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The B2 makes impacts across campus and beyond in 2023

Feb. 1, 2024

2023 was a banner year for the B2 Center for Media, Arts & Performance! This unique space is designed to advance and support interdisciplinary experimentation and radical creativity at the intersection of art, technology, media, science and performance. Equipped with an ambisonic sound array, motion capture studios, fully immersive green...

The eyes of an Afro American person peering from behind a black hole.

B2 Creative Residency: Walk in a magical Afrolandscape

May 19, 2022

The community is invited to take a walk through Soulé Déesse's magical Afrolandscape, “Hermafrodek: A Suspension of Identity." This interactive exhibit utilizes the highly specialized equipment available in B2, incorporating motion capture, projection mapping and Ambisonic sound technology to create an endlessly shifting soundspace which engages and captivates visitors.

Sean Winters

New summer classes empower performance community to use cutting-edge technologies

April 11, 2022

After rebounding from a major flood with vibrant new leadership and a new toolbox of performance technologies, the ATLAS Institute’s B2 Center for Media, Arts & Performance now offers more varied and interesting opportunities to artists, engineers, creative technologists and performers than ever before.

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Meet Ondine Geary | Dancer + Managing Director, ATLAS B2 Center for Media, Arts & Performance

March 4, 2022

A Q&A with Ondine Geary by Shoutout Colorado. "I make dances that are scrappy, unruly and resourceful. They slip themselves into the crevices between genres and insist on using whatever was lost down there–chicken bones, loose wires, half-retrieved memories."

Anna Pillot performs in ATLAS B2 show INbalance IMbalance

Soaring heart rates: Revealing a performer’s inner world

March 1, 2022

She’s a trapeze artist. He’s a computer scientist. Together, they’re hoping to redefine immersive performance.

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Murmuring Yarnscapes

Nov. 18, 2021

Unstable Design Lab researchers Jordan Wirfs-Brock, a PhD candidate, and Mikhaila Friske, a PhD student, both in information science, will present their interactive, hands-on, textile-based experience, Murmuring Yarnscapes, in the ATLAS Black Box, beginning Dec. 2.

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"Cowbird," a dance-triggered multimedia performance by Brad Gallagher

Sept. 1, 2021

From a past show in the black box a person looks to a background that looks like planets.

‘From Past to Present’ returns live music to CU Boulder’s ATLAS Black Box Theater

July 29, 2021

The Roser ATLAS B2 Black Box Theater on Friday night will once again be filled with the sound of live music for the first time since a Sept. 2018 flood from a burst pipe, and then the coronavirus, forced the on-campus venue’s closure.

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B2 Center for Media, Arts & Performance Creative Residencies

Feb. 10, 2021

The B2 Center for Media, Arts & Performance will be opening its call for 2022/23 Creative Residencies in January, 2022. All CU faculty, staff, students, and recent CU graduates are welcome to apply. We will be accepting proposals for art installations, musical performances, theatrical productions, dance, experimental digital media, thesis...

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Q&A with Brittney Banaei, the artist and designer-of-movement behind “Overworld”

Nov. 11, 2020

As she wraps up the second week of her residency with the B2 Center for Media, Art and Performance in the ATLAS Institute, dancer and performer Brittney Banaei and her collaborators Constance Harris and Laura Conway have completed a vivid and dynamic performance, but they will perform it without an...

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