Generative sound art as poeitic poetry for an information society

Eldridge, Alice (2012) Generative sound art as poeitic poetry for an information society. In: ICMC 2012: non-cochlear sound. IRZU - Institute for Sonic Arts Research, Ljubljana, Slovenia. ISBN 9780984527410

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Abstract

This paper considers computer music in relation to broader society and asks what algorithmic composition can learn from the metaphysical shift which is happening in the so-called information societies. This is explored by taking the mapping problem inherent in the use of extra- musical models in generative composition and presenting a simple generative schema which prioritises sound, ex- ploiting the generative potential of digital audio. It is sug- gested that the exploration of such models has more than aesthetic relevance and that the interdisciplinary nature of digital sound art represents a microcosm of an emerging reality, thereby constituting a poietic playground for com- ing to terms with the implications and challenges of the information age.

Item Type: Book Section
Schools and Departments: School of Engineering and Informatics > Informatics
Subjects: M Music. Literature on music. Musical instruction and study > ML Literature on music > ML3800 Philosophical and societal aspects of music. Physics and acoustics of music. Physiological aspects of music
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA0076 Computer software
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Depositing User: Alice Eldridge
Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2014 09:58
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2016 16:08
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/51105

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