DIS2 SS04 Project Competition

See Bangarama, iTheremin and Rhizomatic and Tag der Informatik 2004!

The theme for the DIS2 SS04 final projects this year was New Interfaces for Musical Expression. Students were asked to create a new computer music instrument using Max/MSP over the span of about 4 weeks.

The first annual DIS2 final project competition was held on Thursday, July 15. Congratulations to all participants for a job extremely well done!

Videos are available courtesy of Laszlo Bardos and Jan Borchers.

Grand Prize

Bangarama: Headbanging (video 1) (video 2)
Stefan Korinek, Laszlo Bardos


iTheremin: Table Edge Drumming (video 1) (video 2)
Thorsten Karrer, Daniel Beck

Honourable Mentions

Special Educational Value Award Visual Sequencer: Physical Loops (video)
Monika Wernerus, Jonathan Diehl

Fluffy, Most-Likely-to-Attract-4-Year-Old-Girls Award Rhizomatic!: Plush Toys (video)
Eugen Yu, Achim Passen

Most Tropically Compatible Award iDuet: Fly-Swatting (video)
Predrag Stojadinovic, Ramsundar Kandasamy

Infinite Recursion Award Compett.iTwoos: I Play, You Pitch (video)
Marius Wolf, Jorinde Witte, Thomas Bretgeld

Other Cool Projects (in no particular order)

Hubba-G: Heartbeat (video)
Markus Törmä, Niilo Lohikoski

Draw Piano: Drawing Board (video)
René Reiners, Immo Köster

TalkToPlay: Sample Stretching (video)
Ingrid Marie Larsen, Sujatha Mupparapu

Musical Ribbon: Music By Performance (video)
Georgia-Anna Farmaki, Adem Toprak

The Walls and Some Flowers: Cell Phone Music (video)
Kiran Kumar Pendyala, Ilke Muhtaroglu

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