Posted on Thursday 5 March 2020
PERSONA is an R&D project which brings together three of Yorkshire’s most exciting small digital enterprises - York Mediale, Viridian FX and KMA - with one of the UK’s most vital contemporary voices in Electronic Music - Gazelle Twin and researchers Dr Jez Wells and Ben Eyes at the University of York, Music Department.
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For the third time in four years, a new work by Department of Music Senior Lecturer Martin Suckling has been shortlisted for the Scottish Awards for New Music.
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Win a prize of £100 and the opportunity to meet composer, performer, and software entrepreneur Rebekah Wilson
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Stef Conner and Patrick Jones saw off nationwide competition to be two of six composers nominated for the scheme.
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Posted on 5 March 2020
PERSONA is an R&D project which brings together three of Yorkshire’s most exciting small digital
enterprises - York Mediale, Viridian FX and KMA - with one of the UK’s most vital contemporary voices in
Electronic Music - Gazelle Twin and researchers Dr Jez Wells and Ben Eyes at the University of York, Music Department.
Through a series of intensive residencies GT will experiment and extend her work across film, FX, theatre, immersive and spatial sound.
The resulting live and digital output will be premiered at York Mediale (Oct 2020), before further live touring.
Beyond the groundbreaking live/digital artistic outputs, the collaboration will pose the following research
challenges and questions around:
● Narrative storytelling, digital identity & image making in live environments: how can mixed media and
immersive storytelling increase the reach and impact of performance?
● Possibilities of live ‘performance’ where the artist is not present: in line with UoY Athena Swan action
plan / and sector-wide initiatives like PRS Keychange, how can this R&D collaboration help address
gender inequality in performing arts/creative industries?
● Exploration of the role of spatial and immersive sound contemporary music performance, live and on
screen: in a fast evolving cultural landscape, how can immersive technologies be harnessed and by
a leading experimental performance artist to create innovative and viable products, services and