Utopia @ WOCMAT 2018

My electroacoustic work “Utopia” was presented at WOCMAT 2018 on December 8th, 2018.

WOCMAT is the “International Workshop on Computer Music and Audio Technology” and took place at the Institute of Music, National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan.

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WOCMAT has been developing for 14 years and has been focusing on promoting international exchanges in the fields of computer music and audio technology in order to achieve the academic goal of activating music and audio across multiple fields. WOCMAT 2018 is scheduled to be held on December 7th and December 8th, 2018.The seminar will hold two keynote lectures, four special lectures and six technical concerts. The main theme of the conference is “Trialogue among Music, Soundscape and Technology”. The topics of call for paper will include innovative interactive technology, soundscape research, computer music and audio technology; The categories of call for music will include computer-related music and soundscape composition. The selected papers and musical works will be presented at the conference. The Phil Winsor computer music competition will be also held during the conference. WOCMAT 2018 will also integrate the winning pieces concerts of 2018 petites formes Acousmatic Composition Competition co-organized by France, Taiwan and Japan as the extended activity of the conference.

Concert details:

Computer Music Concert
Acousmatic Music Concert II
12/8 (SAT)
11:10-12:10

International Conference Hall
B1 NCTU University Library

Chair
Prof. Sheng Hsien Liu

Full conference program

Wocmat2018 program

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Sounds for “Evolution of Light” installation @ GLOW 2018

Augusto Meijer created a brand new soundscape for Jaap van den Elzen’s “Evolution of Light” installation, which was premiered at GLOW 2018 light art festival.

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GLOW is a world top 5 light art festival happening each year in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

source: https://www.gloweindhoven.nl/en

GLOW is a light art festival which is organised by the GLOW Eindhoven foundation. GLOW can be described as an exhibition in the public space of Eindhoven of 35 famous national and international light artists. The light artworks are connected by a walking route.

Besides the light artworks and numerous side events there are also innovative, unique works of art that are created by young talents.

Shadows & Light

The year’s theme is called ‘Shadows & Light’.  “Every picture has its shadows. And it has some source of light. Blindness, blindness and sight”. (Joni Mitchell)

No light without shadows, no image without content. With this year’s theme GLOW 2018 searches for this duality. Effectively, it’s not only about the ultimate contrast between black and white, but also about much and little, inside and outside, restraint and abundance…light and shadow. Within the contradiction, the story is born; there’s no experience without contrast. ‘Shadows’ and ‘Light’ lacking, we would find ourselves in a grey landscape in which life evaporates.

The GLOW mission statement for the coming years is concise and convincing:

“Eindhoven makes the difference in Light Art”.

Concert Program @ 44. Festival Neue Musik Lüneburg

Luneburg

Festival Neue Musik Lüneburg is a longstanding festival of contemporary music happening each year in Lüneburg, Germany. This year, Augusto Meijer presented 5 electroacoustic works.

Opening program

7.10.18, 19 pm |

Jan van de Putte: Vorsicht, Katharina! Written for Katharina Gross

7.10.18, 21 pm |

Augusto Meijer, electroacoustic works concert.

– Works from 2010 -2018 (1 hour total)

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Matera @ ICMC 2018

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Augusto Meijer’s 15-minute electroacoustic music piece Matera (2016) will be presented at the International Computer Music Conference 2018 which takes place at the Daegu Concert House.

The International Computer Music Conference is the “preeminent annual gathering for computer music researchers and practitioners from around the world.”

This years theme is Preserve | Engage | Advance.

Matera Concert Presentation

Day 1, Mon, August 6

16:30

Concert 2, Daegu Concert House, Chamber Hall

https://icmc2018.org/concerts-2/

 

 

Matera @ MUSLAB 2017

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Augusto Meijer – “Matera” was presented at MUSLAB 2017 in Xochimilco, Mexico on Nov. 6th 2017. MUSLAB is an international festival for Electroacoustic Music.

An excerpt from “Matera”:

Matera @ Emufest 2017

 

Augusto Meijer – “Matera” (2016) was performed on October 27th at EMUFest – International Electroacoustic Music Festival.
This electroacoustic composition was presented in the “Conservatorio di Musica Santa Cecilia” situated in Rome, Italy.

An excerpt from “Matera”:

Sounds for Har Hollands’ Light Dome @ GLOW Eindhoven 2016

“Light Dome” is a light installation project by Har Hollands.

This project is exhibited in combination with a spatial sound production by Augusto Meijer at GLOW Eindhoven 2016.
The purpose of the sound production is to enhance the spatial effect.

Design: Har Hollands
Sound: Augusto Meijer
Production: SmartLight

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from gloweindhoven.nl/en:
“Last year, the project Light Dome, created by the Eindhoven light artist Har Hollands, was still under construction and could be seen in its first raw form. This year, we can enjoy the fully completed light installation as it had originally been designed.

With this quality impulse, the owner of the Heuvel shoppping center, CBRE Global Investors, enhances the attractiveness of Eindhoven as a shopping city. And it bears witness of the vision that they chose for a permanent light installation under the big dome of the Forum, so appropriate to Eindhoven City of Light.

The light dome consists of 121 light-transparent tubes, provided with reflecting layers. Every tube is attached to a cable and can be positioned at different heights, operated by an engine. The cable conducts electricity to the 20 light sources in each tube, thus generating a palette of colours. Eight loudspeakers will produce the sound to enhance the spatial effect. A central control system makes sure all movements, light- and sound effects are synchronised in order to create a coherent spectacle.”

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