IXI NEWS + EVENTS : 2011 :

SuperCollider Workshop [September 30th 2011]
Introduction to Sound Synthesis and SuperCollider workshop in Barcelona. Further info on the workshop page. The workshop takes place in the Hangar Institute, organised by Lull Cec.

Opening Party at ISEA [September 14th 2011]
Thor Magnusson will perform with the ixi lang at the
Opening Party at ISEA this year. Further info here.

ISEA in Istanbul [September 15th 2011]
Thor Magnusson will run a workshop on live coding and ixi lang at the ISEA (International Symposium on Electronic Arts) in Istanbul Turkey. Also planned are paper presentations and a panel discussion on real-time composition. Further info here.

SuperCollider Workshop in Bilbao [September 6-9th 2011]
ixi will run a workshop in synth building, generative musical composition, and instrument building with SuperCollider at the University of the Basque Country. The workshop will be given in both Spanish and English.

Bilbao gig [September 7th 2011]
Keith Rodgerson, Thor Magnusson @Warehouse, Carretera Larraskitu No 33 - 4rth floor. Starting at 8pm, dinner afterwards.

ICMC [July 31st - August 5th, 2011]
We will present two papers at the ICMC (International Computer Music Conference) that is to be held at Huddersfield University, UK. Thor will present a long paper called "Confessions of a Live Coder" and another that was submitted as a demo of ixi lang. There will also be a club night performance where live coding is on the agenda.

RMA Annual Conference [July 14th-16th 2011]
This year's RMA Annual Conference will take place at the University of Sussex. Thor Magnusson has been invited to participate in a round table discussion on "New Horizons in Composition and Sonic Media", with Ed Hughes, Jonathan Harvey, Nick Collins and Sally-Jane Norman.

Scambi Workshop [May 17th 2011]
In the 1950's Henry Pousseur created the piece Scambi. It was an "open work", something that would suit contemporary technology well, but was laborous to perform in those days. A research project called The Scambi Project has been conducted at the Sonic Arts research centre in Middlesex University, London. On this occation, Scanner, Aki Pasoulas, and Thor Magnusson will be performing the work, re-interpreting it for today's context. (Tuesday May 17th, from 11:00 in the Main Hall. Entrance free.)

Helsinki Performance [April 7th 2011]
A live coding gig where Thor Magnusson will use the ixi lang for live improvisation at the opening of the Tangible Auditory Interfaces Lab in Helsinki.

Live Coding Documentary [February 2011]
ixi lang is featured in a documentary on live coding made by Louis McCallum and Davy Smith.

One-day courses at Brighton Uni [February 5th and March 12th, 2011]
Thor Magnusson will give two one-day courses in creative music programming using open source software like SuperCollider, Pure Data, Impromptu and LuaAV at University of Brighton's short courses.

ixi lang at Reykjavik Media Lab [January 4rth, 2011]
Introduction to live coding and the live coding musical environment ixi lang at the Reykjavik Media Lab. An unofficial build of ixi lang can be downloaded here for this occasion.