[PD] [PD-announce] Xth Sense, Biophysical generation and control of music [at] Imagine Create Festival

Marco Donnarumma devel at thesaddj.com
Sun Mar 27 15:16:59 CEST 2011

(sorry for x-post)

Thursday 31st March
Foyle Arts Building
Derry, Ireland.

/// Xth Sense.

The Xth Sense is a low cost, Open Source-based framework for the application
of muscle sounds to the biophysical generation and control of music (or more
generally for responsive milieux).
The framework includes a low cost biosensing wearable device, and a modular
DSP software (Pure Data-based) for real time capture, analysis and design
with muscle sounds.
Donnarumma will be reporting on the methods used during the research,
present findings and issues, perspective outcomes of future research, while
discussing the aesthetic criteria underpinning the research.

Further info and live performance reel:

Xth Sense is being developed by Marco Donnarumma, a performer, new media and
sonic artist.
He's currently interested in critical analysis and development of
experimental paradigms for embodied interaction in performative

/// Among the other invited speakers:
Ricky Graham (Ulster), Dennis Fischer (Ableton), Gregory Taylor (Cycling
'74), Jeff Burke (UCLA), Alex Beim (Tangible Interaction), James Alliban
(Augmatic), Katsuyuki Shibata (Fukuoka University).


/// About Imagine Create:
Imagine Create is a digital arts festival which brings together a
leading-edge line-up of talents and minds from the worlds of art, design,
new media and software development.
Expect five days of inspirational talks, demonstrations, panels, exhibits
and performances delivered by the people and tools transforming digital
The biennial event will take place at locations around the city of
Derry~Londonderry and runs from 29 March to 2 April 2011.

For further information please visit the festival website

Marco Donnarumma
Independent New Media and Sonic Arts Professional, Performer, Instructor
ACE, Sound Design MSc by Research (ongoing)
The University of Edinburgh, UK
Portfolio: http://marcodonnarumma.com
Lab: http://www.thesaddj.com | http://cntrl.sourceforge.net |
Event: http://www.liveperformersmeeting.net
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