ISSTA 2019 (Irish Sound, Science and Technology Association): Perform!

ISSTA 2019 (Irish Sound, Science and Technology Association): Perform!

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 9.00am

ISSTA 2019: PERFORM!
IRISH SOUND, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND FESTIVAL
CIT CORK SCHOOL OF MUSIC, UNION QUAY, CORK, IRELAND

OCTOBER 31ST AND NOVEMBER 1ST, 2019

KEYNOTE LECTURE AND PERFORMANCE: ROBERT HENKE
KEYNOTE WORKSHOP/PERFORMANCE BY ELLEN KING (GASH COLLECTIVE)

Performance haunts our electronic music and sonic arts.

The technologies which facilitate our sonic creations transmit, but also sometimes obscure, the gestures of our sound production. Speakers, microphones and interfaces could be said to displace as they transmit or transduce. How much of the electronic music we hear is actually performed? How have our technologies changed our ideas of performance?

In the post-digital age, we often see an intermingling of technologies, terminologies and approaches, encompassing electroacoustic/computer/electronic music and sound-art. The terminology and descriptors are now becoming irrevocably entangled as a surge of new performers rise amidst the deluge of new hardware and software tools. As this cross–pollination occurs, the so-called cultural underground that originally supported this music appears to be very much ‘overground’ and alive, peddling its wares (equipment as well as music) with increasing prolificacy and achieving ever–increasing globalised acceptance. Should a new language be invented to define and discuss this music, or should the existing one be augmented? Or should we simply stop, listen, and enjoy the performance?

Robert Henke will give a public performance of "Dust" in the Curtis Auditorium at CSM on November 1st.
Tickets for this concert will go on sale in September 2019, via the CSM website.

ELLLL will give a public performance. Venue TBC.
Tickets for this concert will go on sale in September 2019, via the CSM website

CONFERENCE/FESTIVAL REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Early-bird Full fee (professional): €40 (until 16th September 2019)

Early-bird Independent artist/student/unwaged/irregular income: €20 (until 16th September 2019)

Full fee (professional): €50

Independent artist/student/unwaged/irregular income: €25

Conference registration will be available in June at http://issta.ie/

Website

ISSTA 2019

Published on 22 May 2019

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