Iannis Xenakis Symposium: Past, Present, and Future; Day 1 of 3

Thursday, January 28, 2010

The first public event in which the newly founded Xenakis Project of the Americas (XPA) is participating: a three-day symposium, with a recital or two thrown in for good measure, about the work and legacy of composer and engineer Iannis Xenakis in the new world.

9:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Welcome Remarks
Sharon Kanach and Carl Skelton

10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Joel Chadabe
The Evolution of Xenakis’ Models of Complexity in Relation to Electronic Technology

10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Peter Kirn
Cosmic Cities and Interactive Polytopes, Realized: Musical Structure in Three Dimensions

11:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Myles W. Jackson
Scientific Instruments to Musical Instruments: The Tuning Fork, Metronome, and Siren

11:30 - 11:45 a.m.
Coffee Break

11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Arthur Kampela
Micro-metric Rhythms and Noises: Emanations Form the Stochastic Cloud Presentation and Performance

12:15 - 12:45 p.m.
Victoria Meyers
Birdsong

12:45 - 1:00 p.m.
Q & A Session
Moderated by Sharon Kanach

1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Lunch Break

2:30 - 3:00 p.m.
James Harley
Kraanerg: A History

3:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Thanos Economou and Thomas Grasl
Spatial Sieves

3:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Elizabeth Hoffman
Ideas of Social Architecture in Xenakis' Evryali

4:00 - 4:15 p.m.
Coffee Break

4:15 - 4:45 p.m.
Brian Kane
Xenakis: The First Composer of Biopolitics?

4:45 - 5:15 p.m.
Raphael Mostel
The Music of Architecture and the Architecture of Music

5:15 - 6:00 p.m.
Q & A Session
Moderated by Sharon Kanach