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Julia Gilbert

in Birmingham

In Sync: Music and Movement

PRESENTED ON MAY 18, 2016
IN BIRMINGHAM @ VOL 14

Julia Gilbert is a big fan of dance and music and spoke about the inextricable links between them, along with exciting examples of emerging technology that is enabling the creation of music through movement. Here’s some links to the people and tools she talked about

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The Future of Music is Wearable

BY GEE DAIGO KAWAI
@ VOL 108 ON NOV 06, 2013

Gee Daigo Kawai is working with wearable technology firm MACHINA to bring the future of DJing to fruition. He discusses the futuristic sensors, fabrics, and gestures that make up the jacket that will allow music-makers the ability to control flow, beats, and switch tracks at will. 

"Presentation of the Day" on November 29, 2013.

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Collaboration, Invention, Music

BY TIM PHILLIPS
@ VOL 7 ON FEB 21, 2014

Tim Phillips is a sound artist, musician and inventor whose work aims at making people curious about sounds and rhythms while using participation and collaboration to encourage interdisciplinary and unexpected outcomes.  

"Presentation of the Day" on May 3, 2014.

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Collective Movement of Indonesian Netlabels

BY ANITHA SILVIA
@ VOL 19 ON SEP 23, 2014

Anitha Silvia explains in depth that, Indonesian Netlabel Union is a collective movement of the Indonesian netlabels for introducing the existence of free legal music from Indonesia into a wider range; offline and online. The first step begins with a series of compilation albums released simultaneously on January 1st, 2011 with five active netlabels. They held workshops for raising awareness on this movement and also Indonesia Netaudio Festival event. 

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Music // Cultural Provocateur

BY INTAN ANGGITA
@ VOL 19 ON SEP 23, 2014

Intan tells her story as she pursued her passion in music through various medium and journey. From a simple chat exchanging music knowledge #bincangminggu via Twitter, built awareness on music history & preservation through #sahabatlokananta movement, opened music/art store 'Substore', and embracing the cultural sense of music from the eastern part of Indonesia with menujutimur.com

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Music makes the world go round

BY INGERLISE STØRKSEN
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 20, 2015

A journalist and former artist Ingerlise takes us through her story of leaving journalism to return to her passion: music.

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Roots of Rhythm

BY THOMAS OFLAHERTY
@ VOL 14 ON MAY 18, 2016

Thomas OFlaherty is a creative dancer, teacher and entrepreneur who will tell the story of his British Caribbean artistic expression and how it connects to the roots of dance and rhythm from the African diaspora.

Website | Facebook

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Where Dance, Music and Architecture meet

BY SARANJIT BIRDI
@ VOL 14 ON MAY 18, 2016

Saranjit Birdi is an architect and a dancer with a desire to find a synthesis between these practices. He’ll present his artistic journey so far from the underground jazz-fusion clubs of the 70s to his studio in Digbeth and how the creative spirit of Birmingham’s dancers has influenced him.

Website | Vimeo | YouTube

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Glittering Sneakers as Musical Instrument

BY TAKAHARU KANAI
@ VOL 137 ON JUN 29, 2016

金井隆晴さんは「IoT x music」をテーマに、 これまでにないパフォーマンス向けのインタフェースを開発し、 新たな音楽表現の場を創出する、no new folk studioを仲間と共同設立しました。デザインやアートの領域を超えた多くの分野で話題の、光るスマートフットウェア「Orphe」についてプレゼンテーションしていただきます!

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Freedom of Movement

BY IAN WHITEHEAD
@ VOL 27 ON OCT 04, 2016

In Freedom of MovementIan Whitehead revisits his experience of touring with his old art rock band Souvaris and how this was made possible by the EU freedom of movement legislation that is now under threat.