Laser Talks and Events Listing
Contemporary electroacoustic music formed from the sound of wind rushing through invasive alien trees on Western Cape farmland.
A composition inspired by the humble pencil. The uhadi bow in the environment of live electronica. A musical consideration of HAL 9000, the sentient computer from Stanley Kubrik’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. These are only some of the musical creations on show at the inaugural Bowed Electrons electroacoustic music festival, hosted by the South African College of Music at UCT.
Daytime sessions run from 18-20 June, and will feature discussions of electroacoustic music, led by resident composers and musicologists. After each session, the floor will be opened to enable public discussion and debate.
All lectures, discussion sessions, and concerts are open to the public, and are free of charge.
This event will take place at ISEA 2018, chaired by Marcus Neustetter.
At ISDH2018 (International Symposium on Display Holography) in Aveiro, Portugal , Leonardo will celebrate its 50th anniversary with “Holography Symposium,” an event chaired by Pedro Pombo, director, Universidade de Aveiro.
LASER (Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous) is Leonardo/ISAST's international program of evening gatherings that brings artists and scientists together for informal presentations and conversations.
Opportunities and Open Calls
For future volumes of Leonardo Music Journal we are soliciting articles (papers of up to 3,000 words) and shorter statements (750–1,000 words). This call is open-ended; for any individual issue, proposals are due 1 October the year prior and manuscript 2 January the year of publication.
HISTORY AND MEMORY
In the latest issue, Editor-in-Chief Nic Collins says farewell after 20 years of LMJ. Also included is the original audio companion that features eight obscure tracks that revert—or subvert—the memory/history theme.