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

Saturday, January 30, 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.

10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Curtis Roads
From Varèse to Xenakis, by Way of Gabor: A Research Overview

10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Eric Lewis
The Cosmic Alloy: Xenakis as Platonic Demiurge

11:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Brian Evans
Formalized (Visual) Music

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

11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Roger Reynolds
Documenting an Architectural Project

12:15 - 12:45 p.m.
Carl Skelton
Xenakis 2.0: A Next-Generation Xenakis Sequencer Interface

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

2:30 - 3:00 p.m.
R. Luke DuBois
Xenakis 2.0 Demonstration and Recital

3:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Charles Turner
Xenakis as Teacher

3:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Hans-Christoph Steiner
Solitude

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

4:15 - 4:45 p.m.
Stefan Smulovitz
Kenaxis

4:45 - 5:45 p.m.
Closing Panel Discussion: Future Legacies
Moderated by Frank Oteri

5:45 - 6:00 p.m.
Coffee Break

6:00 p.m.
Closing Concert: IX Plus Ultra with Luke DuBois and DJ SPOOKY
Old friends R. Luke DuBois and Paul Miller (aka DJ SPOOKY) will play a set each, offering their respective takes on the living legacy and potential of Xenakis in the Americas... and elsewhere.