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Sonification with Max: Visuals into Sound / July 16th

Transforming visuals into sound using Max/MSP/Jitter

Course Instructor: Umut Eldem

Course level

Music Hackspace

Starts on: 16/07/2022 16:00 BST

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Saturday 16th July 4pm UK, 5pm Berlin, 8am LA, 11am NYC

This workshop is live and recorded and will be made available on-demand a few days after its live date.

In this workshop you will implement an algorithm that processes the motion, color, and position of images and videos, and turns it into music. The goal of the workshop is to give you the necessary tools and techniques to begin exploring sonification of visuals.

What you'll learn

  • Import and manipulate visual data as Jitter Matrices
  • Design algorithms to get data from images and videos
  • Build systems to play the analyzed data as notes, chords, and sounds
  • Explore possibilities of audiovisual mapping

Requirements

  • Computer and internet connection
  • Webcam and mic
  • Zoom account
  • Access to a copy of Max 8 (i.e. trial or full license)

Course content

  • ---- Sonification with Max: Visuals into Sound / Jul 16, 2022 04:00 PM London
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Who is this course for

  • Musicians interested in starting with sonification
  • Creative coders who want to learn how to process visual data

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About the workshop leader

Umut Eldem is a composer, pianist, and researcher. His musical works and research focus on the exploration of synaesthesia as an artistic medium. He has given lectures on his research of synaesthesia, and had his audiovisual works and installations combining sound and colours presented in Belgium, Turkey, Romania, Russia, and Luxembourg. Umut Eldem is currently a PhD researcher at the Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp, and musical director of the theatre collective Mixed & United. He gives lessons and workshops on music history, musical analysis, and audiovisual design. He is also the keyboardist of the bands Starblind = Earthbound and Transport Aerian. His current PhD research entitled ‘The Hearing Glass: Synaesthetic Correspondences in The Musical Practice’ intends to take the results of his previous research and develop them into an inter-sensory theory of audiovisual art.