease is the number one lethal disease affecting women in America. Rensselaer's President Shirley Ann Jackson is serving on the...
January 10, 2013
The EMPAC DANCE MOViES Commission supports the creation of new works in the field of experimental dance for the screen. Through the commission, EMPAC supports and encourages the development of the genre of dance film and video in the Americas. The focus of the commissioning program has changed with...