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Monday, July 11 • 17:30 - 18:30
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Not Just Gadgets: Interfaces as tools towards empathy
and meaning.

Miya Masaoka
"I present a personal history of works with gestural
controllers, including Pieces with Plants, Ritual with Hissing
Madagascar Cockroaches, wherein interfaces provided a
direct relationship to society and/or the natural world, plants
and insects, and a means of tracking movement and
response into musical compositions and performances.
Included in this discussion will be LED KIMONO, a
responsive hand sewn responsive wearable coat with
hundreds of individually controlled LED’s and a live
presentation of the Laser Koto, an interface using midi, light
optical sensors and hundreds of samples (originally created
at CNMAT, UC Berkeley)".

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Andrew R. Brown

Professor of Digital Arts, Griffith University


Miya Massoka

Miya Masaoka resides in New York City and is a classically trained musician, composer and sound artist. She has created works for koto, laser interfaces, laptop and video, installations and written scores for ensembles, chamber orchestra and mixed choirs, and has led her own orchestra and numerous ensembles. Since forming and directing the San Francisco Gagaku Society, Masaoka has been creating new ways of thinking about and performing on the... Read More →

Monday July 11, 2016 17:30 - 18:30
Conservatorium's Theatre 2.66 Queensland Conservatorium

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