Tuesday, April 07, 2009

OpenLab 5

Openlab are providing a day of workshops & presentations about opensource software, and performances in the evening at Cafe OTO, Dalston. There is a venerable lineup of OpenLab members providing some in depth knowledge during the day and some great performances at night. The preliminary line up goes like this:

DAY: Workshops & Presentations : 12-5pm (free entry).


  • Arduino + PD (Ryan Jordan) : Using Aurdrino and PureData
  • SC + Processing (Daniel Jones) : Using Supercollider with Processing
  • Pd/Gem + ergates (Chris McCormick) : PureData audiovisual software
  • Groworld (Dave Griffiths) : Permaculture meets online games via guerilla gardening (http://www.pawfal.org/dave/index.cgi?Projects/Groworld)
  • Processing/Java/Eclipse/JOGL/GLSL(Rob Munro) : Techniquies for using Processsing with the Eclipse IDE.(http://robmunro.net/video)
  • Din (S Jagannathan) (http://code.google.com/p/din), Boxar (http://www.poojyum.com/boxar) : A free software musical instrument for performing indian classical music live (but not just)


  • Fluxus (Dave Griffiths) : (free, 1-2hrs, max 10) The venerable OpenGL/scheme environment. (http://www.pawfal.org/dave/index.cgi?Projects/Fluxus)
  • APODIO (Julien Ottavi) : (1hrs, max 20) Gnu/Linux multimedia distribution LiveDVD
  • Introducing Processing for Visual Artists (Evan Raskob) : (£10, 2hrs, max 20)

    NIGHT: Performances : 7:30pm-12:30am (£5 entry) - doors 7pm

  • dskg - Uses circuit bended machines altogether with open sources (http://www.myspace.com/dskg)
  • Jeremah - pixelated landscapes of techno beats, music box melodies and processed street noise (http://www.jeremah.co.uk/)
  • Rob Munro - audiovisual work exploring the world between (http://robmunro.net/video)
  • TheNoiser - The Noiser use noise as musicality, combined to an approaches of programmatic composition (http://www.noiser.org)
  • PixelPusher - video and sound pieces; interactive art including new musical instruments (http://pixelist.info/)
  • Ryan Jordan - Body-sensor-noise-strobe-hypnosis (http://ryanjordan.org/)
  • Daniel Jones - generative audio-visual works (http://www.erase.net)
  • S Jagannathan - a free software musical instrument for performing indian classical music live (but not just) (http://code.google.com/p/din)
  • Robert Atwood - experiments with the sound created by feedback (http://variseq.nongnu.org/)
  • Chris McCormick - uses Free Software to make bleepy crunchy music (http://mccormick.cx)

    see you there …
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