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Critical Perspectives on AI/ML in Musical Interfaces

05:00 – 6:00; 13:00 – 14:00 and 21:00 – 22:00 (GMT+1)
The aim of this workshop is to map out ML-related critical and theoretical perspectives in NIME. We want to develop a research network to analyse the roles that AI/ML already plays at NIME and where it may play a role in future…[more]

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NIME Publications Workshop

09:00 – 10:00; 17:00 – 18:00 (GMT+1)
How can we develop an open, future-oriented, multimedia-rich, and institutionally recognised publication ecosystem for NIME practitioners and researchers? …

Building a live streaming platform as an instrument, experience and pastime

10:00 – 11:30 (GMT+1)
The Internet is still a new technology. In its constant state of evolution and improvement, it will remain new for many generations. This trait inspires continuous innovation and invention…

Human-Sound Interaction

10:00 – 13:00 (GMT+1)
The design of interactions with sound and audio processes is a seminal activity in the creation of a performance, installation, a virtual sound environment, or interface for musical expression…

(FULL UP) Using Machine Learning to Build Musical Instruments in the Browser with MIMIC

10:00 – 13:00 (GMT+1)
Interactive Machine Learning is a great approach for building interactive systems, including new musical instruments. In this workshop, participants will be guided through the use of machine learning to map an input…

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Feedback Musicianship

14:00 – 19:30 (GMT+1)
Workshop Aim: Exchange and generation of strategies, concepts and practices of feedback musicianship – building community, new musical collaborations…

(FULL UP) SuperCollider @NIME2020

14:00 – 16:00 (GMT +1)
For the workshop we will use the SuperCollider (open source) programming language, a sound synthesis environment that is used for the development of music software and interactive applications…

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(FULL UP) 10,000 Musical Instruments for a Semi-connected World

14:00 – 16:00 (GMT+1)
The 10,000 Instruments workshop aims to cheer up social distancing through some playful interactions. We invite the NIME community to dive in an online gathering to collaborativelly sketch as many instrument ideas as possible…

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16:00 – 18:00 BST
In this workshop you’ll be walking through the process of writing a simple synthesiser using the SOUL platform. This will cover the basics of how SOUL works and the tools available for using it…

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(FULL UP) Creating Networked Circuit-Bent NIMEs with Bendit_I/O

18:00 – 22:00 (GMT+1)
Bendit_I/O is a system that allows for wireless, networked performance of circuit-bent devices. We will introduce the Bendit_I/O framework…

(FULL UP) Crafting Sound Workshop: Accessible Interfaces for Education and Creation

20:00 – 21:00 (GMT+1)
Over the past decade e-textiles and paper-circuits have gained significant traction in the modern maker movement. These hybrid technologies blend electronics, coding, and contemporary fabrication processes…

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(FULL UP) One Switch to Rule Them All – Hacking Access Switches and Exploring Issues in Inclusive Music Making

18:00 – 21:00 (GMT+1)
This workshop focuses on issues surrounding the design of Accessible Digital Musical Instruments (ADMIs). Through discussion and a practical activity, we explore the technical, social and political challenges…

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(FULL UP) Crowd-driven Music: Interactive and Generative Approaches using Machine Vision and Manhattan

19:00 – 21:00 (GMT+1)
This workshop offers a practical opportunity to code mappings from chaotic crowds to structured music using Manhattan (, an end-user programming environment and music editor…

(FULL UP) Workshop on Spontaneous Networked Jamming with Bf-Pd and Bf-Web

19:00 – 21:00 (GMT+1)
In this experiential workshop we present bf-pd and bf-web, software which allows non-co-located musicians to make connections and share data between instruments in real-time…

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