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6 December - 13 December 2011 | Workshop
STEIM Instrument Lab #2
A new seminar and collaborative residency program dealing with the building of new instruments and the artistic practices which emerge from interactive, performance-based thinking. The program will serve as a crash-course in STEIM philosophy, interaction principles, and practical considerations for the live and virtuosic performance of electronic music.
30 November - 2 December 2011 | Workshop
Wave field synthesis composers workshop
Workshop on creating unique and interactive sonic spaces with WFS
Three-day workshop exploring technical and musical concerns when using wave field synthesis. Featuring The Game of Life's 192-loudspeaker mobile Wave Field Synthesis system (WFS). The workshop is hosted by Wouter Snoei en Ji Youn Kang.
28 October 2011 | Workshop
FTM&Co Masterclass with Diemo Schwarz
In this masterclass participants will have the opportunity to further their understanding of FTM&Co. IRCAM researcher-developer Diemo Schwarz will lead the workshop and cover topics on a project by project basis. Diemo will discuss his own use of FTM&Co in his work, and delve into more advanced uses of FTM&Co.
24 October - 27 October 2011 | Workshop
Advanced MaxMSP sound and data processing with FTM&Co
4-day workshop by IRCAM researcher-developer Diemo Schwarz
This workshop will provide an introduction to the FTM&Co extensions for Max/MSP, covering the basic and the advanced use of the free IRCAM libraries FTM, MnM, Gabor, and CataRT for real-time musical and artistic applications. Topics covered include musical analysis, synthesis, machine learning, gesture recognition, corpus-based concatenative synthesis, and more.
28 September 2011 | Workshop
Analog Chaos Computers
In this workshop, artist-researcher Jessica Rylan will guide you in building a chaotic analog computer which create visuals and sound... In addition to building the circuits and making some beautiful drawings Jessica will be leading discussions relating to analog computers, electronic aesthetics, and notions of chaos and noise.
28 September 2011 | Workshop
A fun hands on introduction to juggling, open to complete juggling beginners. Sean Gandini will lead you through some basics. We will look at using simple rhythmic structures to learn patterns with 1, 2 and finally 3 balls …
28 September 2011 | Workshop
Composing in real-time with AudioMulch
Learn practical strategies for digital instrument design for live performance from Ross Bencina, creator of AudioMulch. In this workshop we'll go through the basics of using AudioMulch for mashing up and processing audio. We'll talk about various approaches to designing and controlling setups, and go into techniques and approaches for composing music in real-time.
27 September 2011 | Workshop
Crackleboard Hacking Workshop
Get your hands dirty experimenting with sound, circuits, and sensors by building your own STEIM CrackleBoard instrument, a highly hackable analog synthesizer based on the playful and unpredictable sound circuitry of the classic CrackleBox.
27 September 2011 | Workshop
Glitch Art Workshop
Every technology possess its own inherent accidents and corruptions, normally these malfunctions are seen as error, but the glitch art movement embraces these accidents as an intuitive way of understanding the complex nature of data and digital technology. In this workshop, visual artist Rosa Menkman will guide you through the philosophy and ideals of Glitch art, and teach basic data bending techniques for creating your own digital corruptions.
26 September 2011 | Workshop
This workshop is a hands-on introduction to distributed sensor networks for artists. You will be challenged to collaborate on creating three functioning interactive sound and light installations in different locations throughout the Frascati theater …
1 September - 4 September 2011 | Workshop
Building Interactive Systems for Dance, Music, Installation and Performance Art with Isadora
4-day intensive Isadora workshop with visual artist, performer & designer Jamie Griffiths
This four day intensive workshop with Jamie Griffiths is a fast-track entry into interactive performance design. Whether you are a visual artist creating museum installations, VJ, DJ, singer, musician, lighting designer, performance artist, choreographer or film-maker, the workshop frees you up from perceived programming limitations and gives you the skills you need to start experimenting with ...
