Corwin Series Lecture: Daniel Landau

Event Date: 

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 6:00pm

Event Date Details: 

Event Location: 

  • Studio Xenakis (Room 2215 Music Building)

Event Price: 

Admission is free.

Event Contact: 

Adriane Hill
Marketing and Communications Manager
UC Santa Barbara Department of Music
(805) 893-3230
ahill@music.ucsb.edu
Composer and visual artist Daniel Landau presents his study "Time-Body" on Friday, February 10, 2017 at 6 p.m. in Studio Xenakis (Room 2215 Music Building). Admission is free.
 
Time-Body Study
 
Composer and visual artist Daniel Landau comes full circle to the question of how contemporary music is affected by and responds to the complex relationship between body and technology. Time-Body Study is Daniel's recent performative experiment in which he explores the boundaries of body, technology and identity using virtual reality technology. This live event includes a lecture and demonstration of an experiment where a participant, wearing a virtual reality head-mounted display, is re-embodied in the body of a 7, 40 and 80 year old person. With this demonstration Daniel will reflect on how contemporary music may offer subversive temporal modes which respond to the fluidity of the time and space continuum. 
 
Daniel Landau
 
Daniel Landau is a composer and media artist living and working in Tel Aviv, Israel. He completed his second degree in music composition at the Royal Conservatory The Hague in The Netherlands where he lived and worked for close to a decade. Daniel’s work resides in the intersection of Art, Technology and Society - exploring the complex relationship between body and technology, tracing techno-political processes and their impact on social and private spaces. His work has been presented in major venues, museums and festivals worldwide including: Jerusalem, New-York, London, Amsterdam, Berlin, Tokyo, Paris Hungary and Mexico City. Between 2012-16 Daniel led the Media Studies department at the Midrasha Faculty of the Arts, Beit Berl Academic College and is currently a Senior Research Fellow at the Interdisciplinary Centre, Herzlia. Daniel is the Co-founder and Director of oh-man, oh-machine - an art, science and technology platform that includes an international conference, workshops and a research lab. Daniel is currently a PhD researcher at the Aalto Media Lab, Helsinki. 
 
Learn more about Mr. Landau's work and career at www.daniel-landau.com.
Daniel Landau