School of Art Design and Art History

Data Driven Music

Artist Lecture: Jon Bellona

Jon Bellona graduated from the University of Oregon with a master's degree in Intermedia Technology. He currently performs with Harmonic Laboratory, a harmonic collective that emphasizes cross-medium collaboration.
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SUMMARY: Jon Bellona of Harmonic Laboratory will be discussing the transformation of data, such as Twitter feeds, into music.

Artist Lecture: “Data Driven Music”
SPEAKER: Jon Bellona of Harmonic Laboratory
WHEN: THURS, Oct 6th, 6:00-7:30PM
WHERE: Duke Hall Gallery

Data Driven Music is a term to describe methods and processes of data mapping for musical application. The talk will present topics surrounding data and composition and will discuss various artworks, including the artist's own work transforming data into music (e.g. Twitter feeds, video game controllers, and body sensors). The talk will be followed by a tour of Harmonic Laboratory's data-driven works in Duke Gallery.  The exhibit can be seen Mon-Fri, 10AM-5PM until Oct. 14th.

The general public (those not currently enrolled at, compensated by, or employed as an affiliate of JMU), may pick up parking permits for the event at the Duke Hall Gallery reception desk.  Guests may not park in specialty spaces such as Service Vehicle spaces, handicap spaces without proper permit, or expired timed spaces.  A parking map can be located here:

Published: Monday, September 26, 2016

Last Updated: Monday, September 26, 2016

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