MTI^2 - Institute for Sonic Creativity: a centre with a vision (and a CMMAS partner) - Leigh Landy
(Holanda- Reino Unido)
In this talk, the MTI^2 Institute will be presented as a unique centre in the sonic arts possessing a global vision focusing on the combination of creative production, scholarly research and extensive outreach. It also celebrates its international collaborations, not least with CMMAS. The institute will be presented from a variety of angles to frame the other contributions (talks and works) presented at the festival and will attempt to demonstrate a vision of openness and an attitude of looking forward.
Leigh Landy (www.llandy.dmu.ac.uk) where he directs the Music, Technology and Innovation – Institute for Sonic Creativity (MTI2) at De Montfort University (Leicester, UK). His focus is divided between creative and musicological work. His compositions, many of which are sample-based, include several for video, dance and theatre and have been performed around the globe. His publications focus primarily on the studies of electroacoustic music. He is editor of “Organised Sound” (Cambridge University Press) and author of eight books including “What’s the Matter with Today’s Experimental Music?”, “Understanding the Art of Sound Organization” and “The Music of Sounds”. He is currently completing two books, “On the Music of Sounds and the Music of Things” with John Richards and “Experiencing Organised Sounds”. He directs the ElectroAcoustic Resource Site (EARS) projects and is a founding director of the Electroacoustic Music Studies Network (EMS).