The 2011 New Interfaces for Musical Expression selected us (Birmingham Laptop Ensemble) to perform this year in Oslo.
The NIME conference draws a varied group of participants, including researchers (musicology, computer science, interaction design, etc.), artists (musicians, composers, dancers, etc.) and developers (self-employed and industrial). The common denominator is the mutual interest in groundbreaking technology and music, and contributions to the conference cover everything from research on human cognition through experimental technological devices to multimedia performances.
We will be playing a new piece by Shelly Knotts using motion capture devices such as iphones, wiimote or kinnect where each player has to fight for their sounds!
So if you’re around, we’ll be performing the Tuesday 31st of May @ 9.00pm in Chateau Neuf (Street address: Slemdalsveien 15).