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Sunday, June 3 • 10:30pm - 11:59pm
Music Piece 2.3

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Language Embodiment ¿?
by Esteban Betancur & Jack Armitage

Each word has an unique existence, its own semantic relation in a specific context, its particular sound (sound in time) and its graphic structure (strokes on a support). It is possible to construct a programming language where the syntactic-semantic relationship can be subverted to transform the language itself into a poetic entity, not only expressive by its capacity to generate (poiesis) computational organisms, but also by its sonority, rhythm and form.  Another possibility is to adapt the language (of programming) to a particular context (geographical, cultural, artistic) allowing the use of words in different languages ... the code stops being an imposition (or a colonization) and starts to be an inclusion and an opening.

Artists
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Esteban Betancur

Professor, ITM Medellin
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Jack Armitage

PhD student, Augmented Instruments Lab, C4DM, QMUL
Jack Armitage is a PhD student in the Augmented Instruments Lab, Centre for Digital Music, Queen Mary University of London. His topic is on supporting craft in digital musical instrument design, supervised by Dr. Andrew McPherson.


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