Author Archives: Alessandro Altavilla

Brandon LaBelle: The Sonic Agent / towards an acoustics of relation

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Brandon LaBelle: The Sonic Agent / towards an acoustics of relation Seminar #2: The Transient and The Weak Thursday 5th May 5-7pm Ian Gulland Lecture Theatre Whitehead Building Goldsmiths SE14 6NW Free entry (booking required): http://theinvi... Read More

Form Follows Sound presented at CHI 2015

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Thanks to the support of ERC, the Department of Computing and the Graduate School at Goldsmiths, I joined the rest of the EAVI team in Seoul, South Korea, to attend ACM SIG CHI 2015. Seven of us went to CHI this year to present two papers one... Read More

Embodied Sonic Interactions Workshop @ ZHdK, Zurich

Embodied Sonic Interactions Workshop @ ZDhK, Zurich

Last January I have been invited by Daniel Hug and Moritz Kemper to give a one day workshop on Embodied Sonic Interactions to BA students of the Interaction Design course at ZHdK, University of Arts, Zurich . The workshop was part of a 2 weeks tea... Read More

Embodied Sonic Interactions workshop: augmenting the body @IRCAM

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We gave the last series of workshop on Embodied Sonic Interactions workshop at IRCAM, Centre Pompidou, Paris between July 17th-19th 2013, and delivered by myself, Baptiste Caramiaux and Atau Tanaka. This was a commission for the HCC2 (Human Compute... Read More

Investigations on Sonic Affordances: Sound as medium for interactions

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I presented a poster at the Music, Digitisation, Mediation conference in Oxford, on an initial investigation of sound-related affordances and their contribution to sound-movement relationships. ABSTRACT Affordance is a concept originated in the fi... Read More

Towards Gestural Sonic Affordance – Paper presented at NIME 2013

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On May 2013, part of EAVI research group (including myself) went to NIME 2013 in Daejeon/Seoul to present our last research and performances. This year, i presented in the poster session a research paper written with Atau Tanaka and Baptiste Cara... Read More

Form Follows Sound workshop @ Parsons, New School of Design, NYC

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On June 12th-14th 2013 we gave our second workshop on Embodied Sonic Interactions at Parsons, New School of Design, New York. Myself (Alessandro Altavilla), Baptiste Caramiaux and Atau Tanaka worked with Scott Pobiner (Parsons Assistant Professor,... Read More

Embodied Sonic Interaction Workshop @ Parsons, NYC

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We are tremendously excited to announce that in the next three days we will be at Parsons, New School of Design, NYC,  to give a workshop on Embodied Sonic Interactions. In this workshop, participants will explore sonic events in daily life ... Read More

Embodied Sonic Interactions Workshop @ Goldsmiths

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Few weeks ago we gave the first workshop on Embodied Sonic Interaction Design, here at Goldsmiths, University of London. 9 participants from different areas of London joined us in a series of activities using the body to enact sonic memories as a ... Read More