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Come interface at CommunalTable's 
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  a computer musicale. Enjoy a four course interconnected network of small bites, and in between, be enlightened and entertained by computer generated sights, sounds and ideas.  
in Beautiful Downtown Brooklyn
Tickets $70 (includes beverage pairings)

(address and directions will be provided ticket when you purchase your ticket!)

Mihir Desai is the chief gastronomer of foodTEXT, a roving supper club which seeks to contextualise our food system through communal adventures in modernist cuisine. He consults internationally with restaurants keen to expand their experimental kitchens. Presently, Mihir is also a doctoral candidate in political economy at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. 

Jesse Diener-Bennett is a writer and composer writing and composing in Brooklyn, New York. Madly in love with linguistics, he often works in the space between lyrics and poetry, music and words, meaningfulness and meaninglessness. Current projects include an opera about the invention of sign language, wordmusic pieces for solo orator, and a modern retelling of Pinocchio. Notable teachers include Lewis Nielson, David Lang, and Seung-Ah Oh. Jesse is the 2012 New York Composer’s Circle composition competition winner.

Scott Draves is a pioneering software artist best known for creating the Electric Sheep, a collective intelligence consisting of 450,000 computers and people that uses mathematics and genetic algorithmsto create an infinite abstractanimation.  His work shows in major museums (LACMA, MoMA.org), festivals (Prix Ars Electronica, Art Futura, Emoção Art.ficial Bienial)  and is collected world-wide (CMU SCS, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, MEIAC).  His work is now
available for iPad andAndroid. 

Alice Lee is a Research Chef at GNT USA, maker of all-natural colors from fruits and vegetables, and a culinary graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education in Manhattan.  When it comes to creating new dishes, she is inspired by the colors, textures and flavors she has collected on her travels through Asia, Africa and Europe.  She also has a degree in Food Science, and has developed many recipes for consumer products for multinational brands. 

HOST: Vince Bruns is a 30 plus year fishmonger to a central Jersey community, foodie and theater addict who just happens to own a lovely condo capable of hosting 25 or 30 food fans for dinner.