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INDUStry

INDUStry is an exhibit curated through the lens of South Asian influence on Global industry. From age old ideologies to recent innovations, the way the community has approached problem solving, manufacturing and delivery has bridged together people from all over the world. The artists have used different techniques, materials and perspectives to explore the practices of how South Asians ideate, build and iterate.

May 9th 2024

2413 Hyperion Ave, Los Angeles

REDCAT

KarmetiK Orchestra is a collection of LA artists from global backgrounds creating contemporary music. Sitar, Hindustani vocalists, tabla, and bansuri flute performers are mixed with Western classical, African, and electronic musicians. Directed by Dr. Ajay Kapur, head of Music Technology at CalArts, the group features compositions and performances by world-renowned artists, Rajib Karmakar, Dr. Neelamjit Dhillon, GAAYATRI, Ashwin Vaswani, Chris Votek, Yeko Ladzekpo-Cole, Mads Falcone, Dr. Sanjay Sinha, and Gorinka.

April 13 2024

REDCAT ROY AND EDNA DISNEY / CALARTS THEATER

LACMA

FEB 26 2023
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Inaaya at REDCAT

October 24, 2018
REDCAT @ Walt Disney Concert Hall

If So, What? Art and Design Event 2018

April 24th, 2018
The Battery, San Francisco, CA.

The Age of Mechatronics: How Robots are Performing on Stage and in Art Galleries

Join us to learn about how robotic musical instruments and sculptures are emerging as new mediums for creative expression. Imagine a concert hall full of sound objects creating a sonic landscapes surrounding the audience. Imagine walking into a museum where sculptures are moving in creating a new experience for the viewer. This talk will present some of the leading artists who are pushing the boundaries of art and technology in the creation of Mechatronic Art work.

If So, What? Art and Design Event 2018

April 28th 2018
The Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA.

Keynote Speech
"Bringing Technology, Culture and Storytelling in Interactive Live Performances”

Digital Learning for the Masses

MOOC Maker Conference Antigua, November 2017

Creative Education Leads to Innovation: Building an Accessible Global Network for Arts Education

EduTECH Philippines Manila, Philippines, February 2018

LEARNING WITH MOOCS II

October 2, 2016
Columbia University, New York, NY

Online Creative Education for the Masses: A United Coalition for Creative Education

Symposium of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida, November 2016

EdCrunch

September 13, 2015
Russian education conference bringing together founders for Coursera, EdX and Kadenze.

"An Asian Perspective to Design: How we use Technology to enable Musical Expression"

International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, Daejeon, South Korea, May 2013

NIME Keynote

May 17, 2013
Daejeon, South Korea

New Interfaces for Musical Expression in Korea host Bill Verplank and Ajay Kapur as Keynotes in 2013

TEDX | CALARTS

March 9, 2013
REDCAT Walt Disney Concert Hall Complex; Los Angeles CA

This conference explores how new understandings of performance and liveness are radically changing our experience of art, technology, culture, and politics. Ajay Kapur premieres "The Magic Conductor"

Rabbit in the Moon

January 18, 2013
Ansan, Korea

Featuring: Ajay Kapur & Raakhi Kapur; World Premiere of the new KarmetiK Korean Interfaces including eHaegum, eJanggu, and the ZiOm. In Collaboration with the Seoul Institute of the Arts.

Decoding Dreams

November 13, 2012
UC Irvine, California

Samsara

April 13, 2012
REDCAT - Walt Disney Concert Hall Complex; Los Angeles CA

Directed by: Ajay Kapur, Michael Darling, Raakhi Kapur & Jason Jahnke

KarmetiK at Pulse 2012

March 13, 2012
Savannah, GA

Ajay Kapur, Owen Vallis, Jordan Hochenbaum, Mohammad Zareei, Colin Honigman, David Howe, Raakhi Kapur, Michael Darling

REDCAT Presents the the KarmetiK Machine Orchestra at SCREAM Festival

January 27, 2010

Directed by: Ajay Kapur and Michael Darling

MISTIC CONCERT V: ROBOTICS AND MUSIC, WITH SPECIAL GUEST TRIMPIN

January 23, 2011 - 8pm

Trimpin, Ajay Kapur, Arne Eigenfeldt & Andrew Schloss
http://www.openspace.ca/node/995
Victoria, Canada - Open Space Galler

HUMAN+ROBOT MUSIC - WITH SPECIAL GUEST TRIMPIN

January 21, 2011 - 8pm
Featuring: Trimpin, Ajay Kapur, Arne Eigenfeldt & Andrew Schloss
Vancouver, Canada - World Art Studio @ SFU


BLUE FROG, MUMBAI WITH SHAMIK AND AJAY

December 25, 2010 - 9pm

Featuring ShamiK Human Beatbox & Ajay Kapur
Blue Frog, Mumbai, India

VANCOUVER CELEBRATES DIWALI

November 7, 2010 - 3pm
Featuring: Ajay Kapur & ShamiK, Human Beatbox

FRIDAYS AT FIVE SERIES: THE MACHINE ORCHESTRA

August 20, 2010 - 8pm

Featuring: Ajay Kapur, Curtis Bahn, Tomie Hahn, Jordan Hochenbaum, Owen Vallis, Jim Murphy
Wellington, New Zealand

Machine Orchestra in Auckland

August 14, 2010 - 7pm

Featuring: Ajay Kapur, Curtis Bahn, Tomie, Hahn, Jordan Hochenbaum, Owen Vallis, Jim Murphy

Auckland, New Zealand

2010 01SJ BIENNIAL

September 17, 2010 - 7pm

Featuring: Ajay Kapur, Curtis Bahn, Tomie Hahn, Jim Murphy, & Sahy Uhns
http://01sj.org/2010/artworks/karmetik/
San Jose, California

International Computer Music Conference 2010

June 1, 2010 - 8:00am

NYC, New York
KarmetiK Labs

New Interfaces for Musical Expression 2010

June 15, 2010 - 8:00am

Sydney, Australia
KarmetiK Labs

Backstage Lounge

June 23, 2007 - 1:00pm

Vancouver, BC Canada

Victoria International Jazz Festival

June 30, 2007 - 1:00pm

Victoria, BC Canada
Karmetik Underground

Sugar

June 22, 2007 - 1:00pm

Victoria, BC Canada

Bombay Electric @ Richards on Richards

September 8, 2007 - 1:00pm

Vancouver, BC Canada

"21st Century Ethnomusicology", Music and the Asian Diaspora

Invited Keynote Speaker
Princeton, New Jersey, April 2006