Freeicecream.network

h0tclub
Work-In-Progress Showing Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 5PM & 5:30PM PT, World Premiere on Saturday, May 7th
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Freeicecream.network  is an experimental multimedia work exploring how our desire for connection and delicious treats entangles us with networks of information technologies.

As a hybrid virtual/physical network of human and non-human agents, the development of the piece is both influenced and guided by the emergent behaviors of the system’s inhabitants. Robots, sensors, performers and cameras around the space communicate with each other through a wireless network, leading to a distributed decision-making process that underlies the progression of events culminating in free ice cream.*

*Free ice cream included

Creator, Composer, Technologist: Martim Galvao

Co-creator, Director: Kate Bergstrom

Co-creator, Technologist; Miller Puckette

CATENA IS PRESENTED THROUGH COUNTERPULSE’S COMBUSTIBLE RESIDENCY PROGRAM

& THE IMPROVISING THE NET(WORK) RESIDENCY IN COLLABORATION WITH

ABOUT H0T CLUB

h0t club is a psychedelic consumer-driven company of artist technologists and music makers performing the internet and beyond. The collective features Kate Bergstrom, Martim Galvão, Alex Dupuis, Todd Anderson, Miller Puckette and Bryan Jacobs.

Kate BergstromMartim Galvão and Miller Puckette will work with developers at Thoughtworks and the community of CounterPulse in San Francisco to develop and extend their performance work exploring entanglements with surveillance, systems infrastructures and the web.

Kate Bergstrom, Martim S. Galvão and Miller Puckette

Building bespoke performance systems and open source technologies with a mixture of vapor wave and agit prop aesthetics, h0t club compresses and compiles, through coding and new software platforms, guitar solos, Mozilla hubs, tubas of toothpaste, valerie bots and more in the original 3-D TECHNOLOGY, live performances and networks of Muzak-al culture jamming combatting dehumanization and corporate hegemony.

h0t club has been featured at Ars Nova, Culture Project NYC, Granoff Center for the Arts, San Diego Opera’s “Opera Hack”, Culture Hub at La Mama, Festival of Live Digital Art with HowlRound and more.

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Message us at info@counterpulse.org at your earliest convenience

If we have to cancel a show, you will be notified as soon as possible. You may choose to donate the cost of your ticket to the artists or receive a full refund.

For information about COVID-19 protocols at this event, visit counterpulse.org/covid19

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PLEASE EMAIL INFO@COUNTERPULSE.ORG WITH ANY ACCESS NEEDS. THANK YOU!

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March 10
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March 12