: 2005 :
Intelligent Tools in Music [15th of November]
A text appeared recently on Artificial. The text goes a bit
into the ideas computational creativity and where the power of the
computer can be utilised the best way.
Digital rattles [8th of November - 15th of December]
"Lore", a generative sound composition by enrike from ixi, is exhibited
at Círculo de Bellas Artes in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary
Live Herring [17-20th of November]
Some work exhibited at the Live Herring festival in
Jyväskylä, Finland. Live Herring "is a new Nordic net
art exhibition event, established in 2005 with a primary aim to present
exhibit Nordic net art both on the net and in the exhibition space."
Innsbruck [8-11th of November]
Concert, presentation and installation work at Buchsenhausen.
We will be performing work from our basque-icelandic pidgin project and
presenting our software as part of the "private investigations" series
of Buchsenhausen, which is about "research, knowledge acquiring and
processing in contemporary art practices".
SuperUsers Gig [3rd of November]
Lung will play at the Pool in Shoreditch, London, at the
SuperUsers club organised by YeeKing and others. Lung is a
collaboration between Matt Grey, Bill
Fairhall and Thor Magnusson from ixi.
Blip Workshop [26-28th of October]
An ixi workshop is being held as part of the Big Blip
festival in Brighton, UK. The festival is very interesting, with
exhibitions, workshops and concerts. A more detailed program of the
concerts can be found
Dorkbot Eindhoven [21st of September]
We're giving a small talk/presentation at the Eindhoven Dorkbots in
Holland. Further info to be found on their website: Dorkbot
ixi exhibited in Bucharest [22 July - 20 September]
ixi software exhibited at MNAC Bucharest www.mnac.ro.
Entrance from Calea 13 Septembrie. Opening Friday 22 July 7 pm, second
STEIM Residency [September,2005]
After a nice visit to STEIM in April, we will be spending some time at STEIM
where we intend to do workshops, work further on Mirra, support
external controllers in our software and play some music!
ICMC 2005 [September 5-9, 2005]
We are presenting some of the ixi stuff at the ICMC
Conference (International Computer Music Conference) in
Barcelona, which this year has the theme "Free Sound". We should also
have a stand there somewhere, so please visit us for a chat whilst
NIME 2005 [May 26-28, 2005]
Some of our software will be presented at the NIME Conference (New Interfaces
for Musical Expression) in Vancouver, Canada. We are also participating
in workshops and improv sessions during this exciting conference.
Cybersonica 2005 [April 28, 2005]
We are giving two presentations at Cybersonica
in London this year, one with soundtoys and another together
with the Digital
Research Unit of Huddersfield. The festival takes place in
the Dana Centre in the Science Museum.
STEIM lecture series [April 26, 2005]
We will be giving a presentation on ixi software at the STEIM Lecture Series, at 20:30
o'clock at Utrechtsedwarsstraat 134 in Amsterdam. Further info about
STEIM can be found here.
Performance [April 22, 2005]
Ixi performing at the Medialounge in Huddersfield.
Related stuff about the Media centre to be found on the Digital
Research Unit's website.
Extended Instruments Workshop [April 19-22, 2005]
"Extended Instruments" is a workshop for people working with acoustic
or electric instruments who want to explore the power of the computer
as an extension of their instrument. This time the workshop will be in
the Trades Club in the beautiful Hebden Bridge village in West
Yorkshire, To register or get further information, call Linda Whitley
on phone +44 (0)1484471091 or mail her at l.whitely (at) hud.ac.uk
Sonic Arts Lecture [April 13, 2005]
ixi talk and presentation in the Sonic
Arts department of the Centre of Electronic Arts in the
University of Middlesex, London. At 6 pm in the lecture hall of Sonic
Middlesex artist in residence [April, 2005]
Enrike from ixi will be artist in residence for couple of weeks at the Lansdown
Centre of Electronic Arts in the University of Middlesex,
Essex Dance Workshop [April 8-10, 2005]
A workshop in Pure Data and interactive art programming at the
DanceTech institution in Essex. Further information about registration
and other things on the DanceTech website
Get Real! seminar [April 14-15, 2005]
Participation in the Get Real! seminar in Roskilde,
rand radio[March, 2005]
One more work by ixi will be featured at rand()% radio: r4nd.org,
this time is Lore (Transformation I) by Enrike. This piece is based on
Slicer by ixi software.
Pixelache [12th of March, 2005]
The Dot Org Boom is happening in Helsinki in March!
Pixelache is an interesting media festival taking place in
Helsinki and they have a warm-up weekend party in the island of
Suomelinna just outside the city. We'll do a bit of this: Loppuillasta
on luvassa elektronista (improvisoitua) musiikkia, mukana Thor + Enrike
+ Koray ja muita paikallisia muusikoita.... This will be
followed with a week workshop in UIAH exploring the creation of musical
instruments in open source programming languages.
Python and Pure Data in the squat [March, 2005]
As part of the series of free workshops 'Digital self-defense'
organised by Metabolik hacklab at Udondo squat in Bilbao, we will be
giving an introduction to Python programming language and another one
to Pure Data.
ixi puffin [17th of February, 2005]
We recently realised that we were lacking a software animal. How could
we have neglected this fact for such a long time? Well, we found our
animal on the shores of the northern Icelandic coast, the puffin. Now,
vote and help us to get a feeling for this little bugger.
Transmediale 0511th of February, 2005]
Performing Vulkan on
komponent.dk's fantastic 18 channel ambiunix
system, together with Jacob Kirkegaard at Club Transmediale