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Bright Futures
What is green, sits on rusty metal nails, and has 120 volts of electricity shooting through its vinegary center? It’s the electrified pickle, and it’s going to get zapped again Thursday, June 6, when NIU STEM Outreach and DeKalb County libraries present the Bright Futures Electricity Fair. The Electricity Fair will be held at the...
Bart Woodstrup and Her Excellency Suvra Mukherjee.
On a trip to India during the holiday break, NIU Time Arts professor Bart Woodstrup had the opportunity to present some of his work to Her Excellency Suvra Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan (India’s presidential palace). Bart presented several digital prints and a video documentation of his multimedia composition, which is titled “Under Saraswati River.”...
The Arts Converge
NIU’s Jack Olson Gallery is hosting “The Arts Converge: Contemporary Art and Asian Musical Traditions,” a special exhibition that celebrates the creativity of contemporary artists who are working with traditional Asian music, sounds or cultural soundscapes. “The Arts Converge” offers an arena where visual arts media, musical creativity and theatrical performance can merge, the past...
STEM Outreach associate Jeremy Benson demonstrates a Van de Graaff Generator, one of the many hands-on electricity demonstration that will be at Thursday’s Electricity Fair.
What does a hot dog taste like after you shoot 120 volts of electricity through its meaty center? How hard do you have to pedal a bike to generate enough energy to power a light bulb? Families are invited from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 14, to learn the answers to these and other...
Electric Art Lab participants will learn how to safely use electricity in their own works of art.
What could Da Vinci have created with electricity and neon? What would Edison have invented with more of an artistic flair? Young artists and inventors and their parents are invited Saturday, May 26, to see how artists work with light and electricity during the “Bright Futures: Electric Art Lab” at NIU’s Faraday Hall Room 105....
“If you ordered lasagna at a Chinese restaurant, it would look like this.” Such is Jim Phelps‘ description of “Chinet,” a multimedia program to be presented at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, by Shotguns To Daylight, an art duo comprised of Phelps and Bart Woodstrup, music and art professors, respectively. “There are multiple, thick layers of...