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Pint Of Science, Cambridge, 2016| Dr Belin – Deciphering Addiction Artwork

tEdör – Compulsive Music Waves 01. This music video is my personal reflection to Dr David Belin’s work on addictions: I am addicted to a certain type of tea and monotone music. I composed the music with an algorithmic sequencer that I develop for Brain Computer Music Interfacing and made the video about my morning tea ceremony with a mobile phone held with a goose-neck phone holder twisted around my neck. The sequencer software is built to be used with neuro-feeback training protocols to manipulate musical soundscapes in a audio game environment where the listener’s real time EEG changes the sound. The tea is from Tedor Tea, of course :-) credits: Jonathan Noel (poem) | Chen Xi (drawing) More info on Pint of Science, Cambridge...

Poster Presentation for 10th Research Conference ARU

Poster ready for the 'TENTH ANNUAL RESEARCH STUDENT CONFERENCE: THE NEXT TEN YEARS'. Event is on the Friday 17 June 2016, Chelmsford Campus. Come along if you can. For the design I used Adobe software, Illustrator and Photoshop. More information on this doctoral research can be read under PhD here. Full poster here: http://tedor.info/extra/KHofstadter-ARU-Poster2016.pdf

MPA-RLS with Ellen Waterman | Wilderness Isn’t What It Used To Be

The next Music and Performing Arts Lecture is on the 9 May in Cambridge, Music Therapy Centre. Our guest is Ellen Waterman from Cambridge University. Ellen Waterman is a flutist and scholar interested in improvisation and experimental performance. She is Professor of Ethnomusicology at Memorial University of Newfoundland, and Memorial Site Coordinator for the International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation, funded by a seven-year Partnership Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Her books include The Art of Immersive Soundscapes (Regina, 2013) and Negotiated Moments: Improvisation, Sound and Subjectivity (Duke, 2016). Waterman is a member, with James Harley, of the improvising duo ~spin~ for flutes/voice and live electronics with multi-channel sound diffusion. Their DVD in 5.1 surround sound Like a ragged...

Recitativo – 19th March @ 395, London

SATURDAY 19 MARCH  /  Doors Open  6.30pm  /  Performance  7.00pm Recitativo – Fragments (after Lucretius and Negri) explores both the relationship between the speaking voice (as a kind of narration) and the possibility of creating an open work that integrates sounds and images. As a continuous work-in-progress, this project is reformulated (both in form and content) in its different iterations, and also coordinated as a structure that can incorporate other autonomous pieces. Central to this project is the creation of a text that brings together a patchwork of fragments, whilst also exploring space, location and specific ‘things’. It interweaves fragments from Lucretius’ poem ‘On the Nature of Things’ and Antonio Negri’s political reworking of these ideas in the late 1990s and early 2000s. The work...

MPA-RLS with Simon Casson | Duckie and Class

The next Music and Performing Arts Lecture is on the 14 March in Cambridge, Music Therapy Centre. Our guest is Simon Casson, from Duckie. Duckie are a performance and events collective that create Good Nights Out. From their legendary 20-year weekly residency at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern to winning Olivier awards at the Barbican, they are the purveyors of progressive working class entertainment who mix live art and light entertain- ment. Duckie’s work situates itself in the tradition of British illegitimate theatre that spans centuries, from music hall to punk rock, penny gaffs to the fairground, gaudy variety to underground clubbing. More info on flyer.

MPA-RLS with Joel Eaton | Brain Computer Music Interfacing talk in Cambridge

I started organising the new Anglia Ruskin Music and Performing Arts Research Lecture Series where in the first session Joel Eaton is talking about his Brain Computer Music Interfacing projects.  Please come along. Brain-computer music interfacing provides the ability to control music using only your brainwaves. This has huge potential for users with limited or no motor abilities, such as paralysis or locked-in syndrome, where access to music making can otherwise be restricted. This talk will look at the development of BCMI systems that investigate how brainwave control can be used for musical creativity, collaborative interaction, and emotion-led live performance. http://joeleaton.co.uk 17:30 Monday 22 February 2016 Jerome Booth Music Therapy Centre Young Street Cambridge CB1 2LZ