Postdigital Lutherie Master

Starting in October 2021 we are offering an academic Master program on Postdigital Lutherie, dedicated to the design and performance of postdigital musical instruments. This international English master program is organized at the Tangible Music Lab in close collaboration with the Institute of Computer Music at the Anton Bruckner University Linz. Postdigital Lutherie explores the … Continued

Embodied Gestures Performances

Embodied Gestures documentary film Thomas Gorbach and Enrique Tomás: Noisy Rotation and Bending: Echos Around Me Festival in Vienna. Performance with two embodied gestures instruments in the Echoraum hall on 9 May 2020. Theodoros Lotis: “Voices” Steel Girls: Improvisation for Embodied Gestures instrument Another performances was commissioned to Jaime Reis and the Steel Girls ensemble. … Continued

Tobacco Factory Linz

Starting from October 2020 the Tangible Music Lab has a new address at the Tobacco Factory Linz: Peter-Behrens-Platz 8-9, Bau 1, staircase B/C, 1st floor Moving into the former facilities of the “Schule des Ungehorsams” we are joining other departments from the University of Art and Design Linz, such as Fashion & Technology, Creative Robotics … Continued

TEI2021 in Salzburg

The Center for HCI and the Tangible Music Lab are co-organizing the next edition of the TEI Conference taking place in Salzburg from February 14-17 2021. The 15th ACM International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction will emphasize The Art of Interaction, inviting all participants and in particular artists to speculate on a vision … Continued

Grey Parrots make Music

During the past three years Reinhard Gupfinger and Martin Kaltenbrunner from the Tangible Music Lab have designed a series of interactive musical instruments for grey parrots. This FWF funded PEEK research had been realized in collaboration with ARGE Papageienschutz for the metamusic project of the Austrian artist group alien productions. The following video documentation of … Continued

Metamusic PEEK Finale

Zum feierlichen Abschluss des Metamusic PEEK Projektes laden die Projektpartner/innen Alien Productions, die ARGE Papageienschutz und das Tangible Music Lab zu einer zweitägigen Veranstaltung mit Ausstellung, Konzerten, Präsentationen, Führungen und Gesprächen ein. Im Rahmen eines dreijährigen vom FWF PEEK Programm geförderten Forschungsprojektes haben Reinhard Gupfinger und Martin Kaltenbrunner vom Tangible Music Lab für das Metamusic … Continued

Embodied Gestures Interfaces

Back to the main Embodied Gestures main website The second phase of the Embodied Gestures project is focused on the design and production of functional musical interfaces. The outcomes of this phase, informed by the knowledge gained during our previous user study, are musical interfaces whose physical configuration affords ways of playing compatible with particular … Continued

The Embodied Gestures Method: a Workshop-Study

Back to the main Embodied Gestures main website As part of the project “Embodied Gestures” we present here a workshop and user study where participants produced physical mock-ups of musical interfaces directly after miming control of short electroacoustic music pieces. Our goal was understanding how people envision and materialize their own sound-producing gestures from spontaneous … Continued

Tquencer at Medialab Prado

We will present our project Tquencer at Medialab Prado on 1.Dec. 2018, including a Talk by Martin Kaltenbrunner and a Performance by Jens Vetter.