Music without Walls? Music without Instruments?
Leicester, June 2001
CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PROPOSALS Music without Walls? Music without Instruments? We invite you to participate in this international conference concerning music, technology and innovation in tomorrow's world 21 - 23 June 2001 De Montfort University, Leicester, United Kingdom This three-day conference will include papers, musical events, installations, listening posts, internet stations for interactive music-making, round tables and a plenary session. Hosted by the Music, Technology and Innovation Research Group, this conference investigates both the practical and theoretical aspects of future music-making. Digital music is now more common than acoustic music. Where is this taking us? What forms will musical creativity take tomorrow? There will be a conference proceedings. Selected papers will be published in Vol. 6/2 of Organised Sound. The conference co-ordinators are Leigh Landy and Andrew Hugill. You are invited to submit papers, installations, lecture-demonstrations, pieces and other appropriate submissions. Areas of interest include: * Music, technology and innovation * Market segmentation * New musical instruments, venues, composition and performance protocols * Alternative presentation and distribution opportunities * Soundscape composition and other new forms of sonic art * And, of course, your choice ... We are expecting participants, real and virtual, from around the globe. These will include musicians and music scholars, visionaries, developers, and community artists working in cyberspace or a site near you - or any combination of the above. Enquiries/Submissions should be sent to: email@example.com or Prof. Leigh Landy Music. Technology and Innovation Research Group Clephan Building De Montfort University Leicester LE1 9BH United Kingdom Submission instructions Authors are invited to submit one electronic copy or one typewritten copy of their abstract(s) before 15 January 2001. Each abstract should be in a typeface no less than 10 point character size, should be no more than 250 words in length and should emphasise the area(s) of focus. The submissions will be subjected to a process of peer review. Paper proposals should include appropriate remarks concerning contextualisation. In all cases, beyond the abstract, a list of equipment desires must be added (that is, equipment the hosts are requested to supply). Submissions made in electronic form must be compatible with Microsoft Word and should include the information requested in the right hand column of this page. A submission form can be found at out website. All proposals should include the following information: Proposer's details Surname: First name: Name of organisation: Job title: Preferred mailing address: Postcode: Country: Telephone (daytime): Fax: Email: Home page: Type of proposal: Conference Web Site: http://www.cta.dmu.ac.uk/mtirg/nowalls/ Important dates/schedule 15 January 2001 - Deadline for proposal submissions 15 February 2001 - Notification of acceptance to be sent 1 May 2001 - Camera-ready versions required The core members of the Music, Technology and Innovation Research Group are: Andrew Hugill Leigh Landy (Director) John Richards Howard Skempton (Visiting Professor) Barry Truax (Visiting Professor) John Young