This is an archive of past live events recorded via web streams. The audio and visual properties vary for each event. Headphones may be needed for audio clarity.
Marek Choloniewski Lecture
April 5, 2004
studied organ (with L.Werner), theory of music and composition (with B.Schaeffer) at the Krakow Academy of Music, where since 1976, has been employed on the faculty of the Electro-acoustic Music Studio (currently as an Assistant Professor of Composition).
2004 Graduate Research Mixer March 10, 2004
CRCA hosts a Graduate Research Mixer presenting work by:
Fox Harrell/CSE - Foundations for Active Multimedia Narrative
and Metaphor Generation
Tim Jaeger/VA, "Jitter's use for live video performance
and VJ culture"
Gascia Ouzounian/Music - Amin, Amina, Amin (2004),
video installation excerpt
Pei Xiang/Music, Presentation of "Pendulum," a computer music
multimedia composition for 5.1 surround sound and video
Rachel Beth Egenhoefer/VA, Work In Progress: How do you
represent the algorythmic movement of non-strategy board
games in knitting patterns?
Jon Phillips/VA, "Inkscape: Open Source Scalable Vector
December 1, 2003
Over the years the 408 building has served as the home of the University Art Gallery, The Center for Music Experiment (CME) and The Center for Research in Computing and the Arts (CRCA). Faculty, students and staff look back at the unique artistic community that has inhabited 408 University Center for the last 35 years with stories, reminisces, and performances. Featuring: Sheldon Brown, Harold Cohen, Carol Hobson, F. Richard Moore, Janos Negyesy, Roger Reynolds, Ron Robboy, [THE] - Ed Harkins, Phil Larson, Vladimir Voss and Juliana Snapper.
Shlomo Dubnov Lecture
November 24, 2003
Sounds, Symbols and Information - Computational Methods in Art Analysis: In the seminar Dubnov presents recent work that deals with questions of analysis, modeling and generation of music
using statistical and communication approaches. He addresses questions of quantitative modeling of musical information content,
evaluation of music complexity, measuring similarity relations
between thematic materials and their variation and their relation to
listeners emotional experience.
November 17, 2003
FEEDBACK LAB was an informal event to screen audio-visual work and get
immediate feedback from other participants and attendees interested in new and media arts. Presentations by: Joseph Winter, Timothy Jaeger, Kara Lynch, and Jenny Donovon.
Fall 03 CRCA Grad Research Mixer
October 10, 2003
Presenting the work of Eduardo Navas/Visual Arts, Mathew Kabatoff/VA, Joe Sarlo/Music, Sean Griffin/Music and Teknika Radica, a consortium of grads commited to radical engagement with technology in the arts
Best of ICAM Showcase
June 10, 2003
Presented by CRCA and the Departments of Music and Visual Arts, the Best of ICAM showcase features senior students and their projects as nominated by faculty teaching in this Interdisciplinary Computing & Arts Major (ICAM).
Violins & Computers
May 20, 2003
A multimedia performance by Paivikki Nykter and Janos Negyesy, with Adam Findley , computers and Alan Johnson, set design.
April 24, 2003
University of Openness
Jitter - Joshua Kit Clayton
March 31, 2003
A lecture on the Jitter video extensions to the Max/MSP software system.
February 28, 2003
Music Professor and CRCA Associate Director Miller Puckette and CRCA grad researcher Juliana Snapper perform Philip Manoury's "En Echo" for solo voice and "PD" at CRCA. Puckette and Snapper have collaborated on this piece to realize and demonstrate the capabilities of "Pd" (Pure Data) which is a real-time music and multimedia environment developed by Puckette.
The Search for a New Musical Interface: A Performer's Perspective
February 6, 2003
A lecture demonstration by CRCA resident, Daniel Koppelman.
Koppelman is a UCSD alumnus and currently teaches Technology,
Theory, and Piano in the Music Department at Furman University in
"Infrastructures of Digital Design is a graduate conference that took place
January 31 to February 2, 2003 at CRCA as part of the UC Digital Cultures
Initiative. The conference featured paper presentations and new media works from
30 graduate students inside and outside the University of California.
