Jul 25
Thursday: Opening Night
  • 6:00pm - 9:00pm

    ISM Hexadome Exhibition Reception and Festival Opening
    The ISM Hexadome Exhibition is a 360° audiovisual experience featuring the US debut of nine immersive installations by the following exhibiting artists: Ben Frost & MFO, CAO & Michael Tan, Holly Herndon & Mathew Dryhurst, Frank Bretschneider & Pierce Warnecke, Lara Sarkissian & Jemma Woolmore, Peter Van Hoesen & Heleen Blanken, René Löwe & Pfadfinderei, Tarik Barri & Thom Yorke, and a world premiere by Suzanne Ciani & AudeRrose.

    Opening Remarks by German Consulate, Goethe-Institut, and Gray Area

    Location: Pier 70
    The ISM Hexadome will run through August 2. For tickets from Monday July 29 to Friday August 2, please purchase tickets here.

  • 8:30pm - 12:00am

    Inferno Performance
    Gray Area Festival 2019 will debut the US premiere of interactive robotic performance Inferno by artists Louis-Philippe Demers and Bill Vorn. The immersive performance features 12 machine-powered exoskeletons which will be installed on the bodies of participating audience members.

    Location: Gray Area / Grand Theater
    Showtimes: 8:30 & 10:30pm

Jul 26
Friday: Day 1 of Conference and Performances
Jul 27
Saturday: Day 2 of Conference and Performances
Jul 28
Sunday: Workshop Day
Jul 29
The ISM Hexadome will run through August 2 at Pier 70.