UO Today Interview with Kevin and Carmen

Kevin Patton, experimental musician and Maria del Carmen Montoya, new media artisit, discuss their creative collaborations as well as their week-long residency at the UO to help launch the “new media” management area of concentration in the Arts and Administration master’s program. UO Today, the Oregon Humanities Center’s half-hour television interview program, provides a glimpse […]

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the ellipsis catalog
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The elipsis catalog is a duet project of Kevin Patton and Butch Rovan using custom designed alternate controllers.Patton’s instrument, the “Fossil”, is a wireless sensor-based musical instrument that is played with the entire gestural range of arm movement as well as finger pressure. Four FSRs, a momentary button, and a twodimensional accelerometer are used to […]

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Perceptual Interiorities
Perceptual Interiorities

Perceptual Interiorities is a collaboration including Kevin Patton, Dana Reason, and Shelley Jordon. In this work, Painter Shelley Jordon and Pianist Dana Reason are connected by a custom stop-motion program designed by Kevin Patton. This program uses data from Dana’s piano to control the way that the animation is composited in real-time. The stop-motion program […]

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Digital Poplar Consort
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The Digital Poplar Consort The Digital Poplar Consort is a family of wireless hand-made sensor based musical instruments. Each instrument provides a different interface to a gesture based system for electronic sound processing and synthesis. This project explores the ways in which musicians approach the physical interface of the instrument with their bodies when attempting […]

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TaurEx
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The TaurEx is a sensor extension for the electric guitar that tracks motion and reads performance gestures in order to provide wireless, real-time control of computer effects and sampling. Designed and built by Kevin Patton, the interface of the TaurEx allows Patton to control an array of computer effects and processing while playing — including […]

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AmbiDextron
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The Ambidextron Double Glove System is a glove instrument for controlling electronic sound with physical gesture. This is a performance piece entitled, Creaking the Air Original Demonstration at Grant Recital Hall

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