28 August 2011 | Workshop
You've hacked an old casio keyboard or built a basic oscillator circuit. You've gotten some incredible sounds. Now wouldn't it be great to be able to control those sounds with all the precision of a digital sequencer? In this Drive-By workshop, Casperelectronics founder Pete Edwards will show you how to use the Arduino micro controller as a digital sequencer for precise control over simple electronics.
21 August 2011 | Workshop
Circuit Taco Workshop by LoVid
Skin voltage analog sensor workshop
Experimental audiovisual hackers LoVid will lead a workshop where you will build the Circuit Taco, a device that converts electrical signals from your body’s surface into signals that are suitable for controlling other electronic instruments.
This workshop is part of the STEIM Instrument Lab curriculum. Preference is given to Instrument Lab residents but limited reservations are available for the general public.
16 August - 23 August 2011 | Workshop
STEIM Instrument Lab #1
This August STEIM unveils a new seminar and collaborative residency program dealing with the building of new instruments and the artistic practices which emerge from interactive, performance-based thinking. The program serves as a crash-course in STEIM philosophy, interaction principles, and practical considerations for the live and virtuosic performance of electronic music.
6 August 2011 | Workshop
Exploring the Soundtrack of Urban Spaces
This workshop is full!
Discover a limitless source of sonic ideas by listening to and responding to the sounds of the urban spaces that surround us. Using sounds from cities, streets, fields, markets, and the area around STEIM on the Amstel river, this three-hour course challenges participants to listen to the din of the city and reflect creatively on its unique sonic character. Introducing ways to use urban soundscapes in composition and performance ...
17 July - 21 July 2011 | Workshop
KunstFort Asperen presents:
Workshop Building Instruments
by Tarek Atoui
KunstFort Asperen is organizing a workshop by Tarek Atoui on the occasion of the summer manifestation ‘Too late, too little, (and how) to fail gracefully’. Atoui will also perform Un-drum 3, 2010 as a part of the manifestation on July 16th at 4:00 PM.
24 June 2011 | Workshop
CrackleHack workshop @ BEAM Festival:
PRIMA DONNA IN A BOX / UN-BOXED
Come and MAKE OR HACK your own CrackleBox
Location: Brunel University, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge/UK
4 June - 5 June 2011 | Workshop
Bend, Craft, and Hack with Circuit Bending master Juan Matos Capote
In this two-day workshop we will use Circuit Bending techniques to give commonplace electronic devices a new life as noise instruments that were never meant to exist. Participants will learn the basics of audio electronics hands-on, by opening up circuits and exploring how they work.
24 May 2011 | Workshop
Netbook Orchestras, Open-Source Instruments
In this workshop, STEIM is happy to be hosting Virginia Tech's Linux Laptop Orchestra (L2Ork), who will guide you through the aesthetic and performative considerations that arise when using a laptop on-stage, explore composition and choreography for laptop ensembles, and help you to turn any Linux laptop or netbook into a powerful performance instrument using L2Ork's own home-brewed version of the popular open music software PureData and some basic DIY building knowledge.
10 May 2011 | Workshop
Augmented Auditory Objects
You've heard of Augmented Reality, the increasingly popular technology which presents additional information to you about your environment through the use of visual overlays on camera-equipped phones. But our realities are also full of sound, sound that can be digitally augmented to ...
14 April 2011 | Workshop
Glitch! Data bending and the language of file formats
Every technology possess its own inherent accidents and corruptions, the glitch art movement embraces these errors as a new form of visual aesthetic. In this workshop, glitch artist Rosa Menkman will guide you through the theory and ideals of this brash new art form, and teach basic data bending techniques for creating your own digital corruptions.
27 March 2011 | Workshop
Make Every-day Software into a Sonic Instrument
Ever wonder what your web browser sounds like? In this workshop, performer and programmer Michael Chinen will teach guided sessions where you, the participants, will turn software you use every day into new sources for sound and inspiration through the use of sonification techniques.
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