Gray Area is setting up this fund to support the fire victims of the Oakland Ghostship Fire on December 2nd, 2016 to do what we can to support the Bay Area arts community as we go through this together. The fund will be held and administered by Gray Area Foundation for the Arts, as a 501c3 we can accept tax-deductible contributions for causes that support our community mission.DONATE
Electro-acoustic musician Raub Roy’s latest project Scy1e uses a hand-made sound board to create grinding audial landscapes. Images by the author. In near-darkness, laser tones whip around the heads of audience members during the latest installment of the UNSEEN Series at Gray Area, an arts foundation and exhibition center ...
At Moogfest, a Kinect-powered installation gave visitors a chance to remix the track “Realiti” by Moogfest headliner Grimes. The project is one of several from artists who are using Microsoft technology to transform how they and others create and experience music. “Realiti – Inside the Music of Grimes” is an environment ...
In February 2016, Gray Area Foundation for the Arts and Research at Google held a benefit auction and art exhibition of artworks made using artificial neural networks followed by a day of open forums on machine learning. “The role of the artist is to amplify their message. It’s natural ...
Given you can count the number of art spaces in North America focused (exclusively) on art that engages emerging technology with one hand, each venue that does plays an important role. Gray Area Foundation for the Arts is a self-described “non-profit organization supporting art and technology for social good” and ...
Minutes before kicking off the third of four sold-out performances of his laser-driven audio-visual show, Lumière II, Robert Henke took to the stage to deliver a few brief words to the audience. To paraphrase: "It's critical that you turn off your phones during the performance," he began. (No surprises ...
Our mission is to apply art and technology to create positive social impact through education, civic engagement, and public programs.
We teach digital tools to adults and teenagers
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We partner with our community to produce impactful projects
- 10+ Large-scale Initiatives
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- 1500+ People Co-created
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