Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts and Communications

School of Music

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Joanne Armitage

PhD Candidate

Lab 1, ICSRiM

BSc

Research interests in technology enhanced performance and interactions.

Live coder, improviser, composer and synthesist.

Research Interests

  • HCI
  • Haptics
  • Live Coding
  • Computer Music
  • Physical Computing
  • Sound Synthesis
  • Composition

Teaching

MUSS2820 Music in Practice

ELEC3810 Music, Multimedia and Electronics Project

Responsibilities

Teaching Assistant in Music Technology, School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Raising Aspirations Program Coordinator (School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering)

PGR Student Representative (2012-13)

Research Projects & Grants

Grants, Awards and Prizes

Music and Letters Award, Oxford Journals (July 2014)

Best Paper Prize (PhD), Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research, Plymouth (2015)

Sound and Music, Francis Chagrin Award (May 2014)

University Research Scholarship, University of Leeds (2012-15)

Best Paper Prize, Electronic Visualisation and the Arts, British Computer Society, London (2012)

Research Projects

Musical Chair (April 2014 – present)

Silent Metronome (February 2014 – present)

Colour of Music, Sage Gateshead, Newcastle (July 2013)

mConduct (September 2012 – September 2013)

Research Centres & Groups

Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Research in Music (ICSRiM)

External Appointments

Organising Committee, Electronic Visualisation and the Arts, British Computer Society, London (2015)

Workshop and Special Events Chair, 1st International Conference on Live Coding, ICLC (2015)

Chair, ICSRiM Student Conference on Music, Multimedia and Electronics, iscMME (2012)

Professional Practice

Book Chapters

Armitage, J. and Ng, K. (in press). mConduct: A multi-sensor interface for the capture and analysis of conducting gesture. In: J. Bowen, S. Keene, & K. Ng (Eds.), Electronic Visualisation in Arts and Culture. London: Springer.

Conference Proceedings

Bakanas, P., Armitage, J., Balmer, J., Halpin, P., Hudspeth, K., & Ng, K. (2012). mConduct: Gesture Transmission and Reconstruction for Distributed Performance. In P. Nesi & R. Santucci (Eds.), International Conference on Information Technologies for Performing Arts, Media Access and Entertainment (pp. 107-112). Florence: Firenze University Press.

Armitage, J., Bakanas, P., Balmer, J., Halpin, P., Hudspeth, K., & Ng, K. (2012). mConduct: A Multi-Sensor Interface for the Capture and Analysis of Conducting Gesture. In S. Dunn, J. P. Bowen & K. Ng (Eds.), International Conference of Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (pp. 229-236). London: BCS.

Armitage, J., Bakanas, P., Balmer, J., Halpin, P., Hudspeth, K., & Ng, K. (2012). mConduct: Transcending Domains and Distributed Performance. In M. Marolt, M. Kaltenbrunner & M. Ciglar (Eds.), International Computer Music Conference (pp. 204-211). Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/2027/spo.bbp2372.2012.038.

Armitage, J. & Ng, K. (in press). Augmented Opera Performance. In P. Nesi & R. Santucci (Eds.), International Conference on Information Technologies for Performing Arts, Media Access and Entertainment, LNCS, Porto, Portugal.

Ng, K., Armitage, J. & McLean, A. (2013). The Colour of Music: Transdomain mapping of sound. The International Colour Association, Newcastle, United Kingdom.

Armitage, J. & Ng, K. (2013). Multimodal Music Composition. International Conference of Electronic Visualisation and the Arts, London, United Kingdom.

Posters

Armitage, J., Halpin, P., & Ng, K. (2012) Augmented Drum: Gestural control and precision in percussion practice, Live Interfaces: Performance, Art, Music, 7th-8th September, ICSRiM, School of Music, University of Leeds.

Armitage, J. (2013) Composing for Vibrations: Haptic stimulation in art music, PVAC and Arts Poster Conference, 17th October, Parkinson Court, University of Leeds.

Performances

Transcending Domains, Ljubljana, Slovenia (2012)

 

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