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      Interactive Visual Music

      Proceedings of EVA London 2019 (EVA 2019)
      Electronic Visualisation and the Arts
      8 - 11 July 2019
      Visual music, Animation, Human traces, Light, Interactive, Embodied, Installation


            How can Visual Music be composed and presented in such an engaging way that it will turn spectators into participants? How to connect a youthful, twenty-first century audience who are keen to update their Instagram story with Visual Music? Visual Music is an art form, which is “an equal and meaningful synthesis of the visible and audible” (Lund & Lund 2009, p.149) and “is typically non-narrative and non-representational” (Evans 2005, p.11). Visual Music is often presented as cinema. Cinema audiences are generally considered to be passive spectators, whose “reactions are pre-programmed by the director, crew, cast and writer” (Mackintosh 2003, p.2). This paper highlights the nexus between, to use McCall’s (2004) terms ‘the cinematic, the sculptural and the pictorial’, with a focus on creating interactive Visual Music installations.


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            July 2019
            July 2019
            : 302-309
            [0001]University of Greenwich

            Stockwell Street, London,

            SE10 9LS, UK
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            Proceedings of EVA London 2019
            EVA 2019
            London, UK
            8 - 11 July 2019
            Electronic Workshops in Computing (eWiC)
            Electronic Visualisation and the Arts
            Product Information: 1477-9358BCS Learning & Development
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            Electronic Workshops in Computing

            Applied computer science,Computer science,Security & Cryptology,Graphics & Multimedia design,General computer science,Human-computer-interaction
            Installation,Light,Human traces,Visual music,Animation,Embodied,Interactive


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