Dr Louise Harris
- Lecturer in Sonic and Audiovisual Practices (Music) (Music)
Louise Harris is an electronic and audiovisual composer. She specialises in the creation of audiovisual relationships utilising electronic music and computer-generated visual environments. She completed her PhD in music composition at Sheffield University, under the supervision of Adrian Moore, and previously studied composition at York with Nicola LeFanu and before that at Oxford with Robert Saxton. Louise’s audiovisual work has been performed and exhibited nationally and internationally, including at the Sound and Music Expo, Leeds (2009), AV Festival, Newcastle (2010), Musica Viva Festival, Lisbon, Portugal (2011), International Computer Music Conference (ICMC), Huddersfield (2011), Naisa SOUNDplay festival, Toronto, Canada (2011), Strasbourg Museum of Modern Art, Strasbourg, France (2012), Piksel Festival, Bergen, Norway (2012), Sonica Festival, Glasgow (2013), International Motion Festival, Cyprus (2013) and the Linux Audio Conference, Graz, Austria (2013).
Louise is a strong advocate of open source technology and her work typically employs a variety of open source software programmes and programming languages. Her particular research interests are the nature of the audio/video relationship in abstract audiovisual art and the creation of self-sustaining and symbiotic audiovisual systems.
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