Musebots

Musebots

Musebots (musical robots) are algorithmic software agents that generate or process music. Typically a network of musebots form an ensemble and communicate via OSC (Open Sound Control) messages. Humans can also participate in musebot ensembles as performers or controllers. I’ve

Sculptural Sonic Agents

Sculptural Sonic Agents

This project, undertaken in conjunction with John Ferguson, includes a series of interactive installations that explores interactions between and with sonic sculptural agents. These electronic musical ‘agents’ are bespoke handmade electronic instruments that comprise artificial listening and sound generating capabilities. They

Generations

Generations

The Generations series of works uses the Evol algorithmic music system that transforms captured performance fragments over time. The fragments are iteratively transformed over time creating an evolving motif that gradually drifts away from the original to take on new charractersitics. The

Ripples

Ripples

Ripples is a duet for musician and machine. This work is composed by and with software developed by Andrew R. Brown where the human performance initiates a cascade of generated responses from the computer software system. The work emphasises chordal

Tile Town

Tile Town

Tile Town (2015) – A generative audio visual work by Andrew R. Brown. Tile Town is a real-time generative audio visual work that explores computational processes as a design prompt. The project builds a contemplative commentary on competing town planning

Publications

Publications

Versions of selected publications are available in electronic form at Griffith ePrints and QUT ePrints. Books Brown, A. R. 2015. Music Technology and Education: Amplifying Musicality (2nd Edition). New York: Routledge. Manaris, B. and Brown A. R. (Ed.) 2014. Making

Touching Form

Touching Form

Danny Della-Bosca – PhD The project explores what it means to touch complexity; to experience through any sense the aesthetics of object surface structure. It seeks to create art that extends and deepens the audience’s aesthetic engagement with form by

Smart Music Research

Smart Music Research

This project developed psychology-inspired techniques for algorithmic generation of music. The project was funded by an Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery grant. It included statistical analysis of musical score data to ascertain the validity of perceptual theories of implication, prediction,

Connections

Connections

Connections is a generative audiovisual work developed in the Impromptu environment and exhibited as part of the [d]Generate exhibition of digital generative art at the Gympie Regional Gallery from June – August 2013. Connections is a generative audiovisual work that

Untouched

Untouched

“Untouched” is a work of computer animation and sound created by Daniel Della-Bosca, Scott Roberts and Andrew Brown. The work was shown as part of the Compression exhibition at the Icebox gallery of the Crane Arts centre in Philadelphia, USA,