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[CHI2015] – Deformable Interfaces for Performing music

Written by Brandon Yeup Hur on April 16, 2015

We investigate how musicians use deformable interfaces to perform electronic music. We invited musicians to three workshops, where they explored 10 deformable objects and generated ideas on how to use these objects to perform music. Based on the results from the workshops, we implemented sensors in the five preferred objects and programmed them for controlling sounds. Next, we ran a performance study where six musicians performed music with these objects at their studios.

Giovanni Maria Troiano, Esben Warming Pedersen, Kasper Hornbæk.
Deformable Interfaces for Performing Music, In. Proc. CHI’15.