Live Notation Unit

Live artists and live coders, working towards live notation
Arnolfini, Bristol BS1 4QA
Entry: Free
Symposium and performances

The Live Notation Unit (LNU) takes over the Arnolfini for a day using its spaces as an experimental laboratory in which to combine two
radical performance practices: Live Art and Live Coding. The LNU will approach programming as performance art, performance art notation as code, code as speech, bodies as interpreters, and more. On the menu are improvisational sound works (where computer code and the artists’ bodies become instruments), site-specific time based art works (where notation becomes the ‘piece’ as opposed to its recording device) and a series of position papers proposing what the LNU’s new term “live notation” might signify.

Bringing together Sam Aaron, Geoff Cox, Yuen Fong Ling, Dave Griffiths, Alex McLean, Brigid Mcleer, Thor Magnusson, Click Nilson,
Hester Reeve, Kate Sicchio, Andre Stitt, Maria X, and Matthew Yee-King.

For more information and a preliminary programme, please visit our website:
Live Notation is supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

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