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LateLab | Are You Fit For Orbit?

Are you fit for orbit?

Friday 5th April 2013, 7 for 7.30pm.
Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB

Calling all wannabe space cadets, this is your chance to test your fitness – both physically and psychologically – for space flight and get measured up and assessed for your ability to withstand years in zero gravity and the isolation of deep space.

Space-health briefings from extreme medicine expert Kevin Fong, an intro to the basics of deep-space first aid with NASA scientist George Pantalos & a psychological grilling from theatre company Grid Iron this LateLab help prepare for a future that might lie off planet.

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LateLab | Future Play 1

FuturePlay2013

Saturday 6th April 2013, 7 for 7.30pm.
Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB

Human ingenuity and playfulness are expressing themselves in a plethora of new platforms – from community gaming to digital arts, randomised music and augmented reality.

Join us for a night of performances by artists working in the realm where digital meets physical. Retro LEDs, motion-generated music & participatory games come together in an exploration of the future of interactive entertainment.

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Edinburgh International Science Festival

4th-17th April 2015.
Various locations in Edinburgh city centre.

Launched at the 2012 Edinburgh International Science Festival, LateLab is a creative, social and participatory space for adults where they can make, do and interact with art, science and technology.

Come to LateLab to take part in genuine experiments and get hands on with some fascinating stuff. With talks, performances, films, table top science and creative catering, no two LateLabs are ever the same.

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LateLab | So you think you can...

Sty Harp

Sunday 1st April 2012, 7pm.
Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB

Believe you are a star in the making... or perhaps you think you have no artistic talent whatsoever? Dr Peter Lovatt, aka Dr Dance hosts this light-hearted evening of presentations and experiments that will challenge some of your self-beliefs.

New kinds of instruments, musical games and an investigation into the psychology of the groove come together to unleash your inner genius. With presentations by Benjamin Schogler, Yann Seznec, Tom Hardiment & Andrew Kieran.

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LateLab | Dialogues Pt.1

Dialogues WoB

Friday 6th April 2012, 7pm.
Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB

This first of two Dialogues concerts at LateLab marks the culmination of our annual Digital Media Studio Project here at The University of Edinburgh. There will be sets of from Emergent Sonorities, Unwanted Orchestra, 0-19-211389-5 and an installation by Tangible Perception.

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LateLab | GastroLab

Rolling Stones Tongue

Sunday 8th April 2012, 7pm.
Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB

In an evening of gastronomical surprises, artist and scent technician Ericka Duffy, world-leading barista Megan Barker and brewer Jamie Carmichael will whet your palate for the Science Festival’s other food and drink offerings.

Blending beers, bitters and beans, they will divulge some tricks of the trade, mess with malt mash and help you get creative with cocktails. Don’t just play with your food – experiment with it!

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LateLab | Dialogues Pt.2

Xth Sense

Saturday 7th April 2012, 7pm.
Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB

For our second night of Dialogues musical experimentation we welcome three sets from Sound lab Edinburgh - Marco Donnarumma's Xth Sense, Intuitive Music and Hakemira plus a performative installation for game controllers.

The Xth Sense is a new and original, biophysical interactive system based on free, open source tools. Georgia Tech recently awarded the technology the prize of “world’s most innovative new musical instrument”.

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LateLab | PechaKucha #17

National Museum of Scotland

Thursday 5th April 2012, 7pm.
Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB

20 slides x 20 seconds each, that's the rules. Being initiated into PechaKucha tonight are a selection of curators from National Museum of Scotland who will offer an insight into their specialist research areas.

They will be covering everything from zoology to science and technology. Find out what goes on behind the scenes and why theses curators travel to the far corners of the globe to seek new specimens for their collections.

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LateLab | Encounters

Daniel Douglas Home

Friday 13th April 2012, 7pm.
Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB

Unlucky for some... but lucky for others, this Friday 13th we will be crossing over with conversations about ghosts, hauntings, digital ouija boards and the greatest Scottish 'medium' of all time, Victorian Daniel Dunglas Home.

Prof Richard Wiseman from the University of Hertfordshire, Dr Peter Lamont from the University of Edinburgh, Chris Speed from Edinburgh College of Art and soprano Jemma Brown will tease the veritable spirits from your glass.

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LateLab | Upgrade!

Robotics

Thursday 12th April 2012, 7pm.
Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB

Upgrade! is an international network of gatherings concerning art, technology and culture. At this LateLab we'll be exploring robotics, movement and image with artists and informaticians discussing their work.

Artists Nicole Heidtke & Stefan Baumberger of Edinburgh-based ~ in the fields will talk about their latest work in the context of the innugural Alt-w Design Informatics residency at Inspace which they have recently been awarded.

Prof. D K Arvind will talk about Speckled Computing which is a radical new concept in information technology. Subramanian Ramamoorthy will talk about autonomous decision making by robots in complex dynamic situations.

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