MAT 595M Seminar Series

Time: Mondays 5:30-7:00 pm

Location: Engineering Science Building, room 2001

Administrative Contact: Robert Miller - milrober (at) gmail.com

This is a seminar in media arts and technology. The seminar will consist of talks by experts in various areas of media arts, multimedia systems, media technology, and related areas of research and practice. There will be a mix of speakers, from UCSB and from outside, with a variety of backgrounds, including computer science, engineering, art, and music. Occasionally we will schedule discussion or brainstorming sessions instead of a talk.

All Media Arts and Technology students are strongly encouraged to attend this seminar.

Spring 2014 Schedule

Interrogating Methodologies

March 31, 2014 - 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm

MAT’s location since 2006 in the California NanoSystems Institute surrounded by science research and its unique approach in hybridizing arts and engineering has led to an interest to engage in conversation with scientists about methodologies in interdisciplinary research to envision what may be innovative future hybrid directions in arts-engineering/science.

Eunsu Kang: Inaudible Songs, Invisible Spaces

April 7, 2014 - 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm

Eunsu Kang, Assistant Professor of New Media Art at the University of Akron in Ohio

Neuromedia

April 15, 2014 - 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm

Jill Scott, Professor for Research in the Institute Cultural Studies in the Arts, Zurich University of the Arts will speak as part of the Interrogating Methodologies Symposium

Analog/Emulation

April 21, 2014 - 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm

Peter Blasser discusses classic computer music in embedded systems.

An Industry Perspective on Intelligent Audio Technology

April 28, 2014 - 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm

Jay LeBoeuf, Strategic Technology Director of Izotope, Inc., will discuss the challenges of bringing applied research from the lab to the music industry.

Tom Erbe (Title TBA)

May 5, 2014 - 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm

TBA

Feedback Loops – Building Experiences that Connect with Users

May 12, 2014 - 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm

Christopher Carlson

Tony Rolando (Title TBA)

May 19, 2014 - 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm

Tony Rolando, Founder/President, Make Noise Music

Christiane Paul (Title TBA)

June 2, 2014 - 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm

Christiane Paul, Professor of Visual Art, The New School, New York, NY