Adriana Sa complete work


AUDIO-VISUAL RESEARCH

Research summary

Doctoral thesis

 

A Perceptual Approach to Audio-Visual Instrument Design, Composition and Performance. Goldsmiths, University of London, 2016

 

Editorial work

INTER-FACE: International Conference on Live Interfaces 2014 (ICLI 2014), ed. Adriana Sa, Miguel Carvalhais, Alex McLean, pub. Porto University, CECL & CESEM (NOVA University), MITPL (University of Sussex), 2015. ISBN 978-989-746-060-9

Adriana Sa, Joel Ryan, Edwin van der Heide, Atau Tanaka, Andrew McPherson, Thor Magnusson, Alex McLean, Miguel Carvalhais, Mick Gierson “Live Interfaces: Seeds of Debate”. Preface discussion, in INTER-FACE: International Conference on Live Interfaces 2014 (ICLI 2014), ed. Adriana Sa, Miguel Carvalhais, Alex McLean, pub. Porto University, CECL & CESEM (NOVA University), MITPL (University of Sussex), 2015. ISBN 978-989-746-060-9 .

Articles & chapters  

Designing Musical Expression. In XCoAX 2017 Proceedings

Adriana Sa, Baptiste Caramieux and Atau Tanaka. The Fungible Audio-Visual Mapping and its Experience. In Journal Of Science And Technology Of The Arts vol. 6 No. 1 (2014): 85-96.

Repurposing Video Game Software for Musical Expression: a perceptual approach. In Proceedings of New Interfaces for Musical Expression 2014 (London, 2014): 331-334.

Adriana Sa, Baptiste Caramieux and Atau Tanaka. A Study About Confounding Causation in Audio-Visual Mapping. In XCoAX 2014 Proceedings (Porto, 2014): 274-288.

Exploring Disparities Between Acoustic and Digital Sound. In Leonardo Transactions, vol. 48 No. 3 , MIT Press (2015): 280-281.

How an Audio-Visual Instrument Can Foster the Sonic Experience. In Live Visuals, eds. L. Aceti, S. Gibson, S. M. Arisona, O. Sahin, Leonardo Almanac vol. 19 No. 3, MIT Press (January 2013): 284-305.

Architecting the Audio-Visual to Modulate Rather Than Obfuscate The Sonic Experience. In International Conference on Live Interfaces 2012 (2012).

Conference organisation and related activities

Chair and producer of INTER-FACE, the 2nd ICLI - International conferencfe for Live Interfaces, Lisbon, November 19-23, 2014 - see complete program HERE

Steering committee member of ICLI - International conference on Live Interfaces 2018, University of Porto

Steering committee member of ICLI - International conference on Live Interfaces 2016, University of Sussex

Scientific committee member of XCoAX 2017, Lisbon, Portugal

Scientific committee member of Invisible Places 2017 - Sound, Urbanism and Sense of Place, Açores, Portugal

Submission reviewer for Leonardo Journal, MIT Press, 2017

Scientific committee member of ICMC-International Computer Music Conference 2016 , University of the Arts Utrecht, Netherlands

Scientific committee member of ICMC-International Computer Music Conference 2015, University of North Texas

Scientific committee member of ICLC-International Conference on Live Coding 2015, University of Leeds, UK

Scientific committee member of ICLC-International Conference on Live Coding 2016, University in Hamilton, Canada

Scientific committee member of Invisible Places 2014, Viseu, Portugal

Co-organizer (with Adam Parkinson and Atau Tanaka) of the symposium Real-time Visuals Workshop 2, Goldsmiths College, London 2013

Chair of Master Students Seminar (Term 3), Creative Computing, Goldsmtihs, University of London, June 5th 2014

Reviewer for CHI 2013, Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (submissions for installations)

Talks

Adriana Sa, “Designing Musical Expression ", at XCoAX 2017 , Lisbon, Portugal (July 6, 2017)

"Music, Interaction Design and Effort" , at Sonic Writing symposium, STEIM, 2016

“A Study About Confounding Causation in Audio-Visual Mapping", at XCoAX 2014 , Porto, Portugal (June 27, 2014).

“A Perceptual Approach to Instrument Design and Composition”, at Live Visuals for Performance, Gaming, Installation, and Electronic Environments / Closing Conference, Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle, UK ( January 24th, 2014).

Adriana Sa and John Klima, “Diverging Perspectives on Music with Video Game Technologies”, at Live Visuals for Performance, Gaming, Installation, and Electronic Environments / Workshop I, Northumbria University, UK (February 26th, 2013).

“Architecting the Audio-Visual to Modulate Rather Than Obfuscate The Sonic Experience”, at International Conference on Live Interfaces (ICLI), Interdisciplinary Centre for Scientific Research in Music (ICSRiM), University of Leeds, UK (September 7th, 2012).

“Perception, Attention and Intensity in Performance”, Ciclo de Conversas, Engineering Faculty, University of Coimbra, Portugal (April 10th, 1912)

 

 

Research outputs
Theoretical work:
Creative principles
Parametric model
Parametric representation
Practical work:
Practice summary
AG#1
Arpeggio-Detuning
AG#2