Incubate artists, change the world

Combustible is a lab for intersecting art practices from dance and technology. Artists are given real, raw Space and Time, to collaborate on the creation of innovative live performance projects with use state-of-the-art lighting and sound tools. Throughout a residency period artists share their research through designed public experiences and events. Combustible carves a place to be deeply inquisitive and experiment on the edge of what is known.


Applications are for Combustible 2018 are open

Letter of Inquiry Due: August 15th Deadline extended to August 28

Learn about the program and apply >>






This program is made possible by support from the Ken Hempel Fund for the Arts, the Zellerbach Family Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Upcoming Events

MÆ – Motion Aftereffect & MESH

Freya Olafson with Yagiz Mungan and Kinetech Arts
SEP 7-9, 14-16, 2017, THU-SAT 8PM

Archived Events


Hosted by Kinetech Arts and CounterPulse
DEC 10, 2016, Saturday 9AM-6PM