Overlap + Swissnex - Apr 24 2009

Overlap + swissnex + You collab at QB1 Robot premiere

Overlap is pleased to announce a new collaboration with swissnex San Francisco and YOU.

On April 24th swissnex is unveiling the QB1, a robot that alters the fundamentals of human-machine interaction. To celebrate the occasion, and kick-off a new relationship with swissnex, I will be dj’ing two short sets, and the Overlap.org max/msp freaks (= me, louis, barry) will be unveiling our own generative system of music. The goal is to fill the event space with beautiful ambient sounds via systems of constrained indeterminacy. This system will process and morph and resynthesize MIDI files that are submitted to Overlap.org by YOU (yay!).

If you’d like to submit, here are the guidelines for Overlap Music Bot submissions:

  1. All MIDI files must be in the key of Amaj, D#maj, or F#minor.
  2. Submission must be made through overlap.org. > sign-in and make a post with a link to your MIDI file(s).
  3. No limit to the # of files you wish to submit.
  4. Credits to all artists involved will be announced at the event and follow-up posts about the QB1 event (more below).

swissnex premiers QB1: Staring At You

Program:

7:00 pmDoors open, networking reception. Christopher Willits DJ set

7:30 pmConference talk by Frédéric Kaplan and Martino d’Esposito

8:00 pmReception and QB1 demonstration setting – sound environment by Overlap.org

10:00 pmChristopher Willits DJ set

10:30 pmDoors close

Location:

730 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94111

Free Event, but please register at:

http://www.swissnexsanfrancisco.org/activities/events/QB1_robot