Robotic Gamelan at Casa da Musica

Robotic Gamelan at Casa da Musica, Porto, PortugalRobotic Gamelan at Casa da Musica, Porto, Portugal
Photos taken at Casa da Musica, the host of this year’s Sound and Music Computing Conference in Porto, Portugal. I had the opportunity to work with this amazing instrument over the past four days – sound/video coming soon!

Fun photo manipulation

I spent a few minutes the other day messing around with the online face transformer from the University of St Andrew’s Perception Lab. It allows you to upload a photo and “transform” it into someone older, younger, an ape, etc… Personally, I enjoy the results best when the system is cruelly abused, and given faulty eye and mouth positions – here’s a before and after: