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felix_kubin_1_sm.jpgPARALEKTRONOIA, Part I :: December 4, 2014; 7:00 – 10:00 pm :: The New School – John L. Tishman Auditorium, University Center, 63 Fifth Avenue, Room U100, New York, NY :: PARALEKTRONOIA, Part II :: December 6, 2014; 12:00 – 6:00 pm :: The New School – Anna-Maria & Stephen Kellen Auditorium, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, 66 Fifth Avenue New York, NY.

((audience)), The School of Media Studies and Parsons Urban present PARALEKTRONOIA, a two-day festival of radio which includes a lecture/presentation by German sound artist Felix Kubin; a conversation between Kubin and Albert Glinsky (author of Theremin: Ether Music and Espionage) with a response from art historian Branden Joseph; a sound walk; and a “screening” of selected radio plays by Kubin, Anna Friz and Gregory Whitehead. Continue reading

Nov 29, 2014
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Live Stage: Tinnitus: a symposium on art and rock’n’roll [us Cambridge, MA]

mar28_harvard.jpgTinnitus: a symposium on art and rock’n’roll :: Saturday, April 21, 2012, 9.00 a.m.–5.30 p.m. :: Harvard Hall,
Room 104 (Adjacent Johnston Gate, Harvard Yard), Harvard University, Cambridge MA :: Free and open to the public :: Limited seating: Advance registration at Tinnitus website strongly recommended: ::

Image: Lauren Brincat, ‘Tinnitus’, 2006. Documentation of an action. Single-channel digital video; 4:3, colour, sound
1 minute, 45 seconds. (Image: Lauren Brincat)

Tinnitus brings together artists, curators, critics and historians to discuss and debate the frequent but overlooked exchanges between art and rock music since the 1960s. Continue reading

Mar 28, 2012
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Locus Sonus: New Forms of Listening [fr Nantes]

audio.jpgSymposium #7 :: Locus Sonus :: March 24-25, 2012 :: Nantes, France :: Internet Auditoriums: What are the new forms of listening? :: Roundtables: 9h-12h & 13h30-17h :: Ecole nationale supérieure d’architecture de nantes / amphi 250.

Roundtables with: ximena alarcón / samuel bordreuil / anne bossé / julien clauss / stéphane cousot / alejo duque / bill fontana / marcus gammel / jérôme joy / anne laforet / grégoire lauvin / anselm nehls / katrin moll / pauline oliveros / julien ottavi / anthony pecqueux / marilou polymeropoulou / alain renaud / matthieu saladin / mariateresa sartori / peter sinclair / bruno suner / kasper t. toeplitz and remote participation : Scot Gresham-Lancaster / Roger Malina / Jocelyn Robert / Atau Tanaka.

Mar 19, 2012
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Live Stage: Patterns + Pleasure Festival [nl Amsterdam]

toktek-small.jpgPatterns + Pleasure Festival :: a new festival for adventurous electronic music in Amsterdam :: organized by STEIM ((Studio for electro-instrumental music) :: September 26-28, 2010 :: Theater Frascati, Nes 63 Amsterdam, Netherlands ::

For 42 years STEIM has helped local and international artists build their own dream instruments. The Patterns + Pleasure Festival will feature some of the newest and most adventurous approaches in today’s live electronic music. Every artist brings their own unique rendition of musical styles and genres – from Industrial Drone to Instrumental Hip-Hop and Tuvan singing to Boogie-Woogie-Noise. Continue reading

Sep 5, 2011
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Two Thousand + TEN Symposium [ie Belfast]

call.jpgCall for Papers (including publishing opportunity in the International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media (Intellect Ltd) :: Deadlines: see below:: Two Thousand + TEN Symposium: Improvisation (on performance and technologies) :: November 6, 2010 :: Sonic Arts Research Centre, Belfast, Ireland ::

KEYNOTES: Professor Georgina Born (Cambridge University/University College London); Professor David Borgo (University of California San Diego); Evan Parker (saxophone) – invited performer and director of the ‘improvised music collective’

