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Monday, June 30 • 17:15 - 20:00
The Octopus

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The Octopus is a non-digital interface for musical expression re-examining two historically significant technologies, film and analog modular synthesis, both currently experiencing a revival of popularity. The installation consists of an 8mm projector and an arrangement of light sensors on the projection screen. The light sensors supply control voltages to an analog modular synthesizer. Original handmade 8mm films produced specifically as visual scores for the Octopus create a live synaesthetic audio-visual composition. 

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Axel Mulder

President, Infusion Systems
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Michael Lyons

Ritsumeikan University|Kyoto||Japan
Michael Lyons is a professor of Image Arts and Science at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto. His interest in experimental music dates to childhood backyard percussive improvisations, which were not consistently appreciated by the neighbours. As a teenager, Michael studied classical guitar and experimented with home-made analogue noise-making circuits and 1-bit Bach on a Motorola 6800 kit having only 2k of RAM. He has subsequently conducted research... Read More →
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Palle Dahlstedt

Palle Dahlstedt (b.1971), Swedish improviser, researcher, and composer of  everything from chamber and orchestral music to interactive and  autonomous computer pieces, receiving the Gaudeamus Music Prize in 2001. |  



Monday June 30, 2014 17:15 - 20:00
New Academic Building, Third Floor

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