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Monday, June 30 • 17:00 - 19:45
NIME Opening Reception

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We would like to welcome all registered delegates to the NIME2014 opening reception on the terrace of The New Academic Building.  Our exhibition programme opens at 5pm in the Weston Atrium, then we’ll have drinks upstairs on the 3rd floor terrace. There will be performances of Dieter Vandoren and Mariska de Groot's Shadow Puppet on the 3rd floor NAB314 at 5pm and 7pm.
From 6-7pm, peforming jazz standards, we'll have a quartet with computer jazz pioneer and former co-director of the Swiss Center for Computer Music, Bruno Spoerri on saxophone, Sony Computer Science Laboratory researcher François Pachet on guitar, Goldsmith's Pro-Warden for Research and Enterprise Mark d'Inverno on piano, Mick Grierson on bass, and Goldsmiths researcher and Rephlex Records artist Matthew Yee-King on drums.

You will be able to comment and tag the recording using Goldsmiths and Sony CSL's EU PRAISE project social music community platform, Music Circle

We’ll then move to Deptford Town Hall for the Monochrome NIME concert at 8pm.


Bruno Spoerri

Bruno Spoerri is a saxophonist and technologist who creates works for improvising musicians with interactive electronic devices.  He was Co-Director of the Swiss Center for Computer Music and has toured extensively with Joel Chadabe, Joel Vandroogenbroeck, in the USA (Composer's Forum New York, Princeton University, Colgate University, Rensselaer), Canada (McGill University Montreal), India and Africa with the solo program "CAJ... Read More →

François Pachet

François Pachet is director of SONY Computer Science Laboratory Paris, where he leads the music research team. The team conducts research on interactive music listening, composition and performance. Since its creation, the team developed several award winning technologies (constraint-based spatialization, intelligent music scheduling using metadata) and systems (MusicSpace, PathBuilder, Continuator for interactive music improvisation, etc... Read More →

Mark d'Inverno

Mark d’Inverno is Professor of Computer Science and Pro-Warden for Research and Enterprise University at Goldsmiths, University of London, and for four years between 2007 and 2011 was head of the Department of Computing which has become one of Europe’s leading centres for interdisciplinary research and teaching especially in the arts increasingly in the social sciences.  He has published over 100 articles including... Read More →

Matthew Yee-King

Matthew Yee­King is a postdoctoral research fellow at Goldsmiths College, where he is working on a project to develop a social network for music learners. Also he is a computer music composer, performer and researcher. He has worked in a range musics from the use of agent based live improvisers through more straight ahead electronic music to free improv with jazz players. He has performed live internationally and nationally as well as... Read More →

Mick Grierson

Dr. Mick Grierson is an experimental artist specialising in real-time interactive audiovisual research, with specific focus on cognition and perception. He works in film, music, and software development, both inside and outside industry, designing, developing and producing new approaches to creating audiovisual experience.

Monday June 30, 2014 17:00 - 19:45
New Academic Building Terrace: 3rd Floor Goldsmiths campus

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