Black History Month

Coding Lab: Craft Sound-Reactive Visuals with Ari Melenciano

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Join artist Ari Melenciano of Afrotectopia and DJ mikeflo to create interactive visuals. Ari will talk about the process of joining touch, sight, and sound. Then you’ll get hands-on with iPad, Apple Pencil, and Swift Playgrounds to turn colors and shapes into a sensory-rich experience. Part of our Black History Month celebration.

For sessions with amplified sound, hearing loop technology is available on request.

Ari Melenciano

Artist & Founder, Afrotectopia

Ari Melenciano is an artist, creative technologist, researcher, and founder of Afrotectopia, a social institution that fosters interdisciplinary innovation for black empowerment.

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Recording artist and producer mikeflo has been billed with hip-hop artists Nas, Mos Def, Kanye West, and more. He is the official tour DJ for dead prez and a human rights activist.

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More about Black History Month

In celebration of Black History Month, learn from dynamic creators who are changing cultural narratives through visual arts, photography, poetry, dance, film, and more. Join creative sessions to connect, collaborate, and be inspired from February 1–29.

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