Friday, Jan. 31: Keynote presentation and response.
Keynote presentation by Howard Becker, a leading sociologist
of art and professor emeritus at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Respondent: Geoffrey Bowker, UC San Diego Communication.
Saturday, Feb. 1: Morning Plenary and Enabling Design Panel
Morning plenary: Leigh Star, UC San Diego Communication; and Sharon Daniel, UC Santa
Cruz, Film and Digital Media.
Student panel I: Enabling Design
- Toke Riis Ebbeson, "Professional Technologies," Univ. of Southern Denmark, DK
- David Ribes, "Mining the Arts for Digital Visualization," UC San Diego
- Jonathan Woodrow, "Henri Bergson and the Experience of Amateur Photographers Using
Photoshop," Loughborough University, UK
- Olga Kuchinskaya, "Art of the Poor," UC San Diego
- Guy Obrecht, "The Digital Difference," UC San Diego
- Faculty discussant: Lev Manovich, UC San Diego Visual Arts
Saturday, Feb. 1: Health Information Systems and Digital Environments for
Student Panel II: Health Information Systems
- Zena Sharman, "It Kind of Sucks, Actually": Information System Design Failure in
a Canadian Hospital," Simon Fraser University, CAN
- Patrick Feng, "Some Conceptual Issues When Designing Health Info-structures,"
Simon Fraser University, CAN
- Casper Jensen, "Standardization of Electronic Patient Records: Handling a Differend
in Practice," University of Aarhus, DK
- Brit Ross Winthereik, "Quest for Accountability: General Practitionersâ€¦" Erasmus
- Faculty discussant: Andrew Lakoff, UC San Diego Sociology
Student Panel III: Digital Environments for Learning/ Community/ Identity
- Kerry Carmody, "The Wired Homes Project: The role of â€˜narrative infrastructureâ€™
in the design and transformation of the built environment," Univ. of Melbourne, AUS
- Marie Judson, "Right to Design: The Nature of Pre-engineering in An Urban High School,"
UC San Diego
- Mary Darking, "The Integration of On-line Learning Technologies into UK Higher Education,"
London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
- Kimberley Christen and Christopher Cooney, "Aboriginalexperience.com: Online in the Outback,"
UC Santa Cruz
- Faculty discussant: Sharon Daniel, UC Santa Cruz, Film and Digital Media
Sunday, Feb. 2: Morning Plenary and Spatialities Panel
Morning plenary: Kate Rich, London Arts Council, UK; Lev Manovich, UC San Diego Visual Arts;
and Larry Smarr, Director, California Institute for Telecommunications and Information
Student panel IV: Spatialities
- David Buuck, "From Lifestyles to Workstyles: New Economy Architecture and Design," UC Santa Cruz
- Adriana de Souza e Silva, "From Simulations to Hybrid Space," UC Los Angeles
- Patrick Deegan, "Realtime Mapping: Reconsidering Umberto Ecoâ€™s 1:1 Map," UC San Diego
- Steve Jackson, "The (Political) Geographies of Infrastructure" UC San Diego
- Matthew Kabatoff, "The Dramatic Notion of Information: BorderX," UC San Diego
- Faculty discussant: Francis Harvey
Designing Regulation, Regulating Design Panel
Student panels V: Designing Regulation, Regulating Design
- Rajiv Shah, "Shaping Digital Infrastructures," U of Illinois
- Jericho Burg, "The Standardization of Famine: Consequences of the Infrastructures of
Famine Early Warning," UC San Diego
- Kyle Eischen, "â€™Engineeringâ€™ Social Architectures: Mapping the Social and Policy
Implications of Softwareâ€™s Informational Practice," UC Santa Cruz
- Bill Marsh, "Software, Surveillance, and Source Code in the Battle Between Plagiarism
and Plagiarists: A Brief Scenography," UC San Diego
- Bahmyyih Maroon Watson, "Rewired Meanings: Infrastructure Development, Government
Policy and Local Perceptions of Global Communications Technologies: The Case of Morocco,"
UC Santa Cruz
- Faculty discussant: Robert Horowitz, UC San Diego Communication
New Media Culture as an Environment for Innovation January 24, 2003
Media theorist and artist Tapio Makela from Finland will give a guest talk that
foregrounds recent developments in new media culture in "the Nokia
land". Makela will present key projects by m-cult, Centre for New Media
Culture, Helsinki. These include ISEA2004, the 12th International Symposium on
Electronic art, for which he is Programm Chair.
