Noctambules – Art exhibition by Caroline Mesquita (2021)

Caroline Mesquita is one of the most intriguing and innovative young sculptors to emerge out of France, and the Blaffer Art Museum is excited to present her first solo museum exhibition in the United States. Blaffer Art Museum My roles: Music / sound design Noctambules November 13, 2021—March 13, 2022 120 Fine Arts BuildingUniversity of…

In Vivo – Art exhibition by Caroline Mesquita (2020)

In Vivo is “: (…) an installation composed of a large ‘mother cell’ and a film commissioned for the exhibition. The video resembles a scientific documentary as if we were observing situations under the microscope. ‘It is a ballad within the human body’, reveals Mesquita, ‘bringing together blood cells, bacteria, viruses and many other microorganisms…

Toward live recorded 6DoF audio – Unity and ZM-1 microphone arrays (2018)

6DoF (six-degrees-of-freedom) refers to the possibility of a rigid body (or a representational device of it) to move freely in three transitional and three rotational degrees. Designing sound for immersive VR 6DoF experiences is usually done by using mono or stereo sound artificially spatialised through software processing the seeks to replicate reverberation, diffusion and other acoustic behaviors….

Ambisonics and binaural audio for 360-degree and ‘tiny planet’ videos (2018)

Here we have 2 videos that share the same source material (audio and video recordings), but that had different post-processing workflows, resulting in: A 360-degree video with 1st order Ambisonics audio, and A ‘tiny planet’ video with binaural audio. (Actual videos bellow) I prepared the videos (concept, audio / video recording and editing) for ZYLIA…

Rosa dos Ventos – Music album (2013-2017)

Claudio Lima’s 3rd album, Rosa dos Ventos, is an interesting project that brings together regional Maranhao (Brazilian state), pop, classical and electronic music. It’s a song album, with several music personae glued up by Claudio’s beautiful and powerful voice. A long project, following the singer’s process of composition and repertoire selection. In 2013, I started working…

PhD thesis – Spatial referentiality and openness: a portfolio of environmental based compositions (2016)

This is the result of my practice based research at Queen’s University Belfast (more specifically, at SARC), supervised by Dr. Pedro Rebelo and Dr. Paul Stapleton (2nd supervisor). Here, you can find the full portfolio commentary in PDF, related posts and video documentation for each piece. Abstract Through a creative portfolio and an analytical and critical commentary, this…

Come Across (2012-2013)

  Come Across is a soundwalk based performance. The work presents a listening focused preparation strategy that involves multiple simultaneous soundwalks, mapping, audio and video recording. Such preparation stage leads to a concert performance that re-enacts the soundwalks by drawing on map in an exercise of listening and reminiscing. The work was developed collectively by…

The Trouble with Harry (2013)

“Based on the true story of Eugenia Falleni, who passed as a man in early 20th century Australia, Lachlan Philpott’s play picks apart the rules of gender and sexuality that punish any transgression in a time when even being able to identify oneself as ‘trans’ or ‘lesbian’ was a long way off for most people …

No Chords Attached (2012)

Developed by Diogo Alvim, Eduardo Patricio, Pedro Rebelo and Rui Chaves, No Chords Attached “(…) is a site-specific piece that explores the physical, temporal and poetic strategies between two mobile remote performers and a pianist in a more conventional performance space (Chaves 2013, p. 35)”. It proposes a non-conventional performance situation combining soundwalk and instrumental…

Summer Snail (2011)

Summer Snail is a game-inspired network piece by Felipe Hickmann that brings together two remote musician groups and two remote audiences. My role: design of a dynamic graphic score system split in 3 applications, one for each group and a third one for the conductor/referee. The piece is structured as a game with the aid…