4 Jan 2012 13:52
SuperCollider Workshop - London - 11-12/01/12
Ryan Jordan <ryan-jordan <at> hotmail.co.uk>
2012-01-04 12:52:51 GMT
2012-01-04 12:52:51 GMT
SuperCollider Workshop Get ready to get sucked into the supercollider vortex !! SuperCollider has established itself as probably the most powerful programming environment for real time sound synthesis, algorithmic/generative music and all sorts of other audio-related ap...plications. It is widely used by artists and scientists alike for both research and actual artistic creation. It features a powerful state-of-the-art sound engine and an easy to learn fully featured object oriented language. More, it is open-source and totally free of charge. This three day intensive workshop welcomes participants of any discipline with or without prior programming or musical experience and guides them to their first sounds, instruments and musical structures with supercollider. Apart from a thorough introduction to the Supercollider language and the synthesis server, the workshop aims to be an informal introduction to algorithmic/generative music, GUI design, live coding and digital sound synthesis with SuperCollider. Dates, times, and location: Wednesday 11th January 2012 - Friday 13th January 2012 11am - 6pm daily nnnnn, Unit 73a, Regent Studios, 8 Andrew's Road, London, E8 4QN Booking and fee: £80 / £70 student http://nnnnn.org.uk/doku.php?id=supercollider_workshop register by sending an email to ryan <at> nnnnn.org.uk Download SuperCollider: http://supercollider.sourceforge.net/ Workshop Leader: Marinos Koutsomichalis http://www.marinoskoutsomichalis.com/ Active internationally in both academic and non academic milieus, MK has been composing and performing exploratory sound and media art since the mid '00s using a variety of mediums - computers, programming languages, acoustic instruments / ensembles, analogue electronics, loudspeakers, domestic appliances, environmental sounds or photography amongst others. Hitherto, he has released several solo albums that were met with enthusiasm by critics, on labels such as the Brtish Entr' acte or his own Agxivatein. He has exhibited worldwide in acclaimed galleries, academias, festivals, churches, independent venues, etc. He has collaborated with Z'EV, Francisco Lopez, Marc Behrens, Kasper T. Toeplitz, Greg Haines, the Red Note Ensemble, N. Kyriazopoulos and others in various projects. He is a member of various research centres and institutions like the CMRC (founded by I. Xenakis), HELMCA, FKL and others. He has lectured at the Technical University of Crete and at the Centre of Contemporary Music Research. He is currently undertaking his Ph.D. in the Music Research Centre, University of York under the supervision of Dr Tony Myatt.
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