Nicolas Collins (Chicago):
Hands-On Workshop in Hardware Hacking (May 15 to 17, 2010 - at the Digital Art Department, Sterngasse 13, Vienna).
Day 1: "Victorian Oscillator" (speaker + battery); Radio Crackle Box (hands-on-circuit synthesizer); contact mike, coil pickup and other alternative microphones.
Day 2: Circuit Bending; basic oscillators, sensor technology
Day 3: advanced circuits-from-scratch: modulating oscillators, preamps, analog signal processing, etc.
May 17 - 5 p.m.: public presentation "A Turn In The Shrubbery" ( mix of installation and performance, in the manner of David Tudor's "Rainforest").
Nicolas Collins, Professor at the Department of Sound/ The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and editor-in-Chief, Leonardo Music Journal.