Another exciting IngenuityFest took place in Cleveland over the weekend of September 14-16! In its great, new location at the Port of Cleveland Docks 30 & 32, attendees were treated to, and took part in, innovative examples of visual and performing arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. Throw in great food and spectacular views of our lakefront, and it all added up to a unique and very special event in Cleveland!
Here is a PDF of the 2012 IngenuityFest activities schedule, so you can remember the good times (or so you can see why you need to be sure you don't miss next year's event). You can also use it to identify the photos. As you can see in the schedule, despite attending all three days, these photos/videos don't capture all that happened.
IngenuityFest: Cleveland's Festival of Art & Technology - Day 1 photos:
IngenuityFest: Cleveland's Festival of Art & Technology - Day 1 videos:
The first video is of an unique installation where you flip an electric strip and electronic appliances play instruments (if you call hitting a drum and strumming a guitar "playing"). The rest of the videos are of Squonk Opera's ‘GO Roadshow.’ Learn more about Squonk Opera at SquonkOpera.org and follow on Twitter at: @SquonkOpera
IngenuityFest: Cleveland's Festival of Art & Technology - Day 1 tweets:
IngenuityFest: Cleveland's Festival of Art & Technology - Day 2 photos:
IngenuityFest: Cleveland's Festival of Art & Technology - Day 2 Videos:
My use of video here is to just give you a taste of the variety of things that happened at IngenuityFest rather than showing the full performance. You really need to attend IngenuityFest Cleveland to get the full effect. Here are links to some of the performers shown in the videos if you want to see more of their work:
- Nichole Canuso Dance Company (NCDC) - NcholeCanusoDance.org
- Doo-Sung Yoo - DooSungYoo.com
- Shivering Timbers - ShiveringTimbersMusic.com - @TimbersMusic
- Secret Panda Society - Facebook.com/SecretPandaSociety - Soundcloud.com/SecretPandaSociety
What really struck me when reviewing these videos for this blog post was that I was witness to all of this entertainment in a single, free, Cleveland event focused on art and technology! (I did make a donation each day, but the event was open to all for free.)
IngenuityFest: Cleveland's Festival of Art & Technology - Day 2 tweets:
I don't understand what I just saw. But it is the greatest thing I have ever seen #ingenuityfest— TimTelep (@TimTelep) September 16, 2012
Ingenuity going strong twitter.com/ilovecle/statu…— I Love CLE (@ilovecle) September 16, 2012
IngenuityFest: Cleveland's Festival of Art & Technology - Day 3 photos:
IngenuityFest: Cleveland's Festival of Art & Technology - Day 3 Videos:
Since we were on beautiful Lake Erie, I caught a video of some boats going by and performances by:
- Squonk Opera - SquonkOpera.org - @SquonkOpera. Here is a direct link to information of the show they did at Ingenuity the Squonk Opera's ‘GO Roadshow.’
- Dragonette - DragonetteOnline.com - Dragonette on Wikipedia - @Dragonette
- R.A. Washington and The Family Dollar - On Facebook
IngenuityFest: Cleveland's Festival of Art & Technology - Day 3 tweets:
— Stuart O. Smith, Jr. (@sos_jr) September 16, 2012
— Stuart O. Smith, Jr. (@sos_jr) 5:00 PM - 16 Sep 12
— Stuart O. Smith, Jr. (@sos_jr) 6:19 PM - 16 Sep 12
After IngenuityFest: Cleveland's Festival of Art & Technology tweets:
What Others Are Saying
Since the focus of my blog is to promote all of the great Cleveland people who are doing positive things, I always like to share what others say about events. Here are some good ones. If you know of more, please feel free to add a comment below.
Cleveland.com - @ClevelandDotCom
Cleveland's Ingenuityfest to move this year to warehouses and lakefront Updated: Tuesday, May 08, 2012, 6:06 PM by Donald Rosenberg, The Plain Dealer
IngenuityFest 2012: Roomy lakefront warehouses let annual arts-and-technology fair expand its offerings -- and your mind Updated: Friday, September 14, 2012, 8:25 AM by Donald Rosenberg, The Plain Dealer
Ingenuity Fest 2012: IngenuityFest's art and technology have something to amaze, amuse everyone Updated: Monday, September 17, 2012, 7:18 AM by Chuck Yarborough, The Plain Dealer
CoolCleveland.com - @CoolCleveland
09.15.12 Ingenuity 2012 - if you look at the bottom row, sixth column from the right, you will see our photo.
Ingenuity Fest, Sparx, Tremont Art Fest, Brunch, Browns Game posted 9/16/12 by Jessica Morris - @JAMinCLE
Of course, you need to follow/friend and generally check out IngenuityFest Cleveland online at:
We enjoyed this year's event and want to say thank you to the...