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UPCOMING EVENTS

Basic Interaction Design for Sonic Artifacts in Context. Keynote at Swiss Design Network Symposium: Focused - projects and methods of current design research. Bern, 30-31 May 2008.

A Vibrotactile Device for Display of Virtual Ground Materials in Walking. Eurohaptics 2008 conference. Madrid, 11-13 June 2008.

Amplified Movements: An Enactive Approach to Sound in Interaction Design. The Planetary Collegium 9th Intl. Conference. New Realities: Being Syncretic. Vienna, 3-5 July 2008.

Architectures of Play: Participation and Interactivity. International Symposium on Electronic Art ISEA08. Singapore, 23 July - 3 August 2008.



PAST EVENTS

Sonic Interaction Design: Sound, Information, and Experience workshop, at CHI 2008 conference Firenze, 5. April 2008.

From Tangible to Intangible and Back Again, workshop at Oboro Montreal, 14-17 Feb. 2008. Download Press Release. Deadline: Feb. 1 2008

Adaptive Bottle. 21th Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems. Vancouver, B.C., Canada. 2007.

Hinge Dimension: An Exploration of Enaction in Architecture, 4th International Conference on Enactive Interfaces, Grenoble, Nov. 19-22, 2007.

EcoTile: An Architectural Platform for Audio-Haptic Simulation in Walking, 4th International Conference on Enactive Interfaces, Grenoble, Nov. 19-22, 2007.

Brown Bag talk, at Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, University of Zurich 30 Oct.2007.

The Playful Technocultures Unconference, invited participation to a symposium about the intersections between play and technology. Montreal. 10. Oct 2007.

Summer School in Sound and Music Computing, CLOSED workshop for school's mini projects, Stockholm, 2-5 July 2007.

Sonic Interaction Design (SID) Action, COST: European Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research, 2007-2011.

Sound Embodied: A Report on Sonic Interaction Design in Everyday Artifacts, paper in ICAD'07, Montreal, 26-29 June, 2007.

Modeling and Continuous Sonification of Affordances for Gesture Based Interfaces, paper in ICAD'07, Montreal, 26-29 June, 2007.

Zero-Th, at first Pecha Kucha Night in Montreal, SAT, June 14, 2007.

New Musical Interfaces in Context: Sonic Interaction Design in the Urban Setting, paper at NIME Conference, New York, 6-10 June, 2007.

Hinge_Dimension, an interactive labyrinth, commissioned by Enter Unknown Territories Festival, with Alexander Wilson, Cambridge (UK), April 25-29, 2007. Press release.

Participation in Urban Artworks: Democracy or Spectacle?, talk at The First Summit Meeting of the Planetary Collegium, Montreal, Canada, April 19-22, 2007.

The Sensual Move: Gesture Learning and Sensory Motor Interaction Design, at ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces, Banff, Alberta, Nov. 2-4, 2006.

Transforming behaviours through Interactive Urban Art, talk at Architecture and Situated Technologies Symposium, The Urban Center and Eyebeam Gallery, New York, Oct. 19-21, 2006.

Cell Phone A-Life, participatory exercise, with Usman Haque and Jonah Brucker-Cohen. Architecture and Situated Technologies Symposium workshop, Eyebeam Gallery, New York, Oct. 2006.

Unfamiliar Moves and Anomalous Artifacts, talk at Event X, Studio XX 10th anniversary commemoration. Monument-National, Montreal. Oct 5-6 2006.

Skyhooks, Interactive sound installation, in festival Happy New Ears, Kortrijk, Belgium. Sept. 23 -Oct. 8, 2006.

Closing the Loop of Sound Evaluation and Design, paper presented at the ISCA Workshop on Perceptual Quality of Systems, Berlin, Germany, 4-6 Sept. 2006.

Active Architecture: from digital to relational, talk at Centro Nacional de las Artes, Fundacion del Centro Historico, Mexico City, Aug 19, 2006.

Review: Placing Words: Symbols, Space and the City, by W.J. Mitchell, Canadian Journal of Communication, Vol. 31, No. 2, 2006.

CLOSED, part of the EC's New and Emerging Science and Technology initiative Measuring the Impossible. Work being undertaken with the HGKZ (Zurich) and other European research partners. From July 2006-2009.

Enactive Encounters in the City, talk at Subtle Technologies 2006, Toronto, June 2, 2006.

Occupying social and urban spaces with science, technology. Panel and round table discussion, Canadian Communication Association Annual Conference, York University, Toronto, June 3, 2006.

Charged Space, with Freida Abtan. New installation for touch and movement, at Dancing the Virtual, Society for Arts and Technology Montreal, May 13-15, 2006, organized by the Sense Lab and the Workshop in Radical Empiricism.

Invited talk (slides in PDF format) hosted by the HCI course of Jeremy Cooperstock, in the department of electrical and computer engineering at McGill University, March 9, 2006.

Invited talk hosted by the Advanced Digital Sound course of Owen Chapman, in the department of communication at Concordia University, February 10, 2006.

