“Enabling Audiovisual User Interfaces” is a 2-year project, supported by a Marie Curie EU fellowship, being conducted at EAVI, Goldsmiths. During the project, I will investigate how human-computer interactions can be audiovisualized in order to improve user experience and usability. To address this issue, a new UI paradigm is proposed – AVUI (AudioVisual User Interface). AVUI links interaction, sound and image, building upon the concept of Graphical User Interface (GUI) by adding interconnected sound and image.
The project deals with the social aspect of participation and musicianship dynamics in collective music performance. The PESI research proposes a novel collaborative environment using mobile phones as tangible and expressive musical instruments, in parallel with a spatial system. This extended system incorporates the mobile instruments and motion tracking technology to create an environment in which performers are not only free to move and interact with each other but where their social interactions contribute to the sonic outcome. PESI system is designed for co-located collaboration and provides embodied and spatial opportunities for musical exploration.
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AV Clash is a Web-based project by Video Jack (André Carrilho and Nuno Correia, with Gokce Taskan), which allows for the creation of audiovisual compositions, consisting of combinations of sound and audio-reactive animation loops. The sounds in AV Clash are retrieved from Freesound.org, an online sound database.
More info: http://www.videojackstudios.com/projects/avclash/
“Master and Margarita” is an audiovisual adaptation by Video Jack (André Carrilho and Nuno N. Correia) of Mikhail Bulgakov’s masterpiece of the same name. The adaptation is not a literal one, but an audiovisual collage inspired by the book.
More info: http://www.videojackstudios.com/projects/master-and-margarita/
AVOL (AudioVisual OnLine) is an audiovisual project by Video Jack (André Carrilho and Nuno N. Correia) that allows for the combination of virtual objects to create an integrated sound and image experience. It also aims to explore new ways to access and interact with music.
More info: http://www.videojackstudios.com/projects/avol/
In June 28th 2007, Video Jack participated in a tribute show to José Mário Branco, one of Portugal’s most important singer-songwriters. His work “FMI” (International Monetary Fund in Portuguese) was the focus of the tribute. Video Jack created a new project for that purpose.
More info: http://www.videojackstudios.com/work/fmi/
Idiot Prince is a project by Video Jack (André Carrilho and Nuno N. Correia) that allows the user to create his/her own visual collage to the sound of a track from Coden’s “Heat Seeker” album.
More info: http://www.videojackstudios.com/projects/idiot-prince/
“Heat Seeker” is an audiovisual project by Video Jack (André Carrilho and Nuno N. Correia), released in 2006 as a DVD, that has been presented as a live performance and DVD screening.
More info: http://www.videojackstudios.com/projects/heat-seeker/
“A to Z” is a set of visual applications originally created in 2005 by Video Jack, to be used during performances at Lux club, Lisbon, by Djs A to Z (Rui Vargas and Rui Murka).
More info: http://www.videojackstudios.com/work/a-to-z/