XTH, makers of open biotechnologies for creative expression, presents an exclusive preview of the world’s first biowearable musical instrument, the XTH Sense. Come learn about the unique features and diverse applications of the XTH Sense and try one on to explore your own unique musical signature.
Tuesday July 21st, Harvestworks
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Judy Dunaway will give a presentation about her artificial intelligence that can extract and remember the semi-random pitches and rhythmic patterns of her “tenor balloon” instrument and provide improvisational interaction based on this data. The system was developed using Cycling 74’s Max. In 2014 she premiered the system at the … Continue reading
A brief look at the history of analog video signal processing and the theory behind building an analog system for contemporary resolutions.
Opening : Wednesday July 15 2015 7 pm, Harvestworks
Analog HD Video Synthesis and Signal Processing
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Artists and musicians have been experimenting with Brain Computer Interfaces or BCIs since the 1960s. Currently a number of consumer and open source BCIs have hit the market for artistic use. At the same time the 10-year Obama and European Brain Initiatives are underway. Half the research funds in the … Continue reading
In this 4 Hour workshop we will explore Live Video Manipulation in the Max Programming Environment. Participants will leave equipped with a collection of example programs and techniques for creating their own Interactive Video Experiences or VJ Performance Software. No previous programming experience is necessary to participate and is directed … Continue reading
Do you have a project that you want to produce using intermedia features?
Ideally it does make use of lights, videos, sounds or sensors and you don’t know where to start? Or perhaps you heard about Max/MSP and want to dig it a little further? No worries! Come to … Continue reading
Bird Song Diamond is an interactive installation based on long-term research (2011- present) allowing multifaceted, interdisciplinary perspectives — uniquely connecting the nodes of evolutionary biology, artificial intelligence, spatial sound, mechatronic art and interactive technologies. The diamond as a crystal lattice of connected nodes reflects the commitment of each node to … Continue reading
Acoustic instruments discovered an array of new techniques in the 20th century, expanding their sonic possibilities. As acoustic and electronic interaction has become increasingly sophisticated it is pushing into the realm of “extended techniques,” but only when treated as such. This course uses MaxMSP to discuss performative systems that are … Continue reading
Chladni Figures are created in this wave, sound and site-specific installation that uses our full senses and telemetry systems to explore, amplify and reinforce the sonic architecture of the chapel with the waterscape of the Island.
Opening July 21 @ Harvestworks
#602 596 Broadway, New York, NY 10012
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The Anatomy of a String Quartet is a study of the potentials of media technology as tools for augmenting, extending and reconfiguring the musician’s body. It also questions how the process of mediation, and the perception of such processes, could alter the definition of “liveness” in electronic music. The Anatomy … Continue reading