Ex)Situ recently released four short videos presenting projects related to gesture based interaction on mobile phones. Two of the videos—Fieldward and Expressive Keyboard—are related to research I pursued while working there as a postdoc:
Here’s a video from way back in 2011 that I only recently noticed on YouTube. It features D. Andrew Stewart playing the T-Stick as instrumental soloist with laptop orchestras from Concordia and McMaster Universities.
The piece was co-composed by Eldad Tsabary (director of the Concordia Laptop Orchestra, CLOrk), D. Andrew Stewart (T-Stick) and David Ogborn (founder of McMaster University’s Cybernetic Orchestra).
My good friend and colleague Avrum Hollinger created some amazing fMRI-compatible musical instruments while working in the Input Devices and Music Interaction Lab at McGill University. They recently released a video explaining parts of the project and featuring a few of his creations:
We recently posted a teaser video for our project “Instrumented Bodies: Digital Prostheses for Music and Dance Performance” — enjoy!