Ototo meets ECAL – A workshop with Mark McKeague (Dentaku)

Published on February 12, 2014


Sound production has never been more accessible, it’s now possible to make music on everyday computers, smartphones and tablets. The processes that generate the sounds are invisible inside these black boxes, and the traditional link between the action and the result from acoustic instruments is lost to both the performer and audience.

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This workshop uses Ototo, a printed circuit board synthesiser developed by Dentaku to which conductive materials and sensors to quickly prototype sound interactions. “With this as a starting point we will explore how we can represent sound as a physical processes, and create a large scale music making machine!” says Mark McKeague.

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Workshop led by the english designer Mark McKeague – Dentaku.
Projects realised by the students in ECAL Media & Interaction Design unit, using ototo. One week workshop.

Ototo seeks funding on Kickstarter

ECALDentaku and Mark McKeague

Film edited by Pauline Saglio


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