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Multimodal textile sensate media as an expressive and deformable musical interfaceIn the area of intelligent textiles, we are exploring a...
Death and the Powers: Global Interactive Simulcast
The City Symphony project is a recent Opera of the Future initiative that brings creative musical participation to everyone, while encour...
The MIT Media Lab collaborated with London-based theater group Punchdrunk to create an online platform connected to their New York City p...
Fensadense is a new work for 10-piece ensemble composed by Tod Machover, commissioned for the Lucerne Festival in summer 2015. The projec...
This collection of Tod Machover’s music focuses on chamber and orchestral music composed during the last decade, both with and without el...
For the past 5 years or so, I’ve been working on some wild and unusual operas (the last one featured robots—or “Operabots”—onstage, a Mus...
In this interview, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra, discusses Tod Machover’s “Philadelphia Voices,” a work ...
Augmenting and mediating human experience, interaction, and perception with sensor networks
Advancing wellbeing using new ways to communicate, understand, and respond to emotion
Composer Tod Machover’s ground-breaking “city symphony” projects, which involve entire urban communities in collaborating to create sonic...
ImmerSound is a virtual reality experience wherein one can compose music by drawing in 3D.The result of the composition is a sculpted sou...
Early in the opera "Death and the Powers," the main character, Simon Powers, is subsumed into a technological environment of his own crea...
Fall 2011—May 2012Article by Peter Torpey, Ben Bloomberg, Elena Jessop, and Akito van TroyerThe MIT Media Lab collaborated with London-ba...
SYMPHONY IN DWORLD PREMIEREDIRECTED BY Dennis Scholl, Marlon JohnsonCountry: USALanguage: EnglishRunning Time: 53minFilm Year: 2017Catego...
Turning Street Noise Into a City SymphonyAn MIT composer is collecting snippets of sound to turn Miami and Philadelphia into audio master...
Even when it is not executed perfectly, theater can stir a range of feelings, from boundless elation to existential despair.
Professor Marvin Minsky in "musical" conversation with Teresa Marrin Nakra, Mary Farbood, and Mike Hawley.
A concert of audiovisual vignettes by Golan Levin and Zachary Lieberman of hand gestures and finger movements; performed by Golan Levin with a combination of custom interactive software, analog overhe
Music | Machines
Music | Machines - Professor Tod Machover in conversation with the team from Death and the Powers.