Posts tagged ‘algorithmic composition’

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 19th, 2011

Algorithmic Composition Software funded by AHRC

Michael Edwards has won £120k AHRC Follow-On Funding for his project slippery chicken.

Michael’s award will allow him to bring his music composition software, slippery chicken, to public release. The software, which is for algorithmic composition, was developed by Michael as part of a research project that was funded by the AHRC (then still the AHRB) in 2004, as well as ZKM Karlsruhe in 2000 and 2001.

Michael is looking forward to introducing the software to other composers and seeing where his algorithmic approach takes their music.


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