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Bend your mind with circuit benders and other experimental electronics

Last year at ORD Camp the guys from Roth Mobot did a very cool circuit bending demo with some old toys.  They are going to be at this performance/showcase so check it out if you're in Chicago.  It will be a carnival for hacking electronica!

The Midwestern Experimental Electronics Conference and Showcase (MEECAS)


Saturday, November 13 : Lizard's Liquid Lounge, 3058 W Irving Park Rd. (map)
The 3rd annual Midwestern Experimental Electronics Conference and Showcase (MEECAS) is a free, day-long symposium highlighting the past year's accomplishments in the areas of Musical Instrument Design, Performance, Circuit Bending, Data Hacking, and Video Art.
CONFERENCE : Noon - 3:00 PM
The MEECAS begins with a three-hour circuit bent open mic, and an open “horizontal lecture series” structured around a free hardware hacking workshop wherein all participants are both teacher and student. The conversation will focus on networking, hacking techniques, project demonstrations, and setting goals for the next year.
DINNER : 3:00 PM
Order some carry out, and continue the conversation and networking into the evening.
SHOWCASE : 8:00 PM - Midnight
The MEECAS continues into the evening with live performances featuring:
VIDEO - 8:00 PM - Midnight
In addition to the live video mix work of The Machinist, the evening will include pieces from some of the Midwest's (and Europe's) premier Glitch artists, featuring:
INTERACTIVE INSTALLATIONS : 7:00 PM - 1:00 AM
The audience is encouraged to explore interactive electronic installations created by:
MEECAS STORE : 7:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Exhibiting and performing artists will be selling recorded works, experimental musical instruments, electronics kits, and apparel to offset the cost of the show.

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