Working with electroacoustic music in rural communities

The purpose of this research is the use of electroacoustic music as an  approach to develop creative skills, including timbral and spatial  operations, and enhance social integration in an underserved community  in Tumbisca, Morelia, Mexico. Through the use of interactive music  systems controlling space and its interaction with timbre, pitch and  duration, this project intends to bring and engage young people in the  electroacoustic music field.

Interactive Music Systems in the Community

The purpose of this research is the use of electroacoustic music as an approach to develop creative skills, including timbral and spatial operations, and enhance social integration in an underserved community in Tumbisca, Morelia, Mexico. Through the use of interactive music systems controlling space and its interaction with timbre, pitch and duration, this project intends to bring and engage young people in the electroacoustic music field.


Postdoc Research Dissemination

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Taxonomía del espacio en la música electroacústica.

Primer Coloquio Internacional Espacio e Inmersividad. PIATS-UAM Lerma. México. Noviembre 2018.

La escucha tecnológica en los ámbitos tímbrico-espaciales basada en los principios de agrupación perceptual gestalt.

Coloquio Modos de Escucha: Abordajes transdisciplinarios sobre el estudio del sonido. Facultad de Música, UNAM México. Octubre 2018.

Sistemas interactivos de composición e interpretación musical como medio de iniciación al proceso creativo.

Visiones Sonoras 14, Festival Internacional de Música y Nuevas Tecnologías, México. Septiembre 2018.

Timbral and spatial interactive systems in the community: The use of electroacoustic music in education and social integration.

‘Bringing New Music to New Audiences’ International Conference. Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre, De Montfort University, Leicester UK. Septiembre 2018.

Sistemas tímbricos y espaciales en la comunidad: La electroacústica como medio de cohesión social.

Primer Encuentro Inter ENES, ENES León UNAM. Abril 2018.

La tecnología computacional en el ámbito musical.

Seminario de Investigación de la Licenciatura de Tecnologías para la Información en Ciencias, ENES Morelia, UNAM. Marzo 2018.

DNA Sonification

Biological approaches to Music Composition, Algorithmic Composition, Mixed media.

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I am curious in the biological systems and how those could be integrated into the compositional process. Currently I am doing a PhD at NOVARS Research Centre, The University of Manchester. My research is about DNA and mRNA sequences as systems for music composition using sonification and musification as a tool to produce sonic outcomes.   

Musical Rendering

Achtli (Mixed media). I composed this piece using the names of the 43 missing students. Text were codified into amino acids sequences using a DNA interface in MaxMSP. Sonification were used to generate musical materials.

DNA Research Dissemination

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Space as a compositional parameter in Electroacoustic Music, a taxonomy of the space.

Research Fora,The University of Manchester, October 2016.  

Codifying text and DNA sequences using a MaxMSP interface.

Innovation Match MX, First International Forum of Mexican Talent Abroad, Guadalajara, Mexico, April 2016.  

Sonification strategies applied to music composition.

Composer’s Forum, The University of Manchester, March 2016.  

DNA as a System for Music Composition.

BFE/RMA Research Students’ Conference, Bangor University, Wales, January 2016.  

DNA and RNA sequences as a Systems for Music Composition.

Creative & Digital Industry Day, Manchester Business Engagement, UK, September 2015.  

DNA and RNA sequences as a Systems for Music Composition.

Symposium on Art and Science, The Whitworth, June 2015.  

DNA Interface

DNA Interface is a sonification/musification tool created in MaxMSP during my PhD at NOVARS, Research Centre. 

This engine can create musical ideas using DNA sequences.