My Vietnam Your Iraq

2010 IDAH Fellow Ron Osgood is developing an interactive documentary that will tell stories about the Vietnam War from both sides. More about Ron Osgood

Virtual Kumasi Central Market

Gracia Clark, a 2010 IDAH fellow, seeks to recreate the fieldwork experience by structuring the original materials interactively so that the visitors’ questions shape what they learn. Her project is titled, "Virtual Kumasi Central Market." More about Gracia Clark

Dolinsky at Intermedia

2009 IDAH Fellow Margaret Dolinsky participates in the Intermedia Festival,  a unique series of concerts and events presenting futuristic modes of live performance in the telematic and media arts. More about Margaret Dolinsky ...

John Gibson

John Gibson is Assistant Professor of Composition at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. His instrumental and electronic music has received performances by the London Sinfonietta, the Seattle Symphony, Speculum Musicae, and at numerous conferences and festivals, including Tanglewood, Marlboro, Bourges Synthèse, Brazilian Symposium on Computer Music, Third Practice, SEAMUS, and International Computer Music Conferences held in Beijing, Havana, Belfast, and Copenhagen.

Significant awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, and the Paul Jacobs Memorial Fund Commission from the Tanglewood Music Center. Recordings of his music appear on the Centaur and Everglade labels. He writes sound processing and synthesis software and has taught composition and computer music at the University of Virginia, Duke University, and the University of Louisville. He holds a Ph.D. in music from Princeton University.

His recent work seeks to present traditional acoustic instruments in a new light by transforming their sound in unexpected ways using his own custom software. The focus of his IDAH Fellowship work is the composition of music for laptop orchestra, in which multiple laptop performers collaborate by exchanging sound and information via a wireless network.

Images from Indianapolis Intermedia Festival, April 25, 2010

Image from Toronto Electroacoustic Symposium, August 8, 2009

 

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