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Program Info
Date start Apr 2022
Type of Program Education · Exhibition · Meetup · Professional Development · Residency
Parent program Digital Arts
Current Roles
Staff
Rachel Stuckey · Director of Digital Arts
Opportunities
Opportunity Description Type
CATS+ Residency Application 2024 Collaborative residency for artists + tech wizards at all levels. Process-focused weekly gatherings to learn, share, and co-create projects. Stipend, community, mentorship, 24/7 access to equipment and space. Deadline for spring session is Feb 21, 2024. Residency, Educational, Open Call, Community
Wizard Registry If you're a tech wizard or an artist working with computers - we want to know about you! Tell us what you’re excited about and want to see/do by signing up on our Wizard Registry. Educational, Open Call
Events
Date Event Format Medium
05.25.24 GUTS+ Exhibition · Installation Digital Art · Electronics · Creative Coding · Interactive · Media Art · Projection · Software · Research · Sculpture · Video
05.15.24 Green Screen with After Effects Workshop Software · Video
05.15.24 Drag 101 Workshop Craft · Drag · Makeup · Social Engagement
05.01.24 So You Want to Be a Soundcloud Artist Workshop Composition · Music · Software
04.24.24 Breadboarding with LEDs Workshop Electronics
04.24.24 TouchDesigner for Interactive Media Workshop Software · Interactive · Creative Coding · Video · Digital Art
04.17.24 Projection Mapping with p5.js Workshop Software · Creative Coding · Projection · Video · Interactive
04.17.24 Sewing Machine Basics Workshop Craft · Textile
04.10.24 Projection Mapping Workshop Projection · Software
04.03.24 Laser Cutting & Illustrator Workshop Design · Mixed Media · Software · Digital Art
03.27.24 Oscillographics and Vector Synthesis Workshop Electronics · Participatory · Projection · Research · Sound Art
03.20.24 Making Web Zines with Downpour Workshop Digital Art · Interactive · Net.art · Video Games
02.15.24 CATS+ Applicant Support Workshop Workshop Q&A
12.14.23 Edward Normalhands Theater · Community · Concert Acting · Music · Drag · Digital Art · Video · Animation · Participatory
08.12.23 CATS+ Expanded Cinema Showcase and Karaoke Night Drive-in · Expanded Cinema · Experience · Karaoke · Performance · Variety Show Digital Art · Performance Art · Projection · Video · Video Games
08.04.23 Mycorrhizal Myth Machine Drive-in Interactive
07.06.23 AR collaboration: flARmingos Workshop Augmented Reality · Media Art · Q&A
06.29.23 Hacking old tech: Mystic Hotline Workshop Interactive · Media Art · Q&A · Video
06.22.23 Interactive Drive-In Media 101 Presentation Interactive · Media Art · Video
04.15.23 CATS+ Out of the Bag Exhibition Mixed Media · Net.art · Participatory · Performance Art
04.01.23 CATS+ Computer Club 9: Thermochromic Paint workshop Workshop Craft
03.25.23 CATS+ Computer Club 8: 3D scanning and Photogrammetry Workshop Software
03.18.23 CATS+ Computer Club 7: ML5.js for Arduino and three.js Workshop Creative Coding
03.11.23 CATS+ Computer Club 6: Stop Motion Animation Workshop Animation
03.04.23 CATS+ Computer Club 5: OBS and Participatory Performance Workshop Software
02.25.23 CATS+ Computer Club 4: Soldering and Electronics Workshop Workshop Electronics
02.18.23 CATS+ Computer Club 3 Workshop Digital Art · Net.art
02.11.23 CATS+ Computer Club 2 Workshop Digital Art · Net.art
02.04.23 CATS+ Computer Club 1 Workshop Digital Art · Net.art
09.24.22 Are UXperienced Exhibition Civic Engagement · Digital Art · Interactive · Net.art · Video
09.10.22 Memes and Machines Workshop Artificial Intelligence · Net.art
08.27.22 Professional Practice Planning: Finding the 5E model in your art practice Workshop Pedagogy
08.20.22 Making Something Real That Seems Fake Workshop Civic Engagement · Participatory
04.14.22 The APD Decruitment Initiative Exhibition Civic Engagement · Installation · Video
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Articles
DateTitleAuthor(s)Category
01.29.24'Onward' & Digital Content Creation ToolsAlex GossCATS+
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01.29.24'Onward' BTSAryel René JacksonCATS+
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02.01.243D Modeling & PhotogrammetryJesse ClineCATS+
CATS+ Computer Club
01.18.24APD Decruitment InitiativeAndie FloresCATS+
CATS+ 1.0
02.01.24CATS+ Dance: Logic Machine Coming On- and Offline with VirusItai AlmorCATS+
CATS+ Computer Club
02.14.24Cable Taxonomy GuideZac TraegerCATS+
CATS+ Interactive Cinema
02.14.24Drive-In Orientation CurriculumRachel StuckeyCATS+
CATS+ Interactive Cinema
02.14.24Edward Normalhands Process DocumentationBucky MillerCATS+
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04.20.24Getting Started with TouchDesignerImoni McCorveyCATS+
02.14.24Interactive Cinema Orientation - Next StepsRachel StuckeyCATS+
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10.10.23Kit-bashing // input cyclesSara RomaCATS+
CATS+ Computer Club
02.01.24P5.js as an Art MediumKristine FernandezCATS+
CATS+ Computer Club
02.01.24Participatory performance as a CAT(s+ Resident)Sam MayerCATS+
CATS+ Computer Club
01.29.24Professional Practice PlanningAryel René JacksonCATS+
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01.18.24Real Deepfakes and Fake DeepfakesSam LavigneCATS+
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02.14.24Signal Flow - DiagramsJay Roff-Garcia
Rachel Stuckey
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02.01.24Thermochromic Ink & Soft InteractivitySerena ZamCATS+
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01.29.24WOYMU Planning DocumentCeline Lassus
Mark Yoder
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01.29.24What's on your mind, user? WorkshopCeline Lassus
Mark Yoder
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Program purpose

The Collaborative Art + Technology Situation (CATS+) is a residency and community program at The Museum of Human Achievement that encourages thoughtful, critical, creative engagement with technology. The CATS+ Residency Program groups cohorts of artists and tech wizards to learn together, make new projects, and share their process. We host collaborations, artist-led workshops, hangouts, public showcases, and a wiki to remove the mystery from tech and make magic together.

CATS+ creates access for underrepresented artists and under-resourced community members to critically incorporate technology and digital media into their practices through one-on-one mentorship, tool access, skill-building workshops, and community. It offers technologists the opportunity to share knowledge and explore artistic, cultural frameworks. CATS offers a bridge between technology and the arts in Austin.

Residency Cohorts

2024

CATS+ Spring 2024

Sabine Brown, Victoria Cantu, Luna Davis, Cathy Le, Jay Thomas, and Mavyn Vu

2023

CATSmas+

Jess Bee, Emily Gilardi, Rose Ott, Stephanie Page, Celine Lassus, and Serena Zam

CATS+ Interactive Cinema

Sebastien Hubiera (Dust Bunny), Temitope Olujobi, Rose Ott, E Pettigrew, Cathryn Ploehn, and Miranda Viskatis

CATS+ Computer Club

Itai Almor, Jesse Cline, Kellyn Dassler, Sam Mayer, Sara Aleyce Roma, and Serena Zam

2022

CATS+ 1.0

Alex Goss, Andie Flores, Aryel René Jackson, Sam Lavigne, Celine Lassus, and Mark Yoder