Bernhard addresses issues ranging from the war in Iraq to the endless media coverage of minor starlets. Through music, storytelling and commentary, Bernhard questions how we determine what is authentic within a media-saturated world. Part of Notable Lectures & Performances series, Colorado College. Recorded February 6, 2008.
Jaron Lanier - scientist, author, musician, and artist - visits campus to ruminate on "media technology as a grand exploration of unimagined human potential." Combining elements of cognition, Microsoft's XBOX, chemistry, and musical improvisation, among other things, Lanier takes us on a journey into the possibilities, pitfalls, and potential of New Media. This event was sponsored by Colorado College Department of Drama and Dance, Mellon Fund, Colorado College Cultural Attractions Fund, Colorado College Dean of Students Office, Colorado College President's Office, and NEH Professorship. This lecture celebrating the Cornerstone Arts Week Initiative was presented at Colorado College, Richard F. Celeste Theatre, February 8, 2012.