Music 2.0: a framework to examine next-generation digital arts environments

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Title Music 2.0: a framework to examine next-generation digital arts environments
Author Draper, Paul Anthony
Publication Title CreateWorld 2007 invited keynote
Editor Andrew Jeffrey
Year Published 2007
Place of publication Wooloongong
Publisher Apple University Consortium
Abstract In the last decade, the Internet has served to enable the explosion of social networking and new forms of creative practice. 'Web 2.0' has come to describe an online participatory culture which continues to transform value systems, undermine notions of authority and power, while simultaneously creating new pathways for autonomous creativity and innovation. In this keynote, Paul Draper discusses these phenomena through the lens of 'Music 2.0' as a vehicle to examine digital arts practice in action: from a brief historical overview of industrial and collaborative shifts since the dot-com boom & bust, through to more recent e-learning and e-research projects which profile 21st century artistry. The presentation features a recent case study in the Fullbright-supported 'iOrpheus: Art Among Us' project (aka, the iPod Opera), held on the South Bank Parklands in August 2007. This involved the work of US Internet music pioneers William Duckworth and Nora Farrell, as well as students and staff from the Queensland Conservatorium and the Griffith Film School. A 10 minute documentary film made about the iOrpheus events will screen on state-of-the-art projection and 5.1 surround sound systems, followed by a live cross to New York to iChat with William and Nora. Film producer and director, Paul Davidson will speak about the documentary process as research, submitted as part of his MA (Honours) thesis requirements at the Griffith Film School.
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Copyright Statement Copyright remains with the author 2007. The attached file is posted here with permission of the copyright owner for your personal use only. No further distribution permittedFor information about this conference please refer to the publisher's website or contact the author.
Conference name CreateWorld 2007
Location Brisbane
Date From 2007-11-25
Date To 2007-11-28
Date Accessioned 2007-11-24
Language en_AU
Research Centre Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre
Faculty Queensland Conservatorium
Publication Type Conference Publications (Full Written Paper - Non-Refereed)
Publication Type Code e2

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