Food & Paper: Creative Projects at the intersection of Art, Science, and Technology (Alexandros Kontogeorgakopoulos)
This presentation is focused on the research and practice of Alexandros Kontogeorgakopoulos as sound-media artist, electronic music composer and digital musical instrument designer and maker.
He will present projects related to music haptics and composition, digital fabrication and digital musical instruments, and sonification of quantum and computational systems.
Alexandros Kontogeorgakopoulos is an academic, musician and artist, conducting transdisciplinary research and creating work at the intersection of art, science, and technology. He has equally a scientific, engineering and musical background which is reflected in the nature of his creative practice and his techno-scientific exploration. After completing his Ph.D. in 2008 in France, he joined Cardiff School of Art and Design (CSAD) at Cardiff Metropolitan University where he is currently Senior Lecturer in Sound and Media Art. His artistic work, which includes audiovisual performances, installations, and compositions, has been presented in Europe and in the US. As an artist/researcher he often develops his own software and hardware and explores novel technical, conceptual and artistic approaches.