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Jaroslaw Kapuscinski: Composing and performing audio-visually

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  • Seminar
When Dec 04, 2014
from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Where A832, New Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke St. West.
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A reception will be held after the talk in the same room (A832) from 4:00-5:00pm.


The arrival of digital technologies has empowered the convergence of aural and visual media onto a single canvas and encouraged single-authored works. As one of a growing number of composers who are part of this development I will present recent works and discuss issues related to their composition and performance. 

Keywords: intermedia, synchresis, metaphor, counterpoint, collaboration, OpenEndedGroup, Antescofo



Jaroslaw Kapuscinski PhotoJarosław Kapuściński is an intermedia composer and pianist whose work has been presented among others at New York MOMA; ZKMin Karlsruhe; Centre Pompidou in Paris; and Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid. He has received awards at the UNESCO Film sur l'Art festival in Paris, VideoArt Festival Locarno, and FNCNM in Montréal. He was first trained as a pianist and composer at the Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw and expanded into multimedia during studies at the University of California, San Diego. Currently, he is Assistant Professor of composition and intermedia at Stanford University.

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