Roser ATLAS Center

The Roser ATLAS Center is home to the ATLAS Institute and Film Studies. ATLAS is a radically interdisciplinary research institute exploring the intersection of technology, art, design and policy. The center includes research labs, the Black Box Experimental Studio, teaching facilities and a hacker/maker space. The building includes a 150-seat, distance-learning equipped auditorium, a 75-seat film screening room, a lobby featuring a video wall, a cafe, Technology-enhanced, active-learning classrooms for use by all disciplines in on-site and distance education, including two 40-student classrooms, two 25-student classrooms, and two computer labs/classrooms. The two-story 2,700- square-foot Black Box Experimental Studio performance space with digital technology for interdisciplinary creative work with musicians, dancers, visual artists and technology, visiting artists, Web casts, interactive audio and visual performances, video production, and cinema projection. The Black Box Experimental Studio supports 360ø HD projection, 5.1 and 8.1 audio configurations as well as DMX and MIDI controlled lighting and audio systems. This allows state of the art theatrical productions and offers creative flexibility in design and implementation of hardware and software control interfaces.

1125 18th Street, Boulder, CO 80309

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Upcoming Events

ATLAS Graduate Programs Open House

ATLAS graduate degrees offer unique opportunities to enter growing, interdisciplinary careers. Attend this open house to learn whether one is a fit for you....

9/25 4pm
 Humanizing the User: What We Can Learn From Those Marginalized by Technology and Data

Human-centered computing is focused on designing and improving our experiences with technology as well as expanding the types of people for whom those...

9/26 1pm

Interested in designing games or just love playing them? Then come to this fun and informative festival that offers conference-goers a chance to sample...

9/29 9am
Global Seminar: Film & the Italian Aesthetic (Rome, Italy) - Info Session

Students can spend three weeks in May & June studying film, art, and culture in Rome. All majors can apply and receive 3 UD credits. Course taught in...

10/3 7pm
Visual Music Vortex

Experience two weekends of dynamic performances in the ATLAS Black Box Experimental Studio, when the Sonic Arts Group of CU Boulder and the ATLAS Institute...

10/5 7:30pm

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Minh Nguyen

Minh Nguyen left a positive review 9/8/2018

Nice event with nice people. A lot of project and idea that came out great

Nick Sutcliffe

Nick Sutcliffe left a positive review 5/1/2018

inspiring projects, lively event.

Joseph Polman

Joseph Polman left a positive review 3/15/2018

What an innovative and thought-provoking show! Our group, which included some serious music types (not including myself ...) loved it. And it really took advantage of the Black Box Theater setting.

Emily Kellagher

Emily Kellagher left a positive review 11/15/2017

This was great!