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Interactive Music 2.

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Affiliation Yago de Quay
Motivation
• Background on music composition, dancing and ethnomusicology
• Work in the USA, Norway and India sparked interest in cross-
cultural artistic expression
• Dissatisfaction with the rate of adoption in dance night clubs in
Host Institution
regards to interactive media

Goals
• Investigate the role of interactive media in dance night clubs
• Disseminate the results through different channels
• Create the first sonic Xsens performance ever
• Develop a multimedia installation suited for multi-participative
environments

Copyright (c) 2008 Thomas Hermann


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COSTIC0601
COST IC0601SID
– STSM 10/2010
- STSM 03/2008
Interactive Music 2.0
Affiliation Yago de Quay
Methods

Xsens Performance
• Multimedia approach to interaction
• Develop interaction platform from
scratch
• Iterative, incremental research with a
Host Institution
strong focus on diffusion

Results
• Established communication between
Xsens and sound engines

Interactive Dance
• Developed and experimented with
motion capturing algorithms

Club
• Tried and true relationships between
sound and body motion
• Over 300 people attended the three
concerts and thousands more viewed
web pages related to the work

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COSTIC0601
COST IC0601SID
– STSM 10/2010
- STSM 03/2008