All events take place at Westbeth Gallery [55 Bethune St, New York, NY 10014]

Performances of High Focus Institute take place 1pm - 3pm Tuesday - Friday (except Wednesday which is 4pm - 5pm) and Saturday + Sunday 1pm - 6pm

NOVEMBER 14 - Opening reception

Dust off the fanciest LED tie you own and join our artists for a glass of wine or two. 6pm - 10pm. Dancing and DJs to follow.

NOVEMBER 15 - ElectronicS & RobotS for Makers of All Ages (WorKshop)

Open Wire Lab's founder Balam Soto hosts a beginners Arduino workshop for kids of all ages. Soldering irons and circuitboards will be provided. No prior experience necessary. Enrollment is limited.  

Balam Soto merges existing and custom digital technology with artistic concepts and aesthetics to create exploratory works, including interactive art installations, murals, art video and performance. For more information visit  

Register for the workshop HERE


Join Look Glass factory in a day of LED cube building and volumetric programming. No prior experience necessary. Enrollment is limited. 

Looking Glass Factory brings living pieces brings living pieces of digital space into the real world. Check out more about the company and their products at

Register for the workshop HERE

NOVEMBER 19 - A Beginners guide to live visuals (Workshop)

Join Dawn of Man in a journey through the world of making live visuals. No prior experience necisary. Bring your computer and be prepared to melt minds. 

Dawn of Man is the modern culmination of eons and eons of natural selection and adaptation. They create digital content for the dawn of a digital world. Check out more about the collection at

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A panel discussion between technologists, designers, and theater makers about the current state of digital content in live performance. Our panel will discuss such fascinating topics as:  Should robots emote? and What's the most successful use of a sensor you've ever seen? 

Panelists: Mark Coniglio, Wendall K. Harrington, Jared Mezzocchi, Maya Ciarrocchi, and Kevin Cunningham             
Moderator: Andrew Scoville

Location: Westbeth - 55 Bethune St, New York, NY 10014                                                       Time: November 20th, 7:30pm


Mark Coniglio, Isadora's creator, will be leading a day long workshop digging into the newest features of the recent release. Enrollment is limited. 

Isadora is the award winning, interactive media presentation tool that allows you to follow your artistic impulse. Whether you are an artist, designer, performer, or VJ, you can quickly and easily harness the limitless potential of digital media and real-time interactivity with Isadora. 

Register for the workshop HERE


A unique opportunity to pick the brains of the MediaLounge magicians. Find out their hopes and dreams and maybe even their tools and techniques. 4:30pm - 6:30pm at the Westbeth Gallery.

NOVEMBER 29 - Closing reception

Pop-up exhibitions are finite affairs. Join us for one last look before we all ride into the sunset together. Please join us to celebrate this amazing group of artists with one final hoorah. Performances and other festivities throughout the evening.