Milena is Headed South of the Border to play MOD Festival with Jilted

Big news! I am happy to announce I will be heading to Guadalajara, Mexico this week to perform with Jilted for the MOD Festival. We play Saturday night, Oct 8th. I am exhibiting my work alongside interactive heavy-hitters (and friends) such as Rune Madsen, Matt Parker, Paul Rothberg, Gabriel Barcia-Colombo, Mustafa Bagdatli,, Marco Castro, Chika Imagima, … Continue reading

Milena is performing at The Robot Film Festival with Jilted, July 16

Milena will be performing (with Jilted) at the first Robot Film Festival on Saturday, July 16. Location: Three Legged Dog Art & Technology Center 80 Greenwich Street, New York, New York Wall Street Area 10006, United States of America The Robot Film Festival is Two-day celebration of robots in film will open in New York … Continue reading

Watch the new “Making of Jilted” Documentary

This video will answer all of the “how does it work?” questions as well as give audience members some insight into all of the creative and technical decisions that went into making Jilted, Milena Mepris’s interactive band.

Come to AC Gears to see Projected Affection

Come out to AC Gears on 8th Street  all month to catch a glimpse of Emily Ryan‘s interactive window display, Projected Affection. Emily wanted to create an interactive, hi-tech romance between the two store mannequins. Milena worked on the coding and video mapping with Emily, using Max MSP, computer vision, and face detection as a … Continue reading

New Jilted Interview for the upcoming Girls Who Rock festival

I will be playing the Non-profit Girls Who Rock festival in June with Jilted. Here’s an interview I just did with them about Jilted. We talk about technology, my background, musical heroes, and Mad Men.

Jilted ENCORE Presentation – Friday May 13th @ ITP

Jilted, my virtual rock band, is the final presentation during ITP’s 2011 thesis week, where graduates present their master’s degree work. Come meet virtual bandmates Vanessa (guitar) and Sheree (Keys), learn how to make an interactive performance, and rock out. Let’s go out with a BANG!!! Set time is at 8pm SHARP. ITP NYU, Tisch … Continue reading

Video Mapping Set Design for Richard Move Dance Performance

This week I helped my colleague Gabe Barcia-Columbo with his video installation set for the upcoming Richard Move and MoveOpolis performance at the Dance Theater Workshop that goes up this week Wed, March 30 – Sat, April 2. The show is pretty wild. Richard will re-inact a conversation from 1963with the late Martha Graham and … Continue reading

Last Chance to see Electrica before it closes

This week is your last chance to see the Electrica show and play with Ryan Brennan and Mar Gomez’s interactive teeter totter video installation (interaction design by Milena Mépris). It closes on March 26, 2011. It’s up at the Instituto Cervantes gallery on 49th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues.

Electrica is now up

Electrica is now open for the rest of the month. Go to the Instituto Cervantes on East 49th street, NYC and check out Ryan Brennan and Mar Gomez’s Teeter Totter piece. Milena was the interaction designer for the piece. She created a system of interaction so that the balance and movement of the teeter totter … Continue reading

Electrica exhibition opens Feb 24th

Milena is the interactive designer and computer programmer for Ryan V. Brennan and Mar Gomez Glez’s interactive Teeter Totter piece, opening in the Electrica exhibition opening February 24, 2011.