The Two Thousand + symposia series, in its fourth edition in 2010, has established itself as a forum for contemporary critical exchange and discussion relating to the performing arts. Since 2006 the symposium has been running alongside the Sonorities Festival of Contemporary Music in Belfast. Continue reading

Aug 8, 2010
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Live Stage: ISEA2010 RUHR [de Ruhr]

mikami_seiko_-_desire_of_codes_no021_c_maruo_ryuichi_ycam_interlab.jpgISEA2010 RUHR :: From August 20-29, 2010 more than 500 international scientists and artists will get together for the 16th International Symposium on Electronic Art, which will be held in Germany for the first time. In keynotes, more than fifty panels and workshops, they will discuss crucial issues in electronic art and media philosophy.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS are: Roy Ascott (gb), David d’Heilly (jp/us), Fernando Garc’a Dory (es), Brian Massumi (qc/ca), Margaret Morse (us), Marko Peljhan (si), Peter Weibel (de/at), Harald Welzer (de).

They will present their papers in the context of the five main topics around which the ISEA2010 RUHR Conference as a whole is organised. Continue reading

Aug 1, 2010
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Live Stage: Digital Art Weeks [cn Xian]

p1010308.jpg[Image: Church According to McLuhan by Art Clay] Digital Art Weeks :: until July 16, 2010 :: Xian, China.

DAW is concerned with the application of digital technology in the arts. Consisting of symposia, workshops and performances, the Digital Art Weeks programme offers insight into current research and innovations in art and technology as well as illustrates resulting synergies in an exhibition and a series of performances during the Festival each year, making artists aware of impulses in technology and scientists aware of the possibilities of application of technology in the arts.

The Digital Art Weeks programme for Xian, China will continue its focus on innovation in the presentation of scientific and artistic research within the context of cultural exchange with the goal of mutual enrichment and knowledge transfer. Continue reading

Jul 8, 2010
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Live Stage: Resonanzen Festival [de Leipzig]

schlitz_starke21.jpgResonanzen Festival for Audio Culture :: April 15th – 18th, 2010 :: Schaubuehne Lindenfels and Tapetenwerk Leipzig, Germany :: Performances & Concerts // Exhibition // Symposium ::

At the festival Resonanzen contemporary radioplays, sound installations, concerts and performances
will be presented and discussed. The various contributions are dedicated to different questions concerning the staging of the listener and the listening. Furthermore, a central focus of the festival is to create a platform for an exchange between younger artists and established artists.

How does a sound find its image, how does a body find its song and why isn´t the machine beeping anymore?

For schedule, see:

Apr 14, 2010
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Live Stage: Sonification Symposium [fr Aix en Provence]

audio.jpgSonification (what, where, how, why), A Symposium :: March 4-5, 2010 :: École Supérieure d’Art d’Aix en Provence, Aix en Provence, France.

The purpose of this symposium is to conduct a state of the art review of the use sonification* within art projects, with a focus on the use of data taken from our surroundings (in a broad sense) as opposed to gestural interfaces or electronic instruments.

What distinguishes sonification from other forms of data mediation? What are the different ways in which sonification is used in art? What parallels, similarities, differences & contradictions exist between the use of sonification or audio display for technical & for artistic purposes? What differences in the artistic approach does the use of realtime as opposed to recorded data imply? What is the importance of the relationship between the source of data and the way in which it is mediated? Continue reading

Feb 21, 2010
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Live Stage: Critics Floating in Virtual Space [nl Amsterdam + online]

[Image: Network visualization of the Documenta 12 Magazines project] Critics Floating in the Virtual Sphere: Will Art Criticism Survive the Digital Age? — International Seminar :: December 9, 2009; 2:00 -5:00 pm :: De Balie, Amsterdam and Live webcast.

The digital revolution has profound effects on the status of art criticism. With newspapers and other printed media in decline, the traditional platform for critical reflection on art has shrunk or shifted towards electronic (web-based) media. Continue reading

Nov 20, 2009
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