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A few of impressions from a recent trip to Paris.
A Jazz trio on a Paris street corner…with the piano player also playing his mobile…
Atau Tanaka is driving Hehe’s Métronome – electrical vehicle art at “Clignancourt danse sur les rails” in Paris
And of course lovely Paris cafes…
Call: Sounds like Mobility: A Mobile Media, Sound and Music Event’ on 17th May 2011 at CoDE, Cambridge
I’m organising ‘Sounds like Mobility: A Mobile Media, Sound and Music Event’ on Tuesday 17th May 2011 at CoDE: The Cultures of the Digital Economy Research Institute at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. It would be great if YOU as one of my blog readers might be interested to submit your work and/or attend the event!
Please find more information below and on the website www.anglia.ac.uk/soundslikemobility
I look forward to hearing back from you! It would also be great if you could circulate this email widely. Thank you!
Sounds like Mobility: A Mobile Media, Sound and Music Event
Tuesday 17th May 2011, CoDE: The Cultures of the Digital Economy Research Institute at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge.
Sitting down motionless, staring at screens, and focusing on the task at hand are becoming much less common than using media on the go, touching and listening to a device, while also being involved in other activities. In mobile media contexts, alternative sensory modalities increasingly replace the largely visual paradigms of the (both physical and virtual) desktop era. This one-day event examines the role of sound in media interactions as an especially pertinent example of our post-desktop world. It features invited speakers, performances, demos, pecha-kuscha-style short presentations and poster presentations. It takes place in Cambridge (UK) and is organised by CoDE: The Cultures of the Digital Economy Research Institute at Anglia Ruskin University.
There is much more to this than iPods and alert sounds. Interactions between various physical contexts, social networks, mobile bodies and networked devices can be mediated in an almost infinite number of ways by sound – and also Read the rest of this entry »
PhD course ‘Multimodal interaction in virtual environments’ incl visual-haptic-audio feedback, sensing technologies, capacitive sensing & optical motion capture
My ‘Sonic Interaction Design‘ colleague Professor Serafin is organising a PhD course on ‘Multimodal interaction in virtual environments’. The course will “start with an overview of multimodal perception to explain how humans behave in virtual environments where incomplete and impoverished sensory cues are reproduced.” And, amongst many other things the course will also “present an overview of technologies for visual-haptic-audio feedback in virtual environments, together with sensing technologies based on capacitive sensing and optical motion capture.”
For more information and for signing-up check here. The course is on May 10, 11, 12, 13 and June 6th at Aalborg University Copenhagen (where they also have the interesting Medialogy degrees). There is no fee for the course, but you get 4 ECTS.
This publication is about data visualisation and not concerned with sound and music, but it is easy to make links to the sonification of biomedical data community from Sonic Interaction Design (SID). Also, some of the issues raised in this book are relevant for mobile music and sound projects, such as Sonic City, and others in the proceedings of the Mobile Music Workshops. I look forward to reading it in more detail soon.
Edited by Christian Nold, 2009
Emotional Cartography is a collection of essays from artists, designers, psychogeographers, cultural researchers, futurologists and neuroscientists, brought together by Christian Nold, to explore the political, social and cultural implications of visulising intimate biometric data and emotional experiences using technology.
Essays by Raqs Media Collective, Marcel van de Drift, Dr Stephen Boyd Davis, Rob van
Kranenburg, Sophie Hope and Dr Tom Stafford
This is the first section of the introduction:
”This book is a collection of essays from artists, psychogeographers, designers, cultural researchers, futurologists and neuroscientists, brought together to explore the political, social and cultural implications of visualising people’s intimate biometric data and emotions using technology. The book is the outcome of a research process which Read the rest of this entry »
Teri Rueb and myself are organizing the Digital+Media Symposium on “Embodiment & Mobility” for Friday, April 3rd 2009 at RISD in Providence, US. Please distribute widely and reserve your space – we hope you can make it despite of the short notice! More information is as http://dm.risd.edu/news/2009/03/embodiment-mobility-a-digitalmedia-symposium-on-april-3rd/ and below. Many speakers will talk about sound in their embodied and mobile art practice.
The Symposium Embodiment & Mobility takes place on Friday, April 3rd on the 4th floor of the CIT building (see below). We will have a morning session starting at 9:30, the afternoon session will start after lunch at 2:30 and finish around 5pm. We will then have drinks at a newly-opened D+M student curated exhibition across the road.
At 6pm Chris Salter will give a talk as part of the “Music and Body” Colloquium at Brown’s Read the rest of this entry »
This sounds interesting:
Friday 27 June 2008, 9.30am
Nash and Brandon Rooms
A one day international symposium from The Brunel School of Arts, Sensual Technologies, led by Stelarc, Johannes Birringer and Susan Broadhurst, features theorists and practitioners of performance, dance, music and electronic media arts. It will explore alternate and aesthetic uses of technology that extend artistic practice beyond the expected, into realms of unusual and heightened experience. The contributors to this event are leading practitioners and theorists offering diverse perspectives to the debate. They include Roy Ascott, Roger Malina, Jill Scott, Gary Hall, Rachel Armstrong, Paul Brown, Louis-Philippe Demers, Marta De Menezes, Kira O’Reilly, Kathleen Rogers, Paul Sermon, Theodore Spyropoulos, Atau Tanaka and Andrea Zapp
Please note that places are limited and tickets cannot be bought on the day so advance booking advised.
To book tickets go to http://www.ica.org.uk/Sensual%20Technologies+16887.twl or call the ICA box office on 020 7930 3647
Institute of Contemporary Arts
The Mall, London, SW1Y 5AH
tel: 020 7930 3647