Digital Musical Interactions

Koray Tahiroğlu (Fl/TR)

Fri Sep 6, 2019, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
All times are given in Central European Summer Time (CEST / UTC +2).
POSTCITY, AIxMusic Workshop Space

Today digital technologies and advanced computational features, such as machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) tools, are shaping our relationship with music as well as enabling new possibilities of utilising new musical instruments and interfaces. In this workshop, we question, what does our relationship with music and musical instruments look like today?

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Koray Tahiroğlu (FI/TR)
Koray Tahiroğlu is a musician, Academy Research Fellow and lecturer in the Department of Media, Aalto University School of ARTS. He is the founder and head of SOPI (Sound and Physical Interaction) research group, coordinating research projects with research interests including embodied approaches to sonic interaction, new interfaces for musical expression, deep learning with audio. He was invited as the main keynote speaker for the 7th International Audio Mostly Conference, Greece. Since 2004, he has been also teaching workshops and courses introducing artistic strategies and methodologies for creating interactive music. Tahiroğlu has performed experimental music in collaboration as well as in solo performances in Europe, North America and Australia. Last year he was awarded a 5-year Academy of Finland Research Fellowship.