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After Dark:  Extended Cinemas 2016 (Clip)
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The warm glow of the projected image invites us to in-between worlds. During this cinematic celebration, now an annual favorite, the passive act of watching turns to listening, peering, touching, and interacting as Exploratorium Cinema Arts takes over museum spaces to provide experiencesboth on and off the screencreated by artists and filmmakers from the Bay Area and beyond.

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Date: April 21, 2016
Format: Expedition
Category: Everyday Science
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After Dark:  After Dark: Illusions: Alexa Meade (Clip)
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Watch celebrated artist Alexa Meade transform a live model into a seemingly two-dimensional tableau. Reversing the tradition of trompe loeil, the Renaissance painting technique in which objects appear real, Alexa Meade painstakingly applies acrylic paint onto actual people and objects, creating illusions of seamless, two-dimensional portraits. Unified by bold brushwork reminiscent of mid-20th-century painting styles, her subjects appear flattened, as if painted on canvas, even when viewed from different angles. Meades work invites a deep exploration into the nature of perception, the role of photography in viewing ephemeral artworks, and the sudden intimacy of portraiture.

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Date: October 21, 2015
Format: Event
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Art

Keywords: alexa meade, exploratorium, after dark, illusions, art, painting


After Dark:  After Dark: Illusions: Brad Barton: $20 (Clip)
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Brad Barton mesmerized and delighted audiences at this August's After Dark: Illusions. He presented his new show, Subliminal, which combines magic, mind reading, and humor to showcase the powers of suggestion, influence, and persuasion.

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Date: September 4, 2015
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Category: Popular Culture
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After Dark:  After Dark: Illusions: Brad Barton: Dream Job (Clip)
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Brad Barton mesmerized and delighted audiences at this August's After Dark: Illusions. He presented his new show, Subliminal, which combines magic, mind reading, and humor to showcase the powers of suggestion, influence, and persuasion.

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Date: September 4, 2015
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Category: Popular Science
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After Dark:  After Dark: Illusions: Brad Barton: Keys (Clip)
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Brad Barton mesmerized and delighted audiences at this August's After Dark: Illusions. He presented his new show, Subliminal, which combines magic, mind reading, and humor to showcase the powers of suggestion, influence, and persuasion.

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Date: September 4, 2015
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After Dark:  After Dark: Illusions: Brad Barton: Mind Reading (Clip)
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Brad Barton mesmerized and delighted audiences at this August's After Dark: Illusions. He presented his new show, Subliminal, which combines magic, mind reading, and humor to showcase the powers of suggestion, influence, and persuasion.

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Date: September 4, 2015
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Category: Popular Culture
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After Dark:  Extended Cinemas 2015 (Clip)
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Immerse yourself in visual storytelling that extends the possibilities of cinema. See aspects of film rarely displayed: unusual film formats with Dino Everett and an insider view into projectionists techniques with Paul Clipson. Enter worlds created by Elise Baldwininvestigating collective memoryand by Wet Gate, a 16mm projectorplaying ensemble. Experience Thad Povey and Mark Taylors multiturntable record player, the realization of their near-identical dreams, and Tooths multiprojector dreamscape installation. Play with the Eunoics Light Club as they summon seemingly living forms using lenses, filters, and mirrors. Debate the merits of short films with Brian Darr and make your own cinematic toys and sound effects. Finally, make your exploration of film not just figurative but literal by seekingand findingfour films shown in the museums out-of-the-way corners.

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Date: August 27, 2015
Format: Expedition
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

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After Dark:  Photography: Robots Take Pictures Too (Clip)
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Robots have gone where no one has gone before and sent back photographs of things never before seen. Witness robot-captured photos of hellaciously hot venus, cryogenically cold Titan, and many places in between. Join Exploratorium Senior Scientist Paul Doherty to a brief exploration of the images that have captured our imaginations.

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Date: May 12, 2015
Format: Lecture
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Art, Astronomy/Space Science

Keywords: hubble, nasa, photography, space


After Dark:  Photography: Cameras and the Geometry of Vision (Clip)
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As cameras became more sophisticated, so too did our understanding of projective geometry. In this brief talk, well explore how the art of photography has helped reveal the elegant mathematics of vision.

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Date: May 12, 2015
Format: Lecture
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Art, General Science

Keywords: geometry, math, photography


After Dark:   Photography: Photographing the Universe with Hubble (Clip)
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We are thrilled to host Hubble Imaging expert, Zolt Levay, from the Space Telescope Institute for a discussion about the science and art of translating Hubble's data into colorful photographs of the cosmic landscape.

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Date: May 7, 2015
Format: Lecture
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Art Astronomy/Space Science

Keywords: hubble, hst, nasa, telescope, #hubble25


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