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New Flesh Network (2011)

New Flesh Network is a musical performance for choir – controlled by The Musical Turk :: by Olle Cornéer and Martin Lübcke ::

New Flesh Network from Olle Corneer on Vimeo.

Every person in the choir wears a pair of ear muffs cancelling out all sounds, making them hear only the instructions that they individually receive in their in-ear headphones. The music is improvised and reflects the network it is a part of. Every person executes a simple task, but the result is complex and organic. Continue reading


Dec 27, 2011
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Contribute to Another Year of Turbulence!

Dear Friends,

We’re half-way through our end of year fundraiser. Please make a donation (tax-deductible for US residents) before December 31.

Now embarking on its 32nd year, New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc. — an independent not-for-profit organization founded in New York City — continues to agitate the institutional art world through its trailblazing projects, including New American Radio (1987-1998), Turbulence.org (1996-), Networked _ Performance (2004-), Networked _ Music _ Review (2007-), and Networked: a (networked _ book) about (networked _ art) (2009-).

Since 1981, NRPA has commissioned more than 500 works by more than 400 artists, many of them just beginning their careers. The Turbulence.org archive spans a crucial 15-year period of exploration and innovation in digital, networked environments, ranging from hypertext to information visualization, blogs to social networks, and interactive dance/musical compositions to 3-D architecture.

Here’s what Régine Debatty and Timothy Murray have said about Turbulence.org:

“Turbulence because they’ve been consistently commissioning net.art … and because they have a great blog called Networked_Performance that documents better (much better) than me the calls, essays and events that interest the whole new media art community.” Régine Debatty, we-make-money-not-art, 2006

“Turbulence … has developed into a natural archive of Internet art, housing the largest representation of American art produced as networked art. Indeed, no other on-line exhibition project has played such an influential and lasting role.” Timothy Murray, The Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art, 2011

Please help us keep doing what we’re doing by making a donation via PayPal on http://turbulence.org or by sending a check to:

New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc.
124 Bourne Street
Roslindale, MA 02131
United States of America

Thank you.

We wish you all a peaceful and prosperous 2012.

Warmly,

Jo and Helen


Dec 16, 2011
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Patterns between spider silk/melodies linked

4-researchersl.jpgResearchers link patterns seen in spider silk, melodies:: a December article in Physorg.com by Denise Brehm

Graphic: Christine Daniloff

Using a new mathematical methodology, researchers at MIT have created a scientifically rigorous analogy that shows the similarities between the physical structure of spider silk and the sonic structure of a melody, proving that the structure of each relates to its function in an equivalent way.

The step-by-step comparison begins with the primary building blocks of each item — an amino acid and a sound wave — and moves up to the level of a beta sheet nanocomposite (the secondary structure of a protein consisting of repeated hierarchical patterns) and a musical riff (a repeated pattern of notes or chords). The study explains that structural patterns are directly related to the functional properties of lightweight strength in the spider silk and, in the riff, sonic tension that creates an emotional response in the listener. Continue reading


Dec 15, 2011
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Live Stage: Electronic Music Performance Class [us NYC]

nyu.jpg NYU Electronic Music Performance class :: December 17, 2011; 7:30 pm :: Harvestworks, 596 Broadway, Room 602 between Houston and Prince streets :: directed by Dafna Naphtali :: admission is free ::

Some great new faces and sounds — improvisations and open form scores — live electronics, feedback, live sound processing, sample processing, theremin, homemade electronics. “i-semble” (iPhone / iPad ensemble), plus piano, violin, guitar, voice and even amplified water jug.

Featuring: Tycho Horan, Aimee Norwich, Alejandro Zuleta, Ryan Doubiago, Andrew Lection, Brian Bourque, Carson Grub, Douglas Moss, Eric Bergen, Douglas Roj, Andrew Stein, Patrick Deeney, Paul Wittschen, Rebecca Dole, Sarah Streit and Yuval Ronen. Visuals contributed by Brendan Reilley. & with special guest Slavo Krekovic..


Dec 11, 2011
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Live Stage: Hans Tammen’s Third Eye Orchestra [us NYC]

teo-kassel.jpgHans Tammen‘s Third Eye Orchestra :: December 14, 2011; 9:00 pm :: Experimental Intermedia, 224 Centre Street, NYC.

Hans Tammen’s Third Eye Orchestra uses Earle Brown’s open form composition idea as a starting point to create a large multi-movement piece for a 15-piece ensemble +live sound processing, inspired by West African roots of Jazz, Miles Davis’ Bitches Brew, Steve Coleman, and Stravinsky’s layering or Steve Reich’s phase techniques. Continue reading


Dec 11, 2011
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Live Stage: Transmittance #2 [si online + Ljubljana]

transmit.jpgTransmittance #2 – Telepresence Performance :: December 13, 2011; 8:00 pm CET :: http://transmittance.si & Tobacco 001 Cultural Centre, Ljubljana (the online audience can watch and interact with the performance live using a recent version of popular browser like Firefox or Chrome. No other software is needed).

Transmittance explores collaboration which is local, global, networked and broadcast. It involves an artistic group of performers, visual artists, musicians and computer programmers to research performative possibilities of streaming, broadcasting and telepresence forging new types of performance and audience. With focus on critical and socially-aware artistic languages this work is based on asking questions about body, self and society – opening non-dualistic perspectives. Continue reading


Dec 10, 2011
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On the Emerging Art of Algorithmic Music

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCRPUv8V22o&feature=player_embedded[/youtube]

Technology Review is running an article on the emerging art of algorithmic music. Continue reading


Dec 9, 2011
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Final Week: Tracing Mobility Exhibition [de Berlin]

event-24.jpgTrampoline Berlin: Final Week of Tracing Mobility Exhibition :: Ends December 12, 2011 ::

The final week of Tracing Mobility: Cartography and Migration in Networked Space has begun, only one more week of the exhibition that has set out to examine how electronic networks and mobile media are transforming our conceptions of time, space and distance. Continue reading


Dec 7, 2011
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Live Stage: radioCona FM [si Ljubljana]

radio.jpgInternational radio art and sound art exhibition, radioCona FM 88.8MHz :: online stream on www.radiocona.si :: exhibition in ŠKUC Gallery Ljubljana :: broadcast start: December 7, 2011 @ 12.00 p.m. :: ŠKUC Gallery opening @ 8:00 p.m. :: December 7 – 16, 2011 from 12.00 p.m. – 19.00 p.m. :: produced by: CONA Institute, partners: Kiosk, Novi Radio Beograd, RAM Live :: Locations: FM 88.8 MHz, online stream http://www.radiocona.si/, ŠKUC Gallery Ljubljana :: Listening room: ŠKUC Gallery, Continue reading


Dec 6, 2011
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Live Stage: Paweł Janicki and EU_tracer [fr Paris]

After presentations in Wrocław, Lviv, and Minsk, two final showings this year of Paweł Janicki’s EU_tracer performance with internet and acoustic instruments will take place in Paris and Brussels. Continue reading


Dec 6, 2011
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Networked_Music_Review (NMR) is a research blog that focuses on emerging networked musical explorations.

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