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7. Symposium « Digital Composition »

Organized as part of the Ambiant Creativity meeting #3
17 and 18 March 2011, 6:45 – 8:00 PM
ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
Supported by the project « Ambiant Creativity »

The symposium welcomed invited artists such as Sebastian Berweck (pianist) and Robert Henke (composer, software engineer), who work with different experimental expression forms act. It focused on the topic of « digital creativity and contemporary music ».The lectures reviewed:
- the question of affordability and manageability of technologies in our era of digitization, in their various aspects: production (software), remix (availability of existing music), instrument design (controller) and dissemination (social networks);
- and the changes in the role of performers when working with electronics – since working with electronics is not just an “add-on” to playing an instrument, it often works detrimental to playing the best concert possible.

Invited talks
Johannes Kreidler, Composer
New Technologies and Musical CreationsSebastian Berweck, Pianist
Caught in the Middle. The Interpreter in the Digital Age
30 persons of diverse nationality (France, Italy, Germany, Greece, Canada…), with diverse backgrounds (Fine Arts artists, musicians, multimedia artists, scientists on humanities, scientists on experimental and technological sciences)  and of various level of expertise (students, teachers, confirmed artists, etc.)



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 Conférence “Expérimentations proactives” / “Proactive Experiments”. Poitiers, Février 2009.

3. Conference on Audiovisual Arts / Conférence sur les arts audiovisuals. Corfu. May 2010.

4. Public debate on:  « New Media Art Education » / Débat public sur « Formation et pédagogie dans les nouveaux arts multimedia ». Corfu, May 2010.

5. Public debate on: “What to Expect? Hopes and Problems of Technological Driven Art” / Débat public sur “Attentes et questions autour des arts technologiques”. Karlsruhe, March 2011.

6. Public debate on:  « National Styles in Electroacoustic Music? » / Débat public sur “Y-a-t-il des styles culturels nationaux en musique électroacoustique?” Karlsruhe, March 2011.

7. Symposium “Digital composition” / Symposium “Composition numérique”. Karlsruhe, March, 2011.

8. Symposium « De l’œuvre artistique au processus de sa création ? »  / Symposium “From the artwork itself to the  process of its creation”. Grenoble, Décembre 2011.

9. Symposium « Instrumentalité et écriture : une nouvelle alliance ? » / Symposium “Instrumentality and notation: toward a possible new alliance?”. Grenoble, Décembre 2011.

10. Symposium « Un futur pour les arts visuels ? » - Symposium “What perspectives for Visual Arts?”. Grenoble, Décembre 2011.

11. Conferences on Art Science Technology / Conférences en Art-Science-Technologie. Grenoble, Décembre 2011.

12. Débat public:  « Les concepts de Recherche Artistique : Recherche en art - recherche pour l’art - recherche sur l’art. »  / Public debate “Artistic Research Modalities: Research which accompanies the creation process  - Research which sustains the creation process - Research which analyses the creation process”. Grenoble, Décembre 2011.