Chris Csikszentmihalyi January 10, 2003
Lecture presentation of recent work including "DJ I, Robot" which is the first random-access,
analog robotic DJ system, and other projects from the MIT Media Lab.
Interactive Stories, Artificial Intelligence, and Computational
Ethical Systems December 5, 2002
Lecture presentation by Dr. Bill Tomlinson, Animator, Researcher and Media Artist
from the MIT Media Lab
NEGATIVLAND: Past, Present and Future November 26, 2002
A film/lecture presentation by
Mark Hosler, founding member of Negativland, the experimental-multi media/activist
collective that has been making music, radio, video, and visual collage works
Visualizing Information: Communication and Digital Culture
November 21, 2002
Brian Goldfarb and Lisa Cartwright of the UCSD Communication Department discuss current
research projects which take up the intersection of culture and digital
SOUND TRAVELS: Global Internet Concert November 15, 2002
Performing live from CRCA, music grad Jason Robinson on sax and flute provides a live
feed to an Internet concert at the H.R. MacMillan Planetarium, Vancouver. Robinson
joins other guest musicians from New York, Vienna, Melbourne, Toulouse & Tokyo.
WORLD_MIX_NAGOYA October 30, 2002
A 30-minute, live Internet/radio broadcast mix by
Tony Allard and the Reverend Dwight Frizzell. Performed from the
the International Symposium on Electronic Art in Nagoya, Japan.
Kai Kaljo / Estonian Video Art October 18, 2002
A lecture presentation by visiting artist in residence Kai Kaljo.
Fall 02 Graduate Research Mixer October 4, 2002
CRCA hosts a Graduate Research Mixer presenting work by:
Harry Castle/Music, Momilani Ramstrom/Music, Gascia Ouzounian/Music,
Nathaniel Clark/Visual Arts, Jonathan Phillips/Visual Arts and
Matt Hope/Visual Arts
Cal-(IT)2 Summer 2003 Undergraduate Research Scholarships,
July 19, 2002 July 19, 2002
CRCA hosted a kick-off event for the Cal-(IT)2 Summer 2003 Undergraduate
Research Scholarships. The purpose of this program is to provide talented
undergraduates with concrete research experience to help them better define
their career goals.
Time Forms Concert, May 4, 2002
Luigi Nono: "Hay Que Caminar" SoÃ±ando [0.5 hours] for two violins (with real-time spatialization), and Iannis Xenakis: La LÃ©gende d'Ã‰er [.75 hours] for 6-channel tape.
Remixing: sound/body/performance May 3, 2002
Remixing: sound/body/performance Part one | Remixing: sound/body/performance Part two
All Night Event Marathon including installations, performances, networked events. April 20, 2002
All Night Event Marathon
All Night Event Marathon Part Two
A Symposium on Time and Forms in Aesthetic Situation, April 18, 2002
FORMS Roger Reynolds, moderator; with panelists: Stephen McAdams/IRCAM, Perception and Cognition Group; David Wessel/Director, CNMAT, UC Berkeley; Gerald J. Balzano/UCSD, Music and Craig Callander/UCSD, Philosophy
Computer Music Concert, April 13, 2002
Time forms concert. Thursday April 4, 2002 7:00pm PST
Anton von Webern: String Trio, Opus 20 [.25 hours], and La Monte Young: Trio for Strings [1.5 hours].
"Dueling Disklaviers", Internet Piano Performance, Wednesday, October 17, 2001 8:00pm
Larry Smarr, Director Cal(IT)2
"The Impact of the Planetary Grid on Computing and the Arts", Thursday, February 16, 2001 6:00 p.m.