CUTE 2017 - Chaire Fracqui 2016 - 2017 - Invitation

CUTE is a yearly masterclass series on culture and technology, organized by Numediart, the UMONS research Institute for creative technologies. The masterclass, designed as several “hands-on” workshops, aims at bringing together a panel of world-renowned experts in various high-tech fields and getting them to meet all kinds of audiences (research, arts, industry). For 2017 we are pleased to welcome Prof. Marcelo Wanderley from Schulich School of Music (Mc Gill University) for 5 Francqui Chair lessons.


Inaugural lecture - 5 October, 6 - 8 pm 

"Easier Said than Done”- On more than Two Decades of Applied Multidisciplinary Research Across Engineering, Science and Music

Other lessons 

6 October, 6 - 8 pm 
Human-Computer Interaction and Computer Music: Similarities, Differences and Opportunities for Cross-Fertilization

10 October, 6 - 8 pm 
Digital Musical Instruments: Design of and Performance with New Interfaces for Musical Expression

11 October, 6 - 8 pm 

Analysis of Performer Movements: Techniques and Applications 

12 October, 6 - 8 pm 
Creating Large-Scale Infrastructures for Multidisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology: The Case of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology, CIRMMT/McGill University


Marcelo Wanderley Biography

Marcelo Mortensen Wanderley holds a Ph.D. degree from the Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI), France, on acoustics, signal processing, and computer science applied to music. His main research interests include gestural control of sound synthesis, input device design and evaluation, and the use of sensors and actuators in digital musical instruments. Dr. Wanderley has chaired 2003 International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression and co-authored the textbook “New Digital Musical Instruments: Control and Interaction Beyond the Keyboard”, A-R Editions. He is currently International Chair at INRIA Lille, France and Professor of Music Technology at the Schulich School of Music, McGill University, where he is a member of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology (CIRMMT).

Francqui Chair 
The Francqui foundation attributes every year his Francqui Chairs to Belgian universities wich allows them to invite professors from other institutions. The Francqui Chair covers ten hours of courses, including the inaugural lesson.