MINDFARM exhibition and performance to be held in the W Hotel Hoboken, May 2

HOBOKEN, N.J. - Stevens Institute of Technology’s Division of Technology and the Arts is pleased to announce MINDFARM, the end-of-year student venue showcasing work created by Art & Technology and Music & Technology majors at Stevens. The exhibit opens at 6 p.m. and runs through 9 p.m. on May 2, 2010 at the W Hotel Hoboken.

MINDFARM will present live and recorded music compositions in conjunction with digital and traditional visual art. The Great Room at the W Hotel Hoboken will house student-created sculptures, drawings, digital prints, photography, computer animation and video. Attendees will also experience digitally recorded musical compositions, music videos and a live concert of student vocalists and instrumentalists.

Schedule of events:

6 p.m. - 7 p.m.: Art gallery opening and music video screenings

7 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.: Stevens Virtual Ensemble Performance

7:15 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.: Video and computer animation screening

8 p.m. - 9 p.m.: Live music

About the Division of Technology and the Arts

The Division of Technology and the Arts under the College of Arts & Letters is an academic undergraduate area within an engineering school that teaches the practice and history of the arts as they relate to and interact with science, technology, humanities and the social sciences.

About the College of Arts & Letters

The mission of the College of Arts and Letters (CAL) is to study and teach the humanities, social sciences and the arts. What makes CAL unique is that it approaches the traditional humanities taking science and technology studies as points of departure. CAL believes that considerations of science and technology can and ought to be infused into the traditional disciplines of the humanities and arts.

About Stevens Institute of Technology

Founded in 1870 and celebrating 140 Years of Innovation, Stevens Institute of Technology, The Innovation University TM , lives at the intersection of industry, academics and research.  The University's students, faculty and partners leverage their collective real-world experience and culture of innovation, research and entrepreneurship to confront global challenges in engineering, science, systems and technology management.

Based in Hoboken, N.J. and with a location in Washington, D.C., Stevens offers baccalaureate, master’s, certificates and doctoral degrees in engineering, the sciences and management, in addition to baccalaureate degrees in business and liberal arts.  Stevens has been recognized by both the US Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Excellence in the areas of systems engineering and port security research. The University has a total enrollment of more than 2,200 undergraduate and 3,700 graduate students with almost 450 faculty. Stevens’ graduate programs have attracted international participation from China, India, Southeast Asia, Europe and Latin America as well as strategic partnerships with industry leaders, governments and other universities around the world.  Additional information may be obtained at www.stevens.edu and www.stevens.edu/press.