ISSTC 2013 Participants

The selection committee is meeting in the next week to make final decisions. Announcements will be made shortly after. All participants should be notified by the end of May.

CFP for III UbiMus

Launching the Third Workshop on Ubiquitous Music (III UbiMus): Ubiquitous and Mobile Computing for Education and Creative Industries

The Third Workshop on Ubiquitous Music will take place at the Institute of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of São Paulo (IME-USP), from 4th – 6th of May 2012. Researchers dealing with sonic and musical applications of information technology are invited to share proposals, initial results and complete research projects.

Full papers will be published in the Journal Cadernos de Informática (ISSN 1519-132X).

Perspectives of interest:

Sound and music in –

  • information technology creative practices (ITCP)
  • creativity studies
  • educational technologies
  • social technologies
  • cognitive science
  • ubiquitous computing
  • mobile computing
  • distributed computing
  • computer-supported collaborative work
  • gestural interaction
  • remote performance

Text should be written in Portuguese or English and formatted according to the SBC templates provided below. Full papers will be 8 pages, including references and illustrations. Software demonstrations and artistic demonstrations will be featured as a one-page summary which should include a link to an audio or video file. Abstracts will be published online. All material should be submitted as Portable Document Format (PDF) files.
SBC templates: option=com_jdownloads&Itemid=195&task=finish&cid=38&catid=32

Journal Cadernos de Informática:

Marcelo Queiroz (General Chair): mqz(at)

Important dates:
Submission deadline: April 4th
Submission results: last week of April
III UbiMus: 4th- 6th May 2012

First Issue of Interference

First Issue of Interference: A Journal of Audio Culture is Now Online!

The title of the inaugural issue of Interference – “An Ear Alone is Not a Being” : Embodied Mediation in Audio Culture – acknowledges acoustic practices that involve not just the ear but a corporeal body that senses, resonates, transduces and responds to sound, and furthermore, seeks to emphasize the legacy of this embodied listening subject in the practices, media, and conceptual frameworks that make up audio cultures. ‘Embodied mediation’ presumes a reciprocal process: the texts in this issue explore not only how listening experiences and acoustic practices are shaped by corporeality, but also attend to the many ways in which those processes work upon that body, through psychophysical affect and the representation and encoding of listening subjects in acoustic performances, technologies and cultural artefacts.

Official DMARC Launch

Digital Media & Arts Research Centre (DMARC)
Official Launch: Reception and Performances

Date:  Thursday 12th May 2011
Location: University of Limerick, ICO Building @ 5 pm
University of Limerick, Computer Science building @ 7pm

Featuring: Trevor Wishart, Encounters in the Republic of Heaven (for eight loudspeakers)
Family Filter (live audiovisual performance)
Amoebazoid (live electronic music performance)

The DMARC opening will be marked by a reception and performance featuring the Irish premiere of Trevor Wishart’s new work, “Encounters in the Republic of Heaven”, for eight loudspeakers. The launch will also feature a performance by Family Filter (a new audiovisual project from Dublin artists Pixelcorps and Sunken Foal) and Berlin Based electronic artist  Amoebazoid.

Admission to all concerts is free. The performance of Trevor Wishart’s work will take place at 5 pm at the Irish Chamber Orchestra building which is located on the Clare side of the campus close to No 15 on the campus map  The reception and live electronic/audiovisual performances will commence at 7pm in the Computer Science building (number 7 on the campus map).

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Our colleagues are busy with a new event:

The-Link-Project present a weeklong festival of interdisciplinary music at Project, Cube, East Essex Street, Dublin, March 7th – 12th 2011. Workshops, mini-concerts, improv sessions, artist talks and two explosive main events.

Check it out


Hi all, I’ve recently set up a Soundcloud group for  ’Sound Art in Ireland’. This might serve as a useful ‘shop window’ for locally produced work, both for ourselves and others,  so do feel free to submit a track to it.

You’ll find the site here.

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