Modulating Urban Atmospheres: Opportunity, Flow, Adaptation, in Ubicomp 2005, Tokyo, Sept. 10-14, 2005.

Designing Interaction Landscapes, invited talk in the Dipartimento di Informatica, at the University of Verona, June 8, 2005, sponsored by the EC Future and Emerging Technologies coordination action Sound to Sense, Sense to Sound.

Activating Space: From Representation to Being, invited talk at RIXC International symposium on Space and Perception, Riga, Latvia, May 19-22, 2005.

The Behavioural Space, article in: Theater, Dans, Etcetera magazine no. 96, April 2005, Belgium.

StopKontakt, installation in touring festival Spinrag: Provinciaal Centrum Dommelhof Neerpelt, Feb. 19, 2005, and Predikherenkerk (13th cent. church!), Cultuurcentrum Leuven Feb. 26-27, 2005, sponsored by Musica. With boutiquevizique.

Broadcast feature and interview in Strumenti Immaginari per Spazi Interattivi on Cult TV's N.E.R.D. (Nuove Esperienze di Ricombinazione Digitale), Sky Channel 142, December 1-8, 2004, and online.

Recycled Soundscapes, remixare l'intorno acustico, featured at the online magazine Neural.it, November 23, 2004.

x-med-k Workshop on responsive environments, conducted with FoAM at FoAM lab, Brussels, November 15-28, 2004.

AutoGrill Monument, in Monument Recall: Improbable Monuments, an online exhibition of SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA, Oct. 26 - Nov. 24 2004, with Luther Thie, Ivar Lyngve. Design for a sublime monument to motorists killed on the Italian Autostrada.

Recycled Soundscapes, public sound installation for Ircam Resonances festival, Place Igor Stravinsky, Centre Pompidou, Paris, Oct. 13-18, 2004.

Talk at INCITE Approaching the City, University of Surrey, London, January 2004. Discussion of environmental psychological aspects of urban intervention and the Architecture of Subtraction.

Responsive spaces workshop and panel, Topological Media Lab and GVU Center, Georgia Tech University, May 15-23, 2004.

Disturbance, audition, and the betrayal of geometry, University of Toronto, May 27-31, 2004. Research presentation at Subtle Technologies.

Architecture of Subtraction, Interaction Design Institute Ivrea, Italy, June, 2004. Thesis research in interaction design.

Politicomobil at BITE: a taste of interactive explorations, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, July 1 - 4, Torino, Italy, with Interaction Design Institute Ivrea.

Kontakt 02 installation at Garage-G, Stralsund, Germany, 23 July - 14 August, with Boutique Vizique. Continuing study of human contact as a platform for new audiovisual interactions.

Recycled Soundscapes, Boston, August 2-6, 2004. Exhibition at the ACM conference Designing Interactive Systems.

Spontaneous organisation, pattern models, and music. In press, Organised Sound 9(2), 2004, Cambridge Univ. Press.

Artists' rencontre at Buda, Maison Folie Center, Kortruijk, Belgium, Sept. 29. Discussion of ongoing works and projects, with Boutique Vizique.

Architecture of Subtraction online feature at Slow Lab. Ongoing.

Installation StopKontakt at Audioframes 3 festival, Kortrijk, Belgium, October 8-24, 2004, with Boutique Vizique, as part of the SonoKids events.

Recycled Soundscapes IV, public sound installation for Ircam Resonances festival, Place Igor Stravinsky, Centre Pompidou, Paris, October 13-18.

Lecture: Sonic Diversion in the City, at Ircam symposium Design Sonore, Centre Pompidou, Paris, October 14, 2004. Discussing interventionist interactive sound design in the city, in the context of the Recycled Soundscapes projects.

AutoGrill Monument, now showing as part of Monument Recall: Improbable Monuments, an online exhibition of SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA, Oct. 26 - Nov. 24 2004, with Luther Thie, Ivar Ingve. Design for a sublime monument to motorists killed on the Italian Autostrada.

Recycled Soundscapes, remixare l'intorno acustico, featured at the online magazine Neural.it, November 23, 2004.

x-med-k Workshop on responsive environments, conducted with FoAM at FoAM lab, Brussels, November 15-28, 2004.

Karmen Franinovic broadcast feature and interview in Strumenti Immaginari per Spazi Interattivi on Cult TV's N.E.R.D. (Nuove Esperienze di Ricombinazione Digitale), Sky Channel 142, December 1-8, 2004, and online.

StopKontakt, installation in touring festival Spinrag: Provinciaal Centrum Dommelhof Neerpelt, Feb. 19, 2005, and Predikherenkerk (13th cent. church!), Cultuurcentrum Leuven Feb. 26-27, 2005, sponsored by Musica. With boutiquevizique.

The Behavioural Space in: Theater, Dans, Etcetera no. 96, April 2005 (in press), Belgium.

Space and Perception, invited talk at RIXC International symposium on mixed reality, Riga, Latvia, May 19-22, 2005.

Designing Interaction Landscapes, invited talk in the Dipartimento di Informatica at the University of Verona, June 8, 2005.

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