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Creative Code Meetup VII

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Price: $5.00 /per person
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The Creative Code Meetup, lucky number 7, artist lineup is Cory Barr, Micah Elizabeth Scott, and Meara O'Reilly! The gathering will take place right before Thanksgiving at the Folsom Street Foundry. (remember FSF is a 21+ venue.)

Cory Barr | http://www.anticlockwisearts.com/

Cory Barr is the Co-founder of Anticlockwise Arts, he is a composer, scientist, programmer. Cory spends his days working on interactive systems, telling stories with data, and exploring modern technology as an artistic medium. Notable pieces he has contributed to include Watercolor Walls (http://www.anticlockwisearts.com/projects/watercolor-walls/), Unearthed (http://www.anticlockwisearts.com/projects/unearthed/), Sandbox World (http://www.anticlockwisearts.com/projects/sandbox-world/), and Syzygryd (http://www.syzygryd.com/photos-and-videos/). His artwork has been featured at the California Academy of Sciences (http://www.calacademy.org/), Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (http://www.ybca.org/), and other festivals and venues. Cory holds a Masters in Computer Science from Stanford and a Masters in Music Theory from the University of Oklahoma.

Micah Elizabeth Scott | http://scanlime.org/

Micah Elizabeth Scott is a software engineer, hardware engineer, and artist. In past lives she’s built virtual machines, graphics drivers, operating systems, and video games. Now she experiments with the intersection of these fields, creating tools and experiences that strive to make life a little more surreal. Her recent work includes Sifteo Cubes (http://scanlime.org/2012/12/how-we-built-a-super-nintendo-out-of-a-wireless-keyboard/), Zen Photon Garden (http://scanlime.org/2013/04/zen-photon-garden/), the Ardent Mobile Cloud Platform (http://scanlime.org/2013/09/the-ardent-mobile-cloud-platform/), and Fadecandy (http://scanlime.org/2013/11/fadecandy-easier-tastier-and-more-creative-led-art/).

Meara O'Reilly | http://www.mearaoreilly.com/

Meara O'Reilly is a sound artist and educator, in residence at the Exploratorium. Current ongoing projects include a curated collection of auditory illusions (http://illusionsongs.tumblr.com/) as found in indigenous folk music traditions, as well as adapting more scientifically established auditory illusions to be presented on homemade acoustic instruments. Instruments under construction include a midi-controlled 18th century pipe organ and a hand-cut glass bell gamelan.

She recently contributed to the Song Reader (http://www.popupmagazine.com/song-reader-issue/) issue of Pop-Up Magazine (http://www.popupmagazine.com/about-us/) and completed her first permanent exhibit at the Exploratorium, entitled Chladni Singing (http://mearaoreilly.com/index.php?/project/chladni-singing/). Her collaboration with design firm Snibbe Interactive on sound-based 'cymatic' concert visuals for Björk's Biophilia (http://mearaoreilly.com/index.php?/project/for-bjoerks-biophilia/) album is currently on world tour.

Selected past performances include Davies Symphony Hall, SFMOMA, the Berkeley Art Museum, Jeffery Deitch Gallery in New York, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and the Brooklyn Academy of Music, opening for artists such as Beck, Kronos Quartet, Laurie Anderson, Lucky Dragons, Dirty Projectors, Deerhoof, Michael Hurley, Bill Callahan, Matmos, and Dinosaur Jr. She toured internationally as a solo musician and in the bands Feathers and Brightblack Morning Light.

In addition to performing and designing installations, Meara has co-curated content and taught at San Francisco children's camp 'A Curious Summer (http://www.acurious.org/summer2011/broadcast/)', and written for Make Magazine (http://makezine.com/), Boingboing (http://boingboing.net/), and the SFMoma's Open Space (http://blog.sfmoma.org/) Blog.

Meara was a member of the Trout Gulch (http://encyclopediapictura.com/the-story/) land project where she built a tiny house (http://mearaoreilly.com/index.php?/learning/trout-gulch/) with her partner. She currently lives in San Francisco.

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