This paper discusses the potential of digital media and live interfaces in musical composition and performance for subverting exclusionary structures towards inclusion. Coming from backgrounds in electronic music and ethnography, the authors present two case studies that investigate music making practices with live interfaces. These case studies explore the relation between musical experimentation and the use of digital media in catalysing new forms of practice that move beyond restrictive categorisations and limiting boundaries constructed as a result of historical, social, and political processes. While the cases are differentiated in their approach, they converge in their emphasis on the inclusive potential of the digital media.
|Title of host publication||International Conference on Live Interfaces|
|Number of pages||8|
|Publication status||Published - 2018|
Recent Experimental Electronic Music Practices in Iran: An ethnographic and sound-based investigationAuthor: Bastani, H., Dec 2020
Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis › Doctor of PhilosophyFile