Date: 2-13-2015
Time: 1:00 PM
UNT College of Music - Rm. 1001 - MEIT

The Initiative for Advanced Research in Technology and the Arts presents the iARTA in-House Symposium featuring a wide spectrum of mini-lectures and demonstrations of Art and Technology from across the University of North Texas campus. Presenters include faculty and grad students from Music, Visual Art, Dance, Physics, Engineering and more.​

1:00 PM

David Stout : iARTA Professor - Music Composition / Studio Art – New Media

1:15 PM
From Here to Here: Spatial Negotiations Between the Live and Virtual Body

Dr. Mary Lynn Babcock : Associate Professor – Dept. of Dance and Theatre

1:45 PM
Physical Modeling and Multi-Channel Audio DSP Tools

Dr. Jon Nelson : Professor - Music Composition

2:15 PM
Music, Electronic Art, and Lacanian Psychoanalysis

Dr. David Schwarz : Associate Professor - Music Theory

2:45 PM
Trending Virtual Reality Technologies

Stephen Lucas : PhD Candidate - Music Composition

3:15 PM
Retro-Futuristic Technology – modular video synthesis at Denton’s LZX Industries

Liz Larsen : UNT staff media programmer & CEO / CCO of LZX Industries

3:45 PM
MaterialsSoundMusic – The visualization & sonification of elemental interactions and material properties

Dr. Marco Buongiorno Nardelli : Distinguished Research Professor - Physics

4:15 PM
Techniques and Technologies in Sense – compositional methods for work involving sonic immersion and development of a six-channel tactile transducers system

Dr. Panayiotis Kokoras : Assistant Professor - Music Composition

4:45 PM
Development of the Mi World PCS portable server, personal cloud, and streaming media mini computer

Dr. Shengli Fu : Assistant Professor - Electrical Engineering
Dan Talbott : Operations at Myth Innovations, Inc.

Download the full schedule with abstracts
Date: 10-1-2014
Time: 8:00 PM

The annual festival/conference of the International Conferderation of Electroacoustic Music (CIME/ICEM) 2014, featuring iARTA participants Panayiotis Kokoras, Andrew May and Jon Nelson, will be held at the University of North Texas College of Music Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia (CEMI). The conference will focus on the topic of acousmatic music in the age of the internet. The conference will feature afternoon presentations (papers, studio reports, panel discussions, seminars, and/or workshops) and evening concerts. The concerts will take place in Voertman Hall and in the Merrill Ellis Intermedia Theater (MEIT) and will feature music, video, and installations on topics as diverse as the following:

  • What is the future of acousmatic music within the context of new and emerging technologies?
  • How do the internet and new technologies impact the production and dissemination of acousmatic art?
  • Do new technologies create new modes of listening?

Both concert spaces feature immersive surround sound systems with more than 16 channels of audio and theatrical lighting systems. The MEIT also features 270-degree wraparound video projection screens. Installations will be presented in various locations within the college, including the CEMI studios.

For a complete program of the events of the festival, go here:

Date: 10-1-2014
Time: 5:30 PM
UNT College of Visual Arts and Design, ART building room #233

Tactical Robotics Symposium: Latin America Media Art at the Intersection of Pedagogy

The public lecture & Round Table Discussion will take place on Wednesday, October 1st in Room 223 from 5:30-8:30 PM.Guest speakers include internationally known artist/scholars Arcángel Constantini (México); Gustavo Crembil (Argentina/US), Guto Nóbrega (Brazil) and Mariela Yeregui (Argentina).