research

PRESENTATIONS & PUBLICATIONS

See the individual subsections for dedicated research project pages. Music compositions and performances are listed on my CV.

R. Graham. “Environmental Histories and Personal Memory: Collaborative Works in Sonification and Virtual Reality.” LMJ27. MIT Press. 2017 (Forthcoming).

R. Graham, W. Brent, B. Bridges, C. Manzione. “Exploring Pitch and Timbre Spaces in VR: Virtual Reality as an Incubator for Performance Systems Design” in Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression. Aalborg University. Copenhagen, Denmark. May 2017.

R. Graham. “High-Density Loudspeaker Arrays as a Performance Environment.” Artist Statement. In Computer Music Journal. Special Issue on Computer Music for High-Density Loudspeaker Arrays. MIT Press. 40:4. Winter 2016.

R. Graham and B. Bridges. “Competing Attractions, Orbital Decay and the Music of the Spheres: Force–based relational dynamics for organizing space and timbre in performance using physical modeling.” Korean Electro-Acoustic Society Annual Conference (KEAMSAC). October 2016.

C. Manzione. Weird Realities Conference – “To Notice and Remember” at Carnegie Mellon University – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 2016.

R. Graham and S. Cluett. “The Soundfield as Sound Object: Virtual Reality Environments as a Three-Dimensional Canvas for Music Composition” in the Proceeding of the Audio Engineering Society International Conference on Audio for Virtual and Augmented Reality. Paper Number: 7-3. AES E-Lib: 18510. Los Angeles, USA. October 2016.

R. Graham.“Sonifying Tidmarsh Living Observatory.” Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium  at the Canadian Music Centre, Toronto, August 2016.

R. Graham.“Sonifying Tidmarsh Living Observatory.” Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States 2016 at Georgia Southern University, February 2016.

B. Bridges and R. Graham. “Embodied Resonances and Thoughts of Electroacoustic Music: What can we learn from theorizing disembodied sound using embodied schemas?” Irish Sound, Science, and Technology Association Conference at the University of Limerick and Mary Immaculate College, R. Ireland, August 2015.

R. Graham, C. Manzione, T. Veleni. “Exploring Creative Divergences through Data-Driven Practices.” Sounds, Images, and Data Conference at New York University, NYC, July 2015.

B. Bridges. R. Graham. “Electroacoustic Music as Embodied Cognitive Praxis: Denis Smalley’s theory of spectromorphology as an implicit theory of embodied cognition.” Electroacoustic Music Studies Conference at the University of Sheffield, June 2015.

R. Graham. J. Harding. “SEPTAR: Audio Breakout Circuit for Multichannel Guitar” in Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression. Louisiana State University, United States, May 2015.

R. Graham. B. Bridges. “Managing Musical Complexity with Embodied Metaphors” in Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression. Louisiana State University, United States, May 2015.

R. Graham. “Creatives Strategies for the Performance of Spatial Music.” Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States National Conference. Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA, March 2015.

R. Graham. “Managing Musical Complexity with Embodied Metaphors.” Invited Guest Lecture at MIT, Massachusetts, USA, March 2015.

R. Graham. “Electronic and Experimental Music in the Americas and Europe.” Invited Guest Lecture at MIT, Massachusetts, USA, March 2015.

R. Graham. B. Bridges. “Strategies for spatial music performance: the practicalities and aesthetics of responsive systems design.” in Spatial Sound: Creative Practice in Electroacoustic Music. Divergence Press (Centre for Research in New Music at the University of Huddersfield). Issue 3. December 2014.

R. Graham. B. Bridges. “Gesture and Embodied Metaphor in Spatial Music Performance Systems Design” in Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression. Goldsmiths, University of London, United Kingdom, July 2014.

R. Graham. “Spatial Audio and Ambisonics.” Invited Guest Lecture at American University, Washington D.C., USA, April 2014.

R. Graham. “Live Performance Systems.” Invited Guest Lecture at American University, Washington D.C., USA, March 2014.

R. Graham. B. Bridges. Mapping and Meaning: Embodied Metaphors and Non–Localised Structures in Performance System Design – Re-New Digital Arts Festival – Copenhagen, Denmark – October, 2013

L. Graham. R. Graham. Creative Bridge Building in Northern Ireland Using Innovative Technologies – Peace and Justice Studies Association 2013 Conference – Waterloo, Ontario, Canada – October, 2013.

R. Graham. B. Bridges. Loose Coupling and Gestural Structures in Spatial Music Performance Systems – Irish Science, Sound and Technology Association 2013 Conference – Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art and Design in Dún Laoghaire, Ireland – August, 2013.

L. Graham. R Graham. Creative Bridge Building in Northern Ireland: Open-source creative technologies amongst Protestant and Catholic youth in Northern Ireland as a tool for social capital development – Music and Diplomacy Conference – Tufts, Harvard, Massachusetts, USA – March, 2013.

R. Graham. Extraction and Application of Figurative Instrumental Gesture – eNTERFACE 2012 – Metz, France – July, 2012.

R. Graham. Performance Space Frames – Pure Data Conference – Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland – May, 2012.

R. Graham. Live Performance Systems for Augmented Musical Instruments – Invited Guest Lecture at Stevens Institute of Technology – Hoboken, New Jersey, USA – April, 2012.

R. Graham. Expansion of Electronic Guitar Performance through the Application and Development of Interactive Digital Music Systems – Doctoral dissertation for the University of Ulster, UK – Februrary, 2012.

R. Graham. A Live Performance System in Pure Data: Pitch Contour as Figurative Gesture – Published in the Proceedings of the international Pure Data Convention – Bauhaus-Universität, Weimar, Germany – August, 2011.

R. Graham. Electronic Music Performance – Music Showcase Conference – Nerve Centre, Londonderry, UK – July, 2011.

R. Graham. Performance and Pure Data – Imagine Create Festival – University of Ulster, Londonderry, UK – March, 2011.

R. Graham. Considering Pitch Contour – Pure Data Conference – Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland – January, 2011.

R. Graham. The Communication of Musical Gesture in Real-Time Electronic Guitar Performance – SMI Annual Conference – University of Ulster, Londonderry, UK – May, 2010.

R. Graham. The Effects of Polyphonic Technology on Electric Guitar Performance  – SMI PG Conference – DIT, Dublin, Ireland – January, 2010.