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EE380 Stanford EE Computer Systems Colloquium

Talks are W4:30-5:45 before a live audience in the Gates Computer Science Building on the Stanford Campus. Talks are captured on video, web-cast live, and published to YouTube a day or so following presentation.

Mark will demo some skeleton tracking software to be used with a new robot arm being built and show the latest video as well as a replay of a SRL show in front of the Dean’s office from 1987! More info here

Here are pictures from John Law


Screening of SRL at XFF Movie at USC

LA friends dont miss the screening of movie of the last show in LA – SRL @ XFF from December 2012!

Screening followed by Q&A with SRL Founder, Mark Pauline and filmmaker, Steve Bage
Wednesday April 18, 2018
The Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108, 900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Free admission. Open to the Public. RSVPs required.

RSVP here: https://cinema.usc.edu/events/event.cfm?id=24592

More info on that show here


Also 40 yrs of SRL!

Event is public – starts approximately at 4pm! At the Marlborough Contemporary 545 W 25th St., New York, NY.

Press Release

More info and links to prep images, etc.


New York Event Prep

Next SRL event Inconsiderate Fantasies of Negative Acceleration: Characterized by Sacrifices of a Non-Consensual Nature will be in NY – stay tuned here or at the Marlborough Contemporary website for more details, in the meantime, here are some pix and videop clips from prep going on at SRL HQ:

Installing the remote controlled braking system for the Pitching Machine. This allows the tires to spin down from 200mph much faster. Takes about 2 minutes to stop without brakes. Were hoping maybe 3 sec with the brakes.

Video clip of Karen Marcelo setting up the Fanuc with Mark Pauline and Christopher Brooks:

We’ll be constantly uploading additional pre-event prep images here from now through gallery opening date. Photos are from Mark Pauline, Steve Bage, Kimric Smythe, and Karen Marcelo.


After 4 years of wrangling footage from 19 cameras, Steve Bage’s documentary of the SRL XFF show in LA from Dec 2012 was screened privately for SRL crew at the Skywalker Ranch in Marin County on April 21 2017. A public premiere followed at the Roxie Theater in SF in July 15 2017 along with a popup SRL show featuring the Spine Robot menacing some moving props on Mark Pauline’s flatbed truck outside the theater and then again later on at the Secret Alley after party.

Submissions to film festivals and further screenings are pending.

Pictures from Karen Marcelo, Marla Aufmuth, and Eddie Codel here

Here is the trailer to the movie edited by Steve Bage:

Q+A at the Roxie with Mark Pauline and Steve Bage:

Aerial shot of Spine Robot shenanigans from Eddie Codel outside the Secret Alley after-party

Video snippets of shenanigans by Karen Marcelo:


Budding Prospects Film Shoot

Oct 12 2016 last week, SRL played themselves for the filming of a pilot for the new Terry Zwigoff TV series Budding Prospects based on TC Boyle’s novel for Amazon. Shooting was at the Boxshop featuring the Inchworm, Sneaky Soldier, Jaws, Motoman Flamethrower, Meat Head, Pulse Jet. Mark Pauline played the role of the arresting SFPD officer in the scene.


More info, images, video snippets on the archive page here


Video edited by Steve Bage shot April 24 2016 at a SRL film shoot on Burke Ave. More info on the gallery opening at Minnesota Street Project curated by Capital Gallery and the shoot as well as more images, video clips, and machine/crew info can be found here


SRL Film Shoot

For those that attended last Sunday’s film shoot, SRL would like to put more of these events on in the city which costs money. If you enjoyed it and/or want to see more please consider donating to Mark Pauline via Paypal .

Stay tuned to the archive page for more media as they roll in. If you would like to contribute to the archives (video, sound, images) please contact Karen Marcelo

Image from David Petchey


SRL Film Shoot Sunday Night

SRL will be filming Sunday night in San Francisco. Volunteers welcome to play the role of an audience. Those interested should show up Sunday night at 7:30pm on Burke Ave off of 3rd in San Francisco. Please dress in SRL audience attire (ie. ear protection, warm clothes). Note: Limited space available – once we get the required number of volunteer audience, late comers wont be able to be accomodated.


SRL at Minnesota Street Project

Photo from Karen Marcelo

CAPITAL is pleased to announce BLACK STANDARD
An exhibition that brings together work by Davina Semo,
Phil Wagner, and Survival Research Laboratories.

CAPITAL at Minnesota Street Project, April 8 – April 24
Opening reception Friday, April 8, 2016 6-9PM

Minnesota Street Project
1275 Minnesota Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

CAPITAL at Minnesota Street Project open Tuesday – Saturday 11-6pm
Sunday 12-5pm

Images from prep and the gallery opening here