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Speakers and Artists

The final conference program is detailed below. Please refer to the pricing page for cost details.

1 Dec. 1999
2 Dec. 1999
3 Dec. 1999
4 Dec. 1999
8:30 – 9:00 Registration Registration Registration  
9:00 – 9:30 Welcoming address Refreshments Refreshments Workshop 1: Generative Music
9:30 – 10:30 Keynote 1:
Alistair Riddell: Data Culture Generation
Keynote 2:
Kurt Fleischer:Who's Driving? Control Issues for Generative Media
Keynote 3:
James McCartney: Designing SuperCollider – a real-time audio synthesis language.
10:30 – 11:00 Morning Break / Refreshments Morning Break / Refreshments Morning Break / Refreshments
11:00 – 12:40

Chair: James McCartney

Agostino Di Scipio: Iterated Nonlinear Functions as a Sound Generating Engine.

Palle Dahlstedt & Mats G. Nordahl: Living Melodies

Claire Laronde: Artist Talk

Chair: Troy Innocent

John Dann: HyperJulia Pictures

Steven Rooke: Artist Talk

Alan Dorin: Classification of Physical Processes for Virtual-Kinetic Art

Chair: Jon McCormack

Sang-Hyun Seo, Seung-Taek Ryoo & Kyung-Hyun Yoon: Multilevel Tree Generation Using Environmentally Sensitive L-Systems

Shigeru Kuriyama & Toyohisa Kaneko: Morphogenic Synthesis of Free-Form Shapes

Andrew Bulhak: Evolving Automata for Dynamic Re-arrangement of Sampled Rhythm Loops

12:40 – 14:00 Lunch Lunch Lunch
14:00 – 15:30

Chair: David Worrall

Damien Everett: Intellegent Music Performance Systems (Technical Sketch)

Paul Lyons & Yiding Zhang: ACCOMPANIST and TRAINEE

Chair: Darren Tofts

Mitchell Whitelaw: The Abstract Organism: Towards a Prehistory for A-life Art

Paul Brown: Stepping Stones in the Mist

Dean Bruton: Images within Images: Computational Generative Imagery using a Contingent Sense of Grammar


Chair: Paul Brown

David Worrall: Composition as Revelation

Cass & Luke Wigley: PAL9000 and the Babbler Engine

Workshop 2: Generative Animation
15:30 – 16:00 Afternoon Break / Refreshments Afternoon Break / Refreshments Afternoon Break / Refreshments
16:00 – 17:30

Chair: Alan Dorin

Ian Whalley: Thematic Juxtaposition and Resolution in Computer Music:a system dynamics model.

Warren Burt: Artist Talk

David Chesworth: Artist Talk

Chair: Jon McCormack

Troy Innocent: The Language of Iconica

Panel: Novel Futures: Evolution as Process

Kurt Fleischer
Mitchell Whitelaw

Steven Rooke

Chair: Alistair Riddell

Panel: Nomadic Sound – Strategies for Composition

Steve Law
Warren Burt
Sonia Leber

Palle Dahlstedt

Plenary Session: Second Iteration, December 2000.


Exhibition Opening Event @ Conference Venue 6 – 7pm.

Video Program Screening: 7 – 8pm

Conference Dinner, 8pm – 11pm

Wrap-up drinks: 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Music / Performance Program: 7:30 – 9:00pm