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Friday 27th Apr - Friday 27th Apr
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
2018-04-27 13:00:00 2018-04-27 17:00:00 Europe/London #ALGORAVEASSEMBLY: LUNCHTIME CONCERT & DAYTIME SESSIONS University of Leeds, School of Music, Cavendish Road, Leeds, United Kingdom


University of Leeds, School of Music, Cavendish Road, Leeds, United Kingdom

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#AlgoraveAssembly is a day that brings together invited speakers and performers operating at the forefront of the Algorave scene - panel discussion, live coding masterclasses for local Year 12 students, and Concert Hall performance and keynotes will showcase the latest developments in this emerging form of musical practice.


13:00-13:50 University of Leeds International Concert Series: OFFAL and The Yorkshire Programming Ensemble (TYPE)
OFFAL will perform using their bespoke live coding interface, Command Line, a system that enables performers to send each other high level musical instructions that are democratically voted in by all players. These instructions and their chat will be displayed on the Concert Hall’s giant 8m screen.
TYPE will use a shared text editor, Troop, which allows performers to write code together and collaboratively create an improvised piece of electronic music using the live coding environment, FoxDot

14.00-14:45 Live coding visuals seminar (Lecture Theatre 1): Coral Manton
An introduction to the visual elements of live coding, with an overview and analysis of techniques used

15:00-15:45 Keynote: Alex McLean
An introduction to live coding from the perspective of pattern - how patterns of repetition, symmetry, interference and glitch can be expressed and explored through code

16:00-16:45 Panel discussion and Q&A
A panel of coders and visualists will discuss themes around live coding, with an open floor for audience Q&A

With generous support from the Centre for Practice-Led Research in the Arts (CePRA) https://cepra.leeds.ac.uk/

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