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Sonification: Hearing Black Holes, Spiders, and Mycelium

Arachnodrone, an artistic installation, scientific exploration, and a musical instrument opening on September 22 at the MIT Museum is based on a tent-web made by a Cyrtophora citricola spider.

Join us for a performance combining spider web sonification, electronics, and musical improvisation, followed by a panel discussion with MIT scientists and artists.

September 26
6:00 - 7:30 pm

This program has sold out.

This program is presented as part of the Cambridge Science Festival. Admission is free.

Seating is limited and pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Please note that all seats will be released to the general public 10 minutes prior to the program’s start time. To guarantee a seat, please arrive early.


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Ian Hattwick

Artist, Lecturer, MIT
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Christine Southworth

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Isabelle Su

Artist, PhD, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, MIT
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Evan Ziporyn

Artist, Kenan Sahin Distinguished Professor, Director of Center for Art, Science + Technology, MIT
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Erin Kara

Panelist, Assistant Professor of Physics, MIT
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Kyle Keane

Panelist, Lecturer, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT