Archive for ‘Workshops’

May 1st, 2013

LLEAPP 2013, UoE

LLEAPP (Laboratory for Laptop and Electronic Audio Performance Practice) came home in April 2013, with some changes to the format of the event, most notably the employment of a Musical Director (the excellent Jan Hendrickse), and the decision to stage two performance events, the first being an introductory showcase, and the second inspired by The Odyssey.

Watch a short video showing some of the second performance

Performance setup in Inspace

Thanks to ECA Devolved Researchers Fund, Inspace and Lucy Kendra

More information at

November 21st, 2011

Xth Sense Performance – Dimensions In Sound**


Dimensions In Sound**

Sensor based performances

Atau Tanaka

Marco Donnarumma – Xth Sense Performance

Kaffe Mathews

Ben Freeth

+++ Plus Special Surprise Guest +++
Now confirmed special guest and AV Festival preview, Phill Niblock!

Wednesday 23rd November 2011
Culture Lab
Newcastle University, Grand Assembly Rooms, Kings Walk, NE1 7RU

Flyer Image courtesy by Chris Scott.


October 29th, 2011

Xth Sense Biophysical Music Workshops: Winter Sessions in Mexico, UK, Spain

Marco Donnarumma Xth Sense Workshop UNAM Mexico

The Xth Sense (XS) is a free and open source based technology; as such, its free distribution is an integral aspect of the research.
In this workshop participants build their own XS biosensor and learn how to generate interactive music from the muscle sounds of their bodies.

Winter workshops schedule:

  • 7o Simposio Internacional del Posgrado en Artes Visuales
    3,4,5,7,10 November at the UNAM, Universidad Nacional Autonoma in Mexico City,
    Info and registration;
  • CultureLab
    21-25 November, Newcastle, UK;
    Info and registration;
  • Matadac Festival
    12-15 December, Madrid, ES.


August 31st, 2011

Event: Realtime Gesture Recognition for Performing Arts Workshop

Bruno Zamborlin, Joint PhD in Arts and Computational Technologies between IRCAM/Centre Pompidou in Paris and Goldsmiths, University of London will host a workshop in Edinburgh exploring new methods for gestural interaction in the performing arts and the creation of new musical instruments.

Wednesday 7th September, 4pm.
Venue: the Sound Lab, Alison House, Department of Music.

More information on Bruno here:
Gesture Follower:

April 20th, 2011

Chris Watson visit and workshop

Sound recordist and sonic artist Chris Watson gave a workshop at our local laboratory Inspace between the 20th and 22nd April 2011.

Chris Watson helps Phil Lee with a parabolic microphone. Photo Colin Chipchase

You can listen to a recording of the first part of the concert on sound cloud;

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