Kathy Hinde. Wednesday 21 November, 12-2pm (CM.107).

Kathy Hinde’s work grows from a partnership between nature and technology expressed through audio-visual installations and performances that combine sound, sculpture, image and light. Kathy will share her recent work and discuss her working processes, inspirations and ongoing research in creating experiences that connect the audience to the natural world. Drawing on inspiration from behaviours and…

Open Scores Lab 18: Thomas Meadowcroft – Composing and Neoliberalism: some preliminary remarks. Wednesday 14 November, 12-4pm (CM.107)

For Lab 18 we welcome composer Thomas Meadowcroft from Berlin to talk about his recent work, focusing on composing and neoliberalism. In the second half of the Lab, PhD composer Goni Peles will present his recent CompositionCloud project, with some opportunities to create content and explore distributed creative practices. 12-2pm | CM.107 | Thomas Meadowcroft – Composing and Neoliberalism:…

Roger Dean: Computational Creativity. Wednesday 31 October, 12-4pm (CM.107).

Roger Dean will outline the framework within which he creates his compositional, improvisational, and intermedia sound works. In particular, Deep Learning will be presented as an interesting tool for exploring possible creative spaces in both text and symbolic music generation. Roger hopes for considerable interaction from the attendees, and is happy to diverge along paths…

Bryn Harrison. Wednesday 17 October, 12-4pm (CM.107).

Composer Bryn Harrison will discuss aspects of time, memory and repetition in his recent compositional output, drawing in particular on how these ideas relate to the materiality of sound in his recent Piano Quintet (2017).  He will demonstrate his approach to cyclical pitch structures and illustrate how these have been applied to works of extended duration.  …

Gavin Morris: Digital Funfair. Wednesday 10 October 2018, 12-2pm, CM.107

  Gavin Morris has an MA in Digital Media and makes digital interactive installations. Through Nesta funding 10 years ago he created the Digital Funfair, a festival-based interactive entertainment experience which comprises a collection of interactive multi-media installations masked as old style fairground entertainment. The Digital Funfair has toured across the UK and Europe, including Glastonbury,…

Matthew Sergeant

Recently-appointed lecturer in composition, Matthew Sergeant introduces central ideas in his recent music: “When we compose, we make. But of late, I’ve become increasingly interested in the “who” or” what” is actually doing this making within my practice. Ideas of distributed creativities are of course, widely available – Liza Lim’s hylaemorphic model (Lim 2013) is…

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