Tuesday, 21 April 2009

Synesthesia 2009 - Granada Spain

This Weekend in Granada Spain "Synesthesia 2009"
- Conference on Art, Science and Synesthesia

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"The International Foundation Artecittà, after the success at the First International Congress (such as opening ceremony of its constitution), held in Cuevas del Almanzora, Almeria, decided in collaboration with the University of Granada and Polytechnic University of Milan, organize the Second International congreso Synesthesia, Science and Art with the aim of displaying and collecting the progress made by researchers and experts from European and American prestige in each of the many aspects of synesthesia. With an interdisciplinary approach Congress was particularly targeted at neurologists, psychologists, artists, linguists, art historians, musicians, educators and researchers in sensory disabilities, students and synaesthetes in any of their categories .The organizing committee, international, has decided to hold the third congress in Grenada for the great welcome they had such emerging interdisciplinary research, proposed by FIAC in 2007 and for being a city steeped in culturally and in science and research, is revealing with great force. "

a proposal of correspondence

An age old question reappears again. Can an objective correspondence be discovered between the audio and the visual. A new paper by
André Rangel Macedo of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa adresses the issue from a tewnty first century perspective.

"Visible and Audible Spectrums -
a proposal of correspondence"
by André Rangel Macedowas published in English today.

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Abstract: Presentation of a proposal of correspondence
between Colour and Music. This proposal is
materially exemplified by means of a new hyperinstrument,
which gives its users the control over
a multi-sensorial algorithmic composition
generated in real-time. The employed
methodology and mathematical model are also
presented with some detail, insofar as they
pretend to be matter and reference for future
developments in the field of multi-sensorial