Cartes Flux 2011 presents an open lecture conserning music and sound production with embedded systems. The lecture will be held as a part of the festival on Saturday 22nd of October, 14-16 at Puristamo, Cable Factory in Helsinki.
The available technology at the beginning of the 21st century offers new and fascinated possibilities for artistic creation. While contemporary artists are keenly exploring the creative potential of this technology, we witness an increasing tendency to connect the physical world with the digital world. This open lecture will present methods how real-time interactions between man and machine can be realized. It will hereby focus on the human-machine interaction within the context of sound art, interactive installations, live performance of computer music and improvisation with digital musical instruments.
Location: Puristamo, Cable Factory, Helsinki.
Date: Saturday 22nd October
Schedule: 14:00-14:45, 15 minutes break, 15:00-15:45 + Q&A
Target Audience: everyone interested of Digital Sound Creation and Physical Computing
Topics covered during the lecture will be amongst others:
- Introduction to digital sound
- Conversion of sensor data into sound
- Principles of interactive digital musical instruments
- Performance with digital musical instruments
- Pitfalls of digital technology
The lecture will be held in English, is open to all and strives for being informative as well as enjoyable. Its primary aim is to reveal basic principles that might inspire and facilitate the artistic use of digital technology.
Marko Timlin is a Helsinki-based sound artist, composer, and improviser. He regularly performs with self-made analog and digital musical instruments, creates sound installations and gives lectures about the artistic use of digital technology. Timlin has deepened his intuitive interaction with technology during numerous concerts all over Europe and North America and through collaborations with complementary art disciplines like dance and visual arts. He has studied jazz drums at the Hochschule für Musik “Franz Liszt”, Weimar, and music technology at CM&T at Sibelius Academy, and McGill University, Montréal.