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  • Grant Recital Hall | Brown University 105 Benevolent Street Providence, RI, 02906 United States (map)

Premiere of AD2CART, a multimedia theatrical work exploring psychedelic visions of digital consumerism.

In the work, a recommendation algorithm transcends the sidebar to make contact with a user. Through a series of micro-targeted ads the algorithm reveals the path to self-realization. The user embarks on their journey only to discover that fulfillment is more elusive than expected.

Created by by Martim Galvão ( Directed by Kate Bergstrom ( Featuring Todd Anderson ( and Alex Dupuis (

Free Admission

This show is part of Martim Galvão's master's thesis project in the Multimedia and Electronic Music Experiments (MEME) program at Brown University.

Made possible in part by a grant from the Brown Arts Initiative.

Poster design by Drew Litowitz (

Earlier Event: December 1
Vernacular Spectacular
Later Event: February 24
Explosions from the Other Canon