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Wednesday, Mar 12 2014

While San Franciscans squabble over whether tech has ruined the city for artists, Kinetech Arts has been quietly forging a zone for citizens to play together. A pioneer of technology-based performance art, Kinetech Arts is celebrating a year of innovation with a performance, exhibit, and party. True to its collaborative spirit, the program also features local and international artists, including salsa classes by Tianne Frias and Mambo Groovin' Latin Dance Theater, a martial arts demonstration by the Taoist Center, video by Dutch artists Anastasia Kostner and Maarten van der Glas, photography, and more. Kinetech also presents an installation of visually delightful and occasionally hilarious interactive digital art, including technology previously featured at CODAME and the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, as well as a sneak peek at 4SEE, a dance piece premiering at ODC Theater in July about surveillance and the dark side of our shiny future.

March 21-22, 7 p.m., 2014

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