Thursday, October 29 at 7:30PM
158 Ludlow Street
New York, NY
Tickets $8 - PURCHASE HERE
With Gary Lucas, guitar,Theo Metz, drums , and a special premiere of new music with vocalist Mimi Goese
The Demo is an electronic opera by Mikel Rouse and Ben Neill. The piece is inspired by the remarkable story of computer pioneer Douglas Engelbart’s prophetic vision of a world interconnected through personal computers. His 1968 demo rolled out virtually all that would define modern computing including videoconferencing, text editing, and something called a "mouse." Using emerging digital technologies to explore live performance with interactive media and original music, The Demo reveals the origin of computing and the internet as a unique hybrid performance event.