[ 16. März 2016 ]

CALL – 3DMIN Call For Contribution

Subject: 3DMIN Call For Contribution

From: Martin Supper


Symposium on Design, Development, and Dissemination of New Musical


Call for Contributions

On behalf of the Organising Committee, we would like to invite you to be

part of the International Symposium on Design, Development, and

Dissemination of New Musical Instruments (3DMIN) taking place at the

Designtransfer Berlin (Einsteinufer 43, 10587 Berlin) on October 14th

and 15th, 2016.

We invite submissions of contributions in the following categories:

Spoken Presentation:

20 minutes plenum presentation plus 5 minutes Q&A

Artistic Performance:

up to 30 minutes concert performance plus 10 minutes. short paper

presentation (optional)

Poster Presentation/ Technical Demonstration:

5 minutes plenum presentation plus poster session


The symposium aims to take a closer look at the many different

identities and forms of contemporary musical instruments from a broad

range of disciplines, thereby contributing to a better understanding of

the conditions of instrumentality in the digital age. Contributions from

the following disciplines and related fields are welcome:

product and interaction design

performance and instrument design in/as contemporary artistic practice

systematic musicology and music psychology

organology and cultural history of musical instruments

music technology

Topics may relate to, but are not limited to the following issues:

Contemporary controllers and instruments for musical expression

Controllers for collaborative performance

Motion, gesture, and music

Musical mapping strategies

Interaction design and software tools

Perceptual and cognitive issues of performers and audience

Musical performance analysis

Performance strategies and interaction with generative algorithms

Experiences with instruments in live performance and composition

Musicianship of new musical instruments

Historical studies in instrument design, stimulating ideas for future


Artistic, cultural, and social impact of contemporary musical instrument


Contemporary instruments in music education

Reports on student projects in the framework of contemporary

musical instrument related courses

Practice-based research approaches/methodologies/criticism

User studies/evaluations of contemporary musical instruments

Important Dates

Please submit a contribution title and abstract (max. 500 words,

relevant for new submissions only) by April 1st, 2016.

Please send all submissions to symposium.3dmin@ak.tu-berlin.de and

indicate what type of contribution you would like to make (spoken,

artistic, or poster presentation).

Organizing Commitee

Scientific co-chairs

Hauke Egermann (University of York)

Alexander Förstel (Technische Universität Berlin) Sarah-Indriyati

Hardjowirogo (Technische Universität Berlin) Marten Seedorf (Technische

Universität Berlin

Martin Supper (Berlin University of the Arts)

Andreas Pysiewicz (Berlin University of the Arts)

Stefan Weinzierl (Technische Universität Berlin)

Artistic co-chairs

Till Bovermann (Berlin University of the Arts)

Alberto de Campo (Berlin University of the Arts)

Dominik Hildebrand Marques Lopes (Berlin University of the Arts)

Amelie Hinrichsen (Berlin University of the Arts)

Andreas Pysiewicz (Technische Universität Berlin)

Martin Supper (Berlin University of the Arts)


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